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Plans for the site of the demolished Northampton bus station

There are plans to develop the site of the former Greyfriars bus station in Northampton. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Plans are being made in Northampton to use the now cleared site of the old Greyfriars bus station in the town.

It's a question many people who live and work in Northampton have been wondering since the building, regarded by many as an eyesore, was demolished back in March.

Work to clear the site is now complete and it's planned replace it with what's being called a "once in a generation opportunity to transform the area".


Man charged with a string of robberies against the elderly

36-year-old man has appeared in court today charged with a number of robberies against elderly women Credit: PA Images

A 36-year-old man has appeared in court today charged with a number of robberies against elderly women in Northampton.

Mark Howard, of Campion Court in Bellinge, was arrested on Thursday and appeared before Northampton Magistrates Court this morning charged with a total of four robberies.

The alleged robberies were committed against women aged in their 60's and 70's.

He was also charged with one account of attempted robbery and one of theft, as well as handling stolen goods.

He has been remanded in custody until July 31st before a further hearing at Northampton Crown Court.


Concern for missing Northamptonshire teenage mother and baby

Katie Kelly and her baby have gone missing Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Police have issued an appeal for information to find 15-year-old Katie Kelly and her 12 week old baby girl, who have not been seen since yesterday.

They were last seen in the area of Daventry and the police think they may be in the Northampton area.

Katie is described at 5ft 7ins, slim build, long, dark brown, straight hair and green eyes.

She was wearing a diamond effect bracelet and gold locket. She had black leggings on, a white t-shirt and trainers.

Pictures: Silverstone crowds in high spirits after Lewis Hamilton win

Crowds cheering as Lewis Hamilton wins the British Grand Prix for the third time. Credit: ITV News Central/ Joe Davies
Thousands of people were at Silverstone today for the British Grand Prix. Credit: ITV News Central/ Joe Davies
Lewis Hamilton waves to fans after his win at Silverstone. Credit: ITV News Central/ Joe Davies
The atmosphere has been described as amazing on social media. Credit: ITV News Central/ Joe Davies
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Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton has won the British Formula One Grand Prix for Mercedes.

Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg finished second while Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel was third at a rain-hit Silverstone.

The 30-year-old home favourite extended his lead over his Mercedes team-mate to 17 points in the championship, after overcoming a poor start and two rain showers.

Today's win seals Hamilton's fifth victory from nine races this season.

Teenager in hospital after Northampton knife attack

A teenager in hospital after a knife attack in Northampton Credit: ITV Central

A 19-year-old has been taken to hospital with a knife wound following an incident in St James Park Road, Northampton, in the early hours of this morning.

Police were called to the scene near Parkwood Street shortly after 3am following reports of a fight.

The teenager has been taken to hospital with serious but not life threatening injuries.

Another 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is in police custody this morning.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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