Council pledges to act as Corby bus service is withdrawn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.

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.

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.

A shadow unitary authority for north Northamptonshire is set to be in place by this time next year in the biggest shake-up in the countys local governance for several decades

New 'shadow' council to be set up for north of Northamptonshire

A shadow unitary authority for north Northamptonshire is set to be in place by this time next year in the biggest shake-up in the county’s local governance for several decades.

Fat cat salaries were paid to 23 people at Northamptonshire County Council in 2016/17, a study has revealed.

SPECIAL REPORT: Cash-strapped Northamptonshire County Council paid £100k fat cat salaries to 23 people

Nearly two dozen employees of Northamptonshire County Council were paid wages of more than £100,000 last year, a study has revealed, despite being branded one of the worst performing authorities in the country.

The county council voted in February to decommission 21 libraries in the county.

Have your say on the future of Northamptonshire's children's centre services under library cuts

Families with young children are being invited to tell the council what should happen to universal children's centre services under the potential of closure libraries of in Northamptonshire.


PICTURES: No maternity leave for this Royal lookalike from Geddington!

The countdown to the arrival of the next Royal baby is on and one person who can’t wait to see if it’s a boy or a girl is Heidi Agan.

The fundraiser is taking place on May 28

Family fun day and dog show for Corby hospice

A family fun day is being held in support of Lakelands Hospice.

The county's force is spending �1m on the new mobile phones which will allow officers to use digital technology while out on patrol

Northants Police officers to use stop and scan technology

Police officers on the beat in Northamptonshire will soon be able to stop and scan the fingerprints of suspected criminals.

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Corby man’s marathon effort to help fight crime

A Corby man will have the backing of a national housebuilder when he runs the London Marathon this weekend.

Little Stanion

No need for election for Little Stanion’s new parish council

An election for Little Stanion’s new parish council will not be needed.


Gunman makes threats to people in car in Geddington

A man threatened the occupants of a car with a gun after blocking it at a junction in Geddington.

The meeting is taking place at the Cube tonight

Garages could be turned into flats on Corby estates

Garages on the Kingswood estate in Corby could be turned into homes as part of plans to increase council housing stock.

A formal planning application for 120 new homes in Gretton  has been submitted to planners

Gretton housing proposal angers villagers

A formal planning application for 120 new homes in a rural village has been submitted to planners.

Fears over drugs gangs infiltrating Corby

Fears over drugs gangs infiltrating Corby

Drug gangs from outside the county are operating in Corby and taking over the homes of vulnerable people to use as criminal bases.

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Corby Council leader raises town’s pothole problem

The leader of Corby Council says the authority has raised the issue of potholes in the town with Northants County Council.

Ray Telfer, first deputy mayor of Corby, who has died aged 77. NNL-180413-165141005

Corby political stalwart dies

Corby’s first ever deputy mayor has died.

The Odeon cinema facade now NNL-181204-160157005

Corby’s Odeon building could be partly demolished

An iconic Corby building could be partly knocked down and turned into a block of flats if plans before the council are given the go-ahead.

The Matalan warehouse in Curver Way. Picture from Google Maps

Corby Council borrows £44m to buy warehouses

Corby Council has borrowed almost £44m in cheap loans to buy up property for investment.

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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