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Steelbacks set to make more changes for Bears battle

Alex Wakely says the Steelbacks will have to carefully assess the balance of their side ahead of Friday night's game at Birmingham Bears (start time 7pm).

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Rory Kleinveldt eventually picked up the wicket of Calum MacLeod (pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

New low for Northants as they are beaten by Derbyshire

Northants hit a new low as they suffered a 31-run defeat to previously winless Derbyshire Falcons in the Vitality Blast clash at the County Ground.
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Zoe Gibbons and her missionary companionLee Yoon Jeong

Daventry missionary returns from Korean assignment

A Daventry woman has returned from South Korea, becoming fluent in the country's language while on her Christian mission.
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Northamptonshire house prices have risen more than the national average in the last 12 months

Northamptonshire house price rise outstrips national average

House prices in Northamptonshire climbed by 1.6 per cent in May - contributing to an overall rise of 8.3 per cent in the last year, figures have revealed.

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Junior Morias is delighted to be a Cobblers player (Picture Pete Norton)

FEATURE: ‘Lion’ Morias up for the league two fight after signing for Cobblers

I have lost count of the number of new Cobblers players I have interviewed just minutes after they have committed their futures to the club’s cause.

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New county council chief executive Theresa Grant starts at One Angel Square next week

New county council chief executive 'knows what she's letting herself in for'

Northamptonshire County Council’s new chief executive will start her role next Thursday, with the council leader saying she ‘knows what she’s letting herself in for’.

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Hungry Shark World on console supports 4k display

Console Corner: Hungry Shark signals change of tide in video gaming world

An announcement from Ubisoft this week has signalled a real change of tide in the world of video games.

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Grand manor home was once a hunting lodge used by Henry VIII

Grand manor home was once a hunting lodge used by Henry VIII

Cainhoe Manor is steeped in history.

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David Ripley's side are under pressure to perform against Derbyshire this evening (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Steelbacks heading to last chance saloon in Vitality Blast

It’s not quite all or nothing time for Northants, but it will be if they lose both of this week’s games in the Vitality Blast.
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Chris Boyd will arrive at Saints on a full-time basis in August (picture: Steve Haag)

Excitement building at Saints as new season edges ever closer

Saints CEO Mark Darbon says there is a 'real buzz' around Franklin's Gardens as the new season edges ever closer.
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LIVE Latest transfer news from Sky Bet Leagues One and Two

LIVE Latest transfer news from Sky Bet Leagues One and Two

Welcome to our new live feed sifting through what’s happening in terms of player movement in Sky Bet League One and Two today.

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Pictures courtesy of Twitter (@sgtsamdobbs and @BarbyBlueCaps)

'Leafy' Daventry popular with travellers says neighbourhood sergeant

Daventry's neighbourhood sergeant has said the town is popular with travellers because it's "leafy".
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Andy Williams in action during the Cobblers' pre-season win at Sileby Rangers

Striker Williams welcomes strong competition for Cobblers starting role

Striker Andy Williams has welcomed the strong competition he faces to win a place in the Cobblers attacking line-up for the forthcoming Sky Bet League Two campaign.

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County residents are being warned of further cuts on the way

Big service cuts on the way at Northants County Council

Northamptonshire residents have been warned to brace themselves for a series of further cuts to services as the county council seeks to stop itself from going under.

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The new offices of Northants County Council

Number of Northants County Council staff who have applied for voluntary redundancy revealed

160 staff at in-crisis Northamptonshire County Council have applied for voluntary redundancy.

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Saints have switched their home game against Leicester Tigers to Twickenham

Saints switch Tigers clash to Twickenham in aid of centre Horne

Saints have opted to switch their home league fixture against Leicester Tigers to Twickenham to raise funds for Rob Horne.
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Severe weather warning issued for Northants with a risk that high temperatures could trigger heavy showers and thunderstorms

Thunderstorms and heavy showers could hit Northamptonshire on Friday afternoon and into the evening, according to the Met Office.

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Former chief executive Paul Blantern

Call for former chief executive to answer questions over Northants County Council

A call has been made for the former chief executive of Northamptonshire County Council along with other senior officers to be summoned back to the authority to answer questions.

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The travellers had pitched up on Barby Cricket Club earlier in the week. Picture courtesy of the cricket club's Twitter account

Travellers arrive in Daventry after leaving cricket ground

The group of travellers who had been pitched up at Barby Cricket Club are now in Daventry.

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Posters have been displayed for the last few weeks

‘Time after Nine’: no alcohol policy to launch on late night trains passing Northampton station

A scheme to reduce anti-social behaviour on late night train services through Northampton will be launched later this month.

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