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Rushden woman fined for fly-tipping waste next to bin

A woman from Rushden has been fined more than £700 for fly-tipping rubbish next to a litter bin.

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Wollaston recycling centre closed in May this year

Plans go in for former recycling centre in Wollaston

Plans for a change of use for a former recycling centre have been submitted.

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Peter Bone MP

Fight against plans for chicken farm in Rushden raised at Westminster

Concerns over plans for a ‘mega-factory farm’ which could house 540,000 chickens have been raised at Westminster.

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Knights Court in Wellingborough

Residents in temporary housing due to rat problem at Wellingborough development

A number of residents have had to move out of their homes due to a problem with rats.

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Some of the stored rubbish. NNL-171114-131625005

Owner of Kettering supermarket fined for storing rubbish on premises

The owner of a European supermarket in Kettering has been fined after using his premises to store large amounts of rubbish.

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Are you making any of these common recycling mistakes?

Pizza boxes, crisp bags and light bulbs: here’s what NOT to recycle

People could save thousands of tons of recyclable materials from going to landfill by avoiding the country’s biggest recycling mistakes, according to an expert.

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The sign in memory of Bernard Vann VC

Lakes honour for Rushden war hero killed in France

A view point at Rushden Lakes has been named after one of the most decorated officers of the British Army.

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Members of the Warth Park Opposition Group met with their MP Tom Pursglove last December

Council decision on expansion of Raunds business park will not be challenged

Campaigners fighting to stop the expansion of a Raunds business park have been told there will not be a judicial review on the decision to approve it.

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Councillors and residents in front of the alley gates. NNL-171031-161047005

Flytipping drops after Kettering alley gated off

An alleyway in Kettering which needed three visits a week to clear rubbish and drug paraphernalia has been transformed after it was gated off.

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East Northants Council has said it will always take action against fly-tipping where possible

Rushden woman fined for fly-tipping in her hometown

A Rushden woman has been fined for fly-tipping in her hometown.

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Paw Patrol soap warning

Alert over Paw Patrol soap after toddler left fighting for life

The makers of a novelty Paw Patrol bath foam have withdrawn it from sale after it apparently exploded leaving a toddler in a critical condition.

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Campaigners set up petition against pig farm near Kettering

Campaigners set up petition against pig farm near Kettering

Animal campaigners have set up a petition against plans for a pig farm near Kettering.

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Volunteers helping out at Desborough Pocket Park at a previous event

Volunteers needed to get stuck in at Desborough park

People are being invited to help out at the last volunteers event of the year for a pocket park.

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The climbing tower at the Frontier Centre in Irthlingborough

Plans for new high ropes course at Irthlingborough centre

Plans have gone in for a high ropes course at a popular activity centre in Irthlingborough.

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Coronation Park in Corby

Week of clean-up events to make Corby safer, cleaner and greener

Litter and dog fouling will be tackled as part of a series of community clean-up events in Corby.

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The new play equipment

New equipment at Higham Ferrers play area

A new multi play unit and agility trail has been installed at the Saffron Road play area in Higham Ferrers.

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The dog control orders are now in place.

Dogs banned from children’s playgrounds in Kettering

Dogs have been banned from enclosed children’s playgrounds in Kettering under a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO).

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The official opening

Street snooker now on offer as part of new games area in Higham Ferrers

Youngsters got the chance to try street snooker at the official opening of a new games area in Higham Ferrers.

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The memory walk is taking place on Sunday (October 1)

Stepping out for the first Wellingborough & District Memory Walk

People of all ages are invited to take part in the first Wellingborough & District Memory Walk.

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The dumped rubbish.

Litter pickers clear 520kg of rubbish from Kettering car park

A group of litter pickers who aimed to collect one tonne of rubbish this year smashed their target after clearing 520kg in one day.

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