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Three men have been jailed for the illegal killing of sheep and lambs taken from farmers’ fields last year. Judge Adrienne Lucking QC, speaking to the three throughvideo link at Northampton Crown Court, described the killings as “gruesome and distressing”. Robert Iordan, 23, and Florin Nutu, 36, were sentenced to four years and four months […]

It is with regret folks that I’ve had to shut the car park until further notice. Under advice from the police I feel it’s the right thing to do. We’re just getting too many people using it for going for walks etc. The Admiral Nelson, Braunston.

For the second day running there has been scenes of large queues outside of the towns supermarkets as the current advice not to panic is ignored. The public at large ignoring this advice has led to Tesco limiting many items to one per shopper, in many instances removing items from their customers baskets and trolleys […]

A Daventry District couple treated in a hospital in Japan after being diagnosed with coronavirus on a cruise ship have arrived back in the UK. David and Sally Abel, from Woodford Halse, were transferred from the Diamond Princess, which was quarantined near Yokohama. Mr Abel posted a video on Saturday evening saying they had flown […]

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding the theft of wheel logo caps stolen from a vehicle parked in Orion Close Daventry.  This happened between the hours of 10:27hrs 12/03/2020 10:34hrs 12/03/2020 Did you witness anything? Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious? Did you see any vehicle(s) that you were suspicious […]

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding the theft of number plates stolen from a vehicle parked on The Stour in Daventry. This happened between the hours of 00:00hrs – 10/03/2020 17:00hrs – 13/03/2020 Did you witness anything? Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious? Did you see any vehicle(s) that […]

People are invited to give their views on plans which aim to protect the historic interest of the parishes of Badby and Creaton. Daventry District Council (DDC) has produced a new draft appraisal and management plan for the conservation areas in both the Badby and Creaton, following reviews. In Badby, the plan suggests extending the […]

Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 40s was assaulted in Badby Road, Daventry. The incident happened on Friday, March 6, between 7pm and 9pm, when the man was walking along Badby Road, between Kingsley Avenue and The Slade, and was pushed over from behind and repeatedly kicked to the face. […]

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve, comparisons have been drawn with influenza. Both cause respiratory disease, yet there are important differences between the two viruses and how they spread. This has important implications for the public health measures that can be implemented to respond to each virus. Firstly, COVID-19 and influenza viruses have a […]

On Saturday 9th March Daventry Museum held its 4th annual science event, coinciding with British Science Week, (BSW), a national event celebrating the best of British science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). This free event is proving more popular with this year attracting over 260 visitors, compared to 150 odd visitors last year.  Visitors took […]




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