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Harry released by England ahead of Saints' clash with Exeter

Harry Mallinder has been released by England ahead of Saints' Aviva Premiership clash with Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park on Saturday.

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Jim Mallinder was dismissed by Saints in December (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Former Saints boss Mallinder linked with Cardiff Blues job

Former Saints boss Jim Mallinder could be set to be appointed as head coach of Cardiff Blues, according to reports in Wales.

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Will Davis is looking forward to working with new Saints boss Chris Boyd (picture: Steve Haag)

Ealing prop to join Saints this summer

Saints have announced the signing of Ealing Trailfinders prop Will Davis.

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The Cobblers players celebrate Chris Long's goal in the 2-1 win at Oxford United on November

Win one of five pairs of tickets to watch Cobblers take on Oxford United

Here’s your chance to win a pair of tickets to the Cobblers’ big Sky Bet League One clash with Oxford United at Sixfield on Saturday (ko 3pm), courtesy of Carabao Energy Drink

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Kevin van Veen in action for the Cobblers against Wimbledon

Cobblers striker van Veen set to miss Oxford United clash with knee injury

Striker Kevin van Veen is almost certainly out of the Cobblers’ Sky Bet League One clash with Oxford United on Saturday due to a knee injury.

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A new NSPCC report has revealed the shocking extent of sex crimes against children in the county.

Babies aged one and under were among victims of sex crimes in Northamptonshire last year

Two sex crimes were recorded against children in Northamptonshire every day last year a new study has found.
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BOOKED: Matt Grimes will get a two-game ban if he picks up a yellow card in any of the next three games

Grimes confident Sixfields form will improve as he remains wary of potential ban

Matt Grimes is ‘very aware’ of the fact he’s just one yellow card away from a two-game ban this season but the Cobblers midfielder is determined to not let that stop him from playing his natural game.

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On the ball: Matt Grimes makes a pass during Saturday's 2-2 draw with Scunthorpe United. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds

Grimes ‘annoyed’ by late miss but happy for Cobblers to take a point from Scunthorpe

He nearly won it with the very last kick of the game but, in the end, Matt Grimes was content for the Cobblers to head back down the M1 with ‘a good point’ following their 2-2 draw against Scunthorpe United.

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Northants Over-60s and Northampton Saints player Mick Allen will play for England in the Over-70s Ashes in Australia (Pictures: Dave Ikin)

Spin-king Mick Allen ready for Ashes test in Australia

Northampton cricketer Mick Allen is determined to make the most of a chance of a lifetime when he flies out to represent England in the Over-70s Ashes in Australia - and grab a slice of sporting glory while he’s there!

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Ronan Keating

Boyzone star Ronan Keating chats ahead of returning to the region next month

Between getting Boyzone back together, hosting a morning radio show and raising a family, Ronan Keating is an extremely busy man these days.

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PICTURE GALLERY: Scunthorpe United 2 Northampton Town 2

The Cobblers claimed a crucial point in their battle against relegation in Sky Bet League One on Saturday.

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PICTURE GALLERY: Northampton Saints 25 London Irish 17

Saints produced a stirring second-half fightback to secure a much-needed victory in the Aviva Premiership as they beat rock-bottom London Irish 25-17 at Franklin’s Gardens.

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Shambala Festival

Tickets selling for this year's Shambala festival at record speed

The organisers of this year's Shambala music festival have urged fans without tickets to buy them sooner rather than later after revealing more than 75 per cent have already been sold.

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BWitched are the latest act to be added to the line up

B*Witched added to StepBack 90s concert line up in Coventry

Irish girl group B*Witched are the latest act to be added to the StepBack 90s concert which heads to the region later this year.

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Love From A Stranger

Queen of crime's play heads to Northampton

A gripping thriller from one of the country’s most famous writers can be seen at Northampton’s Royal & Derngate starting this week

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CRUNCH TIME: Hasselbaink's team have 12 games to save themselves. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds

O’Toole stars again but Hasselbaink knows Cobblers must find consistency to stay up

There were no prizes on offer for guessing which name once again dominated both the away end’s songbook and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s post-match interview during and after Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Scunthorpe United.

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Warning over cold call fraudsters claiming to be from Home Office

Warning over cold call fraudsters claiming to be from Home Office

Action Fraud, the UK’s fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, have issued a warning over fraudsters claiming to be from the Home Office.

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IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court

IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court

The following people were sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court:

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Channel 4 wants contestants for new series of Hunted

Channel 4 wants contestants for new series of Hunted

Nine people go on the run. Where will they hide? Who will they trust? What would YOU do?

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How to work out if someone has blocked you from Facebook

How to work out if someone has blocked you from Facebook

Facebook might have 2.2 billion users but we can’t all be friends.

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