30 August 2014 Last updated at 04:56 ET

Abseiling centre set for lift towerNational Lift Tower viewed from Grand Union Canal

A Grade II listed lift tower in Northampton could become a permanent abseiling centre if plans are approved.

Model Kayleigh Rose (left) is fitted by Kelly Bull into the loom band topCharity loom band top to be resold

A woman who auctioned a loom band garment for charity says she is disappointed after the buyer tells her he will resell it.

Marc Richards scores the winning goalNorthampton Town 1-0 Exeter City

Marc Richards scores with a late overhead kick to give Northampton a narrow win over Exeter City in League Two. BBC Sport

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Deborah McGurran Article written by Deborah McGurran Deborah McGurran Political editor, East of England

No fun in the sun for politicians

Forget the sun and sangria - politicians keep up their profile with visits and announcements in what is traditionally the summer break.

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