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Community clean-ups to make Corby ‘safer, cleaner and greener’

Corby Council is teaming up with the neighbourhood policing teams, local businesses and community groups to make the borough safer, cleaner and greener as part of Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean campaign.

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A previous volunteers event at Desborough Pocket Park

Desborough Pocket Park needs you!

Desborough Pocket Park offers pleasant walks, a pretty brook and picturesque pond.

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Some of the rubbish strewn across the entrance to the site. NNL-180219-153020005

Kettering street ‘riddled’ with flies after waste dumped

Fed-up residents and businesses in a Kettering street say a fly-infested building is giving them sleepless nights.

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Members of the Cluck Off campaign group with MPs Peter Bone and Tom Pursglove and East Northants councillor Helen Harrison

Rushden chicken farm plans recommended for refusal

Plans for a poultry farm which could house up to 540,000 chickens have been recommended for refusal.

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Members of the Cluck Off campaign group with Cllr Helen Harrison and MPs Tom Pursglove and Peter Bone

Support from MPs for Cluck Off group fighting plans for Rushden ‘chicken factory’

Two MPs are strongly backing the fight against plans to build a poultry farm with the capacity for up to 540,000 birds in Rushden.

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One of the leaflets distributed by the Cluck Off group

MPs join fight against plans for poultry farm in Rushden

Two MPs are showing their support for a campaign against plans to build a poultry farm with the capacity for up to 540,000 birds in Rushden.

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Stanwick Lakes

Win annual membership to Stanwick Lakes with Explorer Challenge

This half term you could win an annual membership to Stanwick Lakes by exploring popular attractions in Northamptonshire and Peterborough.

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DANKS has been spotted at various locations in Wellingborough

Bid to find those behind this graffiti in Wellingborough

People living in Wellingborough are being urged to keep an eye out for this graffiti tag.

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The odds of Prime Minister Theresa May

Look which Northamptonshire MP is now third favourite to be next PM

Jacob Rees-Mogg is the new 4/1 favourite to be the next British Prime Minister after Theresa May, following a surge of bets at the start of the week.
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Urgent tree works required at popular Corby park

Urgent tree works required at popular Corby park

Urgent works will be undertaken at Corby’s East Carlton Country Park after it was found a number of trees have a significant decay fungus.

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The steel frame of the cinema at Rushden Lakes

VIDEO: See the story so far as work progresses on phase two of Rushden Lakes

This picture shows the steel frame of the new 14-screen cinema being built at Rushden Lakes.

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Rushden's war memorial

Support for the homeless to help tackle anti-social behaviour at Rushden war memorial

Plans to tackle anti-social behaviour at a town’s war memorial will include supporting people who are homeless or dependent on drugs and alcohol.

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Stanwick Lakes today

Spring has sprung early at Stanwick Lakes

Hundreds of woollen flowers are brightening up Stanwick Lakes today (Friday).

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Corby petrol station fined for operating without permit

The owner of a service station in Corby has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 for operating without an environmental permit and ignoring a legal notice.

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A tree policy has been produced for Wellingborough

New policy to help manage Wellingborough’s 76,000 trees

A council responsible for an estimated 76,000 trees has a new policy on how they are managed.

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The proposed PSPO area

New order could help tackle anti-social behaviour in Wellingborough town centre

A new order to tackle anti-social behaviour in Wellingborough town centre could soon be introduced.

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The land to the east of Ferrers School

Public exhibition on plans for area of open space in Higham Ferrers

People are being invited to have their say on plans for an area of open space in Higham Ferrers.

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The plans for the park

Work starts on £4.5 million Historic Heart project to rejuvenate Kettering park

Work has begun on a £4.5 million plan to bring the history and heritage of Wicksteed Park alive to all visitors.

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Rushden war memorial

Action plan to tackle anti-social behaviour at Rushden war memorial

An action plan is being drawn up to tackle anti-social behaviour at a town’s war memorial.

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Iceland take a stand against plastic

Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

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