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Busy route in Northamptonshire to face round-the-clock closure for six weeks

Repairs to a damaged bridge on the A5199 between the villages of Spratton and Chapel Brampton will start later this month, leaving the road closed for six weeks.
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Northamptonshire County Cricket Club has paid off 1 million of the 1.9 million it owes to Northamptonshire County Council

County cricket club pays off £1 million of debt to Northamptonshire council thanks to unexpected windfall

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club has paid off more than half of its £1.9 million loan to the county council, the club has announced.

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REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

New analysis has revealed jobs in construction dominate the list of occupations most likely to have a conviction for drink and drug-driving.

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Product warning

Laptop battery packs recalled over fire hazard fears

Computer manufacturer Toshiba has recalled a range of laptop battery packs over fears that the units could overheat and potentially catch fire.

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The A361

A361 between Daventry and Kilsby could get government cash for safety upgrades

The A361 north of Daventry has been named as one of the most dangerous roads in the East Midlands.
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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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The offices on Sunday after the fire

Solicitors in Daventry back up and running after office fire

A solicitor’s office in Daventry is back up and running after a fire broke out in their building at the weekend.

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NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry �100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a draconian law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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The current location of West Haddon Post Office

Date set for village post office move

A date has been announced for the relocation of West Haddon's post office

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Long queues as A14 is shut at M1 junction

Long queues as A14 is shut at M1 junction

The A14 is currently closed at the junction with the M1 after an HGV overturned.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Tesco outlines changes to some of its Daventry warehouses

Tesco outlines changes to some of its Daventry warehouses

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced it will be making changes to some of its warehouses in the Daventry area.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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Product warning

Food processors recalled over blade danger fears

A high street retainer has recalled a range of food processors over fears that parts of the devices’ blades could detach.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Aldi

Aldi boosts wages as it looks for 4,000 new recruits

Supermarket Aldi has upped the pressure on its rivals after announcing it will increase pay to at least £8.53 an hour next month.

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The planned canal arm; the iCon roundabout is on the left and the Grand Union Canal on the right.

Plans for Daventry canal arm recommended for approval

Plans for the controversial canal arm into Daventry look set to be given approval next week.

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Gone is the old style round, all gold coin and in its place will be a 12-sided, bimetallic coin with a hidden high-security feature to protect it from counterfeiting.

Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin

The Royal Mint is preparing to launch a new £1 coin, set to enter circulation in early 2017.

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