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Campaigners trying to stop homes built near stately home

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Campaigners are trying to stop 60 new homes being built next to a former stately home in Northamptonshire.

Overstone Hall - which is a grade II listed building - has been an empty shell since a major fire in 2001. The developers say the houses would help fund the restoration of the hall but there's been a backlash amongst many in the village.


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Brookes to leave Northampton at the end of the season

Kieran Brookes Credit: PA

Northampton Saints have announced that prop Kieran Brookes is to leave Franklin's Gardens at the end of the season.

The England-capped front row, who has never featured under Eddie Jones, has made 66 appearances for Saints since his arrival at the club in 2015 from Newcastle Falcons.

"We would like to thank Kieran for all his efforts at Franklin Gardens over the last three years and we wish him well."

– Alan Dickens, Coach
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