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Parents speak about meningitis death

The parents of a Northamptonshire toddler who died from meningitis just hours after he was taken ill are trying to raise awareness of the speed at which the illness can take hold.

Three year old Jayden Nel went to sleep last Thursday as usual, but woke up being sick. His Mum discovered a rash and took him to hospital but he lost consciousness on the way.


Store ram raided in Northamptonshire

Thieves used a car to ram raid a store at Rushden in Northamptonshire early today. It happened at Wilkinsons in Eaton Walk around 1.20am.

Police said four men drove a stolen Vauxhall Astra through the glass doors at the front of the store and carried on to crash into the cash machine inside. They got away with a substantial amount of money.

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