A huge lorry load made its way through Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire today, accompanied by a police escort.
The town of Corby has a long association with Scotland. So should its Scottish residents be allowed to vote on Scottish independence?
When a Northamptonshire woman watched the pictures of the recent disaster in the Philippines, she decided to send a 'few items' out there.
M1 Northbound blocked, stationary traffic due to accident and accident, three cars involved between J16 A45 / A4500 (Daventry) and J17 M45 (Dunchurch/Coventry).
Northamptonshire-based Formula One team Mercedes have announced that Team Principal Ross Brawn is to step down.
As we reported last month, speculation had been mounting that Brawn was considering his position and it's now been revealed that he will leave at the end of the year.
Executive directors Toto Wolff and Paddy Lowe will now lead the team heading into the 2014 season, with Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg confirmed as the team's drivers.
Speaking to the team's official website, Brawn said that the time was right to call time on his association with Mercedes:
"The most important consideration in my decision to step down from the role as Team Principal was to ensure that the timing was right for the team in order to ensure its future success.
"The succession planning process that we have implemented during this year means we are now ready to conduct the transition from my current responsibilities to a new leadership team composed of Toto (Wolff) and Paddy (Lowe).
“Mercedes-Benz has invested significantly in both the personnel and infrastructure at Brackley and Brixworth.
"Thanks to the one-team approach we have implemented between the two facilities, the team is uniquely positioned to succeed in 2014 and I am proud to have helped lay the foundations for that success."
Northamptonshire face a tough opener in next season's County Championship.
Newly promoted Northants will play reigning champions Durham in the opening fixture of the LV=County Championship.
Northants won promotion after finishing second in Division Two last year.
Meanwhile, Essex will face newly relegated Derbyshire at the County Ground in Division Two.
Essex will hope to build on last season where they narrowly missed out on promotion.
For a more in-depth look at both clubs fixtures, click the links below:
A bill which details the first phase of the controversial HS2 rail project goes before MPs today. The high-speed rail line will cut through parts of Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire.
The bill outlines the proposed route, as well as a number of powers which include compulsory purchase of the land. Demonstrations against the plans have taken place in London today.
England have been dealt a another blow with the news that batsman Jonathan Trott is heading home from the tour with a stress-related illness.
Trott's return means that England, captained by Essex star Alastair Cook, will have to make at least one change before battle resumes in Adelaide next week.
England go into the 2nd test on the back of a heavy defeat in Brisbane, as Australia cruised to a 381 run win with a day to spare.
Cook himself battled hard to make 65 as England were bowled out for 179 in their second innings, but his individual effort was a small highlight in an otherwise disastrous start to the Ashes series.
Meanwhile, Northamptonshire all-rounder David Willey is also returning home early from Australia after picking up a lower back injury.
The 23-year-old has been with the England Performance Programme squad but will now undergo rehabilitation back in the UK.
Cycling fans in the region are already looking forward to the Tour de France which races through Cambridgeshire next year.
However, there's another treat in store as the first Women's Tour elite race takes place next May.
The event, the first international stage race for women, begins in Oundle in Northamptonshire, with the fourth stage starting in double Olympic gold-winner Laura Trott's home town of Cheshunt in Hertfordshire.
And today it's been announced that the race will finish in Suffolk's Bury St Edmunds on May 11.
A clear-up has started on one half of a street in Northamptonshire, which was deliberately not cleaned over the weekend. Wellingborough Borough Council wanted to show how much rubbish it has to pick up.
So, while litter was still collected from the south side of Church Street, the north side was left all Saturday and Sunday.
Every year, the council spends more than a hundred-thousand pounds clearing up the streets.