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Policeman dismissed for gross misconduct once dubbed 'true hero' after saving baby's life

Policeman dismissed for gross misconduct once dubbed 'true hero' after saving baby's life

The police officer once branded ‘a true hero’ by the mother of a 12-month old daughter whose life he once saved will never work for the force again after he was dismissed for gross misconduct. Seven months before the incident which led to PC Gabriel's...

today, 06:58 in Regional East
 
Alan Moore threatens to pull out of TV project in Northampton in light of 'continuing destruction and pillaging of town’s resources'

Alan Moore threatens to pull out of TV project in Northampton in light of 'continuing destruction and...

Writer Alan Moore has threatened to ditch plans for a television series set in Northampton because he no longer wishes to draw attention to the town because of the way the county council has treated it. The renowned author, known for his V for...

today, 06:58 in Regional East
 
Meet-up for mums at Stanwick Lakes

Meet-up for mums at Stanwick Lakes

A special meet-up for mums is being held at Stanwick Lakes next week. The event is being organised by Hayley Heley and she is hoping lots of mums will join them on Wednesday (October 25) from 10am. They will be meeting in the cafe at Stanwick Lakes,...

today, 06:58 in Regional East
 
Kettering girl, 14, organises reverse advent calendar to help the homeless

Kettering girl, 14, organises reverse advent calendar to help the homeless

A 14-year-old Kettering girl is calling on people to donate an item a day in the run-up to Christmas to help the homeless. Bethany Blissett’s ‘reverse advent calendar’ will see items that many take for granted, like toiletries, donated each day before...

today, 06:58 in Regional East
 
Campaigners set up petition against pig farm near Kettering

Campaigners set up petition against pig farm near Kettering

Animal campaigners have set up a petition against plans for a pig farm near Kettering. Cranford Power wants to build a unit to rear and ‘finish’ 800 pigs at a time on land west of the A510 at Cranford. But campaigners from PETA (People for the Ethical...

today, 06:58 in Regional East
 
TRAFFIC: Another closure for busy Kettering road

TRAFFIC: Another closure for busy Kettering road

Drivers face disruption as one of the main routes into Kettering is closed - again. A section of Northampton Road in Kettering was closed for six weeks during the summer holidays for major work on the railway bridge as part of the electrification of...

today, 06:58 in Regional East
 
Untaxed cars removed from Corby streets

Untaxed cars removed from Corby streets

Illegal, untaxed and uninsured vehicles have been targeted this week in Corby. A total of nine vehicles have been recovered, moved to appropriate off-road locations or subsequently taxed or insured as a result of the operation which ran from Monday to...

yesterday, 17:30 in Regional East
 
Flying Scotsman visit to Kettering in doubt

Flying Scotsman visit to Kettering in doubt

Steam train enthusiasts may not be able to see the Flying Scotsman stop off in Kettering next month after the famous locomotive developed a fault. The engine was due to take on water at the station on Saturday, November 4, on its way from London to...

yesterday, 16:38 in Regional East
 
Flume re-opens at Rushden pool as part of improvements at East Northants leisure centres

Flume re-opens at Rushden pool as part of improvements at East Northants leisure centres

Children will be able to take the plunge with the re-opening of a flume as part of a series of improvements at leisure centres in East Northants. Freedom Leisure, which operates Splash Pool, The Pemberton Centre and The Nene Centre on behalf of East...

yesterday, 16:38 in Regional East
 
BREAKING NEWS: Northamptonshire Police constable struck off after disciplinary hearing

BREAKING NEWS: Northamptonshire Police constable struck off after disciplinary hearing

A Northamptonshire Police constable has been dismissed and prevented from working for the police ever again following a disciplinary hearing into his behaviour in the company of a teenage girl. PC Declan Gabriel, who did not attend the hearing, was...

yesterday, 14:19 in Regional East
 
KGH appoints new chief executive

KGH appoints new chief executive

Kettering General Hospital has appointed a new chief executive. Simon Weldon, who is currently director of operations and delivery with NHS England, will take up the post in April of next year. His current responsibilities include the oversight of key...

yesterday, 12:34 in Regional East
 
Inspirational people from across Northamptonshire celebrated at 2017 Pride awards

Inspirational people from across Northamptonshire celebrated at 2017 Pride awards

Unsung heroes from across the county have been honoured at our annual Pride in Northamptonshire Awards. The awards, run jointly by the Northampton Chronicle and Echo, Northants Telegraph and Daventry Express, took place last night at the Kettering...

yesterday, 11:18 in Regional East
 
Ex-Northants Police officer denies sexual assault and misconduct

Ex-Northants Police officer denies sexual assault and misconduct

A former Northants Police constable has denied charges of sexual assault and misconduct in a public office. Jason Farquhar, 43, of Stamford, is alleged to have touched a female person inappropriately without their consent between January 1 and...

yesterday, 10:14 in Regional East
 
'Unacceptable and monstrous': Northampton writer Alan Moore slams proposals to close county's libraries

'Unacceptable and monstrous': Northampton writer Alan Moore slams proposals to close county's libraries

Renowned writer Alan Moore has hit out at Northamptonshire County Council proposals which could see as many as 28 libraries in the county closed, accusing both the country's and Northamptonshire's leadership of squandering money. Earlier this week...

yesterday, 06:36 in Regional East
 
Thrapston football club reforms after 21 years

Thrapston football club reforms after 21 years

A Thrapston football club has reformed under its previous incarnation 21 years after its last match. Thrapston Venturas FC were formed in 1960 by Nigel Webster and changed their name to Thrapston Town in 1996, who now ply their trade in the United...

yesterday, 06:36 in Regional East
 


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