EVENTS GUIDE: Northamptonshire fireworks 2016

We bring you the biggest and best fireworks guide around with events across Northamptonshire.

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Last year's Higham Ferrers Sparkle

Higham Ferrers set to sparkle with day of festive fun

Higham Ferrers is set to sparkle at its annual event marking the start of the countdown to Christmas.

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Stately home near Kettering to restore avenue of trees

Stately home near Kettering to restore avenue of trees

One of England’s finest avenues of trees – the Broad Walk Lime Tree Avenue at Boughton House – is about to be restored.

40s Weekend: Rushden: Rushden Historical Transport Society 1940s Weekend. 

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Photo gallery: 1940s Home Front Wartime Weekend, Rushden

The Blitz Spirit was in evidence in Rushden during the annual 1940s weekend.

Corby Boating Lake

Fishing resumes at Corby Boating Lake

Fishing can now resume at Corby Boating Lake following a short ban.

Center Parcs has announced that it is launching a nationwide search for The UKs Top Treehouse, led by wildlife presenter and adventurer Steve Backshall.

Most children would prefer a treehouse over a new game console

Center Parcs has launched a nationwide search for The UK’s Top Treehouse, led by wildlife presenter and adventurer Steve Backshall.

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Council members, woodland workers and mascot Foxy celebrate being awarded the Green Flag.

Corby woodland given Green Flag for fifth consecutive year

A much-loved Corby woodland has once again been judged as one of the best green spaces in the country.

News 2
Internation flavours on show.

Picture special: Great British Food Festival at Kelmarsh Hall

At least 6,000 people got a taste of wonderful food in glorious sunshine at the Great British Food Festival at Kelmarsh Hall at the weekend.

Eating Out
East Carlton Park play area NNL-160324-122917001

Ten family-friendly things to do in Northamptonshire this weekend

The summer holidays are in full swing - so what are you going to do with the kids this weekend?

The tree in East Carlton Park has become a Pokestop NNL-160722-113824001

Mum ‘devastated’ after daughter’s Corby memorial becomes a Pokestop

The family of a Corby woman who died suddenly aged just 21 say they are devastated that her memorial tree is included in the Pokemon Go game as a Pokestop.

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ZOKU Ice lolly maker NNL-160719-113406001

10 things to do as it scorches today when school’s out!

Summer has finally arrived in Northants, and we could see temperatures reach 30 degrees.

Pokemon fans are descending on Wicksteed Park.

Pokemon fans descend on Kettering’s Wicksteed Park to try to catch ‘em all

Fans of the latest gaming craze for mobile devices are descending on Wicksteed Park after discovering it is a favourite hiding place for scores of Pokémon characters.

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Dogs could be banned from enclosed childrens playgrounds in Kettering under a new Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).

Dogs could be banned from children’s playgrounds in Kettering

Dogs could be banned from enclosed children’s playgrounds in Kettering under a new Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).

Residents are unhappy about litter left around the hospital site following the ban on smoking anywhere in the grounds of KGH

Kettering hospital apologises to residents unhappy with aftermath of smoking ban

Hospital bosses have apologised to residents unhappy with the consequences of smoking being banned from anywhere on the site.

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Kettering by the Sea.

Kettering by the Sea to return this month

Kettering by the Sea is making a splash again this year, bringing a taste of the traditional British seaside to the town.

Corby carnival 2016. Velvert princess Lia Zander greets Corby princess Aimee Ballantyne

More pictures: Corby carnival 2016

Here’s some more pictures from Saturday’s Corby carnival.

Corby carnival 2016. Mad Hatter

Picture special: Corby carnival 2016

Corby was a sea of colour for the town’s annual carnival parade.

Manchester Phoenix Pipe Band piper Gwenael Dage

Picture special: Corby Highland Gathering 2016

Corby’s party weekend continued yesterday with the town’s traditional Highland Gathering.

DJ Brandon Block is among those scheduled to appear at the festival

Location revealed for ‘magical’ Kettering underground music festival

The location of a Kettering music festival full of international artists which promises to be “magical experience” has been announced.

First Kettfest: Kettering: 1st Kettfest community arts festival 
Anderson School of Dance flash mob in town centre
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Popular arts festival to return to Kettering next week

KettFest is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever.

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