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NORTHAMPTON

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2006

FINAL EDITION

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CHILD OF COURAGE

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EXCLUSIVE Chronicle & Echo series focuses on social services

CARING FOR THE FAMILY By Lily Canter

Features Editor

SOCIAL services in Northamptonshire have given the Chronicle & Echo an unprecedented look at the way they are caring for our county’s children.

For the first time, social workers, families and children in care have spoken openly about their good and bad experiences of the service, provided by the county council, in our behind-thescenes series which starts today.

Read our special report on pages 8&9

Man dies in blaze

Picture by C&E reader TIM BULL

A MAN has died following a fire at a house in Northampton. The fire broke out in the first floor lounge of a house in Craven Street, Upper Mounts, yesterday morning. Three fire crews were called to the house to deal with the blaze. Police and fire officers are investigating the death but police said they were not treating the fire as suspicious.

Kart driver in fatal crash A KART driver died at Silverstone yesterday after a high-speed crash at the circuit. The driver, who has not been named but was believed to be aged in his 50s, struck a barrier at more than 100mph in the final race of the Motor Sports Association (MSA) British Superkart championship. He was thrown from his kart and struck by another kart. He died at the scene.

■ Full story on page 5

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