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New tearoom opens in Wellingborough town centre

Tea and cake is now being served at a new tearoom in Wellingborough.

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Today's official opening

VIPs cut the ribbon for new store in Wellingborough town centre

Shoppers finally got to check out Wellingborough’s new B&M store when it opened in Market Street today (Wednesday).

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McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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Rushden Lakes

Wait is nearly over for first shops to open at Rushden Lakes

Shoppers are just a few months away from seeing the first units open at Rushden Lakes.

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The official opening

LIVE: Wellingborough’s new B&M store opens

A gran who celebrated her 80th birthday by whizzing down a zipwire for charity has helped cut the ribbon for a new store.

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The derelict Lea Way shops

Plans to turn derelict eyesore into affordable housing approved

Planning permission has been given to transform a former block of shops into affordable housing.

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Could Woolworths be set to return to Northamptonshire after former boss makes admission?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Northamptonshire after former boss makes admission?

Retailer, which had stories in Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough and Rushden, collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect brand.

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No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Burger King

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country, were forced to call in the administrators.

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An executive director is needed for Nene Valley Crematorium in Wellingborough

Executive director wanted for Wellingborough’s new crematorium

An executive director who will be responsible for strategic planning over the next two years is being sought for Nene Valley Crematorium.

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Kitkats recalled due to allergic reaction fears after error

Kitkats recalled due to allergic reaction fears after error

Nestlé has recalled a batch of its Kitkat Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bags because it instead contains Kitkat Peanut Butter Bites.

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The former factory site in Irthlingborough

Plans for shops and houses on former factory site in Irthlingborough set for approval

Revised plans to build shops and housing on a former factory site could be approved tonight (Wednesday).

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The Navigation at Thrupp Wharf in Cosgrove

“Straws suck” Owner of popular Northamptonshire pub makes a statement with plastic ban

When Oakman Inns was founded 12 years ago by its CEO, Peter Borg-Neal, his vision was that he would not only create a highly-regarded, very successful business but that Oakman Inns would be a sustainable organisation that would contribute to its local community rather than exploit it.

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Weetabix is based in Burton Latimer

Burton Latimer cereal giant sold to US firm in £1.4 billion deal

The Weetabix Food Company, owners of one of Britain’s leading cereal brands, has welcomed the news it is to be acquired by Post Holdings, Inc.

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D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

Half of us (48%) confess to believing we are good or very good at DIY despite a third (33%) having admitted that they have suffered a DIY disaster.

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Have you got any of the paper 5 notes left? Picture: Bank of England.

REVEALED: How long you’ve got to spend your old paper fivers

The Bank of England will be withdrawing legal tender status of the paper £5 note, featuring Elizabeth Fry, on May 5 - and is encouraging anyone who still has one of the notes to spend them over the next month.

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