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The Jesus Army, or Jesus Fellowship as it was formally known, was an ultra-evangelical sect, founded in a small chapel in the Northamptonshire village of Bugbrooke in 1969. Excerpt from an article By Jon Ironmonger, BBC News Abuse of women and children was covered-up by senior members of a disgraced religious sect, according to a […]

Covid-19 Latest Advice Advice from Northampton Borough Council about COVID-19 Residents of Northampton are being urged to take action as the number of cases has risen above the national rate. We need to work together to prevent a local lockdown. We all need to follow these simple steps:• Minimise social contact where you can• If […]

Theft of Animals Daventry Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a Theft of 2 tortoises from 40-50 Trinity Close, Daventry   This happened on Saturday 1st August 2020 between 8am-10:30am   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 […]

People hit by homelessness in Daventry District will benefit from an almost £4 million project to buy properties for use as emergency accommodation. Daventry District Council (DDC) has agreed a £3.888 million package to purchase up to 18 properties which will provide safe and suitable temporary housing for some of the most vulnerable people in […]

At its peak, forty firefighters were on scene at a large fire in Daventry last night (Monday, August 3), tackling the blaze. At about 8pm, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue received a call from the site, plus 18 calls from concerned members of the public, relating to smoke that could be seen from a car scrapyard […]

Four wickets for Jake Quinney set Willoughby on their way to make it three wins from as many starts in the Northamptonshire Cricket League with a hard fought Division 6 victory at Thrapston Town.

A large fire at a scrapyard has sent a huge plume of black smoke into the sky and caused a main road to be closed. The blaze at Intapart car parts on London Road in Daventry broke out at about 20:00 BST and has led to the A45 into the town from the M1 being […]

Measures have been put in place to protect the architectural and historic interest of Welford. A new conservation area have been designated in the village covering High Street, Church Street, West End and Hall Lane as well as medieval settlement earthworks to the west of the village and ridge and furrow earthworks to the east. […]

At approx 11.30 pm last night, a Ford Transit Van was stolen from The Medway, Daventry. Has anyone see this van? Or been offered any tools for sale? The van was full of work tools and Shaun cannot work without them. 😭 Ames Victoria

Police in Northamptonshire are trialling a system that will see them tag criminals who are getting away from them with a special invisible spray that stays active for months on clothing or skin. The SelectaDNA canisters are due to be carried in twelve police cars by trained officers that will allow them to trace criminals […]

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