History is in the making today with the launch of the UK's first ever women's professional cycle tour, to be hosted by the East in May.
Bus users in Northampton have had their first chance to look round the town's new North Gate bus station.
A report has found serious failings by health professionals who missed opportunities to save a baby girl killed by her father.
Northamptonshire Police have been criticised for the way they handled a domestic abuse case which ended with the death of an elderly woman
Today an inquest found that 75 year old Mavis Clift had been unlawfully killed in a fire started by her daughter's estranged husband. The hearing was told the police had been repeatedly told about his campaign of harassment and threats to kill.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission found there were 'a significant number of failings' by Northamptonshire police, who say they have made changes in the way they deal with such cases. Russell Hookey reports
Vandals targeted 11 cars in a Corby street in one night, scratching the vehicles and carving obscene words into the paintwork.
The cars were damaged in Rowlett Road, Corby sometime during the evening of Thursday 20 February or in the early hours of the following day.
PC Charlotte Freer who is investigating the incident, said:
“These attacks have caused these motorists a lot of distress and will cost them a lot of money to put right. I would urge anyone who knows anything about them to come forward.”
The cars were all either parked in Rowlett Road or in driveways off the street.
Anyone with information can call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
The inquest into the death of a Northamptonshire woman is expected to conclude today.
Mavis Clift, who was 75, died in house fire started by her daughter's estranged husband on New Years Day 2008. Paul Barber, who had been charged with the murder, died in prison the following year from natural causes while on remand in connection with the killing.
A man has been charged with a robbery at the One Stop Shop in Hillgrounds Road, Kempston on January 31 in which a female shop assistant was injured.
Donovan Anthony Vernon, 46, of Broadway East, Northampton has been charged with robbery and possession of cannabis.
Anyone with information about this incident can contact Det Sgt Jo Corbyn on 01234 275308, or the 24 hour non-emergency police number 101.
Wellingborough MP Peter Bone has published a detailed account of his "nightmare at the hands of the police" after his home was raided over benefit fraud allegations.
He said he was first made aware of the visit by officers in March last year by a series of "frantic messages" from his wife.
He said: "What was causing the upset was that three police officers had raided our home without any warning."