Kettering’s A4300 town centre road was named among the country’s top 10 most dangerous roads in November.
Three more roads in the area were ranked as high risk.
Kettering electrician Justin Ashton was one of the first in the UK to benefit from new technology that has helped him walk again. He was given the treatment after suffering a stroke six years ago.
Northamptonshire County Council revealed in December that it needs to save £147m over the next five years. It said it would need to significantly change the way it worked.
Hundreds of toys were donated to the Telegraph’s annual gift appeal for children who are less fortunate than others.
A new appeal for information about the murder of David ‘Les’ Ross in Corby was launched two years on from his death.