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Volunteers thanked for getting stuck in at Desborough pocket park

Volunteers have been thanked for giving up their time to help maintain a popular pocket park.

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Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Hordes of pesky visitors could be invading homes this summer as freak weather conditions will mean a bumper season - for INSECTS, experts say.

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Members of the clean-up operation.

Raunds cemetery tidied up thanks to builders

Raunds’ London Road Cemetery was given a spring clean.

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The garden area at Glamis Hall

Wellingborough community centre needs your votes to help its garden grow

A community centre in Wellingborough needs your support to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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Last year's Waendel Walk

WAENDEL WALK: All the details for this weekend’s event in Wellingborough

Get your walking boots on - the Waendel Walk is back for its 38th year!

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The Midland Road junction with Elsden Road and Senwick Road

Wellingborough resident unhappy after tree cut down as part of Stanton Cross work

The developer behind Stanton Cross has met with a resident after concerns were raised about work taking place near her home.

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The avenue of trees in London Road, Wellingborough

Have your say on new tree policy for Wellingborough

Consultation starts today on a policy providing information and guidance on how Wellingborough Council manages the trees it is responsible for.

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It’s the Northamptonshire County Council elections today - DON’T WASTE YOUR VOTE

It’s the Northamptonshire County Council elections today - DON’T WASTE YOUR VOTE

You may well have skipped straight past some of the centrefolds in the Chron over the past month or so.

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Wollaston household recycling centre to close

Wollaston household recycling centre is to close on Tuesday, May 30, after being given a two-year reprieve by Wellingborough Council.

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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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Some of the fish being moved into the lake.

Corby’s boating lake to receive £10,000 worth of improvements

Corby’s boating lake is being spruced up in time for the summer weather thanks a funding boost of almost £10,000.

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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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Tyson was found and caught in Wellingborough yesterday

FOUND: Wellingborough’s mystery stray dog had been missing from Sheffield for months

The mystery stray spotted in Wellingborough in recent weeks has been caught and will soon be on his way home to Sheffield - more than 100 miles away!

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Anglian Water

£1 million investment in new water pipes for Ringstead

Work to replace more than 3.5 kilometres of mains water pipeline in Ringstead will begin next week.

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This poster has been distributed across Wellingborough

Mystery over stray dog spotted daily at locations across Wellingborough

A woman is appealing for help with a dog which has been spotted countless times in Wellingborough but runs away whenever anyone gets near it.

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The meeting will take place at the Kettering Council offices

Flytipping hotspot in Kettering to be closed to the public

An alleyway in Kettering which is used for flytipping and street drinking so often residents are frightened to use it could be closed off.

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South Northamptonshire MP Andrea Leadsom was appointed Environment Secretary by the new Prime Minister, Theresa May

Northamptonshire MP wants heavier fines for litter bugs

Northamptonshire MP Andrea Leadsom has announced her plans to clamp down on litter bugs as part of the Government’s first Litter Strategy for England initiative.

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The fly-tipped waste found in Upper Benefield

Man fined for fly-tipping builders’ waste in East Northants

A man who admitted fly-tipping waste in East Northants has been order to pay more than £700 by magistrates.

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The Splash play area in Wellingborough

Wellingborough play area opens after £30,000 makeover

A popular play area has been given a makeover costing more than £30,000.

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