Poundland recalls ghoulish Halloween costumes as they could be a fire hazard

A set of Poundland Halloween outfits including a set of coloured wigs and a witch’s hat need to be returned, trading standards in Northamptonshire has warned, as they are thought to be a fire risk.

Karthik Nagesan of Kettering

One candidate quits in tonight’s episode of The Apprentice, but is it Kettering’s Karthik?

A candidate will quit in the early stages of this week’s task, but will it be Karthik from Kettering?

BCA president Pasha Khandakar being interviewed at the launch of the awards

Corby chef hoping to spice things up in finals of national curry awards

A chef from Corby will be doing battle with the cream of the country’s curry industry, going head-to-head for the title of the UK’s King of Spice.

Priors Hall Park in Corby

Developers behind major housing scheme in Corby in administration

The developers behind a major housing development in Corby have said it is ‘business as usual’ despite calling in the administrators.

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LXB has bought an extra piece of land next to the Rushden Lakes site

Developers behind Rushden Lakes buy extra piece of land next to site

The developer behind Rushden Lakes has bought an additional piece of land next to the site which is currently being transformed into the major retail and leisure development.

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Oakley Vale

Go-ahead given for more than 500 new houses on Corby development

Councillors have given the go-ahead for up to 530 new houses as part of the latest phase of Corby’s Oakley Vale development.

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The improvement works have been completed

Train services return to normal between Kettering and Corby after improvement works

East Midlands Trains and Network Rail have thanked customers in Corby and Kettering for their patience as a major phase of the rail upgrade plan is completed.

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Abington Street, Northampton

A total of 22 fashion stores and pubs have shut-up-shop on Northamptonshire high-streets while estate agents and take-away shops are thriving.

In the first six months of 2016, 12 Northampton based shops and boozers met their fate as well as 10 Kettering retailers and public houses.

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The former Grenson factory in Rushden

Developer hoping to retain heritage of Rushden factory with new flats

The developer tasked with bringing the former Grenson shoe factory back into use is working hard to ensure its heritage is preserved.

An aerial shot of the Rushden Lakes development, taken in July this year. Now the developers want to expand the scheme.

Northampton planning officers say changes to Rushden Lakes scheme ‘move the goalposts’

Plans to add yet more shops to the multi-million-pound Rushden Lakes have angered Northampton Council because it says the scheme is now unrecognizable from the one passed by the Secretary of State.

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The road closure in Northfield Avenue, Kettering

Delays to continue with closures on two main roads into Kettering

Drivers face several more days of delays as emergency repairs continue on one road and planned work starts on another main route into Kettering.

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New scheme asked Northamptonshire people to open their homes to vulnerable adults

New scheme asked Northamptonshire people to open their homes to vulnerable adults

A campaign has been launched to recruit people who can offer support to a vulnerable adult in Northamptonshire.

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Child seat product recalled over safety fears

Recaro Child Safety is offering a product replacement programme for its Recaro fix base, which can be used with the Optia child seat as well as the Privia infant carrier.

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Fairline recruits new workers just months after previous owners laid off most staff

Fairline recruits new workers just months after previous owners laid off most staff

A luxury boat builder is hiring new staff ten months after the previous company owners laid off the majority of their 450 workers.

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James Lowther outside Holdenby House.

“Biggest ever” Northamptonshire tourism campaign to be launched

Northamptonshire’s ‘biggest ever’ tourism campaign will be launched next month – and those behind it say it will be full of unusual and surprising things.

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A series of night closures are coming soon

Night closures coming up as part of A43 improvement work between Kettering and Northampton

More details have been released about work on the next phase of a project to improve the A43 between Kettering and Northampton.

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Jobs boost for north Northamptonshire with record high employment rate

Employment in the UK is now at a record high with 31.8million people in work, according to latest figures.

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The Herald & Post in Northampton is to close at the end of November

Publishers announce Northampton Herald & Post will close next month

The Northampton Herald & Post is to close next month, its publishers have announced, along with two other titles in Milton Keynes and Luton.

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The affected bottles were exclusively available at Asda stores

Kopparberg recalls cider over fears bottles may shatter

Bottles of popular Kopparberg cider are being removed from the shelves at Asda supermarkets amid fears the glass may shatter.

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Travis Perkins headquarters in Lodge Way. Lodge Farm Industrial Estate. It is not believed any jobs at the headquarters are affected.

600 staff affected by Travis Perkins branch closures

Northampton-based Travis Perkins is to close 30 branches of its builders merchant business

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