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Redevelopment Begins At Sixfields

After years of debate and argument, work actually starts today on redevelopment of Sixfields Stadium in Northampton, home, of course, to the Cobblers.

After years of debate and argument, work starts on the redevelopment of Sixfields Stadium in Northampton, home, of course, to the Cobblers.

There’ll be a new hotel, conference centre, shops and housing, as well as an increased capacity in the stadium itself.

Reporter Willy Gilder sets the scene, and Stuart talks to Gareth Wilsher from Northampton Town Football Club, to developer Simon Patnick from The County Group, and to Councillor David Mackintosh, the Leader of Northampton Borough Council.

Also:

• tributes from Northants politicians to former Labour MP Tony Benn, who’s died at 88
• two Northants villages are listed among the best places to live in the UK
• Salcey Forest warns dog owners after fatal disease diagnosed in one dead dog in Northants
• a public meeting is set for Weedon over plans for 150 homes
• Saints prepare for the LV= Cup Final at Exeter
• the Northampton owner of The Giant Bolster says the horse is ready for The Gold Cup

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