Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Claire McGlasson.
A teenager from Northampton is urging everyone to book a sight test after a routine appointment saved her life.
Lauren Whittington says eye tests aren't just for people who need glasses.
Her optometrist picked up symptoms which showed she had a brain tumour.
Within three hours she and her family were told that doctors would have to operate.
The pressure that I spotted behind Lauren's eyes set me off to think that something wasn't right.
Two men have been sentenced at Northampton Crown Court for making indecent images of children.Read the full story ›
The Northampton based supplier has announced it will axe 600 jobs and close more than 30 branches due to "uncertain" trading.Read the full story ›
Police have released an picture of a man they want to speak to after a woman was assaulted at a Northampton pub.
It happened at the Boston Clipper pub in College Street at around 3.30am on 8 October.
A 26-year-old woman suffered facial injuries.
Officers are appealing for information.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was hurt in a hit and run in Northampton.
It happened while she was crossing Weedon Road, near to the Homebase and Argos, at about 5pm on Friday.
She collided with a blue car, which may have been a Toyota.
The driver, a black man aged 30 to 40, failed to stop. He drove away towards the town centre.
The woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
David Brickwood was killed at his home last year in what police believe was a pre-planned robbery.Read the full story ›
Northampton Town have lost to Manchester United tonight in their EFL Cup third-round tie.
Michael Carrick put United ahead before Alex Revell drew Northampton level from the penalty spot.
But all hopes of a giant killing were quashed with second half goals from Ander Herrera and Marcos Rashford.
Northampton Town couldn't manage a cup upset as Manchester United ran out 3-1 winners at Sixfields.Read the full story ›
Northampton Town are currently drawing against Manchester United in their EFL Cup third-round tie.
The Cobblers will have to overcome a series of obstacles if they're to pull off one of the greatest results in their history tonight.