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Wicksteed Park’s global search for iconic play equipment

Wicksteed Park has launched a global search to find the iconic top 10 attractions which graced the world’s first playgrounds.

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GUIDE: 38 family days out in and around Northamptonshire this Easter

Easter is approaching, the kids are excited and there is chocolate everywhere.

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Last year's walk

Crazy Hats Walk at Kettering POSTPONED because of weather fears

Sunday’s Crazy Hats Walk at Wicksteed Park in Kettering has been postponed because of the cold snap forecast.

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Last year's walk

Crazy Hats Walk 2018 latest

Sunday’s Crazy Hats Walk is still on – for now.

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PICTURE SPECIAL: Snowdrop weekend, Chelveston

Signs of spring are starting to show, as can be seen in these pictures.

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PICTURES: Wildlife at Boughton House

These glorious pictures show Boughton House’s wildlife at its best.

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Action from a previous Bubble Rush run. NNL-180202-134422005

Bubble Rush fun run to be held at Kettering’s Wicksteed Park

A family fun run which sees competitors run through 4ft-deep coloured bubble baths will be held to raise money for Cransley Hospice.

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Walking and cycling route in Rushden to be transformed

Walking and cycling route in Rushden to be transformed

A walking and cycling route in Rushden is set to be transformed thanks to lottery funding.

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PICTURE GALLERY: Santa Run at Stanwick Lakes 2017

PICTURE GALLERY: Santa Run at Stanwick Lakes 2017

Father Christmas got himself in shape ahead of the big day at this year’s Stanwick Lakes Santa Run.

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Spectacular sights on streets of Corby

Spectacular sights on streets of Corby

The streets of Corby came alive on Friday night – with a giant robot, walking tree and a pair of jugglers!

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Fireworks

EVENTS GUIDE: Northamptonshire fireworks 2017

We bring you the biggest and best fireworks guide around featuring events across Northamptonshire for 2017.

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Chocolate making at Cadbury World

Days Out: Hundreds of years old but Cadbury World maintains its Willy Wonka inspiring wonder

There is more choice than ever when it comes to taking the kids on a day out across the Home Counties and beyond but Cadbury World is still worth going that little bit further.

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Wicksteed firework display

Bonfire night at Wicksteed Park promises to be a magical affair

The annual Wicksteed Park fireworks extravaganza is returning for a 16th fantastic year, providing a magical event for all the family.

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A competitor at last year's event

Conditions perfect for puddle-jumping splashdown at Wicksteed Park

Competitors are set to make the biggest splashes on record after the wet summer created the perfect conditions for the fifth annual World Puddle Jumping Championships at Wicksteed Park.

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PICTURE GALLERY: Vintage fair and steam rally, Cranford

PICTURE GALLERY: Vintage fair and steam rally, Cranford

The weather was kind to the organisers of this year’s vintage fair and steam rally.

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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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PICTURE SPECIAL: Parkrun, Kettering

PICTURE SPECIAL: Parkrun, Kettering

Kettering parkrun celebrated its first birthday on Saturday.

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Kettering village needs to raise £30,000 for new play area

Kettering village needs to raise £30,000 for new play area

Shoppers can help with a bid to revamp a village play area.

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Spy Academy event manager Mike Thistleton

Try being a spy for the day with event company run by ex military near Milton Keynes

James Bond is such a huge part of our national heritage, that even the Queen is enamoured by him - memorably appearing alongside 007 in a sketch for the London 2012 Olympics.

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John McGhee and Matt Keane, centre, during the West Glebe Park Pavilion 10th anniversary celebrations

Celebrations for Corby pavilion’s 10th birthday

A day of activities and a get-together with users marked the 10th birthday of a Corby park pavilion.

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