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31 January 2015 Last updated at 10:06

Chess workshop 'first to be found'Chess pieces and their location, Angel St, Northampton

An excavation in Northampton is thought to be the first in England to uncover a workshop that produced chess pieces.

Boy on stairs (file pic) [Image: Jupiter]'Lamentable' errors in care case

Social services bosses apologise over a "lamentable" catalogue of errors in their handling of a case of a baby that was taken into foster care.

Guildhall Road, Northampton£10m arts hub to open in shoe works

A Grade II-listed factory that used to make machinery for Northampton's boot and shoe industry is to become a £10m arts centre.

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

General election 2015: 100 days to go

The grids have been drawn up, the campaign is already under way. With the forthcoming election too close to call, for the next 100 days the parties will be throwing everything at trying to win.

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