East Northants

East Northants

People urged to get out and explore East Northants during Nene Valley Festival

The Nene Valley Festival 2017 kicked off in style at the weekend with a day of family fun at Delapre Abbey.

The tree planting ceremony

Completion of 46 new houses on site of former factory in Rushden

A tree planting ceremony has been held to mark the completion of a new 46-home development in Rushden.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Cycle Fest at Stanwick Lakes

PICTURE SPECIAL: Cycle Fest at Stanwick Lakes

Hundreds of people got on their bikes to have fun at Stanwick Lakes.

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IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced from Corby, Finedon, Kettering, Rushden and Wellingborough

The following people have been sentenced at magistrates courts in the county:

Rushden Lakes.

Decision to be made 'very shortly' on parking surrounding Rushden Lakes

Northamptonshire County Council could imminently enforce double yellow lines on four roads surrounding Rushden Lakes shopping complex if given the green light.

County Hall

Three MPs yet to pledge support to Northamptonshire’s fairer funding pleas

Four of Northamptonshire’s seven MPs have backed the county council’s call for fairer funding as the authority faces having to make half-a-billion pounds worth of service cuts.

L-R: Sharon, Vicky, Darrel with Isaac and Carolyn.

Rushden parents reunited with ambulance crew who delivered baby on A14

A Rushden couple have been reunited with an ambulance crew who came to their aid by delivering their son – on the A14.

Hector Turner (middle) will try to cross the Atlantic in a pedalo.

Rushden man to pedalo across Atlantic Ocean

A man will try to make history when he and three friends cross the Atlantic Ocean - in a pedalo.

David Hawker.

Rushden extra to feature in new film with Judi Dench

Eagle-eyed film fans might spot a man from Rushden if they take a trip to the cinema on Friday (September 15).

Charles Spurgeon

The national charity with a Rushden HQ which gives children hope

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Spurgeons, a charity based in Rushden which has supported thousands of vulnerable and disadvantaged children in England.

Councillor Heather Smith has revealed plans to become a unitary authority will not go ahead before 2020.

‘Zero chance’ of governing Northamptonshire under one big council before 2020, county chief reveals

Hopes of reducing Northamptonshire’s eight councils to just one will not happen before 2020 because of Brexit and squabbling between authority chiefs, the county council leader has claimed.

KGH chairman Alan Burns

Help KGH improve its services

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is holding elections to appoint nine new governors to help shape its future.

The house has been vacant for eight years

Council uses its powers to take possession of empty Rushden house

A council has used its compulsory purchase power to take possession of an empty Rushden house.

The proposed poultry farm near Rushden

Animal charity urges councillors to reject plans for poultry farm near Rushden

An animal charity is urging councillors to reject plans for a poultry farm near Rushden.

There have been complaints about the smell near Rushden

Complaints over foul odour near Rushden

A number of complaints have been made about a bad smell near Rushden.

The roadworks are taking place next month

TRAFFIC: Roadworks on A45 between Stanwick and Raunds

Work to maintain the A45 east and westbound between Stanwick and Raunds will take place from Monday, October 2, to Sunday, October 22.

More details about the scheme

Major study into how to improve A45 from Northampton to Thrapston

A study looking at ways to improve the A45 from Northampton to its junction with the A14 has been carried out.

Natasha Krywald is appealing for help to set up a soup kitchen in Rushden

Teenager appealing for help to set up soup kitchen in Rushden

A teenage girl is looking for help to set up a soup kitchen in Rushden.

Police want to speak to this man

Police want to speak to this man about fuel stolen from Raunds garage

Police want to speak to the driver of this Silver Saab in connection with the theft of £82.79 of petrol from the BP garage in Raunds.

This picture shows several police cars at the hotel earlier today (Monday)

Armed police called to hotel near Rushden

Armed officers were called to a hotel in Rushden earlier today (Monday).

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