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Celebrations for Corby pavilion’s 10th birthday

A day of activities and a get-together with users marked the 10th birthday of a Corby park pavilion.

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Kettering park named among UK’s best

Kettering park named among UK’s best

Kettering’s Rockingham Road Pleasure Park has been named among the UK’s best after being awarded a Green Flag.

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Are you brave enough to take on the Big 6 Challenge at Alton Towers? Photo - Alton Towers.

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You’ll need a strong stomach...

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here’s how - but only if you’re brave enough!

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Fun and games in store as seaside comes to Kettering

Fun and games in store as seaside comes to Kettering

Does the thought of the British seaside put a smile on your face?

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Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first ‘I’m bored …’ just TEN DAYS into the summer holidays.

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Wicksteed Park

Wicksteed Park gets almost £2m Lottery funding

Wicksteed Park has hit the Lottery jackpot!

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PICTURES: Wicksteed Park Soapbox Derby 2017

PICTURES: Wicksteed Park Soapbox Derby 2017

There were thrills and spills aplenty at Wicksteed Park’s soapbox derby.

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Wellingborough Medieval Festival. Pictures by Alison Bagley

PICTURES: Wellingborough Medieval Festival 2017

Glorious weather and an action-packed programme of events helped to draw the crowds to Wellingborough at the weekend for the town’s “biggest and best” Medieval Festival.

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Last year's soapbox derby

On your marks for Wicksteed’s Soapbox Derby

Charles Wicksteed’s reputation for engineering and innovation will be kept alive when amateur racers take part in this year’s Soapbox Derby at Wicksteed Park.

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KettFest, 

Saturday, June 10

PICTURES: KettFest 2017

Kettering was full of weird and wonderful sights and sounds at the weekend as KettFest returned.

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Wicksteed at War on

Sunday, June 11

PICTURES: Wicksteed at War, Kettering

Wicksteed Park was transformed at the weekend as the Midlands’ premier military history show came to town.

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Irchester Country Park

Heritage project to open at Irchester Country Park

This week sees the opening ceremony to mark the completion of a heritage project at Irchester Country Park.

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Pictures by Alison Bagley

Record £13,000 raised at Rushden fun day

More than £13,000 was raised at a family fun day in Rushden at the weekend.

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Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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Pictures by Alison Bagley

PICTURES: The 38th Waendel Walk, Wellingborough

Thousands of people from around the world took part in this year’s Waendel Walk over the weekend.

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'Pied Piper' Cat Gerrard leads the audience through the woods, stopping to tell stories

PICTURES: Dreaming Our Woods, Corby

The woodlands of Corby inspired an amazing multi-media experience for audiences at the weekend.

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Pictures by Alison Bagley

PICTURE SPECIAL: St George’s Day parade, Kettering

Hundreds of youngsters paraded through Wicksteed Park as part of the the annual St George’s Day festivities.

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Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

It may legendarily exist in a galaxy far far away, but it could be that fans of Star Wars could soon visit the Unknown Regions.

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Allotments available in Kettering

Allotments available in Kettering

A few allotment plots have become available in Kettering.

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Snowdrops on show at Boughton House this weekend

Snowdrops on show at Boughton House this weekend

Visitors to Northamptonshire’s Boughton estate – home to the Duke of Buccleuch – can enjoy early bird access to its celebrated gardens this weekend.

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