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Council pledges to act as Corby bus service is withdrawn

Rural communities in Northamptonshire could again be hit by the withdrawal of a vital bus service that transports villagers around Corby to Rutland and beyond.

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One Angel Square

Northants County Council’s £2.5m redundancy payouts in past year

Northamptonshire County Council has paid out £2.5m in redundancy packages in the past 12 months.

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Corby Council met last night

Sombre night as Corby councillors vote for first stage of own abolition

It was a historic night for Corby Council as councillors voted to back the first stage of a move to a unitary authority.

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Corby Council leader Tom Beattie

Corby Council leader: We don’t want unitary authority here

Corby Council leader Tom Beattie has publicly declared his opposition to the Government’s proposal to scrap the authority and merge it with three other councils.

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A council spokesman said the authority would be defending the legal challenges.

Fight to save Northamptonshire libraries taken to High Court after young girl's plea

The fight to save 21 Northamptonshire libraries has reached the High Court after a young girl applied for a judicial review against the county council.

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The FBU says it cannot support commissioner Stephen Mold's takeover of the fire service budget.

Firefighters' union condemns police commissioner's takeover of Northamptonshire's fire service

The police commissioner's takeover of Northamptonshire's fire brigade budget is a threat to the 'neutrality' of the service, a union has claimed.

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County Hall in Northampton

New Northants County Council chief executive’s experience questioned

The appointment of the new chief executive officer at under-threat Northamptonshire County Council has been questioned by councillors.

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The main car park is closed at Fermyn Woods Country Park after travellers parked up NNL-181204-115512005

Travellers told to pack up or face court

Travellers parked up at a country park in Brigstock have been given 24 hours to leave or face court.

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Northamptonshire County Council leader Heather Smith told the BBC ring-fenced monies given by Public Health England may have been used in adult social care.

Further fears for under-fire Northamptonshire County Council as millions of pounds worth of health spending is called into question

Millions of pounds worth of funding handed to Northamptonshire County Council may not have been used for its intended purpose.

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