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Forklift used to steal ATM in Wellingborough

Thieves have used a 4x4 forklift to steal an ATM from a wall in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.

It took place in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Response Sergeant, Darren Bishop, tweeted the following:

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Weekend Picks: Food Festival

Great British Food Festival: Sat 23rd - Sun 24th July (Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire)

British Bake Off finalists will be judging the popular cake off competition Credit: Great British Food Festival

This weekend head down to Kelmarsh Hall in Northamptonshire where there’ll be food and drink producers, chef demonstrations and foodie talks.

British Bake Off finalists Luis Troyano and Miranda Gore Browne will be showing off their skills on the Chef Demo stage.

Luis and Miranda will also be judging the popular Great British Cake Off, where amateur bakers compete head-to-head in two baking categories.

“We’re thrilled to announce the great chefs at this year’s event. The ‘Cake Off’ competition is great fun, it’s fantastic to see the public entries and what they can do.

We are excited to have the first Great British Food Festival at Kelmarsh. We hope that people will come down for this new event for the area and enjoy the atmosphere this event brings.”

– Dan Maycock, Festival Director.

For opening times and more information visit: www.greatbritishfoodfestival.com

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Video shows policeman stabbed with a samurai sword

PC Rob Monk after he was stabbed Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Two Northamptonshire police officers have been nominated for bravery awards after one of them was stabbed through the leg with a samurai sword.

Constables Rob Monk and Gary Liddle were recognised at the national police bravery awards after an incident in 2014 when they were called to a house in Northampton.

When they attempted to enter PC Monk was stabbed through the thigh, just missing a major artery. PC Liddle improvised a tourniquet and rushed his colleague to hospital with the help of other officers

The whole incident was captured on their body cameras:

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Children offered counselling following bus crash

Children involved in a bus crash will be offered counselling Credit: ITV News Anglia

Children in Northamptonshire affected by a crash which saw their school bus overturned will today be offered counselling.

Students at Prince Williams School in Oundle, Northamptonshire were among those travelling home yesterday when the bus collided with a car.

No one was seriously injured. The school said it would remain open today (June 15).

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