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From Little Irchester to Africa: New challenge for animal lover Lizzie

A woman is preparing to take a walk on the wild side by spending a month working with animals in Africa.

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The 'abhorrent' comment.

Broughton councillor ‘should consider his position’ after Hitler jibe

A UKIP candidate says a Broughton councillor should think about stepping down after making a highly offensive comment involving Adolf Hitler.

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The fire which gutted the boathouse.

Businesses rally round to help out Kettering Sea Cadets

Local businesses have teamed up to help out Kettering’s Sea Cadets free of charge after a fire gutted their boathouse.

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The original nursery at 284, Newton Road in 1964

Party to mark end of an era for Rushden nursery

A family-run nursery which has looked after thousands of children is closing after more than 50 years.

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Corby Urgent Care Centre

Compromise offered in funding row over future of Corby Urgent Care Centre

A compromise has been put forward in the funding row over the future of Corby Urgent Care Centre.

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Pam Humphrey.

Kettering woman wins national volunteering award

A Kettering woman who raised more than £15,000 by running charity choir contests has won a national volunteering award.

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Isham coffee shop broken into

A coffee shop in Isham has been forced to close today after it was broken into.

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GV of Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NNL-140703-114637001

Pedestrian access at KGH to be restricted this weekend

Pedestrian access at KGH will be restricted this weekend (March 25/26) as work to create a red route for ambulances is completed.

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Jake's Northampton barbershop, which had served free beer to customers

Man set to open Wellingborough barbershop told he can’t give out free booze to customers

A man who is to open a barbershop in Wellingborough next month has been warned he must not give out free alcohol to customers.

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A recent picture of work progressing at Rushden Lakes (picture by John Bancroft)

REVEALED: Another restaurant joins the line-up for Rushden Lakes

A burger chain is looking to be part of Rushden’s new multi-million pound retail and leisure scheme.

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How pubs and restaurants in Wellingborough rate for food hygiene

You might be thinking of heading out for a nice sit-down meal this weekend.

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Northampton Crown Court.

Kettering paedophile who downloaded and shared indecent images avoids prison

A Kettering man who downloaded and distributed vile sexual images of children has walked free from court.

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Pupils at Freeman's Endowed with the banner before it had to come down

Wellingborough schools unhappy after having to remove banners celebrating good inspections

Staff, pupils and parents have been left disappointed after being told to remove banners celebrating good inspections.

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Recorded child sex offences across Northamptonshire have risen by 30 per cent

Recorded child sex offences across Northamptonshire rose by 30 per cent from previous year

The number of child sex offences recorded by police in Northamptonshire rose to 868 last year according to figures obtained by the NSPCC.
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The scene in Westminster.

Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce president sets up fund for those affected by London terror attack

The president of Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce has set up a fund to help those affected by the Westminster terrorist attack.

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Corby Urgent Care Centre

Council in talks with both parties involved in funding row over Corby Urgent Care Centre

Corby Council is in talks with both parties about the funding row which has led to fears over the future of Corby’s Urgent Care Centre.

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Bike stolen from Corby’s Willow Place

A teenage boy stole a mountain bike from Corby’s Willow Place.

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The plans to extend Warth Park will be considered next Wednesday

Large turn-out expected at meeting over extension plans for Raunds business park

Plans to extend a business park on the outskirts of Raunds could be approved next week.

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The new-look website.

New website to promote the borough of Kettering launched

Kettering Council has launched a new website aimed at promoting what the area has to offer.

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Pictures by Alison Bagley

Celebrating the iconic Dr. Martens brand

This brand may have been born in Germany, but it was made famous in Wollaston.

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