Clubs and bars in Northampton could soon be forced to close earlier, in an attempt to crack down on alcohol-related problems.
The council and police are considering limiting the trading hours by imposing an early morning restriction order. Clubs and bars claim the new measures could make the current situation worse, but police insist action is needed to reduce alcohol-related trouble.
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Saturday will be the best day this weekend before rain on Sunday.
Clacton MP Douglas Carswell admits that he feared for his safety when he was mobbed group of anti-austerity protesters outside Westminster.
This evening's showers will ease and then it will be a fine start to the weekend before rain arrives on Sunday.