Recent Stories

Here's some of the stories you may have missed

14th January, 2011
Man seriously injured after knocked off bike
The accident involved a car and motorbike in Northamptonshire during yesterday's rush hour

12th January, 2011
Teeneager grabbed by man in Northamptonshire
Man also approached older woman who told him to "go away"

12th January, 2011
£7 million worth of herbal cannabis found in lorry
Police have seized 44 boxes of the Class B drug shortly after the lorry left a depot in Daventry

11th January, 2011
MP's son jailed for lying to police
His mother also given a suspended sentence over drink drive crash

11th January, 2011
Delivery driver assaulted and robbed
Theives made off with cigarettes after the incident in Wellingborough

9th January, 2011
Man charged with murder
Woman dies after 'domestic incident'

8th January, 2011
Help to plan to royal party
A community organisation's hoping we'll throw street parties to celebrate Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding.

7th January, 2011
Armed robbery in Raunds
Two men armed with a gun

7th January, 2011
Police release videos of attempted burglaries
Police have released CCTV footage of two attempted burglaries in Corby

5th January, 2011
Crime down in Wellingborough
17 percent drop in 2010

4th January, 2011
Pensioner left "shaken" after attack
A 74 year old man was assaulted in Abington on New Years Day.

4th January, 2011
Man left with broken bones after assault
A 42 year old was pushed off his bike in Northampton on New Year's Eve

30th December, 2010
12 year old attacked and robbed
Young child robbed in Northampton in broad daylight

16th December, 2010
Robbery at Northants jewellers
Four offenders robbed a shop in Abington Square and assaulted two members of staff

15th December, 2010
Footballers' dance workout
Players from the Northampton Town squad have had an usual training session at a dance studio.

15th December, 2010
600 people expected to lose jobs
Northants County Council needs to save £136 million over next four years.

15th December, 2010
Tributes paid to Rushden & Diamonds footballer
Fan have been leaving flowers at the ground following the death of Dale Roberts

9th December, 2010
Wheelie bin fine
A man who repeatedly left his wheelie bins on the pavement outside his home after they had been emptied has been fined £175.

8th December, 2010
Body found believed to be missing pensioner
73 year old Colin Curtis has not been seen since December 4th

23rd November, 2010
Man admits bid to smuggle herion
A 72 year old man from Northamptonshire has pleaded guilting to attempting to import a Class A drug

17th November, 2010
Pilot died after plane plunged to ground
An inquest has heard that American Vicki Cruse died on impact from mulitple injuries after her plane crashed at Silverstone

16th November, 2010
Residents fight regneration plans
500 signature petition against council plans to bulldoze parts of 2 communities.

12th November, 2010
4 guns stolen
Thieves take weapons and ammunition

12th November, 2010
Missing 10 year old found safe
Police have now found Connor Sexton who was reported missing yesterday morning

11th November, 2010
Tree falls on house in strong winds
Police cordon off house after tree falls on bungalow

11th November, 2010
Climber died after Mont Blanc 'rock fall'
A woman died with her climbing partner when they apparently fell after a rock slide, an inquest has heard.

9th November, 2010
Family devestated after cat killed by dogs
Jazz was allegedly pushed off a fence by two youths into the path of dogs

October 28th, 2010
Brigade Criticised After Lake Deaths
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue say correct procedures were followed.

October 25th, 2010
Man left with puncture wounds
Weapons used in attack thought to include knife and hammer

October 24th, 2010
Arachnid assistance for 4 year-old
Celebral Palsy girl from Northants helped by "spider's net of ropes".

October 20th, 2010
Arrests After Crackdown on Drugs Houses
23 people have been arrested following a major crackdown on drugs houses in Corby

October 21st, 2010
Northants cuts after Spending Review
Public services in Northamptonshire react to Chancellor's Spending Review

October 15th, 2010
More Development At Silverstone
Check out our pictures of the work in progress

October 7th, 2010
Revamp of Kettering pathology unit
Services should now be more efficient

October 1st, 2010
Armed Robbery in Wellingborough
Masked men rob shop with gun and knife

September 30th, 2010
Two fined after Silverstone accident
The owner of a fairground ride and an inspector who passed it safe have both been fined after two people were thrown from it

September 30th, 2010
Cobra takes the sting out of fire
Northamptonshire is one of the first places in the UK to use new water-jet cutting technology to fight fires. See our video.

September 29th, 2010
Armed robbery at local pub
Landlord and wife threatened at gun point

September 28th, 2010
Pete Doherty on drugs charges
Singer Pete Doherty is accused of drugs offences after a police investigation into the death of a Northamptonshire heiress

September 24th, 2010
Man Jailed for Abusing Child
Kettering man jailed for 18 years

September 17th, 2010
Mum and son in "drink drive" case
Jacqueline Binley, 50, and Matthew Binley, 27, appear in court accused over an alleged drink driving incident.

September 14th, 2010
Lost 3-Year Old Reunited With Parents
Little girl is back with her parents after she was found cycling in Northampton earlier this morning

September 14th, 2010
Pay Review Demo
Hundreds of people are expected at a demo in Northampton, protesting against changes in pay for county council workers.

September 10th, 2010
Toast comes to Towcester
Toast artist brings celebrities to life in Towcester

September 7th, 2010
New term: new menu
The new school year sees the first phase of a £15m programme to improve school dinners in Northamptonshire.

August 24th, 2010
The Drugs Programme: Does it Work?
A report says there has to be a complete overhaul in the way serious drug addicts in Northamptonshire are treated.

August 23rd, 2010
Pensioners' deaths: no one to blame
A review into the deaths of an elderly couple in Northampton has found the agencies involved in their care were not at fault.

August 12th, 2010
Mum hopes hospital learns from mistakes
Famil awarded five figure sum after son loses his eye

August 5th, 2010
Funeral of drowning victim
Service for Northants schoolboy who drowned off the coast of Blackpool

July 27th, 2010
Council delays school transport cuts
Northants Council delays cuts after public outcry

July 19th, 2010
Research into rare condition
Mum wants more to be done about daughter's rare condition

July 3rd, 2010
Text alert toddlers
County Council offers text reminders to parents

June 29th, 2010
High heels heaven
Radical surgery for Kettering woman

June 28th, 2010
School fire 
Pictures of major fire at former Northampton school

June 20th, 2010
On track 
1st pictures of Northampton's new-look train station

June 19th, 2010
Pride Roars into Northampton 
Town gets mini statues

June 18th, 2010
Damning report into Northants Police 

June 16th, 2010
Love thy neighbour
Campaign to get more neighbourhood watch members

June 15th, 2010
New look market square
New lights switch-on

June 14th, 2010
World Cup fever?
Woman transforms house into England shrine

June 9th, 2010
School report
Ofsted findings at Weston Favell in Northampton

June 9th, 2010
Silverstone Goes Pink
Pictures from Race For Life

June 7th, 2010
Toxic waste costs revealed
Corby Council publishes details of the costs incurred fighting the toxic waste court case

June 3rd, 2010
County Council salaries
Details are published online 

June 3rd, 2010
Record Breakers
Watch a video of man eating sausages!

May 26th, 2010
Get the Jab
Health officials launch new MMR campaign

May 25th, 2010
On the road to repairs
County Council has new repair strategy 

May 21st, 2010
Temporary surgeries after fire

May 21st, 2010
Dog attack
4yr old girl attacked in Corby

May 19th, 2010
Adult industry crackdown
Restrictions on number of venues in Northampton

May 17th, 2010
Police criticised
Anger over rise in staff numbers

May 14th, 2010
'Gun Pub' has license revoked
Emergency meeting called after weapons and ammo are found at a Northampton pub

May 12th, 2010
Northampton girl in underwear contest

May 10th, 2010
Nice tackle?
Saints player Ben Foden loses clothes for charity photo-shoot 

May 7th, 2010
Totally Tory
General Election results see all Conservative county

May 6th, 2010
Make a wish
Local boy has dream come true at Silverstone

May 5th, 2010
Armed siege
Police operation in middle of Northampton

May 5th, 2010
ASBO ruling is pants 
Teenager told he can wear low-slung jeans after all

May 4th, 2010
Mum campaigns to keep killer in jail
Northampton woman calls for life-means-life sentences

May 3rd, 2010
Wii spot of bother
Man is attacked with computer-game consoles

April 29th, 2010
New-look Silverstone
Northamptonshire circuit launches its new layout

April 28th, 2010
Corby gymnast makes history
Daniel Keatings tells Heart it's now all about the Olympics after European glory

April 26th, 2010
Man stabbed in the face
Man attacked in Northampton

April 26th, 2010
Mum marathon challenge
Northampton woman completes London marathon, two days after her husband's funeral

April 24th, 2010
Volcanic Ash
Tales from travellers stranded

April 22nd, 2010
Crime levels drop
Crime falls in Northamptonshire over the last year

April 22nd, 2010
Primary School places
Admissions figures from the county council

April 16th, 2010
'Violent' Donkey
Man's banned from keeping animals after 'violent' donkey' attacks pigs

April 15th, 2010
Cancer patient Hayley starts charity
Hayley Mitchell speaks to Heart about being diagnosed with breast cancer and her charity's mission to make hospitals homely.

April 14th, 2010
Northants young mums to make fitness DVD
A group of young mums are producing their own a fitness DVD to show how to lose those post-pregnancy pounds.

April 13th, 2010
Official: Northampton election underway
A General Election campaign is underway.

April 13th, 2010
Family warning over online grooming
The family of a young Northamptonshire girl who was groomed by a man online are warning other parents to be more aware.

April 12th, 2010
Talks over Corby toxic waster case start
Parents and Council meet to agree damages out of court.

April 12th, 2010
Do you know first aid?
Over half of us in the East Midlands wouldn't know what to do to try and save a life.

April 9th, 2010
Man jailed for Northampton rape
A South African asylum seeker's been given an indeterminate sentence for the repeated rape of a woman in Northampton.

April 9th, 2010
Corby boy second in world to have pacemaker
A new pacemaker - thats the first of its kind in the country - has been fitted in a 17 year old boy from Corby.

April 6th, 2010
Northants Police to face inquiry
The IPCC is investigating the way the force handled a domestic abuse case which led to the murder of an elderly woman.

March 31st, 2010
Misleading turbine photo banned
An advert promoting plans for a new wind-turbine in Northamptonshire - has been banned.

March 31st, 2010
10 named and shamed in Police crackdown
Police figures reveal hundreds have been arrested as part of a countywide crackdown on burglary, robbery and vehicle crime.

March 29th, 2010
Man in court over arson attack
A Kettering man's due in court this morning charged in connection with an arson attack in the town.

March 22nd, 2010
Well done Saints!
Northampton Saints claim their first trophy of the season by winning the LV Cup.

March 22nd, 2010
Text shock after nursery theft
Workers at a Wellingborough nursery, burgled on Friday night, say they've been taunted by the thieves.

March 19th, 2010
Police review into Callum's death
Police have launched a review into the death of a toddler killed in a house fire in Wellingborough.

March 18th, 2010
Roade School In Special Measures
OFSTED say one of Northampton's once sought-after schools is failing its pupils.

March 17th, 2010
Delight for Zac: Boy gets cancer trial
Rushden boy Zac Knighton-Smith is included on a radical cancer treatment programme.

March 17th, 2010
Northants arrest over school "soup plot"
A kitchen porter at the prestigious Stowe School near Silverstone has been arrested over poisoning allegations.

March 16th, 2010
Nuclear Waste Plans Rejected
County council reject proposals to bury radioactive material at Kingscliffe

March 12th, 2010
Man Admits Rape Ordeal
A 30 year old man pleads guilty to abducting and repeatedly raping a woman in Northampton

March 11th, 2010
250mph trains?
A new high-speed rail link could go through Northamptonshire

March 11th, 2010
Cash from criminals?
Justice Board publish monthly details of the assets seized from offenders 

March 10th, 2010
Giant Snake Seen in Northampton
Burmese Python spotted in nature reserve

March 5th, 2010
Frosty the Cat
Cat survives in local deep freeze for several weeks

March 1st, 2010
Energy Challenge
Local millionare takes on the big energy firms

Feb 26th, 2010
North Londonshire?
Regeneration officials kick up a fuss with new advertising campaign

Feb 17th, 2010
You Choose - We'll Decide
County Council spend 100k on cost-cutting web consultation

Feb 15th, 2010
Tributes to Alleged murder victim
Family of woman issue tribute to her

Feb 12th, 2010
Cancer survivors epic challenge
Man given 5% chance of living to cycle across America

Feb 12th, 2010
Double Up at Silverstone
Race 4 Life organisers throw down the gauntlet 

Feb 11th, 2010
Marathon Challenge for Northampton mum
Fundraiser for early-onset Alzheimers

Feb 11th, 2010
Northampton School "failing"

Feb 10th, 2010
Rushden Boy deserves treatment 
MP claims youngster is denied anti-cancer drug

Feb 4th, 2010
Relocation, Relocation?
Northampton Borough Council paying people to downsize 

Feb 3rd, 2010
Kettering MP in Burkha row
Phillip Hollobone sparks controversy with "offensive" comments

Feb 2nd, 2010
Northampton Dad dies in motorway crash
Crash leaves a man dead

Jan 29th, 2010
Local Filmaker Found Dead 
Socialite family touched by tragedy

Jan 26th, 2010
Weather Wizards
Pitsford Grammar school weather station

Jan 25th, 2010
New Air Ambulance Arrives
Fastest craft outside of the military for Northants

Jan 22nd, 2010
Danger Road
Rockingham Residents call for action