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Repeat offender breached Kettering drinking banning order

A man has been convicted of breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order after drinking and acting in a threatening manner in Kettering in public.


LISTEN: Northamptonshire's 999 call handlers reveal most inappropriate 'emergencies'

Broken eggs, a dead fox and someone who wanted breakfast made for them are some of the inappropriate 999 calls Northamptonshire's emergency call handlers have taken in the last six months.
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REVEALED: Date for latest restaurant to open at Rushden Lakes

A fresh and modern new Pizza Express restaurant will be opening at Rushden Lakes next month.

Increased security at Corby Co-op stores after spate of armed robberies

Increased security at Corby Co-op stores after spate of armed robberies

Northamptonshire Police and the Co-op have joined forces to increase security at stores across the county after several armed robberies.

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Plans for new homeless hub in Corby

Homeless charity Corby Nightlight say they believe they’ve found a shelter where they can make a difference to the town’s problem.

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Annual search to find Rushden’s unsung heroes

The annual search to recognise people who go the extra mile to help others in their town has been launched for 2018.

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Milestone as hundreds of patients helped by Hospice At Home scheme in Corby

A service which helps patients in the final weeks of their life has reached a major milestone.

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Money raised to fund Desborough swimming pool will be given to other causes

A fund of more than £20,000 that was raised in the hope of building a swimming pool in Desborough will be redistributed.

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Police investigating Kettering murder release CCTV footage

Detectives investigating a murder in Kettering have released CCTV footage of a man they believe may be able to provide vital information.

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Former poet laureate concerned about fate of John Clare's poetry stored at Abington Street library

Andrew Motion and Alan Moore are among 30 authors, writers, poets and academics to sign a letter appealing to Northamptonshire County Council to save the collection of John Clare poems stored in Northampton Central Library.
Last week the Northamptonshire Sunflower Centre feared closure but the service is now being backed by the county council.

Northamptonshire County Council makes funding U-turn for abuse victims

Leaders at Northamptonshire County Council have had a change of heart and will continue to pledge funding for six vital services that support victims of sexual and domestic abuse.
A four-day inquest has started at Northamptonshire County Hall.

Family of Daventry man crushed by forklift truck at work 'have had no answers', inquest hears

An inquest has begun into the death of a "happy and jovial" Northamptonshire man who was crushed by his forklift truck at work.
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Lions Clubs help Corby Children’s Centres, Wellingborough charities, national and international causes

Members of Corby and District Lions Club presented a cheque for £2,000 to the Joint Heads of Pen Green Centre, Tracy Gallagher and Angela Prodger.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Masked men seriously assault occupant of Kettering house

Three masked men left their victim with serious injuries after an assault in Kettering.

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Corby-based MEP steps down as deputy leader of UKIP

Corby-based MEP Margot Parker has quit as deputy leader of UKIP.

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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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Poppies warned after racism complaint

Kettering Town FC have received a formal warning from The FA after an alleged racist incident earlier this season.

A policeman restrain a demonstrator as suffragettes gathered outside Buckingham Palace in 1914

Corby to help celebrate 100 years of women’s right to vote

Corby will be one of 100 communities to take part in a national celebration of the centenary of women gaining the right to vote.

Brides can opt to hire the Raj style marquee for their big day.

Northamptonshire woman launches new wedding venue where guests can have pictures taken with llamas

A woman has launched a new vintage wedding and glamping retreat where animal-lovers can bring their own horse and dog to join in with their big day.
Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Parts of the UK are set to be hit by freezing temperatures and snow as a ‘polar maritime air mass’ sweeps across the nation, writes Paul Harmer, Consultant with the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering.

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