Police say large groups of children who are gathering on bikes in Northampton and ignoring road safety are putting themselves in danger.Read the full story ›
Rough sleepers camp on graveyard grounds at All Saints’ Church in Northampton.Read the full story ›
A 13-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after he was hit by a skip lorry in Northampton.Read the full story ›
A German Shepherd police dog being exercised by an off-duty police officer has attacked a dog belonging to a member of the public. It happened at about 9am at Brackmills Country Park in Northampton.
Both dogs were injured during the confrontation and were subsequently taken to different vets for treatment.
Northamptonshire Police say the police dog has been put on restricted duties until it has been assessed and approved to return to front line work.
A man who admitted killing and mutilating cats across Northampton has been sent to prison.
Brendan Gaughan, aged 32, formerly of Mendip Road, Northampton, was sentenced to three years and nine months for a series of arson offences between 15 and 16 June 2018.
In sentencing, the judge took into consideration other offences that Gaughan admitted: Seven shed fires in Duston in November and December 2017, and seven cat killing offences – five in Duston between October and November 2017 and two in Kingsley in September 2017.
“I am pleased that Gaughan has now admitted to the offences in particular the awful crimes committed against the cats.
“Hopefully the sentence will give some closure to the families who lost their pets in such a callous and cold hearted way.
“At this time there is no evidence to link Gaughan to any other offences elsewhere in the country and I am satisfied that the sentence received reflects the serious and worrying nature of his offending.”
Brendan Gaughan, from Northampton, set fire to businesses, vehicles and tents in a series of arson attacks and killed seven cats.Read the full story ›
They've been described as Britain's most inspirational footballers.
Sands United play in Northampton's Nene Valley league. They're named after a charity supporting those who've been affected by stillborn and neonatal death.
Out of the seventeen players involved, fifteen have lost a child.
Their efforts to break the silence on baby loss earned them the Team of the Year award at the Daily Mirror Pride of Sports Awards last night.
- Watch our full report from ITV News Anglia's Donovan Blake below
The University of Northampton has had to write to residents living nearby to reassure them that campus CCTV cameras cannot see into their homes.
It comes after a former security guard alleged some of the cameras on the new Waterside site have a direct view of some private gardens and even bedrooms.
The University says the technology that is used means any private areas caught on surveillance are automatically blacked out - an explanation that's done little to calm the nerves of those nearby.
- Click to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Graham Stothard
Chris Matthews was stabbed to death in Northamptonshire by his flatmate Spencer Hobson, who was jailed for life.Read the full story ›
A commissioner may be sent to supervise Northamptonshire children's services after a critical Ofsted report.Read the full story ›