Author: Newsteam

A young boy from Northampton has shaved his hair to raise money for the NHS. Lias, 9, was inspired by his dad who was forced to shave without a barber to go to. “After his dad shaved his head Lias said he wanted to do it as well for charity,” said Mum, Jessica Barnes. “He […]

Firefighters were called late last night to reports that plumes of black smoke could be seen and that a fire started in a Northamptonshire barn near Long Buckby, believed to have started from a wood chip catching fire. The firefighters spent all night trying to put out the blaze. A Northamptonshire fire department spokesman released […]

Northampton Town Defender Charlie Goode has been awarded a team of the season (so far) card on FIFA 20 Ultimate Team. Goode, who the Cobblers signed on a 3-year contract after a successful loan spell from Scunthorpe United, is one of only 20 players from the English Football League to receive the honour. The central […]

A 24/7 mental health support number is to be launched throughout the county following a tie up between Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and mental health charity Mind. It’s been designed to be the only number you need to call for mental health support. The phonelines will be manned by a trained member of staff […]

8-year-old Aidan Hoedemaker has spent his lockdown learning a new skill; riding his bike. He’s now putting his new trait to good use. Aiden, who turns 9 in May, wants to make sure everyone has a safe place to be during the quarantine. This is why he’s raising money for the Northampton Hope Centre, who […]

Four businesses from Northampton have been awarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Bambino Mio, Blue Skies, Goodwill Solutions and James and James Fulfilment have been given the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success. Bambio Mio, located in Brixworth, also won in the international trade category. Based in Moulton Park, […]

Northampton General Hospital has now reached over 100 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic according to data collected on Friday evening. Figures released by NHS England saw nine deaths since Wednesday at the hospital, raising the total in Northampton General to 102. Five deaths were also recorded at Kettering General Hospital. The countywide total currently stands […]

Northamptonshire police have asked all to share the #NoPlaceForHate in an attempt to raise awareness of hate crime in Northampton. On their official Facebook page, the Northamptonshire police released a statement “We’re committed to tackling hate crimes and incidents – you shouldn’t suffer because of other people’s hatred. Crimes committed against someone because of their […]

Every Thursday, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm, senior Northamptonshire police officers, Chief Constable Nick Adderley and Superintendents Sarah Johnson and Elliot Foskett, hold a live Facebook question and answer chat regarding police work during the covid-19 pandemic. Members of the public are encouraged to ask questions related to these issues, in the hope to improve the […]

A charity worker from Moulton has climbed the equivalent of Mount Everest using her stairs during this Easter weekend. Steph Steward raised over two thousand pounds doing the challenge, over ten times more than she set her target as. It meant that the 33 year-old had to climb her stairs 3,871 times to reach the […]


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