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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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Jo Taylor of Desborough library.

No-confidence motion in Northants county council defeated as library closures are debated

The leader of Northamptonshire County Council Heather Smith has responded to a call for her and her cabinet to resign over a slew of proposed cuts to services by saying “the public understands the position we are in”.

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Corby flu clinic offers vaccines for children

Corby flu clinic offers vaccines for children

A clinic is being held in Corby for children who missed their flu vaccination at school.

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The deep fried mince pies. Credit: Adam Smith NNL-171123-124836005

Deep-fried mince pies on the menu at Thrapston chippy to help library fight

A chippy in Thrapston will sell deep-fried mince pies in a bid to raise money to save the town’s library.

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Another drug dealing flat closed in Kettering

A bid to tackle drug dealing and anti-social behaviour in Kettering has seen another flat closed.

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Higham Ferrers man jailed for offences including burglary and robbery

Higham Ferrers man jailed for offences including burglary and robbery

A man from Higham Ferrers has been jailed for a series of offences including burglary, robbery and attempted robbery.

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The gifts collected during last year's appeal

Northants Telegraph toy and gift appeal 2017: Please give generously!

The Northants Telegraph is launching its annual Christmas Gift Appeal today to help brighten up the festive season for children and teenagers from across our area.

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Corby’s council tax set to rise – but rents could drop

Corby’s council tax set to rise – but rents could drop

Corby’s council tax could rise by 2.7 per cent under new proposals laid out by the Labour-led authority.

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Victoria Bishop with pupils at Sir Christopher Hatton Academy after it was judged as outstanding by Ofsted in 2015

Plans for new teaching block at Wellingborough school ‘bursting at the seams’

A Wellingborough school has submitted plans for a new teaching block to help meet the demand for places.

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North Northamptonshire MPs Peter Bone (Wellingborough), Philip Hollobone (Kettering) and Tom Pursglove (Corby). NNL-171122-151446005

How much did MPs for Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough claim in expenses?

MP for Kettering Philip Hollobone is still the UK’s cheapest Parliamentarian when it comes to expenses.

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Dennis Binks

Final preparations being made as Corby’s Helping Hands group closes

Anyone who has been supported by Corby’s Helping Hands group is being asked to get in touch.

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Inside the Cobden Street drugs den. NNL-171122-144408005

Kettering drugs den closed by police

A Kettering drugs den which sometimes had queues of up to 10 people outside has been closed by police.

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Raphael has been re-homed in Rothwell

Cat dubbed ‘Count Catula’ for his unusual looks finally re-homed in Rothwell

It was love at first sight for nurse Ashleigh Bird when she spotted the rather unusual-looking Raphael on the RSPCA’s website.

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Firearms surrender in Northamptonshire yields 48 weapons in first five days

The first five days of an ongoing two-week national firearms surrender saw 48 items given up to Northamptonshire Police.
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Police raid Kettering nail bar in modern slavery operation

A nail bar in Kettering was one of four properties raided by police as part of an operation to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking.

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William Thallon

Former headteacher is new chairman of trust for four schools in Wellingborough area

A trust which runs four schools in and around Wellingborough has appointed three new directors to its board of trustees.

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Police and ambulance were called to the incident on Saturday

Community ‘sickened’ by attack on Wellingborough teenager raises money to replace stolen bike

People have rallied round to raise more than £300 to replace a teenager’s bike after he was robbed and knocked unconscious in a violent attack.

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Corby to host ‘Cake not Hate’ event

Corby to host ‘Cake not Hate’ event

Corby Council’s community safety team is aiming to bring people together raise awareness about hate crime.

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Car safety checks being carried out at Rushden Lakes yesterday (Tuesday)

Free car safety checks for shoppers at Rushden Lakes

Shoppers at Rushden Lakes are being given the chance to have a free winter check on their cars as firefighters and two local garages mark Road Safety Week.

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The launch of Huxlow Rocks!

Community art project Huxlow Rocks! launched in Irthlingborough

Schoolchildren have been painting rocks as part of a project to bring a little magic and mystery to the community.

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