Corby Sports Awards 2016

It was an evening of celebration at the Best Western Rockingham Forest Hotel last night as sporting stars filled the room for Corby Council’s annual sports awards.

Northampton 2016 Pride Award Winners.

Inspirational people from across Northamptonshire celebrated at our Pride awards

Unsung heroes from across the county have been honoured at our annual Pride in Northamptonshire Awards.

The Boy Who Bit Picasso

Picasso show comes to Corby

When the artist Picasso comes to The Core at Corby Cube, anything can happen.

Theatre and Comedy
Fairline recruits new workers just months after laying off most staff

Fairline recruits new workers just months after laying off most staff

A luxury boat builder is hiring new staff ten months after they laid off the majority of their 450 workers.

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Bernie Keith’s comedy show at Corby and Kettering

One of the most popular voices in the local area is bringing a new show to The Core at Corby Cube and The Lighthouse Theatre in Kettering.

Theatre and Comedy
Made in Corby

Corby to get £900,000 for arts projects

Corby is to get almost £900,000 more to spend on art and culture, including three festivals.

Sir Christopher Hatton Academy executive principal Victoria Bishop and pupils celebrate last years outstanding Ofsted report

New performance measures see mixed results for Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough and East Northants schools

A new measure of how our schools are performing has shown that while some are above the national average, others fall way below what is expected.

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The checks were carried out in Corby on Friday

Tyres of 200 vehicles checked during police operation in Corby

Officers checked the tyres of 200 vehicles during an operation in Northamptonshire held as part of the national TyreSafe campaign.

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Corby Council has been praised for its green credentials

Corby Council praised for its efforts to go green and help protect the planet

Corby Council is among the first to receive Go Ultra Low status in recognition of its green credentials.

Danny Hero in rehearsals

Corby’s holding out for Danny Hero

New musical Danny Hero is due to make its debut at The Core at Corby Cube on Wednesday, October 26.

Theatre and Comedy
Cat Anderson

Kettering pub comes to the rescue with fundraiser for woman with incurable brain tumour

A pub landlady has stepped in at the eleventh hour to help with a fundraiser for a woman with an incurable brain tumour.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the burglary

Thousands of pounds worth of clothing stolen from Corby unit

Tens of thousands of pounds worth of clothing, including Ben Sherman suits and Hunter wellington boots, were stolen from a unit in Godwin Road, Corby.

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Rab Anderson and his daughter Cat

Kettering dad backs call for more funding to tackle brain tumours

A man whose daughter was diagnosed with an incurable malignant brain tumour has welcomed a new report tackling underfunding of the disease which kills more children and adults under the age of 40 than any other cancer.

Northamptonshire Police Force Awards 2016

Northamptonshire Police Force Awards 2016

Last week saw the annual awards night for Northamptonshire Police, putting in the spotlight officers and staff who have gone the extra mile in the past 12 months.

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Dancers raise record £58,000 for Lakelands Hospice in Corby

Dancers raise record £58,000 for Lakelands Hospice in Corby

Corby folk have done themselves proud yet again by raising more money than ever at an annual dancing competition.

Tom Pursglove.

Grammar school could “present great opportunity” for Corby, says town’s MP

Corby’s MP Tom Pursglove has given his backing to a campaign to create a grammar school in the town.

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First glimpse of Corby to Kettering railway improvements

Work on the first phase of a multi-million-pound project to reinstate a second train line between Corby and Kettering is almost complete.

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Cortni Bird

American country star headlines Corby

American country singer-songwriter Cortni Bird is headlining Lab Music Nights at The Core in Corby next week.

Rothwell Road, Kettering.

Busy Kettering road to close for essential work

A busy Kettering road will be closed while essential work is done to repair manhole covers.

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Corby man who sold thousands of fake DVDs and CDs to pay back the proceeds of his crime

A market trader who was sent to prison for selling fake DVDs and CDs will have to pay back the proceeds of his crime.

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