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How The Wet & Wintry Weather Has Affected Farmers & Businesses

Freezing temperatures over the past weeks, preceded and followed by wet weather, have had a devastating impact farmers and other businesses. Many farmers have applied for grant funding to tide them over. Reporter James Tzanoudakis meets Bob Rutt who's a livestock farmer in Rockingham, while Stuart talks to Millie Wastie from the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution, to Simon Job a partner at St Giles Music in Northampton, and to Andrew Batty, a driving instructor from AA Drive Northampton.


* 6 months since the start of London 2012 we hear from businesses in the county that helped make the games happen

* an art exhibition by mental health service users opens in Corby

* people living in Kings Sutton say their concerns about new houses increasing the risk of flooding are finally being heard

* the route for phase 2 of HS2 is announced

* how your social media activity can influence your job application

* on the 200th anniversary of Pride & Prejudice we visit the Northamptonshire set of the 2005 film version

* with just days to go to the end of football's January transfer window who might arrive and who might leave the Cobblers

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Mon 28 Jan 2013 06:00

World War One At Home

Progs Northants

Discover incredible stories about life in Northamptonshire during WW1