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Improvements made to well-used footpath in East Northants

Work to improve access to a popular footpath in East Northants is now complete.

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The site notice which went up earlier this year

Demolition of changing rooms at Wellingborough park to re-start soon

Demolition of the changing rooms at a popular park in Wellingborough is due to re-start soon.

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Kettering Council is backing the campaign

Council to target fly-tipping hotspots in Kettering

Kettering Council has joined a national ‘Crime Not to Care’ campaign, from Keep Britain Tidy, to help reduce fly-tipping.

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Leader of East Northants Council Cllr Steven North

£275,000 cash boost for garden village project on East Northants airfield site

A project to develop the old Deenethorpe Airfield site into a garden village has received a £275,000 funding boost from the Government.

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An aerial view of the proposed development

Could developer’s scheme help cut traffic problems in and around Rushden Lakes?

A developer is working on a scheme which it says could bring houses, jobs and millions of pounds worth of road improvements to Rushden.

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Some of the volunteers who took part in the final event of the year

Volunteers thanked for their help ‘come rain or shine’ at Desborough park

Volunteers have been thanked for their help looking after a pocket park during the past 12 months.

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The official ribbon cutting by the Star Wars actor

Star Wars actor cuts the ribbon for new play barn at Desborough attraction

A magical play barn that has been in the planning for 14 years has been officially opened.

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The fly-tipped waste next to a bin in Rushden

Rushden woman fined for fly-tipping waste next to bin

A woman from Rushden has been fined more than £700 for fly-tipping rubbish next to a litter bin.

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Wollaston recycling centre closed in May this year

Plans go in for former recycling centre in Wollaston

Plans for a change of use for a former recycling centre have been submitted.

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Peter Bone MP

Fight against plans for chicken farm in Rushden raised at Westminster

Concerns over plans for a ‘mega-factory farm’ which could house 540,000 chickens have been raised at Westminster.

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Knights Court in Wellingborough

Residents in temporary housing due to rat problem at Wellingborough development

A number of residents have had to move out of their homes due to a problem with rats.

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Some of the stored rubbish. NNL-171114-131625005

Owner of Kettering supermarket fined for storing rubbish on premises

The owner of a European supermarket in Kettering has been fined after using his premises to store large amounts of rubbish.

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Are you making any of these common recycling mistakes?

Pizza boxes, crisp bags and light bulbs: here’s what NOT to recycle

People could save thousands of tons of recyclable materials from going to landfill by avoiding the country’s biggest recycling mistakes, according to an expert.

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The sign in memory of Bernard Vann VC

Lakes honour for Rushden war hero killed in France

A view point at Rushden Lakes has been named after one of the most decorated officers of the British Army.

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Members of the Warth Park Opposition Group met with their MP Tom Pursglove last December

Council decision on expansion of Raunds business park will not be challenged

Campaigners fighting to stop the expansion of a Raunds business park have been told there will not be a judicial review on the decision to approve it.

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Councillors and residents in front of the alley gates. NNL-171031-161047005

Flytipping drops after Kettering alley gated off

An alleyway in Kettering which needed three visits a week to clear rubbish and drug paraphernalia has been transformed after it was gated off.

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East Northants Council has said it will always take action against fly-tipping where possible

Rushden woman fined for fly-tipping in her hometown

A Rushden woman has been fined for fly-tipping in her hometown.

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Paw Patrol soap warning

Alert over Paw Patrol soap after toddler left fighting for life

The makers of a novelty Paw Patrol bath foam have withdrawn it from sale after it apparently exploded leaving a toddler in a critical condition.

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Campaigners set up petition against pig farm near Kettering

Campaigners set up petition against pig farm near Kettering

Animal campaigners have set up a petition against plans for a pig farm near Kettering.

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Volunteers helping out at Desborough Pocket Park at a previous event

Volunteers needed to get stuck in at Desborough park

People are being invited to help out at the last volunteers event of the year for a pocket park.

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