Police are appealing for witnesses after an 8-year-old girl was seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Northampton yesterday (Wednesday, 18 May).
The incident happened just before 4pm when a red Chrysler Ypsilon travelling south along Great Billing Way towards Rectory Farm Roadhot the girl who was on a bike.
As a result the victim sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to the Birmingham Children's Hospital. She is described as being in a stable condition and her injuries aren’t thought to be life changing.
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A rise in demand for school places in Northamptonshire has forced the county council to convert existing office blocks into schools - because new ones can't be built.
The county's seen an increase in pupil numbers of almost 40 per cent in ten years.
One school in Northampton's so keen to make the most of existing space, it's planning to turn its rooftop into a playground.
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A suspected burglar has been arrested after they were found stuck in a window.
It is understood the intruder was found trying to break into a property in Kettering on Saturday morning.
A tweet from the Northamptonshire Police's control room said:
Food & Drink Festival: Sat 14th - Sun 15th May (Becket’s Park, Northampton)
Locally produced food and drink from in and around Northamptonshire will be at the festival this weekend.
The Food Halls will feature a line up of British food, locally reared meats, artisan baking, mico brewing and also a real ale marquee. Visitors can also sit in on live cooking demonstrations at the festival's ‘Chefs of Stage’ area.
On Saturday chefs at the event include Levi Roots, Jean Christophe Novelli and Holly Bell. On Sunday Phil Vickery and Theo Randall will provide entertainment for visitors in the main food theatre.
On the smaller food roadshow stage there’ll be cooking demonstrations by chefs from local eateries. There’ll be entertainment from jazz and country bands at the event.
For prices, opening times and more information visit: www.northamptonfoodanddrinkfestival.co.uk
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One lane is blocked and there is very slow traffic due to an accident involving a car and a van on the M1 Southbound between J16 A45 / A4500 (Daventry) and J15A A43 / A5123 (Northampton Services / Towcester).
Lane three (of three) is blocked.
Teenage Northampton swimmer Ellie Robinson has qualified for the Rio Paralympics after setting a new British record at the Para-swimming trials.
14-year-old Robinson, who has a form of dwarfism, clocked 36.70 seconds in her S6 50m butterfly heats, before registering an even better time of 36.34 seconds in the final.
It means she easily achieved the qualification standard required to qualify for September's games in Brazil.
She will now be aiming for the world record of 36.05 which is held by Ukraine's Oksana Khrul.