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Delays on M1 in Northamptonshire after car left pointing in wrong direction following crash

Motorists are being warned to expect delays on the M1 in Northamptonshire after a crash.
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Storm Doris has disrupted train journeys throughout the day across the country.

Train lines reopen for Northampton's evening commuters after 'bins and trampolines' cleared from tracks

Main train lines around Northampton have been reopened after debris such as bins, trampolines and greenhouses were cleared from the tracks.

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Cars hit as branches fall from tree in Northamptonshire village

Vehicles were damaged and access to a primary school affected after Storm Doris brought down branches in a village.

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BREAKING NEWS: London Midland advises passengers not to travel "if possible" as Storm Doris ramps up

London Midland is warning rail passengers not to travel today after a number of incidents due to Storm Doris.

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Traffic on the M1 close to the M6 junction. Photo from Traffic England

Long queues on M1 after vehicle overturns

There are delays on the M1 on the Northamptonshire/Warwickshire border after a vehicle overturned.

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London Midland praised for improvements in customer service

London Midland, which operates trains through Northampton, has been named as one of the "most improved organisations" for customer service.

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Refreshments now arriving at Long Buckby Station

Long Buckby Station is finally set to get an upgrade – with a hot food and drink service set to start.

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New measures to tackle illegally-parked foreign vehicles in Northamptonshire

New measures to tackle illegally-parked foreign vehicles in Northamptonshire

New measures are being put in place to deter drivers of foreign-registered vehicles from parking illegally in Northamptonshire.

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Six-month delay for revamp of M1 in Northamptonshire...50mph limit is here to stay

The 50mph speed limit will remain on the M1 in Northamptonshire for at least another SIX months after a delay in on-going roadworks.
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Warning after a series of ‘cash for crash’ collisions in the Daventry area

Warning after a series of ‘cash for crash’ collisions in the Daventry area

Motorists in Northamptonshire are being warned by police after a number of ‘cash for crash’ incidents.

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Two car crash on Oxhey Hill between Cropredy and Mollington NNL-170124-122110001

UPDATE: Driver involved in Cropredy collision dies from his injuries

Police still seek witnesses to the fatal accident involving two vehicles.

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Stuck lorry 'drove over village green' after taking shortcut around roadworks near Northampton

Highways chiefs have urged road users to follow diversion signs around a closed bridge on the edge of Northampton, after numerous reports of reversing lorries clogging up a nearby village.
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The Canal and Rivers Trusts is looking for lock keepers

Lock keepers wanted on canals around Daventry

Volunteers are being sought to take up the iconic waterways role of lock keeper

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London Midland faces a strike ballot among its conductors

London Midland staff ballot for strike action in dispute over security guards

Train conductors on London Midland, which runs trains through Northampton and Long Buckby, are being balloted on strike action.

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Spratton Sands bridge is due to be repaired, though the work is expected to take six weeks.

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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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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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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UPDATED: M1 northbound in Northamptonshire closed following discovery of body in the carriageway

UPDATED: M1 northbound in Northamptonshire closed following discovery of body in the carriageway

A stretch of the M1 motorway is set to remain closed for most of the day after a body was found in the road.

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The scene has now been screened off by police

M1 in Northamptonshire reopens following the discovery of a body

The northbound M1 has reopened between junctions 15 and 18 in Northamptonshire after being closed for much of the day following the discovery of a body this morning.

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