New powers to tackle dog fouling look set to be introduced in Daventry. The council there plans to fine dog owners as much as £1000 if they don't carry bags to clear up their pet's mess.
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Police have released CCTV pictures following a robbery at a shop in Daventry, Northamptonshire.
A man, thought to be in his 20s, entered the Co-op in Ashby Road at about 8.25am on Saturday 14 March. He demanded cash and cigarettes from staff then ran away through the car park.
Police have issued the following description of the man...
- White, around 5ft 10in tall, skinny build
- Wearing a distinctive red and white hooded top
- Wearing dark blue or black Adidas tracksuit bottoms
- Local accent
Witnesses, or anyone who recognises the man from these pictures, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101.
Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
The M1 in Northamptonshire is blocked on one lane southbound due to a broken down vehicle at junction 16 for Daventry.
One lane closed and queuing traffic on the M1 Southbound in Northamptonshire between Junction 17 M45 and Junction 16 A45/ A4500. This is due to a broken down van.
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Around 14 businesses were evacuated this morning after a car hit a gas main in Daventry.
It happened on Newton Close at around eleven o'clock. Police, fire crews and gas engineers spent hours at the scene trying to isolate the main.
Local residents were told to keep windows and doors shut.
UPDATE: The Daventry gas leak has now been capped. Cordons still in place at the moment however.
Around 14 businesses have been evacuated close to where the car hit a gas main in Newton Close, Daventry.
Police have said gas engineers are on their way. Speaking on local radio, they also said that anyone who smelled gas should keep doors and windows closed.
Industrial buildings in Daventry are being evacuated after a car crashed into a gas main.
The incident happened in Newton Close at around 11am . A number of buildings close to the scene are being evacuated.
A police cordon has been put up.