BBC News Northampton

Top Stories

Coronavirus explained


Latest Updates

  1. Man arrested over school cyber-attack

    Greig Watson

    Reporter, BBC News Online

    A man has been arrested after a cyber-attack at a Leicestershire school.

    Leicestershire Police said Welland Park Academy in Market Harborough suffered a "serious IT outage" over last weekend which affected teaching in the early part of the week.

    Welland Park School

    Officers have since found a "sophisticated cyber-attack" took place, which has also affected 92 personal devices connected to the school's network.

    A 28-year-old man, from Wellingborough, was arrested under the Computer Misuse Act and has since been released under investigation.

    Police said they do not believe any information has been stolen.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A43 Northamptonshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A43 Northamptonshire southbound severe accident, from Grand Union Canal to the Billsworth turn off.

    A43 Northamptonshire - A43 in Blisworth closed southbound from the Grand Union Canal junction to the the Billsworth turn off junction, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A45 Northamptonshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A45 Northamptonshire eastbound severe disruption, between A6 and B663.

    A45 Northamptonshire - A45 in Irthlingborough closed eastbound between Chowns Mill and the B663 junction, because of over running roadworks. Diversion in operation - Exit at A6 Chowns Mill Roundabout, along the A6 through Linedon upto A14 Burton Latimer, rejoin the A15 heading eastbound and then exit A14 J13 onto the A45.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time