Christmas cheer aplenty at dinner for Rushden veterans

Rushden’s Royal British Legion helped spread some festive cheer with its annual Christmas dinner for veterans.

Wilson Browne Solicitors donated tins of food to the appeal by Wellingborough Homes

17,500 tins of food collected in just six months for Wellingborough foodbank

Wellingborough Homes has collected more than 17,500 tins of food which will help hundreds of families being supported by the town’s foodbank.

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Kettering’s vulnerable will continue to pay highest council tax rate in country

The vulnerable and disabled in Kettering will continue to pay 45 per cent of their council tax for the next two years.

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Man’s fried chicken challenge in Kettering to help the homeless

A man is eating nothing but fried chicken in a Kettering fast food outlet for seven days straight.

Police news

Murder investigation launched after two-year-old child dies in Northampton

An investigation is underway following the death of a two-year-old child in Northampton.

Residents of Austin Street, Northampton believe it is one of the worst roads in Northamptonshire.

Government gives Northamptonshire £700k for pothole repairs

Northamptonshire will receive more than £700,000 from the Government to repair the county's potholes, the transport minister revealed this week.
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Surprise for pupils as Father Christmas crashes his sleigh in Rothwell

Youngsters arrived at school to find the aftermath of a sleigh crash with reindeer in the playground.

Primary School news

REVEALED: The Northamptonshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Northamptonshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

Youngsters taking part in the Christmas concert

Festive fun with four schools coming together for Christmas concert in Wellingborough

Youngsters from four schools got into the festive spirit with their annual Christmas concert.

The official opening of the new pathway in Woodford

Improvements made to well-used footpath in East Northants

Work to improve access to a popular footpath in East Northants is now complete.

Police are investigating

Victim threatened during aggravated burglary in Wellingborough

A burglary victim was threatened by thieves before they escaped with a substantial amount of jewellery.

Police news

Burglars break into Kettering house

Burglars broke into a house in Kettering this week.

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Desborough woman stole £25,000 from man with dementia

An administrator at a Desborough care home stole £25,000 from a resident with dementia - before splurging it on luxury jewellery and TVs.

Jamaica Blue opened at Rushden Lakes earlier this year

Restaurant chain applies for premises licence at Rushden Lakes

A popular restaurant chain has applied for a premises licence for a unit at Rushden Lakes.

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Council to put more than £700,000 towards helping the homeless in Wellingborough

Councillors have agreed to put more than £700,000 towards providing temporary accommodation for the homeless in Wellingborough.

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Burger King issue statement over rumours of Kettering store

Hopes of a Burger King branch in Kettering have been dealt a whopper blow after the chain said they ‘had no information’ about a new restaurant there.

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Cross-party support for replacement sports facility pledge in Kettering

A pledge to seek contributions to replace sports facilities replaced by developments received cross-party support last night (Wednesday).

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Northamptonshire communities could buy an extra police officer for £37k a year

Northamptonshire residents could fund extra police officers in their community by sponsoring a PCSO for £37,000 a year, according to police and crime commissioner Stephen Mold.

The demonstration on Tuesday night

Live blue lights demo in Higham Ferrers highlights devastation caused by drink driving

Police and firefighters joined forces to stage a rescue demonstration based around a drink-driving crash scenario as part of a campaign targeting those who drive under the influence.


VIDEO: Coca-Cola's Christmas truck rolls into Rushden

The world-famous Coca-Cola Christmas truck has arrived in Rushden as part of its UK tour.

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