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Remains of Northampton’s medieval castle unearthed

The remains of Northampton Castle that are still underground could be unearthed under new proposals to regenerate Northampton’s historic area. Dr Marie Dickie, who is a member of the Friends of Northampton Castle (FONC), believes that exposing the remains at the medieval site will create social and economic benefits to Northampton.

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Steam roller rises from the ashes

A Northampton-built steam roller has been returned to its former glory after being saved from a council depot nearly three years ago. Steam enthusiasts from the Northampton & Lamport Railway in Chapel Brampton salvaged the remains of the Allchin steam roller from Northampton Borough Council’s Westbridge depot in July 2009 and secured a £50,000 Lottery grant for its restoration.

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