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County council liaising with hauliers about lorries not using A6 diversion

Northants County Council says it is working with local hauliers after concerns that lorries are not using the official A6 diversion.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

“Holy cr*p, people are stupid:” Walking Dead actor blasts minister who got Primark to ban “racist” t-shirt

An actor whose catchphrase is at the centre of a “racist” t-shirt row has blasted the Methodist minister who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained.

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East Midlands Trains customers can claim compensation for Storm Doris disruption

East Midlands Trains customers can claim compensation for Storm Doris disruption

East Midlands Trains is running a full timetable again, following yesterday’s widespread disruption caused by Storm Doris.

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How the central promenade at Rushden Lakes will look

VIDEO: See the latest footage of Rushden Lakes scheme taking shape

This latest footage shows how work is progressing on the new £140 million Rushden Lakes development just off the A45.

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Storm Doris has disrupted train journeys throughout the day across the country.

Train lines reopen for Northampton's evening commuters after 'bins and trampolines' cleared from tracks

Main train lines around Northampton have been reopened after debris such as bins, trampolines and greenhouses were cleared from the tracks.

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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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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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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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A6 Closure: Between Rothwell and Desborough, 
The safety of the road bridge over the River Ise has been compromised due to the foundations on the approach to the bridge proper being undermined. The compacted material used to build the foundations have shifted and surveys showed that there were voids and cracks within them. 
Northamptonshire Highways are digging out the old material and then replacing it to form a solid base for the road surface. 
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County council seeking national funding to help pay for A6 repairs

Northants County Council says it is seeking national funding to help pay for repairs to the A6 Rothwell-Desborough bypass.

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John Campbell when he started the role in 2012

Wellingborough Council to lose its chief executive as part of management shake-up

Wellingborough Council is set to lose the role of chief executive in a shake-up of its senior management team.

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The t-shirt has now been pulled from sale.

Petition launched to return “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after complaint sparks ban

A petition has been launched to return a “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after a Methodist minister’s complaint saw the garment pulled from shelves.

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Cheers to another award for gin producer based near Rothwell

A gin producer has scooped yet another award after being named one of the winners at the ‘Rural Oscars.’

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Bewiched in Kettering

Independent coffee chain set for expansion with new branches in Rothwell and Rushden

An independent coffee chain is getting ready for the opening of two new stores.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

Primark pulls “shocking” and “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after angry complaint

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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One of the loading bays in Rushden High Street

Trader calls for better support after getting parking ticket outside Rushden shop

A trader is calling for better support for small businesses after getting a ticket outside her shop.

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A6 Closure: Between Rothwell and Desborough, 
The safety of the road bridge over the River Ise has been compromised due to the foundations on the approach to the bridge proper being undermined. The compacted material used to build the foundations have shifted and surveys showed that there were voids and cracks within them. 
Northamptonshire Highways are digging out the old material and then replacing it to form a solid base for the road surface. 
Thursday February 2nd 2017 NNL-170202-184600009

A6 to remain closed until at least the end of April

The A6 Rothwell Desborough bypass will remain closed until at least the end of April.

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The bridge beams in construction

Bridge installation work taking place this weekend for Wellingborough’s Stanton Cross scheme

Another important milestone for the Stanton Cross development takes place this weekend with the installation of massive new structural bridge beams on the site.

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From left to right: Emma Stace of Pre School Learning Alliance; Lynne Johnson of Pre School Learning Alliance; Lady Mayoress; Mayor of Milton Keynes Councillor Steve Coventry; Matt Croxon of eVolve Your Future; Stephen Norrish of Milton Keynes Christian Foundation; Ruth Roan of Building Business; and John Downie of SABA.

Free self-employment course on offer for Corby residents

Residents of Corby who are currently unemployed or in financial hardship are being encouraged to attend a free self-employment course.

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Jobs are on offer at Wicksteed Park this summer

150 jobs up for grabs at Kettering’s Wicksteed Park

Park bosses are hoping to fill 150 full and part-time jobs at Wicksteed Park as it gears up for the start of its summer season.

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Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.

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