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Alan Carr bids farewell to Greyfriars bus station

Comedian Alan Carr has been taking a sardonic stance on the demise of Northampton's Greyfriars bus station this morning.

Carr - who grew up in Northampton - marked the occasion with a series of funny tweets.



A14 Eastbound closed due to roadworks between M1 J19 / M6 (Catthorpe Interchange) and J1 A5199 (Welford). Expect delays.

The Kettering bound A14 is closed from 21:00 on Friday night until 10:00 on Sunday morning. The slip roads leading from the southbound M1 and southbound M6 onto the A14 are also closed as a result.

Diversion - onto the southbound M1 to J15, then along the eastbound A45, joining the A14 at J13 (Thrapston).

Bikers armed with crowbar rob Wellingborough shop

CCTV from inside the store Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Two men wearing motorcycle helmets and armed with a crowbar have stolen a till and cigarettes from a Co-Op in Wellingborough.

At 10.40pm on March 10, the two men walked into the shop on Northern Way and told staff to lie on the floor. Meanwhile, one man took the till and the other took cigarettes.

Both men are white, and were wearing distinctive motorbike clothing. One of the robbers wore a blue and white helmet, motorbike gloves and a dark blue jumper. The second man wore a red and black helmet and a dark padded motorbike jacket.

Anyone who recognises the men should call the Police on 101.

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Have you won the lottery?

People in Northamptonshire are being urged to double-check their Lotto tickets as an unclaimed Lotto jackpot of £2.5 million is believed to belong to a ticket bought in the county.

A National Lottery spokesman said the prize-winning ticket was purchased in the south Northamptonshire area for the draw on February 7.

The six winning numbers were 3, 6, 15, 17, 18, 35 and the Bonus Ball was 22.

The lucky ticket-holder has until August 6, 2015 to claim their prize.

If no-one comes forward then the prize money will go to help National Lottery-funded projects across the UK.

"We're eager to find the mystery ticket-holder and unite them with their winnings - this amazing prize could really make a huge difference to somebody's life. We're urging everyone who bought a Lotto ticket in this area to check their old tickets again or look anywhere a missing ticket could be hiding.

– National Lottery spokesperson
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