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Northampton Saints stars Dylan Hartley, Tom Wood, Courtney Lawes have been named in the England Rugby squad to face Australia this weekend.
The trio will line up alongside Norfolk's Ben Youngs as Coach Stuart Lancaster names an unchanged squad for the final Autumn international.
“It was great to get the win last week and the whole 23 did well so we want to give those guys another chance against an Australian team who will want to finish their season on a high.
“We’ve had great support at Twickenham over the last three games and we are determined to give the fans something to shout about this weekend.”
England squad to face Australia Forwards (13) Dave Attwood (Bath Rugby) Kieran Brookes (Newcastle Falcons) Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints) James Haskell (Wasps) George Kruis (Saracens) Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints) Joe Marler (Harlequins) Ben Morgan (Gloucester Rugby) Matt Mullan (Wasps) Chris Robshaw (Harlequins, captain) Rob Webber (Bath Rugby) David Wilson (Bath Rugby) Tom Wood (Northampton Saints)
Backs (10) Brad Barritt (Saracens) Mike Brown (Harlequins) Owen Farrell (Saracens) George Ford (Bath Rugby) Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby) Billy Twelvetrees (Gloucester Rugby) Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby) Richard Wigglesworth (Saracens) Marland Yarde (Harlequins) Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)
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Campaigners are calling for a cut in VAT for tourism related businesses.
The group - Cut Tourism VAT - claim the move would generate thousands of new jobs and boost the economy by £355m.
The trust which runs Kettering General Hospital has been given an overall rating of 'Requiring Improvement' by the Care Quality Commission.
The health watchdog said it needed to improve a number of areas including its emergency services, maternity and gynaecology.
The Trust says it will address the areas highlighted and is also committed to building on its strengths.
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Health workers from across our region have been taking part in a four hour strike as part of an ongoing dispute with the Government over pay.
Many NHS staff including ambulance crews and midwive at the top of their pay bands, say they haven't had a pay rise in five years and are now far worse off in real terms than they were in 2010.
In a statement though the Department of Health told us no-one would see their pay frozen.
"The 55% of NHS staff not receiving a 1% increase will get an incremental increase - the average incremental increase is 3% and the highest is 6%. The remaining 45% of staff will get a 1% increase this year and a 2% increase next year."
Elderly people living at a care home in Northamptonshire have started moving out before it closes at the end of the week.
Last month residents and staff at Queens Park Nursing Home in Northampton were told it would close at the end of November.
The owners of Queens Park weren't available for comment today - but the closure of the home is believed to be a commercial decision.
Northamptonshire County Council has been working with residents and their families to find them new places to live.
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has described becoming World Champion again as a "humbling" experience and "sweeter" than last time.
Hamilton, 29, won his second title in Abu Dhabi after finishing third to see off his nearest challenger, Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.
He also admitted he thought the new double points system might have seen him miss out on the title.
At a press conference this morning he thanked all the staff back at the factory in Brackley in Northamptonshire.