Nostalgia

Nostalgia

Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Any music fan will be aware of how vinyl records have become strangely fashionable again, with the retro format enjoying a resurgence as an alternative mp3 downloads and streaming.

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Irchester man brings great-grandfather’s story to life

Irchester man brings great-grandfather’s story to life

The great-grandson of a soldier who died in the First World War has brought his story to life in a new book.

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Troops of the 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment resting in a front-line trench at Molain, October 17, 1918

Life in the Armed Forces and back in Northamptonshire during two world wars

Old photographs of Corby during the Second World War have come to light – thanks to a local clothing company!

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VIDEO: Flying Scotsman arrives in Kettering

The Flying Scotsman caused a stir on its journey through the county at the weekend.

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The Flying Scotsman at Peterborough Station before its return to London

Flying Scotsman due to pass through Northamptonshire this morning

The Flying Scotsman is back on track after needing vital repairs in Peterborough.

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The Flying Scotman at Nene Valley Railway. Picture by Glyn Dobbs

Hopes high for Flying Scotsman visit to Kettering

The Flying Scotsman could be back on the rails in time for a journey through the county next month.

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The Flying Scotman at Nene Valley Railway. Picture by Glyn Dobbs

Flying Scotsman visit to Kettering in doubt

Steam train enthusiasts may not be able to see the Flying Scotsman stop off in Kettering next month after the famous locomotive developed a fault.

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More Raunds photos from the 1950s

More Raunds photos from the 1950s

Here are some more fascinating photos of Raunds in the 1950s.

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‘Lost’ Raunds pictures from 1950s restored to former glory

‘Lost’ Raunds pictures from 1950s restored to former glory

These fascinating photos of Raunds in the 1950s have been restored to their former glory for generations to come to enjoy.

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Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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The Union of South Africa on a previous stop-off at Kettering Railway Station

Steam train to stop off at Kettering

Steam engine fans will be in for a treat when an old favourite stops off in the county at the weekend.

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The forgotten story of Finedon’s ‘boy genius’

On a warm summer’s afternoon in 1867, the young son of a Rutland country parson was out bathing in a pool of the River Welland near his home.

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VIDEO: Astonishing never-seen-before World War Two photos

These astonishing never-seen-before photos snapped a year after VE Day show the apocalyptic devastation across post-war Germany.

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The new display boards

History of Wellingborough market remembered on new display boards

Permanent display screens featuring market scenes from 1860 to the present day have been installed on Wellingborough market this week.

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Could Woolworths be set to return to Northamptonshire after former boss makes admission?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Northamptonshire after former boss makes admission?

Retailer, which had stories in Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough and Rushden, collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect brand.

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A wartime display at the County Ground in Northampton

Revealed: Secrets of ‘Dad’s Army’ of Northants

Next year sees the 50th anniversary of Dad’s Army, one of the most popular TV sitcoms ever made.

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Try our Easter quiz of Northamptonshire nostalgia pictures

Try our Easter quiz of Northamptonshire nostalgia pictures

We have dived into our archive and unearthed eight Easter-themed photos taken all over Northamptonshire.

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The Flying Scotsman pictured in Wellingborough last year.

Flying Scotsman to steam through Northampton today... and here's where you can see it

The world's most famous steam engine is set to speed through Northampton today.

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Bakers at work in an Oliver Adams bakery

Oliver Adams: A look back through our archives

We take a look back at the history and coverage we have affforded the bakery over the years.

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Pictures by Alison Bagley

Celebrating the iconic Dr. Martens brand

This brand may have been born in Germany, but it was made famous in Wollaston.

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