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Hasselbaink facing catch-22 situation as he tries to turn Cobblers fortunes around

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink admits he is facing a catch-22 situation as he tries to get the Cobblers back to winning ways.

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Moulton community centre.

Half of Northamptonshire village's parish councillors resign and walk out on meeting

A chairman of 13 years as well as half of the councillors of a Northampton village's parish council have tended their resignations.
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Stephen Mold

Northamptonshire communities could buy an extra police officer for £37k a year

Northamptonshire residents could fund extra police officers in their community by sponsoring a PCSO for £37,000 a year, according to police and crime commissioner Stephen Mold.

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The demonstration on Tuesday night

Live blue lights demo in Higham Ferrers highlights devastation caused by drink driving

Police and firefighters joined forces to stage a rescue demonstration based around a drink-driving crash scenario as part of a campaign targeting those who drive under the influence.

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Cobblers chairman Kelvin Thomas

January transfer window always an ‘important period’ says chairman Thomas

Chairman Kelvin Thomas accepts the January transfer window is going to be a crucial time for the Cobblers as they try to turn their season around, but insists it is a time of year that is always ‘an important period’.

Football
Cold callers running a fake Government grant fraud scheme have been reported in Northampton.

Cold callers running fake Government grant fund fraud reported in Northamptonshire

Individuals and businesses in Northamptonshire are being warned to watch out for cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee.
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Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

Business
Cobblers chairman Kelvin Thomas and 5USport chief executive Tom Auyeung

Thomas says 5USport ‘obviously concerned’ by poor results, but ‘behind everything’ at the club

Chairman Kelvin Thomas says the Cobblers’ financial partners 5USport are ‘obviously concerned’ by the team’s current slump in form - but they are fully behind boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and the players.

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Dave Buchanan in action during the Cobblers' defeat at Oldham

Buchanan admits confidence has been hit hard, but Town have to bounce back

Davd Buchanan has admitted that the confidence in the Cobblers camp is ‘fragile’ following last weekend’s damaging 5-1 defeat at Oldham.

Football
Santa will make his traditional visit to Daventry next Friday

Meet Father Christmas at Daventry Country Park

Father Christmas will make his traditional visit to Daventry next Friday.

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Captain Dylan Hartley and his fellow Saints stars are set to be consulted as the club looks to appoint a new director of rugby (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Current and former players to have their say as Saints seek Mallinder successor

The Saints board are set to consult current and former players as they seek to recruit the perfect successor for Jim Mallinder.

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Jim Mallinder was relieved of his role as Saints boss on Tuesday (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints set sights on short and long-term successors for Mallinder

Chief executive Mark Darbon says Saints will run two separate processes as they seek short and long-term successors for Jim Mallinder.

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PLENTY TO PONDER - Cobblers boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

Cobblers boss Hasselbaink keen to add versatility to ‘unbalanced squad’

Boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has spoken of the need to improve the balance of the Cobblers squad in the January transfer window.

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Nails used to puncture car tyres in Daventry

Four nails were used to puncture the tyres of a car in Daventry.

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A workshop on how a unitary authority could work in Northamptonshire will be held on January 23.

'Back on the agenda': Borough council leader teases next step for Northamptonshire Unitary Authority

Plans to scrap Northamptonshire’s eight local councils and create a “super” authority could be back on the table after a year-long hiatus.
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Peter Kay UK tour CANCELLED including 17 shows in London, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay UK tour CANCELLED including 17 shows in London, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay has revealed he is cancelling his Peter Kay Live Arena Tour and other work commitments due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’.

Theatre and Comedy

Review - Liam Gallagher at Arena Birmingham

For a while around the start of this decade, it seemed unimaginable that Liam Gallagher would return to selling out arenas in seconds and headlining the stages he walked out onto during Oasis' peak.

Music
Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

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Cricket

Ashes column: Dull Ashes as drama is off-wicket

Is it just me, or is this year’s Ashes just a little bit boring.

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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

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