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Cobblers reveal new signing

Diego De Girolamo is the Cobblers' new signing. Credit: Northampton Town Football Club.

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.


Just two days to go until bus station is demolished

Greyfriars bus station in Northampton. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

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.


Northampton marks 'International Women's Day' early

Event at the Guildhall in Northampton marks International Women's Day Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Guildhall in Northampton has hosted a drop in event to mark 'International Women's Day' which takes place on Sunday March 8th.

Northampton Borough Council and Northampton's Women's Forum have organised the event and have invited groups to exhibit along with workshops for people to join in with.

The Guildhall in Northampton Credit: ITV News Anglia

"There will be chance for women to network and find out about what's happening around the town and what services and opportunities there are."

– Cllr Anna King, Northampton Borough Council

International Women's Day has been marked since the early 1900s.

Woman assaulted in three locations in Northampton

Broadmead Avenue, Northampton Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was attacked in three separate locations in Northampton.

The 18 year old was assaulted as she walked along St Gregory's Road, Grange Road and then Broadmead Avenue in the town. Police say are looking for a man who was riding a green mountain bike.

It happened at around 3.30 in the afternoon on Tuesday 3rd March.

St Gregory's Road, near Northampton College Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police say the man is described as:

  • White and in his 20s
  • About 5ft 10ins tall and of slim build
  • Brown hair and a beard
  • Was wearing a blue top, blue jeans and a blue cap
Grange Road, Northampton Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police would like to speak to any witnesses to the assaults. Anyone with information should call Northamptonshire police on the 101 number.

Police hunt for man who subjected cat to horrific attack outside Northampton Railway Station

The attack happened outside Northampton Railway Station. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police in Northampton are hunting for a man who subjected a cat to a horrendous attack outside the town's railway station last night.

Members of the public reported to officers that they saw the man "throwing the animal around and lying on top of it."

The assault happened on Black Lion Road shortly before 8pm last night (March 2).

The man is described as being in his 50s and 60s with long grey or dark hair. He was wearing a black leather jacket and jeans.

Police say that there has been no trace of either the man or the cat since the attack.

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