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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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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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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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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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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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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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The new Oak Furniture Land store in Kettering. NNL-171121-093242005

Furniture store to open in Kettering this weekend

The UK’s ‘largest retailer of solid hardwood furniture’ is set to open a store in Kettering this weekend.

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New children’s memorial garden at Kettering Crematorium

New children’s memorial garden at Kettering Crematorium

Families can now leave messages on a memorial tree in a new garden dedicated to children and young people at Kettering Crematorium.

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VIDEO: Reindeer provide festive cheer at Kettering's Cransley Hospice

Staff and patients at Kettering's Cransley Hospice got into the festive spirit after a visit from some of Santa's reindeer.

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Mums nominate Kettering cafe for breastfeeding support award

A cafe has been shortlisted for a national award thanks to its efforts to support mums who breastfeed.

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Christopher Sheldon of Kettering

Three-year jail sentence for Kettering man who sexually exploited a child

A 23-year-old man from Kettering has been given a three-year jail sentence for the sexual exploitation of a child.

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Development Land: Burton Latimer/Isham: Land off A509 between A14 and railway/river near Weetabix factory earmarked for development

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Councils unite against planned huge logistics park near Isham

Councils from across the north of the county have outlined their fears over plans for a 200,000 sq m logistics park near Isham.

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Shaun in his Taco Truck.

Opening date revealed for Kettering’s latest restaurant

Lovers of Mexican cuisine are in for a treat after Kettering’s latest restaurant revealed its opening date.

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The Christmas craft fair is taking place next month

Christmas craft fair in support of Johnny’s Happy Place in Kettering

A Christmas craft fair organised by Johnny’s Happy Place (JHP) and Youth Works is taking place next month.

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The car ploughed into the house, but fortunately nobody was inside at the time. NNL-171120-115005005

Car ploughs into Kettering house

A car careered through the wall of a house in Kettering at the weekend.

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Boy, 11, assaulted in Rothwell

A boy was grabbed by the neck and told to get into a car by a man in Rothwell.

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Man indecently exposes himself to 15-year-old girl in Desborough

A man indecently exposed himself and performed a sex act in front of a teenage girl in Desborough.

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IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced from Burton Latimer, Corby, Higham Ferrers, Kettering, Peterborough and Wellingborough

IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced from Burton Latimer, Corby, Higham Ferrers, Kettering, Peterborough and Wellingborough

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

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Inspectors impressed by Kettering service’s level of care

Inspectors impressed by Kettering service’s level of care

A Kettering-based service which helps people with learning disabilities has been rated as outstanding by inspectors.

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