Missing man last seen in Northampton may be in Wellingborough area

Police are appealing for any information about the whereabouts of 38-year-old Karl Martin who has not been seen since October 18.

Wellingborough Magistrates Court

Wellingborough petrol thief avoids jail

A Wellingborough man who five times drove off without paying for petrol has been given a conditional discharge.

Ruth Bowe, Kirsty Morris, Isobel Bowie and Amelia Dinsdale

Wellingborough School praised for raising £35,000 through its ongoing support for cancer charity

Staff and pupils have been praised for more than a decade of fundraising which has resulted in raising £35,000 for a cancer charity.

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.

Croyland Gardens in Wellingborough

Sound cushions in Wellingborough play area to be relocated

Sound cushions installed as part of a play area in Wellingborough are to be moved after complaints about the noise.

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Charlotte receiving her award

Star baker from Stanwick rises to the challenge at World Bread Awards

A young baker from Stanwick rose to the challenge and came away with a win at the World Bread Awards 2016.

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The race night is taking place on Saturday

Race night to raise money for Wellingborough community centre

A race night is being held to raise funds for a community centre.

Remi is one of the dogs in need of a new home

Little Irchester charity appeals for help in re-homing dozens of dogs

A charity is appealing for help to re-home some of the dozens of dogs in its care.

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Wellingborough Prison has been closed since 2012

Extra security now in place at Wellingborough Prison after Travellers’ eviction

Concrete barriers have been installed at a former prison to stop any illegal encampments on the site.

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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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Wellingborough's past will be brought to life with the new heritage trails

Historic Wellingborough brought to life through new heritage trails

Wellingborough’s past will be brought to life with the launch of the town’s new heritage trails.

Bins left out on the street will be tackled as part of the clean-up campaign

Bins left out on the street to be tackled as part of Wellingborough clean-up campaign

A campaign to clean up part of Wellingborough has been launched following on from similar schemes on the town’s Queensway and Hemmingwell estates.


Get your tickets for Northamptonshire’s first Macmillan Ball

People are being urged to show their support for Northamptonshire’s very first Macmillan County Ball.

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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C&D Productions have previously adapted Dracula for the stage

Terrifying tale of notorious killer in Wellingborough

The Castle Theatre in Wellingborough will not be the only thing bought back to life with a scary show this Halloween.

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Kiantay is having his hair shaved off today

Wellingborough boy to have his hair shaved off in front of classmates

This boy will ‘Brave the Shave’ in front of his school friends and teachers today (Friday).

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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.

Charlotte at the British Transplant Games.

Finedon woman’s fundraising bid to perform on world stage after cancer fight

A Finedon table tennis player who battled cancer is set for the world stage - but she needs your help to do so.

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Accident and emergency staff are being overwhelmed at times

Plea by health bosses to use Northamptonshire hospitals carefully after surge in demand

Health bosses in Northamptonshire are strongly urging people to help their local accident and emergency departments cope with very high levels of demand.

Christopher Bygraves

Man jailed for sexual grooming of a Wellingborough teenager

A man has been jailed for the sexual grooming of a teenager from Wellingborough.

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