NLive Local News Run Down – Monday Your Monday 10th Feb
Written by Chris Harris on February 10, 2020
Ciara storms Northampton
Storm Ciara has been causing chaos around the UK and its presence has been felt around Northamptonshire. Multiple roads have been closed across the county on Sunday due to incidents caused by the high winds. Northants Highways announced that they have dealt with 89 incidents so far. In Northampton, both Sol Central and Rushden Lakes had to be sealed off by the police after parts of their roofs had collapsed. Because of the extreme weather, the Uno 18 bus did not serve the train station, Sol central or Gold Street on Monday morning, whilst the 19 and 21 busses, mostly used by university students, ran up to 5 minutes late.
Man assaults mother and her son in Northampton
A woman and her 4-year old son were “left shaken” by an incident that took place on Saturday in Lings Way, Northampton. The two have been assaulted in broad daylight by a man wearing a black hood. The police are now appealing for witnesses in an attempt to catch the assailant. The police have issued an E-fit of the suspect who is described as white, in his late 30’s, and has a scar on his top lip. Any witness can call police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800555111.
McDonald’s are allegedly interested in Northants site
A new McDonald’s could open in Northamptonshire in the near future at junction one of the A14. Planning permission for a service station near Cold Ashby was given by Daventry District Council more than a year ago. The plan consists of roadside services with a petrol station and includes a fast-food drive-thru. One McDonald’s spokesperson admitted that the company sees Cold Ashby as a potential location for a new restaurant, as they “look forward to exploring possible opportunities”.