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Storm Doris: How it is affecting Corby, East Northants, Kettering and Wellingborough

Reports are coming in of road closures and damage being caused by today’s high winds.

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The inquest was held at the Kettering Council offices

Motorcyclist died after crashing bike on Kettering service station slip road, inquest hears

A motorcyclist was more than twice the drink drive limit when he crashed his bike on a slip road, an inquest has heard.

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Police have released this CCTV image of a man they want to talk to

Do you know this man? Police think he knows something about the theft of 14 pairs of trousers in Northampton

Police want to talk to this man about the theft of 14 pairs of trousers from a shop in a Northampton retail park.

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Dr Adrian Cheng pictured in the cardiac MRI scanning control room.

Specialist cardiac scanning service improves care for more than 1,000 at KGH

A specialist scanning service at Kettering General Hospital has helped improve care for more than 1,000 local people with heart problems since its launch.

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Fire caused by a faulty tumble dryer.

ALERT: Northamptonshire residents urged to unplug EXPLODING tumble dryers

Residents across Northamptonshire are being urged to unplug a range of faulty tumble dryers - after some of them started to EXPLODE.

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Liam Hunt was killed on Tuesday, February 14 in St George's Street, near the town centre. Six have now been charged with his murder.

BREAKING NEWS: Sixth person charged with murder of Northampton teenager Liam Hunt

A sixth person has now been charged in connection with the Liam Hunt murder investigation.

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PC Declan Gabriel is accused of raping and sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl while on duty.

Northants policeman allegedly bragged he could seduce a woman in ‘10 minutes’, rape trial hears

A Northamptonshire policeman made inappropriate comments about an alleged rape victim’s breasts, asked her when she last slept with her boyfriend and bragged about his sexual escapades, a trial has heard.

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Storm Doris causing disruption to trains from Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough

Storm Doris causing disruption to trains from Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough

East Midlands Trains passengers are being warned that trains to and from stations in the north of the county will be disrupted today.

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Wheatus visit Northampton

Wheatus will return to Northampton in May to headline The Picturedrome.

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Barton Seagrave going to the polls today

Barton Seagrave going to the polls today

Residents in Barton Seagrave will go to the polls today (Thursday) to elect a new Kettering councillor.

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Saints chairman Tony Hewitt will be stepping down this summer

Hewitt to step down as Saints chairman

Saints have announced that chairman Tony Hewitt will be stepping down as chairman at the end of the season.

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Left-back Courtney Wildin has extended his loan spell at Corby Town from Boston United until the end of the season

Corby’s squad is ‘looking thin’ as injuries bite

Gary Mills has admitted his Corby Town squad is “looking thin” ahead of Saturday’s trip to runaway Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Premier Division leaders Blyth Spartans.

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Jamie Tank has left Corby Town to sign for AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Tank arrives to boost Diamonds’ defensive ranks

Andy Peaks believes Jamie Tank will be a big asset to AFC Rushden & Diamonds’ squad.

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Kevin Bird

Title race rumbles on as Westfield see off their rivals

Westfield A picked up a 9-1 victory over fellow contenders Wanderers A in the race for the Wellingborough & District Table Tennis League Division One title.

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Helen Watts

Tough task is overcome in Points Cup

Premier Division side Westfield C faced the toughest task of the round against Division Three side Corby The Woodlands in the Kettering & District Table Tennis League’s Shirley Everard Points Cup, having to make up a 300 point deficit given to them by the handicappers.

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The site north of the town.

Rothwell ‘cannot cope’ with 700 more houses, say residents

Rothwell residents have made their voices heard after plans for a 700-home development to the north of the town were approved on Tuesday (February 21).

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The Melton Arms.

Kettering pub could be converted into flats

A former Kettering pub could be converted into flats after nobody took on the lease of the site.

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One of the signs which have gone up in the area

More than 200 tickets issued since parking enforcement started in Wellingborough road

Signs have gone up to warn drivers that parking enforcement is now being carried out in this road near the town centre.

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Johnny's mum Denise Mackay with his sister Charlotte, and friends Rachael Nutt and Georgina Barr

Story of Kettering’s Johnny Mackay to reach thousands more in national magazine

The work of a voluntary group set up by the family and friends of a man who took his own life has been featured in a national magazine.

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Tony Hewitt

Hewitt stresses Saints had plenty of coaching options

Tony Hewitt says suggestions that established coaches didn’t want to join the current Saints management team are ‘totally untrue’.

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