A Northampton based charity has created a diabetes booklet for schools to help the approach to diabetes care.
The InDependent Diabetes Trust has released the sixteen page document as part of a campaign to improved standards of care for pupils with diabetes.
It will be a resource for teachers and school staff, giving general advice and tips on how to manage the condition in a school environment.
"This booklet looks at not just the practical side of managing diabetes but also the emotional effect it can have on everyone involved, with the aim of minimising the impact that living with the condition can have. "
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Northampton Borough Council have confirmed they've applied for a temporary injunction to stop the wife of former Northampton Town chairman David Cardoza selling her house.
They say they've taken the action as part of their investigation into what happened to a £10.25 million loan they leant to the Cobblers for the building of their new East Stand when Mr Cardoza was in charge.
A hearing is due to take place in Birmingham tomorrow morning.
The Borough Council applied for an interim injunction to prevent the sale of Christina Cardoza’s house. Christina, Anthony and David Cardoza, have been named in the proceedings.
We have taken this action against the Cardozas as part of our pursuit of the £10.25million loan made by Northampton Borough Council to Northampton Town Football Club, of which David and Anthony Cardoza were directors.
The Borough Council took on the right to pursue the debt from the Football Club under the memorandum of understanding signed with the Club’s new owners and we have made it clear that we do intend to take the action needed both to find out what happened and to recover the public money that has not been repaid.
Teenage Northampton swimmer Ellie Robinson has qualified for the Rio Paralympics after setting a new British record at the Para-swimming trials.
14-year-old Robinson, who has a form of dwarfism, clocked 36.70 seconds in her S6 50m butterfly heats, before registering an even better time of 36.34 seconds in the final.
It means she easily achieved the qualification standard required to qualify for September's games in Brazil.
She will now be aiming for the world record of 36.05 which is held by Ukraine's Oksana Khrul.
A paramedic suffered a broken leg after he was hit by a car on a garage forecourt in Northampton.
The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday 24 April at the BP garage on Harborough Road in Kingsthorpe. The paramedic's leg was broken in several places.
The driver of the car is described as white, 5ft 10in with a medium to stocky build.
CCTV shows there were customers present at the garage at the time and investigating officers are appealing for them to contact police.
A man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently being held in custody for questioning.
Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the incident.
Hundreds of schoolchildren across Northampton will be attending an apprenticeship fair in the town today.
The show, thought to be biggest of its type ever held in the country, is taking place at the Royal and Derngate theatre.
Both the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and the Minister for Apprentices Nick Boles are going too.
Hundreds of schoolchildren aged from fourteen to eighteen and from ten Northampton schools will be attending with more than 35 businesses with apprenticeship vacancies on offer.
Northampton Town could confirm their promotion to League One today.
A win against Bristol Rovers at Sixfields could be enough to seal the deal for the Cobblers who are top of League Two.
It would cement a pretty impressive turn of fate for the club which late last year was on the verge of going out of business.
Rob Halden-Pratt reports.
Brit award winners Catfish and the Bottlemen have announced they will play in Northampton this summer.
The indie rockers will be coming to the town's Royal & Derngate venue on May 21.
The band won the prize for best British Breakthrough Act at February's Brits ceremony.
An Adele fan from Northampton says she was 'shaking like a leaf' when she met her heroine at a concert at The O2 Arena in London.
Emily Bamforth was plucked out of the crowd to snap a selfie with the singer, after a host of concert-goers commented on their likeness.
"Honestly I was in awe, just looking at her and she asked me a question, I was just dumbfounded if you like. I was shaking life a leaf honestly, but it was an amazing experience definitely."
More fans will be able to watch Northampton Town's promotion charge after its East Stand was granted a safety certificate.
The stand will be open for the game against Notts County on Saturday - a match which could see the Cobblers clinch promotion.
Chairman Kelvin Thomas told the club's website:
“It’s been a long wait for fans to be able to sit back in the East Stand and we are very pleased to have been able to get this phase of the development completed sooner than expected. It is going to be wonderful to see fans enjoying that stand again and hopefully celebrating the end of this fantastic season."
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