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SPECIAL REPORT: Will the county council plans to get people into its £53m HQ work?

More than 2,000 Northamptonshire County Council staff are set to move into a £53 million new office in the centre of town - but with only 65 parking spaces for car sharers and a park and ride scheme on offer, there are fears it just won’t work.

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Paul Blantern.

Northants council boss says performance pay will return despite last year’s fiasco

Performance-related pay WILL return At Northamptonshire County Council next year - despite a debacle that saw hundreds miss out on a £600 Christmas pay-rise in 2016.

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Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

A warning has been issued about a potential scam which involves the sending of fake emails or texts offering a tax rebate.

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Budget 2017 LIVE: Full coverage and analysis

Budget 2017 LIVE: Full coverage and analysis

Welcome to our LIVE blog of today’s Prime Minister’s Questions and the Chancellor’s 2017 Budget.

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Free-range eggs become barn eggs following bird flu

Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

A bird flu panic has seen free-range eggs temporarily lose their status after hens were brought indoors.

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Council leader Steven North

Council tax to increase by £5 for people living in East Northants

East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) has decided to increase its share of council tax due to the uncertainty about future Government funding.

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John Campbell has held the role of chief executive since 2012

Criticism of Wellingborough Council’s decision to scrap chief executive role

A shake-up of Wellingborough Council’s senior management team including losing the chief executive role has been criticised by opposition councillors.

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Wellingborough Council set its council tax last night

Council tax increase of £5 for Wellingborough approved unanimously

Councillors have unanimously agreed to raise the council tax by £5 in Wellingborough.

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Corby Council approved its 2017/18 budget last night

Cross party agreement as councillors set council tax for Corby residents

Councillors have agreed to a £5 increase in council tax for people living in Corby.

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Lib Dems win Kettering Council by-election

Lib Dems win Kettering Council by-election

The Liberal Democrats have gained a seat on Kettering Council after a by-election in Barton Seagrave.

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The 58 million worth of cuts has been approved despite two protests at County Hall.

BREAKING NEWS: Northamptonshire County Council rubber stamps £58 million budget cuts that will see 130 jobs go

A five per cent council tax hike and £58 million worth of cuts were approved by Northamptonshire County Council - as the ruling Conservatives dismissed protests, "death threats" and an alternate budget that promised to axe a tenth of the amount.
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Barton Seagrave going to the polls today

Barton Seagrave going to the polls today

Residents in Barton Seagrave will go to the polls today (Thursday) to elect a new Kettering councillor.

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John Campbell when he started the role in 2012

Wellingborough Council to lose its chief executive as part of management shake-up

Wellingborough Council is set to lose the role of chief executive in a shake-up of its senior management team.

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Corby Cube

Council says it won’t try to recover Corby Cube overspend

Council bosses have said they won’t try to recover the costs which overran when building the Corby Cube.

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Wellingborough and Corby Councils will be confirming their elements of the council tax bill next week

Wellingborough and Corby residents set for £5 increase in council tax

People living in Wellingborough and Corby are likely to see their council tax increase by £5 for 2017/18.

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NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

The NHS is facing its biggest shake up in a generation with nearly 20 hospitals marked for closure and care from cradle to grave put through a wholesale overhaul to plug a £22bn black hole in health service funding, an investigation by this newspaper can reveal.

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The Johnston Press Investigations Unit has trawled through all 44 Sustainability and Transformation Plans to build up a picture of the nation's health service in five years' time.

The Great NHS Gamble: Northamptonshire will see funding drop by £328 per head over next five years

People in Northamptonshire will see their healthcare spending drop by £328 per head in the next five years as part of the biggest NHS shake up in a generation.

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Plans to shake up the way the NHS is delivered in Northamptonshire were drawn up by "stealth" according to a national campaign group.

Northamptonshire’s five-year NHS ‘vision’ was ‘drawn up by stealth’, claims campaign group

Plans to shake up the NHS in Northamptonshire and cut funding by £328 per person were put in place “by stealth” according to a national campaign group - and could face a legal challenge.

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The council offices in Cedar Drive, Thrapston

Extra income for East Northants Council as school moves into its offices

A new school will soon be operating from the building where East Northants Council is based.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold launching his Police and Crime Plan at Guilsborough Academy.

Police commissioner vows to divert funds to cyber crime unit in five year 'vision' for Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire's Police and Crime Commissioner vowed to make children's online safety a top priority as he launched his crime-tackling vision for the county in front of a school assembly.
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