35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Residents parking permit sign PPP-160218-121249001

Areas of Kettering to become residents’ parking only

More areas of Kettering will be residents’ parking only when new rules come into force next week.

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Complaints over lengthy closure of Wellingborough’s ‘Mad Mile’

Every effort was made to minimise disruption after complaints about the length of time a stretch of road in Wellingborough was closed, says the county council.

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Yesterday's presentation of the certificate of affiliation to Morrisons in Wellingborough

Royal British Legion thanks Wellingborough supermarket staff for support

Supermarket staff have received a special award in recognition of their support for the Royal British Legion.

The off-peak traffic lights will be in place from January 23

Off-peak traffic lights planned as part of A43 improvements between Northampton and Kettering

Off-peak traffic lights will be in place in the coming weeks as work continues on phase two of the A43 improvement works between Northampton and Kettering.

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Spratton Sands bridge is due to be repaired, though the work is expected to take six weeks.

Busy route in Northamptonshire to face round-the-clock closure for six weeks

Repairs to a damaged bridge on the A5199 between the villages of Spratton and Chapel Brampton will start later this month, leaving the road closed for six weeks.
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Northamptonshire County Cricket Club has paid off 1 million of the 1.9 million it owes to Northamptonshire County Council

County cricket club pays off £1 million of debt to Northamptonshire council thanks to unexpected windfall

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club has paid off more than half of its £1.9 million loan to the county council, the club has announced.

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An artist's impression of the new homes being built in Earls Barton by housing developer, David Wilson Homes

New homes come with £2.4 million investment pledge by housing developer in Northamptonshire

A housing developer has pledged to invest more than £2.4 million into a Northamptonshire village including money for education, health and sports facilities.

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Wellingborough Homes has been given more than �3 million

Cash boost of £3 million for Wellingborough Homes to build 100 houses

Wellingborough Homes has been awarded more than £3 million to help build 100 houses in the borough.

More than 2,000 people have sued the council for pothole damage over the past four years.

Council to receive £17m to fix Northamptonshire’s roads after figures reveal about 500 drivers sue for pothole damage every year

A £1.1m designated pothole grant is included in a £17m package of Government funding aimed at fixing the county’s routes.

REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

New analysis has revealed jobs in construction dominate the list of occupations most likely to have a conviction for drink and drug-driving.

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Product warning

Laptop battery packs recalled over fire hazard fears

Computer manufacturer Toshiba has recalled a range of laptop battery packs over fears that the units could overheat and potentially catch fire.

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The Swansgate Shopping Centre is open as normal today (Friday)

Business as normal as Wellingborough shopping centre re-opens

A shopping centre which was forced to close due to a technical issue has re-opened.

A new footbridge was opened in August last year

Northamptonshire marina set to build new facilities block after winning funding

A marina in Northamptonshire has secured funding for the second phase of development.

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One of the new restaurant units taking shape at Rushden Lakes

Is this confirmation of first restaurant coming to Rushden Lakes?

A well-known restaurant chain is looking to be part of Rushden’s new multi-million pound retail and leisure scheme.

Nene Park could soon be demolished

Nene Park stadium to be demolished

A football stadium which was home to Rushden & Diamonds as well as Kettering Town looks set for demolition.

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The shopping centre has closed until further notice

Wellingborough shopping centre closed until further notice

A shopping centre has been forced to close due to a ‘technical issue.’

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Man grabs passenger’s ankle on Kettering bus

Man grabs passenger’s ankle on Kettering bus

A woman was assaulted on the top deck of the number 50 Stagecoach bus from Burton Latimer to Kettering.

The view across Skew Lake at Rushden Lakes

Wildlife will be at the heart of Rushden Lakes scheme

Rushden Lakes will be more than just a shopping and leisure destination – with wildlife being a key part of it.

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