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Woman with sick husband 'parks' her car in the M1 Northamptonshire fast lane

A woman stopped in lane three of the M1 in Northamptonshire to let her husband be sick in the roadworks.
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Vandal rips gate from hinges in Northampton park

Vandal rips gate from hinges in Northampton park

A parish park gate in Northampton was ripped from its hinges by a man, causing extensive damage.

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Kids’ play area in Northampton park deliberately damaged for third time

Kids’ play area in Northampton park deliberately damaged for third time

A children’s play area in Northampton has been vandalised for the third time with offenders causing £1,000 worth of damage.

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The junction of Watermeadow Drive and Crestwood Road

Teenage boy kicks woman in Northampton while trying to steal her handbag

A teenage boy kicked a woman while attempting to take her handbag before running off empty-handed.

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No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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More than 20 illegal vehicles taken off Daventry district roads during police crackdown

More than 20 illegal vehicles taken off Daventry district roads during police crackdown

More than 20 vehicles were seized by police in a single day across the Daventry area.

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The services that work to prevent criminals re-offending in Northamptonshire have been criticised in a watchdog report.

Criminal rehabilitation service is not up to scratch in Northamptonshire, highly critical report finds

The service that works to stop criminals re-offending in Northamptonshire is "simply not good enough", a critical report has found, after it revealed too many cases were given to staff "without the skills needed."
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A training exercise with Taser.

More officers in Northamptonshire will carry tasers, police have revealed

More than 100 further frontline police in Northamptonshire communities are being equipped with Tasers, it has been revealed.
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Wootton Hall, Northamptonshire Police's headquarters.

REVEALED: The 15 criminals on the run for the longest time in Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Police have released details of the 15 suspected criminals on the run in the county for the longest amount time.

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"The trust this elderly couple had in Northamptonshire Police is gone."

Northamptonshire police sergeant only given slap on the wrist for using 'excessive force' on elderly couple

A Northamptonshire police officer shouted in an elderly woman's face and forcibly pulled her out of her chair, a misconduct panel heard.
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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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The stolen calf is similar in appearance to this one

Calf stolen from field near Daventry

A calf was stolen from a field between two Daventry district villages.

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Arsonists set fire to parked car in Daventry

Arsonists set fire to parked car in Daventry

A car was set on fire on the Southbrook estate in Daventry on Sunday.

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A contactless mobile phone payment

How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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Northampton Magistrates' Court

IN COURT: Full list of people sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court

The following people were sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court:

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The One Stop Shop today (picture courtesy of Little Pickle)

Shop cordoned off by police in Northampton

A shop has been cordoned off by police after extensive damage was caused during an attempted ram-raid.

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Reported crimes mapped across Northampton for one month

Crime Maps: See the incidents reported on your street in Northampton

We have mapped one month of crime and antisocial behaviour incidents reported to police in Northampton.

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