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Upside down trolleys and overflowing bin bags, Northampton has become home to an increasing level of fly-tipping. Streets surrounding the centre of the town have become a dumping ground for people throwing away old mattresses and used prams. Local people fear that Northampton’s once clean, and vibrant town is fast becoming tarnished by empty plastic […]

Police are hunting a suspect who wielded a machete just yards from the Knife Angel in Northampton town centre. Two men were seen attacking each other with a knife and a machete on St Peters Way, just round the corner from the monument to the senseless nature of knife crime. A spokesperson from the Northamptonshire Police […]

He spent 35 years in the service and had postponed his retirement twice. Darren has been Chief Fire Officer for Northants since April 2016 and delayed his planned retirement twice – firstly to manage the transfer of the governance of the fire service to Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold and then again in […]

Tributes have been paid to Northamptonshire Police Constable Alex Prentice, who died suddenly after a short illness. Northamptonshire Police’s Road Crime team announced the sad news on Tuesday: Chief Constable for Northamptonshire Police, Nick Adderley said on Twitter: “Today Northamptonshire Police mourns the loss of our colleague and friend, PC Alex Prentice. Alex was a […]

The last year for Northampton’s The Hope Centre has been busy, with the charity handing out 6500 food parcels. The food bank and homelessness support charity saw a rapid increase of people needing help after the COVID-19 lockdowns. Fundraising manager for The Hope Centre Louise Danielszuk said: “The last year has been incredibly busy with […]

All-rounder Rob Keogh makes his 100th appearance for Northamptonshire in today’s County Championship clash with Essex. The 30-year-old Keogh, who was born in nearby Dunstable, made his first-class debut in 2012 against Glamorgan and has scored more than 4,700 runs in 98 matches for the county. True to his all-rounder status, he has also been […]

Northampton Saints have signed Australian winger James Ramm from the New South Wales Waratahs ahead of the 2022/23 season. The 23-year-old has been a regular down under. He started 18 of his 20 appearances in Super Rugby after making his mark on his debut in 2020, scoring a try in his first appearance. Ramm said […]

Aussie Matt Kelly and Kiwi Will Young are set to make their first-class Northamptonshire debuts against Yorkshire on April 21st. Yesterday evening Head Coach John Sadler has announced his 13 man squad, and amongst regular names, two of this seasons signings have been featured. Young comes to Wantage Road following an impressive debut year for […]

As well as losing the match against Gloucester last Saturday, Northampton Saints have lost their two Six Nations Captains for their Premiership game at Bath on Saturday April 23. England captain Lawes left the field after only 15 minutes because of an injury. He was later diagnosed with a compound dislocation of his thumb where […]