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Historic house in Northamptonshire set to unveil new sections of hall to the public

Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens will soon be able to welcome to the public to a previously inaccessible area of the hall, as building works have been completed on their Heritage Lottery funded conservation project.

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Northampton author Sue Bentley and six other writers have lent their signature to the letter to Northamptonshire County Council.

'We grew up in libraries': Northamptonshire's authors pen protest letter to county council over cuts

Northamptonshire's authors are banding together to ask the county council to spare community libraries from cuts.
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Waddesdon Imaginarium by Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Picture credit Mike Fear, copyright National Trust, Waddesdon Manor

Lighting up historical Waddesdon Manor for a magical Christmas holiday season

Magical lights and animals are the theme for Christmas at Waddesdon this year, with thousands of fairy lights on the trees in the house and a huge fluorescent dragon in the grounds.

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When do you put your Christmas decorations up?

When should you put your Christmas tree and decorations up?

For many Christmas loving Brits it’s time to start considering when the Christmas decorations will go up, but when is the correct time to start the festivities?

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The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

Emma Elsworthy

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Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Most of us can’t tell what’s wrong with a faked picture - underlining the threat to democracy by the spread of made up propaganda, a study shows.

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Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

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Giovanni Pernice

Interview: Strictly dancer Giovanni Pernice talks about Corby date

The English translation of this new show by Strictly Come Dancing professional Giovanni Pernice is based on his motto for life.

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Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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Lamport Hall

Competition: Win tickets to Lamport Festival of Country Life.

The 30th annual Lamport Festival of Country Life will be held in the grounds of Lamport Hall on Sunday and Monday 28 and 29.

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What does Northamptonshire mean to you...and can you capture it in a photograph?

Northamptonshire Community Foundation is appealing for people to take photographs of our beautiful county.

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St George's flag

8 things you need to know about Saint George’s Day

It’s Saint George’s Day today - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint.

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Kenneth Tindall

Interview: Casanova choreographer talks about ballet ahead of Milton Keynes date

We chat to Kenneth Tindall who has put together the Northern Ballet's production of Casanova coming to Milton Keynes Theatre next week

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Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures

Matthew Bourne show comes to Northampton

One of Britain’s best known choreographers will be commemorating the 30th anniversary of his dance company by bringing a show to Northampton.

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Photo by Connie Fore

Call goes out for your funny pet photos

The Comedy Pet Photography Awards has already received a barrage of strong (and rib-tickling) contenders, but there's still time to enter.

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BBC Northampton's Bernie Keith

Which Northamptonshire musical icon should get a blue plaque? Radio Northampton wants your nominations

BBC Northampton is looking for nominations for a blue plaque in the town to market BBC Music Day.

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Pasha Kovalev and Anja Garnis coming to both Corby and Wellingborough

Interview: Pasha strictly in for a good time in Corby and Wellingborough

He is one of the most popular professionals on Strictly Come Dancing and now there will be a chance for people to get up and close with Pasha Kovalev.

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David O'Doherty

10 things to do around Northamptonshire

Here's our guide of 10 things to do in and around Norrthamptonshire this week
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Brendan Cole will be coming to Northampton later this month.

Interview: Brendan Cole bringing Strictly magic to Northampton

You might think that after finishing a long series of a popular Saturday night show but Brendan Cole is one to persevere.

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Romeo and Juliet ballet coming to Kettering

10 things to do around Northamptonshire

Our quick guide to events coming up this week in Northampton
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