A serving Northamptonshire police officer has been arrested in connection with the murder of his wife.Read the full story ›
Cambridge has one of the "healthiest" High Streets in the country according to the Royal Society for Public Health.
It came 7th out of 70 major towns and cities. Researchers looked at whether their High Streets encouraged a healthy lifestyle by measuring how many health centres, museums and leisure centres were there.
The "Healthiest" High Streets in the UK
- 1.) Shrewsbury
- 2.) Ayr
- 3.) Salisbury
- 4.) Perth
- 5.) Hereford
- 6.) Carlisle
- 7.) Cambridge
- 8.) Cheltenham
- 9.) York
- 10.) Bristol
In contrast, Northampton was named as the 5th "unhealthiest" High Street.
Preston came out on top in that particular list.
The Northamptonshire man who was part of a million dollar fraud in America will start his prison sentence today.
Paul Dunham must report to the federal centre in Kentucky.
He says he expects to be repatriated to a UK prison as soon as possible.
Former Northampton Town footballer Clarke Carlisle has pleaded guilty to a drink driving offence.
Carlisle admitted failing to provide a sample when he appeared before magistrates in north London.
His Mercedes was stopped by police in December after being spotted travelling in an "erratic" manner.
The incident happened two days before Carlisle was hit by a lorry in a suicide attempt that left him in a coma until mid-January.
Northampton North is a key election seat in the Anglia region. It was gained by the Conservatives in 2010 with a majority of nearly 2,000.Read the full story ›
The Conservatives won the Northampton South constituency at the 2010 General Election with a majority of more than 6,000 votes.Read the full story ›
Northampton Town have revealed their new signing - Sheffield United striker Diego De Girolamo - on loan until the end of the season.
De Girolamo has so far made three starts and six substitute appearances for the Blades at Bramall Lane.
He has also scored four times for York City during a number of loan spells this season.
His contract with Sheffield United comes to an end this summer and he has already been linked with moves to Juventus and a number of Premier League clubs.
The infamous old bus station in Northampton is finally being demolished this weekend.
Work has been going on for the last few months to prepare the Greyfriars building.
On Sunday more than 2,000 explosive charges will be used to bring it down.
Nearby residents will be evacuated from their homes from 8am on Sunday.
One lane of the M1 is currently closed on the northbound carriageway between J14 A509 (Milton Keynes) and J15 A45 / A508 (Northampton) due to a broken down vehicle. A 50 mph speed limit is in place.