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Cross-party support for replacement sports facility pledge in Kettering

Cross-party support for replacement sports facility pledge in Kettering

A pledge to seek contributions to replace sports facilities replaced by developments received cross-party support last night (Wednesday). Cllr Michael Brown (Ind, Brambleside), moved a motion at a Kettering Council meeting for the authority to seek...

today, 16:55 in Regional East
 
Live blue lights demo in Higham Ferrers highlights devastation caused by drink driving

Live blue lights demo in Higham Ferrers highlights devastation caused by drink driving

Police and firefighters joined forces to stage a rescue demonstration based around a drink-driving crash scenario as part of a campaign targeting those who drive under the influence. Crews from Rushden and Wellingborough fire stations were joined by...

today, 16:18 in Regional East
 
Cold callers running fake Government grant fund fraud reported in Northamptonshire

Cold callers running fake Government grant fund fraud reported in Northamptonshire

Individuals and businesses in Northamptonshire are being warned to watch out for cold calls and online contact from fraudsters who are offering victims the opportunity to apply for Government grants for an advance fee. To make the grants look...

today, 15:50 in Regional East
 
Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google. These grants will support two projects, focused on maximising the editorial...

today, 14:51 in Regional East
 
Burglars use brick to smash their way into Kettering house

Burglars use brick to smash their way into Kettering house

Thieves stole cash and jewellery after using a brick to smash their way into a house in Kettering. Police are appealing for witnesses to the burglary which took place in Northumberland Road, Kettering, sometime between 9.55pm and 10.10pm yesterday...

today, 12:18 in Regional East
 
Keys stolen after victim threatened at knifepoint during Corby burglary

Keys stolen after victim threatened at knifepoint during Corby burglary

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a resident was threatened at knifepoint at a house in Richmond Road, Corby. A man went into an address through the rear patio door, with a knife, and demanded money from the resident sometime between 4pm and...

today, 12:18 in Regional East
 
VIDEO: Watch timelapse footage of Rushden Lakes taking shape

VIDEO: Watch timelapse footage of Rushden Lakes taking shape

A timelapse video showing construction of the first phase of the Rushden Lakes scheme has been released. Winvic Construction was contracted by LXB Retail Properties to design and build the retail and leisure development on the former Skew Bridge...

today, 06:21 in Regional East
 
Volunteers needed to help make a difference in Rushden community

Volunteers needed to help make a difference in Rushden community

A community group is appealing for volunteers of all ages to join its ranks. The Rushden West Community Association is looking to recruit new members to help with its work in the Pemberton area of the town. Projects the group are currently working on...

today, 06:21 in Regional East
 
Baker to create 100 jobs with new Corby base

Baker to create 100 jobs with new Corby base

A bakery will create 100 jobs when it opens a new base in Corby. Planning permission has been granted for Hull-based Jacksons – which currently makes about two million loaves a week – to build a bakery on the old Golden West Foods site in Genner...

today, 06:21 in Regional East
 
'Back on the agenda': Borough council leader teases next step for Northamptonshire Unitary Authority

'Back on the agenda': Borough council leader teases next step for Northamptonshire Unitary Authority

Plans to scrap Northamptonshire’s eight local councils and create a “super” authority could be back on the table after a year-long hiatus. Progress on the possibility of a unitary authority in Northamptonshire had fallen quiet for much of 2017. But...

today, 06:21 in Regional East
 
Killer Wellingborough lorry driver jailed after being caught behind wheel again

Killer Wellingborough lorry driver jailed after being caught behind wheel again

A partially-blind Wellingborough man who killed a couple after driving his lorry into them has been sent to prison for driving while disqualified. Darren Sanders, 46, was given a suspended sentence last year after killing George and Vera Maskell, 81...

today, 06:21 in Regional East
 
Will you hit the Corby Lottery jackpot in time for Christmas?

Will you hit the Corby Lottery jackpot in time for Christmas?

Christmas has come early for three people after they each won £250 on the Corby Lottery. The lottery, which supports local causes, has a top prize of £25,000 and this weekend a bespoke £100 hamper can be won in the Christmas bonus draw. Corby Lottery...

yesterday, 20:41 in Regional East
 
VW and scooter parade to raise money for KGH children’s ward

VW and scooter parade to raise money for KGH children’s ward

Kettering’s Market Street and The Yards will be full of VWs and scooters tomorrow evening (Thursday). The Yards is putting on the parade, where the vehicles will be adorned with Christmas decorations, to raise money for KGH’s Skylark Ward. The event...

yesterday, 16:26 in Regional East
 
Death of Cottingham soldier to be commemorated

Death of Cottingham soldier to be commemorated

A soldier who was awarded the Military Medal for an act of gallantry is the latest local man to be remembered in First World War commemorations. Corby Council is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the deaths of individual servicemen killed during...

yesterday, 16:26 in Regional East
 
Christmas holiday camp for Corby youngsters

Christmas holiday camp for Corby youngsters

Children and teenagers can take part in some festive fun with the return of Corby’s SPLAT holiday camp. The sessions will take place at Lodge Park Sports Centre on Thursday, December 21, and Friday, December 22, and are open to youngsters from age six...

yesterday, 16:26 in Regional East
 


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