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Pay rise money promised to Northamptonshire County Council staff to be spent on budget black hole

County Hall staff cannot trust their employer again after money set aside for pay rises was funnelled into paying a fraction of the council's deficit, an opposition finance chief has said.
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Man knocked out by attacker in Corby

Man knocked out by attacker in Corby

A man was knocked unconscious as he was walking home following a night out in Corby.

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Man stabbed in Kettering park

Man stabbed in Kettering park

A man was stabbed in a Kettering park last night during a robbery.

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The pop-up shop in Wellingborough

Police launch Christmas crackdown on crime in Corby and Wellingborough

Officers in Corby and Wellingborough will be cracking down on crime and anti-social behaviour as part of Operation Lapland.

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Police launch Christmas drink drive campaign with 202 roadside breath tests in Northampton

Police launch Christmas drink drive campaign with 202 roadside breath tests in Northampton

A Christmas campaign to target drink and drug driving has been launched and will run throughout December.

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Two supermarkets have been robbed by what police believe is the same armed gang

Armed robbers raid two Northamptonshire supermarkets in 20 minutes

Two supermarkets have been robbed by what police believe is the same armed gang.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Car stolen after thieves break into Rushton house

Thieves stole a Vauxhall Insignia after taking the keys during a burglary at a property in Desborough Road, Rushton.

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Some of the business owners who oppose the BID levy

Unpaid levy case involving 106 Northampton businesses adjourned as there were too many defendants to deal with

Business owners from across Northampton were left disappointed when their case against the Business Improvement District charge was put back until next year.

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Millennium Pizza and Kebab house in Abington Square will have to stay closed for four weeks after breaching its licence.

Late night pizza and kebab house in Northampton has licence suspended for staying open until 6am

A pizza and kebab takeaway in Northampton threatened with closure by police for staying open well past its serving hours will have to shut for four weeks as punishment.

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Fr Oliver Coss of All Saints Church, Northampton NNL-160112-162809001

Angry Northampton vicar claims new town centre bus bays will make town centre “far less safe”

A concerned vicar has taken to social media to announce that his church will “vigorously oppose” extra bus bays in Northampton town centre.

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Britain’s Got Talent star on his way up Northampton beanstalk

A semi-finalist from the reality show Britain’s Got Talent will be in the cast at the pantomime coming to Northampton’s Royal and Derngate.

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Rubies in the Snow

Unusual cabaret show in Oundle

A highly entertaining and gently subversive Christmas cabaret will be served up in Northamptonshire later this month.

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Roxanne with the County Council's legal letter demanding 8,000

Council takes disabled Northampton woman to court to get back £8,000 it overpaid her... 10 years ago

A disabled woman from Northampton is being underfunded by County Hall to the tune of £160 a week.

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Did you see brawl in Wellingborough town centre?

Did you see brawl in Wellingborough town centre?

Police were called after reports of a group of men fighting in Wellingborough town centre.

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Duston Players in rehearsals for their pantomime

Get your teeth into Duston panto

Duston Players are off to Granny’s cottage in their brand new pantomime.

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Kim makes return to Northampton

Bad Girls actress Kim Taylforth makes a return to The Deco Theatre in Northampton and she has brought a family member into the cast.

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Gary Sefton as Scrooge

Corby gets ready for Dickens novel

One of the most famous festive tales of all time is coming to The Core at Corby Cube throughout December.

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Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood

Pantomime fun for all in Northampton

Northampton based Looking Glass Theatre will be celebrating 10 years on tour with pantomime and will be visiting more than 50 venues across the county.

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The theft occurred between 6.30am and 6.10pm, police say

DVD player stolen after thieves break into Wellingborough house

Thieves stole a Blu Ray DVD player after breaking into a house in Harrowden Road, Wellingborough.

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Police dealt with the suspected fire in 20 minutes

CCTV: Bid to identify potential witness after girls approached in suspicious circumstances in Rothwell

CCTV footage has been released in a bid to identify a potential witness after a group of schoolgirls were allegedly approached in suspicious circumstances.

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