Parks minister launches national action group in Kettering

Parks and Green Spaces Minister Marcus Jones launched a national action group at the Green Patch in Kettering today (Tuesday).

The revamped funeral home.

Kettering funeral home opens after £90,000 revamp

A funeral home in Kettering has officially opened after a £90,000 investment.

Kettering Sports Personality of the Year 2016, The Arthur Nicholson
Award Winner Myles Fletcher (Burton Park Amateur Boxing Club) - presented by The Mayor of Kettering Cllr Scott Edwards. NNL-170919-100634005

Less than a week left for Kettering Sports Awards nominations

Nominations for the Kettering Sports Awards end next week (Monday, September 25).

From left, Rob Pinney from Net Zero, Dr Andrew Campbell, CEO of the Brooke Weston Trust, Jo Fallowell and Scott Edwards.

New eco-friendly Kettering pre-school opens

A new pre-school in Kettering which will host 60 children was officially opened by the borough’s mayor.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Parkrun, Kettering

PICTURE SPECIAL: Parkrun, Kettering

Kettering parkrun celebrated its first birthday on Saturday.

The Earl of Dalkeith.

Kettering pub to cut prices to show benefit of VAT reduction

The Earl of Dalkeith in Kettering will slash its prices by 7.5 per cent on Wednesday (September 20) for Tax Equality Day.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Mum attacked while waiting to collect children from Kettering school

A woman was assaulted in Cross Street, Kettering, while waiting to pick her children up from school.


Man charged over serious assault in Kettering

A man will face magistrates today (Monday) after being charged in connection with a serious assault in Kettering.

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Bid for 27 new council houses in Kettering set to move one step closer

Kettering Council looks set to endorse proposals to build 27 council houses in the town.

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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:

The assault happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Man seriously assaulted in Kettering

A man was left with serious injuries after being assaulted in Kettering town centre.

Bruce Dee. NNL-170915-101442005

Desborough boy wins incredible seven gold medals at World Dwarf Games

A Desborough boy’s trip to the World Dwarf Games in Canada saw him return home with 10 medals - seven of which were gold.

Harpreet Garcha.

Crooked Kettering letting agent must pay £1m or face seven years in prison

A former letting agent from Kettering who conned tenants and landlords with fraudulent invoices must pay £1m - or face up to seven years behind bars.

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.

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‘Inadequate’ Rothwell school showing signs of progress

A Rothwell school placed in special measures after a highly critical Ofsted report is making progress, inspectors have found.

Neil Griffin, manager of the Newlands Shopping Centre in Kettering

Kettering’s Newlands Centre looking for town’s ‘poshest palate’

Kettering’s Newlands Shopping Centre will hold a taste testing competition later this month to find the town’s ‘poshest palate’.

Jean with daughters Rosemary and Maggie (front), Rosemarys daughter Naomi, granddaughter Jenny (second row)  and daughter in law Fiona ( back) NNL-170914-132602005

Weekley care home resident celebrates 100th birthday

A resident at a care home in Weekley has turned 100.

The Poppies' old Rockingham Road stadium. NNL-170409-142535005

Poppies’ former Rockingham Road home bought by developer

Kettering Town FC’s former Rockingham Road home has been bought by a developer for a future housing project.

The fire engine struggled to get through school streets.

Fire engine struggles to get through streets near schools in Kettering

At least 11 drivers were given words of advice after an operation to highlight inappropriate parking near schools in Kettering.

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