Review of 2014: March and April

Olympic Fish Bar owners Kam Fung Tsang and husband Ray Critchlow fought off two robbers with a curry paddle called 'Woody'
Olympic Fish Bar owners Kam Fung Tsang and husband Ray Critchlow fought off two robbers with a curry paddle called 'Woody'

Wellingborough and Rushden MP Peter Bone spoke of his relief in March after he was cleared of fraud charges at the end of a long-running investigation over funding for his mother-in-law’s care.

In Corby, a cinema war was sparked after developers announced work was to begin on the former Tresham College site while at the same time plans for another eight-screen scheme were deferred by planners.

April saw one of the largest fires in our part of the county in recent memory, after a massive blaze completely destroyed a recycling plant near Wellingborough.

ESS Recycling, at the Leyland Industrial Estate, was destroyed by the huge fire on April 4.

Meanwhile, Pisces Fish and Chips in Thrapston raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by selling deep-fried hot cross buns to hungry customers.