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Decision on plans to extend Raunds business park set to be made tomorrow

Campaigners are hoping their voices will be heard as councillors consider plans to extend a business park.

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Lizzie Collins

From Little Irchester to Africa: New challenge for animal lover Lizzie

A woman is preparing to take a walk on the wild side by spending a month working with animals in Africa.

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Pupils at Freeman's Endowed with the banner before it had to come down

Wellingborough schools unhappy after having to remove banners celebrating good inspections

Staff, pupils and parents have been left disappointed after being told to remove banners celebrating good inspections.

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The plans to extend Warth Park will be considered next Wednesday

Large turn-out expected at meeting over extension plans for Raunds business park

Plans to extend a business park on the outskirts of Raunds could be approved next week.

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The damage after the battery exploded.

Warning after battery explodes in waste truck in Raunds

East Northamptonshire Council is pleading with residents to take more care when disposing of batteries following an explosion and a fire in the back of a waste collection truck.

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Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

The Forestry Commission is urging dog walkers to change their method of dealing with poo in the countryside.

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There will be more rigorous checks on the contents of bins in Corby

More rigorous checks on bins to increase recycling in Corby

A new campaign has been launched in a bid to increase recycling efforts and reduce the amount of contamination placed in brown and green bins in Corby.

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Sway Rider is set to open to the public on April 1

New attraction opening at Kettering park next month

Bosses are hoping this new ride will become a firm favourite when it opens at Wicksteed Park next month.

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The Embankment play area being well used several years ago

Improvements costing more than £30,000 planned for Wellingborough play area

A popular play area is set for a makeover costing more than £30,000.

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The group organised a clean-up of the area in January

Appeal for people to join action group launched on Wellingborough estate

People are being urged to be part of a new action group set up on a Wellingborough estate.

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The group at a previous litter pick.

Kettering group aims to pick a tonne of litter for charity

A group of volunteers are hoping to pick 1,000kg of litter to raise funds for a charity.

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All the waste which has been collected during the week

Tyres, furniture and crates collected as part of Corby clean-up

All this rubbish is the result of a week-long clean-up campaign in Corby.

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The image included with the letter sent out to residents

Concerns raised as clearance work for Wellingborough housing development takes place

Clearance work at the site of a major new housing development is due to be completed this week.

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The plans for the proposed heritage building

Plans for new heritage building at Stanwick Lakes

Plans for a new heritage building to demonstrate traditional building techniques have been submitted.

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The beams being installed this weekend

WATCH: See how Wellingborough’s new bridge was lifted into place

This video shows just how Wellingborough’s new bridge was lifted into place at the weekend.

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Demolition work has started at Nene Park

Demolition of Nene Park gets under way

Demolition work has started at the former home of Rushden and Diamonds.

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The beams being installed this weekend

Huge bridge beams installed as part of Wellingborough’s Stanton Cross scheme

Work to install six huge bridge beams above the railway line as part of the Stanton Cross development has been completed.

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Is speeding an issue near you?

Volunteers needed for community speedwatch scheme in Wellingborough

Volunteers are needed to help tackle speeding in two residential areas in Wellingborough.

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Nene Park, Irthlingborough

Meeting held over future of Nene Park, but demolition still seems likely

Councillors and MPs have met with the owner of Nene Park to discuss its future - but the stadium still seems destined for demolition.

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Brook Farm Animal Sanctuary is hoping to raise the �30,000 needed to buy the plot of land

Appeal by Raunds animal charity to raise £30,000 for new plot of land

A charity which rescues more than 2,500 animals each year is appealing for help to buy a piece of land next to its current site.

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