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Finedon man jailed for violent sex assaults on young girls

A Finedon man has been given an extended sentence for sexually assaulting two girls aged just six and four.

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Life expectancy gap between rich and poor in Northamptonshire

Men living in deprived areas of Northamptonshire are dying nine years earlier than those in affluent areas, according to a newly published report.

SixNorthamptonshire FA affiliatedrefereesand three coaches were chosen to attend the tournament in Portugal

Northamptonshire FA referees 'delighted' at successful tournament in Portugal

Northamptonshire FA referees continued their development as match officials by participating in a tournament in Portugal.
Police are trying to trace this man

Police appeal for help in tracing this Kettering man

Police have issued this picture of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a number of offences.

Wayne Gordon with some of the pupils. NNL-180717-112622005

Hollywood actor visits Kettering school

Pupils at a Kettering school were treated to a visit by former athlete who appeared in a James Bond film.

A fist fight reportedly broke out at a Northamptonshire Cricket League match. NNL-180717-101457005

Just not cricket: ‘Disrespectful banter’ reportedly leads to fist fight at Northamptonshire league game

A Northamptonshire Cricket League match was cancelled over the weekend after a fist fight reportedly broke out among players.

Marlec sales director Teresa Auciello (centre) with business partners Ian Fawkes and Nino Puccaco. NNL-180713-135519005

Corby firm is UK’s oldest green energy company

Long before the term ‘renewable energy’ was even coined, a small corner of Corby was harnessing wind power and spreading its message far and wide.

Pupils celebrate the good rating.

Corby school’s delight after inspectors say it’s ‘good’

A Corby primary school has been judged ‘good’ in its first inspection since it became an academy.

Sam Blackman.

Kettering pupil Sam wins place at Harvard

A Kettering Science Academy student has been awarded a place at Harvard College.

Southfield School.

‘Significant’ safety risk sees Kettering school’s summer club cancelled

A Kettering school has cancelled their summer holiday club weeks before it was due to begin.

Police news

House in Burton Latimer burgled

Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Burton Latimer.

Meeting over threatened Northants libraries

Meeting over threatened Northants libraries

The voluntary groups bidding to take over the 20-plus Northamptonshire libraries threatened with closure will meet the council leader this week.

Police have launched a witness appeal after an assault in Eastfield Park. Credit: Google Maps.

Man shouts and hits two teenage girls before pushing one to the ground in Northampton

Witnesses are being sought after two teenage girls were assaulted in a Northampton park.
Steve Freer

Improvement Board to support Northants County Council recovery plans

An ‘improvement board’ has been created to help with Northamptonshire County Council’s recovery plans.

Kettering store ram-raided

Kettering store ram-raided

A Kettering store was ram-raided early this morning.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident

Man exposes himself to girls in Corby

Police are looking for witnesses after a man exposed himself in Corby.


Corby Carnival picture special

Corby was a sea of colour on Saturday as the carnival came to town.


KettFest 2018 picture special

Kettering was the centre of attention this weekend for its annual cultural festival.


Corby’s 50th Highland Gathering in pictures

The sun shone on Corby’s annual Highland Gathering this weekend.

Picture: Spencer Street.

Man 'hit on his eyebrow' before duo robbed him of cash in Northampton

A man sat in a parked car was attacked before he was robbed of cash in Northampton.
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