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New students team up with Far Cotton Litter Pickers and Northampton Litter Wombles

Geography, Environmental Science, and Biological Sciences students and staff from the University of Northampton joined forces with the Far Cotton Litter Pickers and Northampton Litter Wombles, for a community litter pick to kick off the start of the academic...

Force bids farewell to heroic police dog Nala

Hundreds of tributes have been paid to Police Dog Nala who died after retiring in May this year. Well wishers have been messaging @northantsdogs on Twitter after the news was revealed on Wednesday. And Northamptonshire Police said the following statement on...

Emergency planners appeal to motorists to keep calm and carry on past the petrol station

Darren Dovey, Chief Fire Officer and Chair of Northamptonshire’s Local Resilience Forum, has called on people to try to be calm and act as they normally would, to help petrol supplies stabilise and keep the county moving.  Darren said that...

Northampton researcher exposes mental health cost of inequality

Exposure to inequalities in society can have a dramatic impact on peoples’ mental health, a top researcher from Northampton has found.  Speaking at the start of National Inclusion Week, which kicks off on Monday, September 27, a team led by...

Developer pledges wildlife friendly planting at Overstone Gate

Overstone residents are being encouraged to brighten up their gardens and look after local bees and butterflies with a donation of wildflowers at Barratt and David Wilson Homes’ Overstone Gate development. Each homebuyer has been given either a ‘Pollinator Beebom’...

Would you know what to do if you saw someone struggling in the water?

Firefighters in Northamptonshire will soon be able to help teach bar and restaurant staff life-saving skills if someone needs rescuing from the water. Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service, in partnership with the charity the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), will...

Farewell to the Wolf of Northampton

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Northampton is to leave his role next summer after a colourful and audacious term in office during which time he was dubbed the Wolf of Northampton by the tabloid press. The nickname was...

You can now book cabs in Northampton via the Uber app

Uber has today announced that its Local Cab product is launching in Northampton, enabling passengers in the town to book a trip with a local taxi company via the Uber app. Following a successful pilot of Local Cab earlier this...

Police seek witnesses after multiple pedestrians hit by car

A crowd of people outside NBs in Bridge Street Northampton were hit by a car that didn't stop in the early hours of this morning (Thursday). It happened after some kind of argument took place in the street. A second...

Charity hands over money and tells businesses: make it grow

Cynthia Spencer Hospice is putting the entrepreneurial cunning of businesses to the test by handing over £45 and telling them to turn it into big money. The £45 Accumulator Challenge sees companies and business teams pitting their money-making skills against...
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Small mistakes cost Saints big against classy Ulster

If Saints had more wins behind them this would have felt closer than it did. Ulster got a good...
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