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New mobile app to help people adjust to bin changes in Daventry District

A new mobile app is helping people get to grips with the new waste and recycling collection service which was introduced across Daventry District earlier this month.
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Mr Dickinson now lives in a two-bed in Monksmoor where he has little room for his belongings, forcing him to store them in his shed.

Middlemore resident who 'had to' downsize after council's sell-off letter seeks compensation

A former resident of a Middlemore home earmarked by Daventry District Council for sale is considering legal action after he downsized when given two months' notice to leave by the authority.

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Small victory for Northants library campaigners

Campaigners fighting the proposed closure of 21 libraries in Northamptonshire have gained a small victory today (June 20) after local politicians voted not to permanently close any libraries until after the result of the forthcoming judicial review is known.

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Weedon came out to film their own version of the "Vindaloo" music video by Fat Les.

Northamptonshire village stage 'Vindaloo' music video shoot to bring football home to local

Football's coming home to a Northamptonshire pub this year after a village community teamed up to celebrate the "massive heart" in their local.

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More than just monkey magic at Twycross Zoo

More than just monkey magic at Twycross Zoo

You will find all creatures great and small at Twycross Zoo – but if primates are your thing it’s definitely the place to go.

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Daylight can be seen through the roof after the lead was stolen from the Watford church

Lead stolen from Northamptonshire village church amid ongoing fundraising for its repairs

A Northamptonshire village church has been targeted by thieves days ahead of a fundraiser organised to raise money for its repairs.

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Cobblers boss Dean Austin

Austin will take being the boss in his stride

Dean Austin insists it is simply a case of ‘as you were’ as he prepares for his first season as a Football League manager.

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Sixfields Recycling Centre

Cost-cutting measures planned for Northamptonshire’s recycling services

A shake-up is planned for Northamptonshire’s recycling services as the county council attempts to further cut its costs in the wake of its financial trouble.

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Communities across Daventry District benefit from £20k of rural business funding

More than £20,000 has been shared among four projects in Daventry District as part of a scheme to boost the business offering of community buildings.

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Dean Austin's first game in charge as the new permanent Cobblers boss will be at home against Lincoln City

Cobblers kick off new season with home date against Lincoln City

The Cobblers will kick off the new Sky Bet League Two season with a home clash with Lincoln City on Saturday, August 4.

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Ben Duckett hit a half-century (picture: Dave Ikin)

Duckett reflects on even day after hitting half-century for Northants

Ben Duckett was left to reflect on a ‘fairly even day’ as Northants and Gloucestershire battled it out at the County Ground.

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Northants County Council planning to cut its winter gritting service

The sun may be shining now, but Northamptonshire residents could be facing a bleak winter as the cash-strapped county council is planning to drastically reduce its winter gritting service.

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Fiver Fest runs from June 26-30

Independent Daventry shops unite to promote town with help of £5 exclusive offers

Daventry’s independent retailers have joined forces to make the town a go-to shopping destination starting with the launch of the Fiver Fest campaign.

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Teimana Harrison scored in Saints' win against Clermont Auvergne at Franklin's Gardens back in January (picture: Dave Ikin)

Saints set to clash with Clermont Auvergne again

Saints will meet Clermont Auvergne in Europe once again after being placed alongside the French giants in Pool 1 of this season's Challenge Cup.

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REVEALED: 14 top things to do in Northamptonshire

Looking for something to do in Northamptonshire? We have a few ideas here for the best days out in the county.

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Do you recognise this woman?

Mystery of unknown woman found dead and severely decomposed

Mystery surrounds the identity of a woman whose body was found severely decomposed.

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Ben Franks has been training at Franklin's Gardens

Saints 'ticking all the boxes' for prop star Franks

Ben Franks is 'hungry and excited' to be at Saints as he continues preparations for his first season at the club,

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Jewellery and cash stolen in Northamptonshire village burglary

Jewellery and cash stolen in Northamptonshire village burglary

Jewellery and cash were stolen during a burglary in a Northamptonshire village.

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Police and Crime Commissioner names preferred candidate for Chief Constable

Northamptonshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has announced his preferred candidate as the new Chief Constable for Northamptonshire Police.

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