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Northampton man in his eighties to run his 250th park run

Bob Emerson is running in the 80-84 year old category Credit: Bob Emerson

A Northampton man, who's now in his eighties, will be taking part in his 250th park run this weekend.

Bob Emerson's son is flying over from Australia especially to watch him.

The 5 kilometre race takes place at Northampton race course and sets off at 9am.

Bob is running in the 80-84 year old category.

Bob Emerson is about to take part in his 250th park run Credit: Bob Emerson



Tiny by name and by nature: but she still saw off the postman

A family from Northamptonshire have installed a letterbox on their garden fence after the Royal Mail suspended deliveries to the house- because of their pet dog.

Credit: ITV News Anglia

Sarah Martin from Daventry had put a guard rail at the front door to stop her four-year-old chihuahua going outside but Tiny managed to escape when her three children let her out over Easter.

Credit: ITV News Anglia

30 year old Sarah says she's bemused by the ban- thankfully the new letterbox means normal service has been refused.

"I think she's loving the attention, with lots of people coming round!"

– Sarah Martin
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