Six venues pass gambling test purchase operations in Rushden and Raunds

An operation carried out by East Northamptonshire Council’s licensing officers to test for underage gambling found that all establishments visited passed.

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Martin Norton with Marina Rae from Lakelands Hospice

Corby man to walk continually for 44 hours for Lakelands Hospice

This man is gearing up for walking around Corby continually for 44 hours for a very good cause.

Nintendo Classic Mini SNES pre-orders sell out

Nintendo Classic Mini SNES pre-orders sell out

If you’ve not already pre ordered the long awaited Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES, then the chances are you’re going to have to get in line after UK distributors sold out of pre orders this morning.

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Duck Race: Burton Latimer: Annual Duck Race in the Burton Latimer Pocket Park, 

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PICTURES: Burton Latimer duck race

Were you in the crowd at Burton Latimer’s duck race on Sunday?

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Kettering woman pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting young boy

A Kettering woman has denied sexually assaulting a teenage boy.

Reverend and the Makers

Escape To The Manor festival brings Makers, Morris and Xander to Northants

Reverend & the Makers, MC Xander, Eddy Temple Morris and host of acts from across the UK and Northamptonshire will play the inaugural Escape To The Manor festival in September.

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Redwell Leisure Centre in Wellingborough

All-weather football pitch bid for Wellingborough

Wellingborough Council has successfully completed the first part of a two-stage bid for match funding from the Football Foundation to provide an all-weather sports pitch at Redwell Leisure Centre.


Wellingborough community transport service affected by cyber attack

Appointments made with Wellingborough’s Shire Community Services may have been affected after it suffered a cyber attack.

Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits will spend 18 months of their lives mulling over what to eat, a study has found.

Travel: Mountain holidays are not just about skiing

Travel: Mountain holidays are not just about skiing

Travel journalist Jan Henderson forsakes the winter Alpine ski slopes for the joys of a summer break in Austria’s Lakes and Mountains.

Wellingborough's party weekend returns on July 1 and 2

Wellingborough getting set for its jam-packed party weekend

Wellingborough is all set for a weekend of music, dance and family fun as the annual carnival and Party in the Park returns to the town this weekend.

Dr Andrew Chilton

KGH apologises for waiting list handling errors – but report finds no evidence of fraud

Kettering General Hospital has issued a ‘profound’ apology to patients affected by its handling of waiting list data.

The 46-year-old man was in collision with a car in Bedford Road.

Man, 46, seriously injured after being in collision with a car in Northampton

A 46-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital after being in collision with a car in Northampton early today.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Necklace stolen from woman after thief asked for directions in Kettering

A woman had a necklace stolen after being approached by an offender in Barnwell Street, Kettering.

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Home Education in Northamptonshire has increased by 1,172 per cent in last ten years.

Home education in Northamptonshire increases by 1,172 per cent in ten years, FOI reveals

A new study looking into the growth of home education in Northamptonshire has revealed that since 2006, there are now 375 more pupils now being taught at home.

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Some of the donated food

Appeal for donations to help the homeless in Corby

A church group is appealing for donations as it tries to help homeless people living in Corby.

The compensation claims made for injuries at Northamptonshire schools this year

The compensation claims made for injuries at Northamptonshire schools this year

A claimant is seeking compensation from Northamptonshire County Council after tripping over a scooter at school, with another injured while washing their hands.

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GV of Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NNL-140703-114637001

Senior KGH midwife struck off for series of serious failings

A senior midwife who put the health of mothers and babies at KGH at risk through a series of failings has been banned from the profession.

Details about the meeting have gone out to 600 households in Rushden

Meeting being held about parking and traffic at Rushden Lakes

A meeting has been organised by a councillor concerned about parking and traffic issues when Rushden Lakes opens.

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Richard Gleeson (right) took three wickets for Northants (picture: Dave Ikin)

Gleeson urges Northants to grab big lead against Leicestershire

Richard Gleeson has urged Northants to earn a minimum of a 300-run lead as they look to defeat Leicestershire at the County Ground.

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