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EVENTS GUIDE: Northamptonshire fireworks 2017

We bring you the biggest and best fireworks guide around featuring events across Northamptonshire for 2017.

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General Election: Corby: Counting votes at Lodge Park Sports Centre for Corby and East Northants
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Former Corby MP candidate becomes UKIP deputy leader

An MEP who twice stood to become an MP in Corby has been named as UKIP’s deputy leader.

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Dave Buchanan

Buchanan opens up on Sixfields altercation with Cobblers supporters

Cobblers defender David Buchanan has cleared up the reason behind his altercation with a supporter following Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to AFC Wimbledon.

Football
FINALLY! Ash Taylor heads in for Town, ending their seven-game wait for a league goal and igniting hope of a comeback. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds

Rochdale 2 Northampton Town 2 – match review, player ratings and highlights

An unlikely comeback inspired by the unlikeliest of players; if the Cobblers were waiting for a moment of inspiration to kick-start their spluttering season once and for all, it arrived in thrilling if unexpected circumstances on Tuesday night.

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Jordan Orosz was on target for Daventry Town

Bettles bags winner as Town edge it and move up to third

Jake Bettles grabbed the late winner as Daventry Town moved up to third place in the United Counties League.

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Formula Silverstone single seater

Gift experience day at Silverstone is full of speed and thrills

If the man in your life loves cars and wants to drive a fast one, then there is no better place than Silverstone near Towcester.

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Canterville Ghost

Go Wilde with spooky play in Daventry

Daventry Museum is encouraging people to get in the mood for Halloween with a free theatre performance taking place next week.

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Dale boss Keith Hill. Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Opposition view: Hill frustrated by mistakes and admits Dale ‘should have lost’ after Cobblers draw

Rochdale manager Keith Hill bemoaned his side’s ‘mistakes’ in a ‘chaotic end’ that allowed Northampton to claw their way back into Tuesday’s contest at Spotland, which eventually finished in a 2-2 draw.

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GOAL STAR! - Dave Buchanan is mobbed after scoring the Cobblers' equaliser in the 2-2 draw at Rochdale (Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

Hasselbaink hails fighting spirit as Cobblers fight back for Dale draw

Cobblers boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink hailed his side’s fighting spirit after they came from 2-0 down to snatch a dramatic 2-2 draw from Tuesday’s Sky Bet League One encounter at Rochdale.

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GET IN THERE! - Dave Buchanan celebrates his equaliser at Rochdale (Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

Cobblers goal drought is over as Taylor and Buchanan secure comeback draw at Rochdale

Two goals from two defenders, including a first ever club strike for David Buchanan, saw the Cobblers come from 2-0 down and nick a thrilling 2-2 draw at Rochdale after a dramatic, breathtaking second-half that just about had it all at Spotland on Tuesday.

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From left: Community projects officer at DDC Sally Johnson with volunteers Martin Horne and Frances Newton at Daventry's New Street Rec.

Fine for Long Buckby dog owner who failed to clear up after their pet

A Long Buckby dog owner has been fined for failing to clean up after her pet after it fouled the pavement outside someone’s home.
News
Rob Keogh has signed a contract extension at Northants

Keogh delight as he signs contract extension at Northants

Rob Keogh has spoken of his delight at signing a contract extension at ‘a great club’ in Northants.

Sport
Lewis Williams

Night of horror stories at Daventry village book launch

A Weedon bookshop will host the launch of a book of 16 horror stories written by authors from across the globe, just in time for Halloween.
News
One of the many mice caught in traps around the house

Mother's 'health at risk' due to condition of her rodent-infested housing group property in Weedon

A mother has seen her health deteriorate as a result of a mice infestation in her Weedon home which she claims her housing group has failed to deal with.
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Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and assistant Dean Austin in discussion during Saturday's defeat. Picture by Sharon Lucey

Hasselbaink remains calm and upbeat as he urges Cobblers to ‘stay positive’ ahead of crunch week

Cobblers boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has urged his side to ‘stay positive and keep believing’ as they take their search for goals and points to Rochdale on Tuesday evening for the first of two key fixtures in the space of four days.

Football
Cobblers handed home date with Scunthorpe United in FA Cup

Cobblers handed home date with Scunthorpe United in FA Cup

The Cobblers have been drawn at home to Sky Bet League One rivals Scunthorpe United in the first round of the FA Cup.

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Councillor Heather Smith has revealed another round of stinging cuts at Northamptonshire County Council.

Rural bus subsidies could be cut completely and the county's rogue trader taskforce halved as part of latest Northamptonshire cuts

Bus subsidies, libraries, roads gritting and Trading Standards all set for cuts as part of £9.6 million savings announced by Northamptonshire County Council today.
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Daventry Library

'Dark day' for library services in Northamptonshire as county council announces proposals that could see 28 closed

The future of up to 28 libraries across Northamptonshire have been put at risk as part of cost-cutting proposals announced yesterday.

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Ben Howkins and Geri the Giraffe

Geri the Giraffe stolen from Daventry village

A beloved ornamental giraffe was stolen from a Daventry village last week, much to its owner's dismay.
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