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Raunds skate park closed for urgent repairs

A skate park in Raunds has been closed for urgent repairs.

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Leaflets are being delivered to properties in the area

Signs go up against plans for poultry farm near Rushden

People opposed to plans for a poultry farm near Rushden are trying to raise awareness of the proposed scheme with signs and leaflets.

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A narrow boat makes it's way along the River Nene towards Denford

People in East Northants encouraged to explore the Nene Valley on two wheels

Cylists are encouraged to ride their bike to work, to the shops, to school and along the Nene Valley for the Nene Valley Festival 2017.

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Kettering's community project Green Patch has received a huge donation of topsoil from county firm Garden Topsoil Direct MAIL6021 OAK-160722-E85390266

Parks minister launches national action group in Kettering

Parks and Green Spaces Minister Marcus Jones launched a national action group at the Green Patch in Kettering today (Tuesday).

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Cllr Colin Wright and Cllr Sarah Peacock

People urged to get out and explore East Northants during Nene Valley Festival

The Nene Valley Festival 2017 kicked off in style at the weekend with a day of family fun at Delapre Abbey.

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Corby Boating Lake

Temporary fishing ban at Corby Boating Lake as Carp showing ‘signs of distress’

A temporary fishing ban has been put in place at Corby Boating Lake.

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Flytipped rubbish in Corby.

Flytipping in Corby cost taxpayers £84,000 last year

Corby saw 1,750 reported flytipping incidents last year, costing the taxpayer £84,000.

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Britain's biggest 'fatberg' weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

Here’s why you shouldn’t put oil down the sink

Britain’s biggest ‘fatberg’ weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

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The project is being led by KHL Big Local

Concerns raised over makeover for Corby green space

A community project is giving a green space a makeover, but the plans have not been welcomed by everyone.

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The house has been vacant for eight years

Council uses its powers to take possession of empty Rushden house

A council has used its compulsory purchase power to take possession of an empty Rushden house.

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Peter Bone MP with some of the residents who are opposed to the plans for a new 3G pitch

Hundreds sign petitions against plans for all-weather pitch in Wellingborough

Hundreds of people have put their names to two petitions against plans for an all-weather football pitch in Wellingborough.

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The proposed poultry farm near Rushden

Animal charity urges councillors to reject plans for poultry farm near Rushden

An animal charity is urging councillors to reject plans for a poultry farm near Rushden.

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There have been complaints about the smell near Rushden

Complaints over foul odour near Rushden

A number of complaints have been made about a bad smell near Rushden.

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The clean-up day is taking place on Thursday (September 7)

Kettering residents reclaiming their street after months of anti-social behaviour

People living in Kettering’s New Buildings in Meadow Road will be getting together on Thursday (September 7) for a community clean-up day.

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The proposed site

Plans for 40 houses on Wellingborough estate

Plans have been submitted for 40 houses on a piece of vacant scrubland on a Wellingborough estate.

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The litter before it was cleared up.

Kettering litter pick clears 40kg of rubbish

A community litter pick in Kettering removed 40kg of rubbish from the woods.

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The proposed new pitch

Public exhibition for all-weather pitch in Wellingborough

People will be able to learn more about a proposed all-weather football pitch at a public drop-in session.

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Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

The average British family is wasting over TWO kgs of food every month.

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‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

A cool August has seen spiders head indoors earlier than usual this year.

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A section of the East Northants Greenway

Funding could soon be released for next phase of East Northants Greenway

Councillors will be asked to approve funding for another section of the East Northamptonshire Greenway.

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