Twenty-six sexual communication with a child offences recorded by Northamptonshire Police in first year of new anti-grooming law

More than 3,000 offences have been recorded in England and Wales in the first year since a new anti-grooming law came into force, with the youngest child targeted aged just five years old.
Corby Urgent Care Centre.

Judge grants judicial review over Corby Urgent Care Centre changes

The lack of consultation over changes to Corby’s Urgent Care Centre will now be reviewed by a judge.

Staff at Buddies Pet Insurance in Corby will be taking their dogs to work on Friday (June 22)

Corby firm to have dogs in the office for charity

A Corby firm is encouraging others to join them in taking their dogs to work on Friday (June 22).


WEATHER: Temperatures set to soar to 26C across Northamptonshire

Summer is hotting up once again this week and into next with temperatures set to reach 26C.

The Corby cadets with their new gazebo

Community support for Corby cadet group

Emergency services cadets in Corby are benefiting from a new gazebo thanks to a donation from the town’s Lions group.

GV of Kettering Borough Council offices NNL-140821-111627001

Have your say on development plan for borough of Kettering

Residents, landowners and businesses are being asked to comment on the newest version of development plans for the borough of Kettering.

Emma Collison-Ani, Louise Hyde, Julie Fosbrook and Naomi Fleming from KGH

KGH shortlisted for two national awards

Kettering General Hospital has been shortlisted for two national awards for the way it has encouraged staff to use antibiotics in the best possible way.

Police want to speak to these two men

CCTV: Appeal for witnesses after two bikes stolen in Kettering

Officers have released CCTV images of two men who may have information about the theft of two bicycles in Kettering.

Sight charity holding open day in Kettering

Sight charity holding open day in Kettering

A charity has encouraged anyone with a degree of sight loss to visit their open day in Kettering tomorrow (Wednesday).


Driver left with serious injuries after collision with lorries on M1 in Northamptonshire

A driver of a Mercedes was left with serious injuries after colliding with two lorries on the M1 in Northamptonshire.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Cash stolen after thieves break into neighbouring shops in Corby

Police in Corby are appealing for witnesses after two shops were broken into.

Members of the school council celebrating the recent Ofsted report

Pride as Kettering village school rated as good in all areas

A headteacher has spoken of her pride after inspectors rated the primary school as good in all areas.

The workshop is taking place on Thursday (June 21)

Have your say on the future of local government at Wellingborough workshop

People are invited to help shape a community response to local government challenges facing the county.

Mia with her award

Inspirational Kettering teenager wins volunteering award

A schoolgirl from Kettering has won a volunteering award for her efforts in raising money for Diabetes UK.

Members of the school council are hoping to raise �1,000 for the new sport kits

Rushden pupils need your help to make a change at their school

These youngsters are appealing for help as they strive to make a change at their school.

The team from Wicksteed Playgrounds

Kettering firm goes the extra 100 miles for charity

A team from Wicksteed Playgrounds has just completed a 100-mile charity bike ride as part of the company’s centenary celebrations.

Two of the cats were taken in by the RSPCA

Kettering man gets lifetime ban for starving three cats

A man who starved three kittens which caused one to die has been banned from keeping animals for life.


PICTURE GALLERY: Earls Barton Carnival

Earls Barton was transformed into a riot of colour for its annual carnival parade.

Barnwell Country Park

Search for man who indecently exposed himself at country park near Oundle

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man indecently exposed himself at a country park.

The Kettering store will close in just eight weeks' time

Closing date for Kettering’s M&S store confirmed

The closing date for Kettering’s M&S store has been confirmed.

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