East Northants

East Northants

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.

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.


IN COURT: Who’s been sentenced from Corby, Rushden and Irthlingborough

The following people have been sentenced at magistrates courts in the county:

How the Rushden Gateway scheme could look

Residents holding meeting over Rushden development promising 500 jobs

A developer has submitted its plans for a major new commercial scheme including a supermarket and care home - but residents have warned they will be opposing it.

Police have released these CCTV images

CCTV: Stolen bank cards used in Wellingborough and Rushden

Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man they believe may have information about the theft and fraudulent use of two bank cards in the Wellingborough and Rushden area.

Cllr Heather Smith

Plans by former Northants County Council leader for second home in her garden refused

A planning application by former leader of Northamptonshire County Council Heather Smith to build a second home in her back garden has been refused.

Crowds in Rushden for the Women's Tour

Thousands line the streets of Northants for the Women’s Tour

The second stage of the 2018 OVO Energy Women’s Tour ended on a high today (Thursday) with thousands of people watching the world-class cycling event in Northamptonshire.


PICTURE GALLERY: Crowds cheer on the Women’s Tour in Rushden

Crowds gathered at Rushden’s Hall Park to cheer on the cyclists as they set off on the second day of racing for this year’s Women’s Tour.

The closure is for three months

Closure order for Rushden house plagued by drugs and anti-social behaviour

Police have secured a closure order for a house blighted by problems with drugs and anti-social behaviour.

Apethorpe Palace, which used to be known as Apethorpe Hall

German prince dies in riding accident in East Northants

A man, believed to be a German prince, has died after falling from his horse in East Northants.

The family fun day is taking place on Saturday (June 16)

Morrisons holding family fun day as part of Celebrating Rushden week

Three local charities are set to benefit from a family fun day being held as part of Celebrating Rushden week.

A number of Rushden bus routes will be affected tomorrow (Thursday)

Diversions for Rushden bus routes due to the Women’s Tour

A number of bus routes will be affected when the Women’s Tour arrives in Rushden tomorrow (Thursday).

Anne Jones from Rushden at the Royal Garden Party

Royal honour for long-serving foster carer from Rushden

A foster carer who has dedicated 30 years to providing respite breaks for disabled children has been honoured with an invitation to a Royal garden party.

The former Sassy Belle unit in Rushden High Street

Shop front transformed in honour of the Women’s Tour coming to Rushden

The front of an empty shop has been transformed ahead of the Women’s Tour coming to Rushden this week.

Some of the world's top female cyclists will be riding along Rushden High Street on Thursday

Potholes fixed ahead of Women’s Tour arriving in Rushden

Potholes in Rushden High Street have been fixed ahead of the Women’s Tour arriving this week.

People are being urged to get out and cheer on the cyclists in Rushden on Thursday

Banners and bunting up for the Women’s Tour coming to Rushden

Excitement is building as the biggest cycling event of the year comes to Rushden for the start of stage two of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour.

Wagamama is opening at Rushden Lakes

Just days to go until Wagamama opens at Rushden Lakes

Wagamama will be launching its first venue in the county next week following huge demand in the area for the pan Asian restaurant.

Cllr Heather Smith

Former Northants County Council leader in garden grabbing row

A planning refusal stopping the former leader of Northants County Council from building a second home in her back garden has been challenged by a ward councillor and will now go forward for members of her own political party to vote upon.

Rushden's new fundraising team

New fundraising team for British Heart Foundation launched in Rushden

A group of volunteers have come together to raise money for life-saving research into heart disease.

House of Fraser at Rushden Lakes

Rushden Lakes’ House of Fraser not on list of store closures

House of Fraser has announced plans to close more than half of its shops - but the Rushden Lakes store is not one of those identified for closure.

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