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Priors Hall administration: What you need to know

Two companies involved in the building of Priors Hall - previously dubbed the UK’s biggest building site - have had formal notices of administration made public.

Corby has the 30th highest rate of deaths from mesothelioma, with 6.54 deaths in every 100,000 people

Rate of mesothelioma deaths in Corby continues to rise

New figures show that six people die of asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma every day in England and Wales, with Corby having one of the highest mortality rates for the disease.

Work has already started on the new skatepark

Residents unhappy with skatepark being built near their houses in Rothwell

Residents are unhappy with a new skatepark being built near to their homes.

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Britain’s Got Talent star from Kettering to perform in front of thousands of sports fans

Kettering singer Faryl Smith is hoping to be pitch perfect when she sings the national anthem in front of thousands of sports fans.

Two men were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences

Large quantity of drugs seized during police raid in Thrapston

A large quantity of drugs were seized by police after a raid on a property in Thrapston this morning.

EVENTS GUIDE: Northamptonshire fireworks 2016

EVENTS GUIDE: Northamptonshire fireworks 2016

We bring you the biggest and best fireworks guide around with events across Northamptonshire.

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Poundland is recalling a set of Halloween wigs, witches hats and hair extensions.

Poundland recalls ghoulish Halloween costumes as they could be a fire hazard

A set of Poundland Halloween outfits including a set of coloured wigs and a witch’s hat need to be returned, trading standards in Northamptonshire has warned, as they are thought to be a fire risk.

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East Northants writer wins horror story competition

An East Northants author has hit the Halloween horror heights after his short story won an international competition to be part of a best-selling anthology.

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Melanie leaps to success at puddle jumping contest in Kettering

Melanie leaps to success at puddle jumping contest in Kettering

Practice made perfect for the winner of this year’s World Puddle Jumping Championships.

Nathaniel Tew and Courtney Daniels have recreated Corby Technical School in Minecraft

Corby students recreate their school using Minecraft blocks

Two students from Corby Technical School have made an accurate model of their school using the popular building blocks video game Minecraft.

Karthik Nagesan of Kettering

One candidate quits in tonight’s episode of The Apprentice, but is it Kettering’s Karthik?

A candidate will quit in the early stages of this week’s task, but will it be Karthik from Kettering?


AUDIO: Heartbreaking 999 call from terrified elderly woman highlights Halloween hooligan issue

Police released the audio from the call in a bid to warn people celebrating on October 31 to look out for elderly neighbours.

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Plans to double the number of places at Wellingborough primary school

Plans are under way to create additional school places at a primary school in Wellingborough.

Corby phone boxes in line for removal

Corby phone boxes in line for removal

Eight Corby phone boxes are set to be removed by BT.

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Dr Adrian Perkins will fight against an as-yet-unknown competitor on his 51st birthday on November 12 to raise funds for Cancer Research

Kettering doctor takes up boxing to help fight against cancer

A Kettering doctor is helping a cancer charity join the fight against the disease – by taking part in a boxing bout.

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Vandals damage and dump garden furniture stolen from Irthlingborough charity

Vandals stole and damaged garden furniture which had been given a new lease of life by a charity for people with brain injuries.

The matter will be discussed tonight

PSPO law could be introduced to Rothwell, Desborough, Burton Latimer and other Kettering areas

Kettering Council’s controversial PSPO law could be extended across parts of the borough.

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Bishop Stopford School, Kettering

Parking restrictions could be introduced near Kettering school

Parking restrictions could be introduced at a Kettering school after concerns were raised about children crossing the road.

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Halloween fun with charity event at Burton Latimer fire station

There will be plenty of Halloween fun staged at Burton Latimer fire station during a charity open evening.

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