At the top of our agenda, and quite rightly, has been the priority to protect the playing budget. This, coupled with the owner’s intention to play a more hands-on role has led me to the decision that now is the right time to seek a new challenge. I will be returning to my family in Surrey and over the coming months will be looking for my next professional challenge in international or domestic sport.”
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Anger is mounting over a new warehousing development in Northamptonshire - being built on top of a 4,000 year old prehistoric monument.
Sunday's marathon was the hottest on record, with temperatures reaching 23.2C.
After some sunshine this evening, it will become cloudy overnight with outbreaks of rain moving east across the region for a time.