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Offensive graffiti daubed on play equipment in Corby

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

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Aggressive begging has been a problem in Kettering town centre in recent months

Authorities working together to tackle aggressive begging in Kettering town centre

Police are working with the council to crackdown on aggressive begging in Kettering.

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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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Sean Feeley with Cllr Colin Wright and Alyson Allfree

New play equipment unveiled at Stanwick Lakes

Young adventurers can explore a colourful new addition to the play area at Stanwick Lakes.

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The event at Rockingham Castle in 2013

More than 3,000 dogs heading to castle near Corby for international festival

The Kennel Club International Agility Festival will see a record-breaking 3,170 dogs from all over the world head to Rockingham Castle for the world’s largest agility festival.

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The proposed site plan

More than 4,000 sign petition against plans for poultry farm in Rushden

More than 4,000 people have signed a petition against plans for a poultry farm with a capacity for 540,000 birds.

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The notice which has gone up at the site

Plans to demolish changing rooms at Wellingborough park

Plans have been submitted for demolition of the changing rooms at a popular park in Wellingborough.

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Some of the cats in need of re-homing

Animal re-homing charity in Little Irchester over-run with cats

An animal charity is appealing for help in re-homing dozens of cats and kittens in its care.

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Tesco

Tesco announces plans to scrap 5p single-use plastic bags

Shoppers at Tesco stores across Britain will no longer be able to buy 5p ‘single-use’ plastic carrier bags from the end of the month.

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Mill Road Park.

Kettering park could be latest area to join council’s PSPO

Mill Road Park and its surroundings could be subject to a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) under proposals by Kettering Council.

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The site in Irchester

Plans for more units at Travellers site in Irchester

Plans have been submitted for nine additional units at a Travellers site.

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The clean-up took place on the Queensway estate on Sunday

Efforts to clean up Wellingborough underpass overshadowed by flytipping on the same estate

Wellingborough NORSE teamed up with staff from McDonald’s to give an underpass on a Wellingborough estate a much needed facelift.

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The proposed site plan

Concern over plans for poultry farm with capacity for 540,000 birds in Rushden

Plans have been submitted for 10 poultry buildings which will each contain 54,000 birds.

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Rushden Lakes opened on Friday

Hard work finally pays off for developer behind Rushden Lakes

It may have been a long time coming, but the hard work has paid off for the developer behind the £140 million Rushden Lakes scheme.

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Inside the visitor centre at Rushden Lakes

More than 40,000 people explore the wetlands as visitor centre opens at Rushden Lakes

More than 40,000 visited the Nene Wetlands at Rushden Lakes this weekend.

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Rushden Lakes opened to the public on Friday

Council leader hails opening of Rushden Lakes as momentous occasion for the area

The leader of East Northants Council says Rushden Lakes is the ‘retail, dining and leisure experience that the people of this district deserve.’

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The incident took place in Lings Wood, near Arlbury Road.

Man tried to grab woman walking in Northampton woods

A man tried to grab a woman as she was walking through a Northampton wood, police have revealed.

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The plans for the new 3G pitch at Redwell Leisure Centre

Concerns raised about plans for all-weather pitch in Wellingborough

Concerns have been raised about plans for a new all-weather pitch in Wellingborough.

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Cllr Steven North at the stakeholder event held at Rushden Lakes last week

RUSHDEN LAKES: Council leader ‘cannot wait’ for £140 million scheme to open

The leader of East Northants Council cannot wait to see the eagerly anticipated Rushden Lakes scheme open for business.

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Leader of East Northants Council Steven North

Council agrees masterplan vision for Rushden East development

The vision for a new sustainable urban extension that will provide housing and employment within high quality and well-connected environments has been approved by East Northamptonshire Council (ENC).

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