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Rogue removal man pleads guilty

A rogue removal man who took money in advance but failed to turn up has been warned he faces jail.

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Man fighting for his life after six vehicles involved in crashes

Police are appealing for witnesses to crashes involving six vehicles in Northamptonshire yesterday which left one man fighting for his life.

Two separate collisions, each involving one car and one motorcycle, took place on the A5 close to Towcester racecourse at about 12.30pm.

One was on the northbound carriageway while the other was on the southbound side.

The crashes caused two other motorcycle riders to come off their bikes too.

A 33-year-old man, who was riding the black Yamaha FZ6 and crashed with silver Citroen C3 on the southbound carriageway, suffered life-threatening injuries.

Two other riders were also taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The A5 was closed near to the racecourse until about 5.30pm yesterday.


Sentencing after boy crushed by fireplace

The man responsible for a badly fitted fireplace which crushed to death a four-year-old boy from Northamptonshire has been sentenced in court.

Matthew Green was killed back in 2005 when the 50 kilo structure fell off the wall at his home in Towcester. Today, the company boss was fined £7,500, plus costs - a punishment Matthew's family said was nowhere near tough enough. Watch Matthew Hudson's report:


Eight year old enlists 80s popstar to help her brother

An eight year old schoolgirl has asked an 80's popstar to help her raise money for her little brother. Lily Wares from Towcester wants to raise funds for her brother Lewis who has cerebal palsy so he can travel to the States to have specialist treatment.

Thankfully her grandad use to perform with 80's popstar Paul Young- so when the call came to help... he couldn't refuse. Ellie Price reports

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