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Wellingborough retailer fined for selling fake leather wallets

An online retailer in Wellingborough has been ordered to pay more than £5,000 after admitting selling plastic wallets advertised as genuine leather.

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Three shotguns have been stolen from Northamptonshire.

Shotguns and over 300 cartridges stolen from Northamptonshire clay pigeon shooting centre

Three shotguns and more than 300 cartridges have been stolen from an adventure centre in Northamptonshire.
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IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced from Corby, Burton Latimer, Kettering, Rushden and Wellingborough

The following people have been sentenced at magistrates courts in the county:

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Police are investigating

Woman assaulted in Corby

Witnesses are being sought after a woman was assaulted in Corby in the early hours of Saturday morning (August 19).

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Two arrested after string of robberies in Wellingborough

A man and a woman are in police custody after six robberies in less than six hours in Wellingborough.

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Two men in court after head-on crash involving stolen car

Two men in court after head-on crash involving stolen car

Two men will appear in court this morning, Friday August 18, following a head-on crash involving a stolen car allegedly being used as a getaway vehicle.

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Maja Sklep in Rockingham Road.

Kettering shop could face action over illegal tobacco sales

A Kettering off-licence could face action for selling illicit tobacco and cigarettes.

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Allan cleaning off some of the graffiti

Volunteers help clean up vandalised play area in Corby

Kind-hearted people saddened by vandalism to their local play area gave up their own time to help clean it up.

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Police appeal over alleged racist incident at Poppies match

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to an alleged racist incident at a Poppies home game.

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Police scene

Fourth Wellingborough man charged over noxious substance attack

A fourth Wellingborough man has been charged in connection with an incident in Northampton in the early hours of Sunday, July 23.

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Wellingborough, 56, Senwick Road Karoly Varga murder hunt. Police have arrested four people with conspiracy to commit murder. 
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Police committed to seeking justice in Northamptonshire’s unsolved murders

It’s not often that a murder investigation is a straightforward one.

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Action from Kettering Town's win over Redditch United. Picture by Peter Short

'Racist incident' at Kettering Town's win reported to police

Kettering Town have confirmed ‘an incident of a racist nature’ during last night’s (Tuesday) home game with Redditch United has been reported to Northamptonshire Police.
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Body worn cameras cannot be proven to lead to prosecutions, Big Brother Watch says.

No proof that Northamptonshire Police's body cameras gain more convictions, says civil liberties group

The benefits of body worn cameras being used by police in Northamptonshire cannot be proven, a civil liberties group says, after revealing the county has spent more than almost every other force on them.
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Man stabbed in arm in Corby

A man suffered a stab wound to his arm after being attacked in Corby.

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India Chipchase was murdered shortly after going missing in January, 2016.

Watchdog finds force acted 'in line with policy' when murdered 20-year-old India Chipchase was reported missing

The response by Northamptonshire Police when India Chipchase was reported missing was "appropriate and in line with policy", an investigation has found.
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Some of the graffiti left on the play equipment

Offensive graffiti daubed on play equipment in Corby

Vandals have damaged and daubed paint across play equipment in Corby.

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The flytipped waste

Man fined for flytipping building waste and a mattress in Corby underpass

A Corby man has been ordered to pay costs of £350 after being prosecuted for flytipping as Corby Council ramps up its crackdown on those who blight the borough with rubbish.

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Vasil Stoyonov.

Kettering man tried to smuggle £11m of heroin into UK disguised as charcoal

A man from Kettering who tried to disguise £11m of heroin as charcoal has been jailed.

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Children and adults were found in the back of the lorry (pictures courtesy of We Are Northamptonshire on Facebook)

Suspected illegal immigrants found in lorry in Wellingborough

Children were among a group of suspected illegal immigrants discovered in the back of a lorry in Wellingborough.

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Police were called at about 11am yesterday

One arrested after man, 77, robbed in Kettering

A man has been arrested after a pensioner was robbed in Kettering’s High Street.

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