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Police based at the Waterside Campus have arrested a drug dealer from London who had enrolled as a student at the University of Northampton. Northamptonshire Police released the following statement: Ryan Manzeke, 18, from Hornsey, London, was caught with more than 100 wraps of Class A drugs in London. After fleeing the capital while under […]

A top Northampton restaurateur is appealing for the return of a unique trophy stolen during a burglary. Thieves took various items worth thousands of pounds when they broke into Saffron in Northampton’s Bridge Street. But owner Naz Islam is most upset about the loss of the prized Tiffin Cup Saffron won in a curry cook-off […]

A woman from Wellingborough is driving home for an “amazing” Christmas after scooping the top prize in a competition to encourage people to shop local. Tracy Vickers, 50, picked up a golden ticket in the Wellingborough Business Improvement District’s shopping reward scheme and is now the proud owner of a £7,995 Dacia Sandero car. She […]

A NORTHAMPTONSHIRE-BASED luxury glamping venture has completed its next phase of expansion as it opens the doors to a new onsite café. After launching Country Bumpkin in Great Oxendon in June 2017, childhood friends and owners Jenny Lyon and Lara Collis opened the new café last month to complement the site’s award-winning farm shop and […]

An award-winning Northampton restaurant is set to give up to 20 homeless people a New Year boost by treating them to a slap-up curry to welcome in 2019. Saffron, in Castilian Street, Northampton is donating a meal to everyone staying at the Northampton Borough Council-run night shelter in St Andrew’s Road on New Year’s Day. […]

A new drama to be broadcast on NLive will tell the amazing story of how Northampton halted a Scottish invasion of England. Jacobite Productions takes us back to the 18th century when Bonnie Prince Charlie’s army of highlanders was rampaging through the north of England. They got as far as Derby and were planning to […]

Engineer Clive Hardwick took up building models of Northampton buildings for his trainset when he retired. But over 20 years later he is still creating the pieces to such a high standard that he was invited to exhibit them at Steffan’s Jewellers in Northampton. Among the models are replicas of some much loved buildings that […]

Northampton Filmhouse will be hosting a question and answer session with Robin Burgess of The Hope Centre after the screening of Shoplifters tonight. The Palme D’Or winning Japanese movie looks at what happens after a family of petty thieves adopts a homeless girl. For details of tickets and other showings of the movie go here

People and organisations bringing about positive social change were highlighted at the Changemaker Awards in Northampton last night. The University of Northampton, the only English university accredited by the international Changemaker organisation, hosted the gala event at the Park Inn and attendees included the Mayor of Northampton Tony Ansell and the Lord Lieutenant David Laing. […]

Northampton paused to remember its fallen soldiers at the traditional wreath laying ceremony at All Saints Church. The Lord Lieutenant David Laing and other dignatories gathered to mark the occasion and share the silence at 11am, the century anniversary of the end of World War One. Photographer Dave Ikin took pictures.


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