The family of a schoolgirl from Northamptonshire who lost a leg in a dog attack is raising £6,000 to buy her a prosthetic replacement.
The family of a soldier from Northamptonshire who has been awarded the Victoria Cross have been speaking about his bravery.
A 16-year-old Northamptonshire boy who fantasised about carrying out a school massacre has pleaded guilty to three charges.
Daniel Sibley, 21, from Blaby in Leicestershire has made his biggest catch ever - a fish weighing 108lb!
He caught it at Blue Bell lakes in Northamptonshire last weekend with his normal rig designed to catch fish weighing 20-40lb.
Actor Arnold Peters, known for his role as Jack Wooley in The Archers for more than 30 years, has died at the age of 87 in Northamptonshire.
His appearances on the BBC Radio 4 show spanned almost 60 years, during which time he time he also played two other characters prior to Jack.
Peters suffered from Alzheimer's, although he continued to perform until July 2011 despite his condition.
His family said he died at home on Saturday.
The veteran actor also became a familiar face on TV for his appearances in a TV ad campaign for Werther's Originals toffees.
Peters was diagnosed with Alzheimer's shortly after his character began to suffer from the condition but, despite the toll it was taking on his memory, he was able to continue acting and was said to "come to life" in front of a microphone.
An exhibition chronicling the life of Princess Diana is set to close next year.
The collection at Althorp House, the Spencer family home, features more than 150 personal objects including her Emanuel wedding dress.
Having raised more than £1.2m to help disadvantaged people around the world, it will close in August 2014.
Following her death in a car crash in Paris in 1997, Diana's remains rest on an island in an ornamental lake known as The Oval within the grounds of the Althorp estate.
Following the deaths of Donald and Margaret Knight on Wednesday 1 May, a forensic post mortem examination took place last night at Leicester Royal Infirmary. The cause of death in both instances has been confirmed as a gunshot wound to the head.
– Detective Chief Inspector Mark Behan, Northamptonshire Police
“I know that this tragic incident has shocked people in the local community and would like to offer reassurance that we are not seeking anyone else in connection with it. My thoughts and condolences are with the family at this difficult time.”
The bodies of an elderly couple found at a house in Loddington in Northamptonshire have been named locally as Donald and Margaret Knight. Watch our report from Elodie Harper at the scene.
After the bodies of an 81 year old woman and a 78 year old man were found yesterday in Loddington, police have confirmed they are not seeking anyone else in connection with the deaths.
A post mortem examination will take place later today.
A woman has died and a man has been injured following an RTC on the M42 motorway this afternoon.
The crash occurred on the west bound carriageway, near junction 3a, at around 2.40pm.
An ambulance, two rapid response vehicles, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene.
Coca Cola has released a statement following the announcement of 300 possible redundancies across the UK.
The drinks producer has a plant in Northampton.
Following a strategic review, we are proposing to end our direct delivery service in Great Britain. This service is primarily used by foodservice outlets and we have identified the need for a more efficient way of distributing our products to these customers.
We have now started a full consultation on these proposals with our employee representative bodies and the Unite trade union. If these changes were implemented they could result in the loss of approximately 288 roles from a total workforce in Great Britain of 4,400.
– Coca Cola spokesperson
We do not make these proposals lightly and we will, of course, be looking to minimise redundancies as far as possible and will offer support to help colleagues through this process.
Coca Cola has today announced it will be axing almost 300 jobs across the UK, including staff at its Northampton plant on the Brackmills Industrial Estate.
Union Unite has described the decision as a 'devastating blow'.
– Jennie Formby, Unite national officer for food and drink
Cola Coca Enterprises is a highly profitable and successful global company and we will be doing everything in our power to protect jobs.
The family of an 11-year-old girl from Northamptonshire who lost a leg in a dog attack is raising £6,000 to buy her a prosthetic replacement.
Milly Hemely, from Long Buckby, had to have part of her right leg amputated when the family's Staffordshire bull terrier bit her. Natalie Gray reports.