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- County council leader Jim Harker says he wasn't invited to a meeting between borough and district council leaders on unitary authority plans
- The search for a missing woman, who grew up in Wellingborough and disappeared from Grimsby in 1993, has been renewed
- Northampton Town boss Chris Wilder has been nominated for the League Two manager of the month award
- More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Wednesday
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has contradicted her government colleague South Northamptonshire MP Andrea Leadsom and said that women's right would be "at risk" if Britain were to leave the EU.Copyright: BBC
Ms Leadsom, an energy minister, had said it was "absolutely not the case" women's rights would be diminished if the UK left the EU.
However, Nicky Morgan (pictured) said: "From safeguarding parental leave to tackling discrimination in the workplace and bringing an end to violence against women and girls, our EU membership is critical in helping protect and further the rights of women around Britain."
Northants Herald & Post
Railway lines in Kettering and Wellingborough have reopened after a woman died when she was hit by a train - but passengers are being warned to expect delays for several more hours.
A cross-party Women for Britain campaign - launched today on International Women's Day - aims to encourage women to vote to leave the European Union in the 23 June referendum and says women's rights are being eroded because of the UK's EU membership.Copyright: Conservative Party
South Northamptonshire MP, and energy minister, Andrea Leadsom, said women cared about issues such as the cost of living, the cost of the UK's EU membership and future prospects for themselves and their children - and argued that life outside the EU for "many people", including women, would be "much better".
BBC Look East weather
It will stay cloudy this evening with some patches of light rain or drizzle, before turning wet and windy overnight with lows of 4C (39F).Copyright: BBC
Tomorrow, it will be staying cloudy and wet throughout the day with prolonged spells of rain. Highs of 6C (43F).
BBC Local Live
Northamptonshire County Cricket Club has published its finances for the last year and even though the county side has had an increase in losses of almost 50% it has yet to use a loan from the borough council approved last year.Copyright: BBC
BBC Entertainment and Arts
To mark International Women's Day, Jennifer K. Stuller, a pop culture historian, has spoken toDr Lorna Jowett, who specialises in film studies at the University of Northampton about the hero of the award-winning Mad Max: Fury Road, Furiosa, (pictured), played by Charlize Theron.Copyright: Warner Bros/AP
"The interesting thing about Fury Road was that its female protagonist was a woman, not a girl, with many years of experience and skill," said Dr Jowett.
Dr Jowett, who written books on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, also praises TV show 'Orphan Black' as the "most interesting female-centred science fiction series in recent years".
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning of rain for Northamptonshire from 01:00 to 15:00 tomorrow.
Persistent rain, heavy at times, is expected from the early hours of Wednesday, continuing during the morning before slowly easing in the afternoon. Accompanied by windy conditions, this rain is likely to produce some flooding and difficult driving conditions.
The Met Office say "widespread rainfall accumulations of 20 to 30 mm are expected".
BBC Sports news correspondent
Northampton-based Avon, who have Maria Sharapova as the face of their perfume 'Luck', have told me "we don’t have a statement to make at this moment in time" over the tennis star's positive drugs test.Copyright: Reuters
Sponsors, such as Nike and Tag Heuer, have moved quickly to distance themselves from Sharapova, after the five-time Grand Slam tennis champion admitted taking banned substance meldonium.
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Developers have been given the green light to build 1,000 homes and double the size of a village outside Northampton after the Secretary of State upheld their appeal.
BBC Local Live
A new website has been launched for Chester Farm near Irchester to give more details on a £12.7m project, which is part funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.Copyright: BBC
The restoration project will aim to have the site, which contains the remains of a Roman walled town, public in May 2016 and fully open by April 2018.
BBC Local Live
The deputy leader of Northamptonshire County Council has responded to a statement from district and borough council leaders in the county which said a countywide unitary authority was the worst option.Copyright: BBC
The debate was started by a letter from Northamptonshire's MPs calling for reform of the current political systems in the area.
Councillor Heather Smith said she "would be interested to see the analysis" that led to a countywide option being dismissed, adding her authority would "rather focus on what is required rather than simply ruling options out with no discussion".
There are two lanes closed on the M1 northbound between junction 16 (Daventry) and junction 17 (Dunchurch) due to a broken down lorry.
BBC Local Live
Everyone other than the county council agrees "the worst option is a countywide unitary", according to leaders of borough and district councils throughout Northamptonshire.Copyright: BBC
Last week all seven of Northamptonshire's MPs asked council leaders to look at creating new unitary authorities for the council, while the leader of Northamptonshire County Council, Jim Harker, said his "ideal" would one single council for the whole county.
In a statement, the district and borough leaders - from Corby, Daventry, East Northants, Kettering, Northampton, Wellingborough and South Northamptonshire - said although they "haven’t opened this debate", they would work to find out what is best for residents.
BBC Radio Northampton sport
At Sixfields today Chris Wilder told me he is "delighted" defender Rod McDonald has been nominated for League Two player of the month, describing him a "non-league nugget".Copyright: BBC
Northampton signed the 23-year-old from Telford United at the beginning of this season, but Wilder told me there isn't many more players like McDonald in the lower leagues saying "non league players are sat in pub on a Sunday for a reason".
The debate on the UK's future in the EU ahead of the upcoming in-out referendum has been "quite male dominated", energy minister and South Northamptonshire MP Andrea Leadsom has said.Copyright: BBC
She was speaking ahead of the launch of pro-exit Women for Britain, which aims to engage women in the referendum saying the power of the women's vote is undermined by being in the EU.
An equivalent group Women In, which is trying to target women voters on the Remain side, says the benefits of being in the EU "clearly outweigh the costs".
There is currently no service on East Midlands Trains between Kettering, Wellingborough and Bedford after a person was hit by a train.
BBC Local Live
A 45-year-old man who died following a fatal collision on the M1 on Wednesday, 10 February, has been named as Robert Gibson of Shipton Road in Woodstock, Oxfordshire.
Mr Gibson, who was a pedestrian, was in collision with a white Iveco HGV on the M1 southbound opposite the Northampton Services and died at the scene.
An inquest was opened and adjourned yesterday.
BBC Local Live
Police have made a fresh appeal about the whereabouts of Jaime Cheesman, who grew up in Wellingborough and went missing from her home in Grimsby in early November 1993.
Miss Cheesman, who would now be 39, moved to Grimsby to live with her best friend a few months prior to her disappearance.Copyright: Humberside Police
The picture on the right is what detectives think she may look like now.
Detective Chief Inspector Phil Gadd, in charge of the inquiry, said an "extensive forensic examination" will take place at her former address in Grimsby.
The Victoria Derbyshire programme
The referee at the centre of a case which saw the Football Association ban a club chairman for abusing a female official has been speaking to me for the Victoria Derbyshire programme.Copyright: BBC
Martin Potton, the chairman of non-league club Wellingborough Town, was fined last year for using derogatory and insulting language towards 22-year-old Mary Harmer (pictured), who he said wasn't fit to referee in the men's game.
He denied the claims, but the FA banned him for five games. You can see my full report here or by clicking on the 'Key Video' section on this page.