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TRAVEL UPDATE: Trains running in and out of London on the move again following police incident

A police incident at London Euston has now ended, according to Virgin Trains.
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Traffic has been queuing throughout the afternoon

Major Northamptonshire road blocked after four-vehicle crash

Slow traffic is being reported on a major 'A' road in Northamptonshire as emergency services clear debris from the highway

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Martin Morrell, AKA, Mr Pothole, served the county council with a legal notice to fix the Halse to Greatworth road and the Welsh Lane route from Crowfield to the A43 roundabout.

SPECIAL REPORT: Combined length of unsafe roads in Northamptonshire would stretch from here to Liverpool

Nearly 155 miles in of pothole-riddled roads in Northamptonshire are in urgent need of repair,  according to new research.
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There are long delays on the M1 after a collision this afternoon.

BREAKING NEWS: Two cars hit central reservation on the M1 in Northamptonshire

Emergency services have been called to a stretch of motorway in Northamptonshire after two vehicles collided with the central reservation.
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Reminder to use caution on county’s roads as more snow expected this afternoon, say Northamptonshire Police

With more snow expected across Northamptonshire this afternoon (Friday, March 2), and sub-zero temperatures forecast to continue into the weekend, police are reminding motorists to use caution while out and about on the county’s roads.

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What’s the weather like in Daventry? Find out with these traffic webcams

What’s the weather like in Daventry? Find out with these traffic webcams

If the nationwide TV weather forecast doesn’t give you enough detail, a fast and reliable way to check the local conditions is to view live traffic webcams.

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Speed cameras are now in place along the Northamptonshire stretch of the M1

Some speed cameras have now been switched on in Northamptonshire and here's where

Motorists driving above the speed limit on the new smart motorway in Northamptonshire will now be hit with a fine.
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Northamptonshire Police have appealed for witnesses

Lorry driver arrested after serious collision with two cars on M1

A 53-year-old lorry driver was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after colliding with two cars which had stopped in lane one of the M1.

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Comment: Nationalising our railways is the only way to fix chronic problems

Just who exactly supports the UK’s privatised railway industry?

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Network Rail's upgrade plan was completed on January 3

Upgrades on London North Western railway line complete as track fully reopens

The railway between London Euston and Carlisle has fully reopened after a successful programme of upgrades over Christmas and the New Year, Network Rail has confirmed.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Severe delays on the M1 near Junction 16 after vehicle fire

Drivers on the M1 are being warned of severe delays northbound between junction 16 and 18 after a vehicle fire.

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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week.

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Temperatures could drop to -10C tonight.

WEATHER: Temperatures in Northamptonshire set to plunge to -10C tonight

Temperatures across Northamptonshire are expected to drop to at least -7C tonight with some rural areas falling to as low as -10C.

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Some of Northamptonshire's recycling centres will delay opening today while they grit their roads and pathways.

Northamptonshire recycling centres delay opening times to grit roads and walkways

Wintery weather conditions means Northamptonshire's recycling centres will open late today.
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Gritters are out following heavy snowfall over the weekend.

Gritting crews work round the clock in Northamptonshire after seven inches of snow falls

Below freezing temperatures and wintery weather conditions will keep Northamptonshire's gritters out on duty today.
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Warning to motorists after accident closes one lane of M1 near Junction 17

Drivers are being warned of delays on the M1 southbound near Junction 17 after a crash involving a car and a lorry.

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VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

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Research by the Taxpayers Alliance has found that, nationally, local authorities made �223m in mileage allowance payments to their employees in 2016-17, down from �231m in 2015-16

Half of Northamptonshire’s councils are paying generous mileage rates

Half of councils in Northamptonshire are still paying more than the approved mileage rate to employees who use their own cars for business purposes – although the total amount paid out has fallen from last year.

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VIDEO: Daventry house crashed into by lorry was sold to son by his father three weeks ago

A fully-loaded truck caused significant damage to a Daventry property - only recently passed down from father to son - when it crashed straight into the house's front door around 1am on Thursday morning.
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