A large hole has appeared in a road in Northampton town centre. The police closed off part of Earl Street at 2pm this afternoon (Wed). The hole is eight foot wide and 15 foot deep. Engineers from Anglian Water have been called in.
A piece of paper signed by all four Beatles goes under the hammer in Northamptonshire today.
It will be auctioned off along with a microphone used at Abbey Road to record the Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album recorded in the 1960s.
The two lots have a combined estimate of £2,500.
A British grandmother's body parts have been found scattered in a wood in France.
Violet Price - a widow from Northampton who moved to Moustier in the Dordogne region three years ago - hadn't been seen since a family barbecue at her house last Saturday.
A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
A man has been charged with murder of a woman in Northampton.
The 57-year-old woman died in a house on Whernside Way in Duston. Police and ambulance were called to the scene shortly after 2am where they found her body.
David Love, 32, of Overslade Close, Northampton, is due to appear at Northampton Magistrates’ Court this morning.
Queueing traffic, long delays and two lanes closed due to accident, three lorries and a car involved on M1 Southbound between J15 A45 / A508 (Northampton) and J14 A509 (Milton Keynes), congestion on M1 to J16 A45 / A4500 (Daventry).
A lorry left the road at around 07:45 and the air ambulance has attended the scene. The Southbound carriageway was completely closed until 09:25. Lanes one and two (of three) are still closed past the scene.
M1 Southbound closed, queueing traffic due to accident, three lorries and a car involved between J15 A45 / A508 (Northampton) and J14 A509 (Milton Keynes), congestion to J16 A45 / A4500 (Daventry)
The Highways Agency has advised all drivers to leave the M1 southbound at J15 and follow the circle symbol via the A508 and A5 southbound towards Milton Keynes. Take the A509 eastbound through Milton Keynes to rejoin the M1 at J14.
Two men have been charged with murder and attempted murder after a man died in Northampton on Friday.
Olegs Sergejevs who was 38, was airlifted to hospital from an address in Cliftonville Court but later died.
Vladlens Ignashko, who is 39 and Igors Kolkunovs, 27 - both of Cliftonville Court - are in custody and will appear before Magistrates today.
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Police and homeless charities in Northampton have a hard-hitting message for shoppers, telling them they are "killing with kindness" by giving money to beggars.
The campaign, launched in Northampton town centre, hopes to raise awareness that much of the money given to people on the street is used to fund drink or drug habits. They say money should be given to homeless charities rather than individuals.
Click below to watch a report by Stuart Leithes:
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