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30 August 2014 Last updated at 09:56

Abseiling centre set for lift towerNational Lift Tower viewed from Grand Union Canal

A Grade II listed lift tower in Northampton could become a permanent abseiling centre if plans are approved.


Model Kayleigh Rose (left) is fitted by Kelly Bull into the loom band topCharity loom band top to be resold

A woman who auctioned a loom band garment for charity says she is disappointed after the buyer tells her he will resell it.

FootballNorthampton Town v Exeter City

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Northampton Town and Exeter City. BBC Sport

Deborah McGurran Article written by Deborah McGurran Deborah McGurran Political editor, East of England

No fun in the sun for politicians

Forget the sun and sangria - politicians keep up their profile with visits and announcements in what is traditionally the summer break.

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