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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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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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Corby Council leader wished a speedy recovery as he’s granted period of leave

Members wished their council leader a speedy recovery before agreeing to grant him a period of leave.

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Tom Watson joins an art class with teacher Fanoulla Gergiou and Dinah Kazakoff (gallery director)

Labour deputy leader visits Corby on arts and culture mission

Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson visited Corby this week to see how the town preserves access to arts and culture.

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The meeting is taking place in Wellingborough tomorrow

Public meeting in Wellingborough to discuss setting up a community alliance

A public meeting is being held to discuss setting up a community alliance to offer something different at this year’s county council elections.

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A protester at one of last night's rallies (Photo: Dean Kirby/i)

The very British signs on show at anti-Trump protests around the country

Across the country last night Britons took to the streets to protest Donald Trump’s ban on people from seven majority Muslim countries entering the United States.

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The party's launch event.

Desborough’s newest political party offically launches

A party set up by residents frustrated at Desborough’s seismic council tax precept rise has offically been launched.

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Thousands of people in Northamptonshire sign petition calling for Donald Trump's State Visit to be scaled down

More than 9,000 people in Northamptonshire have signed the petition calling for President Trump's State Visit to the UK to be scaled back.

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Wellingborough's council tax will be discussed next week

Council tax increase proposed for people living in Wellingborough

Councillors are to discuss an increase in council tax for people living in Wellingborough.

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Northamptonshire Rural Housing Association company secretary, Craig Felts

Affordable homes plan for four villages in Northamptonshire

Thirty-three affordable homes are being built in four Northamptonshire villages, a housing developer has announced.

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An artist's impression of the new homes being built in Earls Barton by housing developer, David Wilson Homes

New homes come with £2.4 million investment pledge by housing developer in Northamptonshire

A housing developer has pledged to invest more than £2.4 million into a Northamptonshire village including money for education, health and sports facilities.

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Northamptonshire County Council wants to merge it's in-house adult social care department and Olympus Care.

UKIP fears Northamptonshire council's care merger is 'like moving deckchairs on the Titanic' while staff fear redundancies

A move aimed at saving Northamptonshire County Council more than £9 million by merging Olympus Care and its own in-house adult social care department will just shift money around, not save it, according to UKIP.
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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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