21 October 2014 Last updated at 11:11 ET

Royal Mail office school plan passedArtist's impression of Royal Mail sorting office after conversion, Northampton

A former Royal Mail sorting office in Northampton is to be converted into a school, as planning permission is approved.

Glamis HallCampaigners hope to run day centre

Campaigners want to take over the running of a day centre for elderly people in Northamptonshire after their bid to save it from closure failed.

Domestic abuseSafe haven for abuse victims call

Volunteers are housing women at risk of domestic violence in their homes because of a lack of resources in Northamptonshire, a charity says.

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

Fresh calls to send foreign prisoners home

Kettering MP Philip Hollobone calls for foreign prisoners to be sent to prisons in their own country and policing minister Mike Penning agrees.

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