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Residents fight plans to build homes

People living on a new housing development in Northamptonshire are fighting plans to build homes on a site they say was saved for a new school.

The residents of Middlemore in Daventry are opposed to plans by the local council to build 45 homes on the land, after it was decided a school was no longer needed. Neil Bradford reports.

Fight against housing plans

People living on a new housing development in Northamptonshire are fighting plans to build homes on a site they say was saved for a new school.

The residents of Middlemore in Daventry are opposed to plans by the local council to build 45 homes on the land, after it was decided a school was no longer needed.

Daventry District Council says it's identified other sites on the estate should the school go ahead.

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Witness appeal after Daventry assault

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Daventry in the early hours of Saturday 5th May.

The 34-year-old was walking home from the Square nightclub when he was approached by three men outside HSBC on Bowen Square.

One of the men shouted at the victim and then punched him in the head. The offender is described in his early twenties, slim, about 5ft7 tall and of Oriental origin.

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