People living on one Northampton street have won a 3 year battle to get the road resurfaced because the current one makes too much noise.
Emergency changes have been made to the road layout in Northampton after the opening of the new Northgate Bus station caused chaos.
Bus users in Northampton have had their first chance to look round the town's new North Gate bus station.
'Boris Bikes' are coming to Northamptonshire and the County Council says it's been inundated with suggestions for a name for its own bicycle hire scheme. In the three days since the contest was launched to find a name almost 200 entries have been submitted.
Suggestions so far include Bike n Ride and Cobblers Carriages. The £150,000 scheme will provide 50 bikes around the town.
Police in Northamptonshire have stepped up patrols following a spate of Ipad thefts from schools in the county. They are also launching a scheme to register valuable electronics. Operation Annex will also see Special Constables offering people crime prevention advice.
A couple from Northampton are due in the High Court today to fight extradition to the US over an alleged work expenses fraud.
Paul and Sandra Dunham say they are 'living a nightmare' after the US Department of Justice sought their extradition over what the couple claim is an "employment-related dispute".
The pair are accused of embezzling more than one million US dollars in illegitimate expense claims, which they "vehemently" deny.
Greenfields School and Sports College in Goldings, Northampton has been evacuated following a suspected chemical leak.
Police are still at the scene to deal with traffic management and support the Fire and Ambulance services. No children have been hurt as a result of the incident.
Residents in the immediate area have been asked to keep windows and doors closed whilst the incident is dealt with.
Two adults are being treated at Northampton General Hospital with mild breathing difficulties.
An inquest has opened into the death of a woman from Northampton, killed in a house fire started by her son-in-law.
75-year-old Mavis Clift died, and her daughter Susan Barber was seriously injured in the blaze on New Year's day 2008. Susan's estranged husband Paul Barber was charged with murder, but died in Woodhill prison before trial.
A report by a local domestic abuse forum found police had missed chances to protect Susan Barber from her husband.
Emergency services have been called to Greenfields School and Sports College in Goldings, Northampton, because of a suspected chemical spill.
The fire service is handling the incident at the school for disabled children, in Prentice Court, and police and East Midlands Ambulance Service are providing support if needed.
– Spokeswoman, Northamptonshire County Council
“We’re aware that the school is planning to close for the day and are contacting parents.”
It is believed that the chemical spill was near the school’s swimming pool. Early reports say that two chemicals mixed in the plant room and created chlorine gas.
Nobody has been reported ill or injured. The fire service said there is no risk to surrounding residents.
An inquest takes place today into the death of Northampton woman who was killed in a house fire started by her son-in-law.
75-year-old Mavis Clift died, and her daughter Susan Barber was seriously injured in the blaze on New Year's Day in 2008.
Susan's estranged husband Paul Barber was charged with Mavis's murder, but he died in Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes before the trial.
In 2009 a report by the Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Forum found that the local authorities, including Northamptonshire Police, had missed many chances to protect Susan Barber from her husband.
The national economy may be recovering, but for people living and working in Northampton, the benefits may not be so easy to see.
An annual check of public sector employment shows the town's recovery is significantly lagging behind the growth seen in places such as London, Birmingham and Liverpool.