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Reassurance for Wellingborough residents concerned by number of trees being cut down

A council leader has reassured residents that Wellingborough ‘values its trees’ after concerns were raised over trees facing the chop.

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Honey was picked up by RSPCA officers on Friday

Dog dumped in Broughton was so hungry it was eating its own faeces

RSPCA officers are appealing for information after an emaciated dog with a severe skin condition was dumped in a village near Kettering.

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Lawn care: What to do in January

Lawn care: What to do in January

Welcome to our first blog of the year and hopefully not the last!

Outdoors
Kettering park launches colourful new festive attraction

Kettering park launches colourful new festive attraction

Wicksteed Park has launched an amazing giant lantern experience for families to enjoy in the run-up to Christmas.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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JUNGLE FEVER: Survival skills tested by Northampton ex-marine

JUNGLE FEVER: Survival skills tested by Northampton ex-marine

As the new series of I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! reaches its climax, Ruth Supple finds out how one Northampton man is taking ordinary people into the jungle to see how well they can survive

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The Christmas lights switch-on in Higham Ferrers

Hundreds turn out for Higham Sparkle

Hundreds of people turned out to mark the official start of the festive season in Higham Ferrers.

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EVENTS GUIDE: Northamptonshire fireworks 2016

EVENTS GUIDE: Northamptonshire fireworks 2016

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

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Fireworks.

Corby to host ‘spectacular’ firework display on Friday

Corby residents have been told to expect a spectacular firework display at the council-run event on Friday (November 4).

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Fermyn Woods.

New play trail to open at Fermyn Woods

An innovative new wild play trail will be officially unveiled at Fermyn Woods Country Park near Brigstock on Friday (November 4).

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It's the last week of pirate ship rides at Wicksteed Park

Last chance to climb aboard Wicksteed Park’s pirate ships

It’s the end of an era – Wicksteed Park’s famous pirate ships will be grounded for good on Monday.

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Melanie leaps to success at puddle jumping contest in Kettering

Melanie leaps to success at puddle jumping contest in Kettering

Practice made perfect for the winner of this year’s World Puddle Jumping Championships.

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EVENTS GUIDE: Market Harborough and Lutterworth 2016

EVENTS GUIDE: Market Harborough and Lutterworth 2016

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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.

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

Saturday October 8, 2016 NNL-160810-211300009

Photo gallery: 1940s Home Front Wartime Weekend, Rushden

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

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Corby Boating Lake

Fishing resumes at Corby Boating Lake

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

Corby
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.

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Internation flavours on show.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

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.

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