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Northants County Council’s £2.5m redundancy payouts in past year

Northamptonshire County Council has paid out £2.5m in redundancy packages in the past 12 months.

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Fat cat salaries were paid to 23 people at Northamptonshire County Council in 2016/17, a study has revealed.

SPECIAL REPORT: Cash-strapped Northamptonshire County Council paid £100k fat cat salaries to 23 people

Nearly two dozen employees of Northamptonshire County Council were paid wages of more than £100,000 last year, a study has revealed, despite being branded one of the worst performing authorities in the country.

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The county council voted in February to decommission 21 libraries in the county.

Have your say on the future of Northamptonshire's children's centre services under library cuts

Families with young children are being invited to tell the council what should happen to universal children's centre services under the potential of closure libraries of in Northamptonshire.

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The county's force is spending �1m on the new mobile phones which will allow officers to use digital technology while out on patrol

Northants Police officers to use stop and scan technology

Police officers on the beat in Northamptonshire will soon be able to stop and scan the fingerprints of suspected criminals.

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Gunman makes threats to people in car in Geddington

A man threatened the occupants of a car with a gun after blocking it at a junction in Geddington.

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Corby Council leader Tom Beattie

Corby Council leader: We don’t want unitary authority here

Corby Council leader Tom Beattie has publicly declared his opposition to the Government’s proposal to scrap the authority and merge it with three other councils.

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County Hall in Northampton

New Northants County Council chief executive’s experience questioned

The appointment of the new chief executive officer at under-threat Northamptonshire County Council has been questioned by councillors.

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Rubber matting stolen from roadworks site in Corby

Rubber matting stolen from roadworks site in Corby

Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a theft in Steel Road, Corby.

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One Angel Square

Schools and libraries to become advertising sites to pay for Northants County Council’s marketing department

The cash-strapped county council will be turning its buildings and roundabouts into advertising sites to pay for its marketing and public relations staff.

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Co-op worker Shane Lewis was all smiles after customers and members in Northamptonshire helped collect more than 25,000 items as part of the Easter food bank appeal

Northamptonshire shoppers help feed thousands over Easter

Co-op customers in Northamptonshire donated more than 25,000 items as part of an Easter food bank appeal.

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The scene of the crash on the A605

Police name man who died in A605 crash near Oundle

Police have named the man who died following a collision near Oundle this week.

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Oakley Vale in Corby

Concern over spate of burglaries and suspicious incidents on Corby estate

Police are appealing for information following a number of burglaries and suspicious incidents in the Oakley Vale area of Corby.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Woman knocked to the floor during robbery in Corby

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Oakley Road, Corby.

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Victim disturbed robber who ‘had a knife’ in Corby

A woman told a robbery victim she had a knife after being disturbed stealing items in Corby.

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Eleanor Laverick marketing and volunteer officer at Kelmarsh Hall.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

£1.6 million upgrade to boost crowds at this historic tourist spot near Market Harborough

It’s been a half-hidden gem of north Northamptonshire for the best part of 300 years.

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Peter Bone and Nigel Farage during a walkabout in Wellingborough to publicise Grassroots Out in January 2016

Wellingborough MP Peter Bone: “I’ve no link with Cambridge Analytica”

A Brexit campaign organisation founded by Wellingborough MP Peter Bone never used data from under-fire firm Cambridge Analytica, Mr Bone has said.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Bike stolen from outside Corby fast food outlet

A bike was stolen from the rack outside a fast food outlet in Corby.

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Brutal robber punches Corby woman in back of head and knocks her out

A woman was left unconscious by a brutal robber in Corby.

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Winners from the NHS Apprentice Awards

Healthcare apprentice awards shine spotlight

The county’s healthcare apprentices have had their moment in the spotlight with their first ever awards ceremony.

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Scrapping borough councils is ‘not the only way forward’

Scrapping borough councils is ‘not the only way forward’

The leaders of boroughs and district councils have said responded cautiously to government inspector findings that the only solution to the county’s financial woes is to scrap Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, East Northants, Northampton, South Northants and Daventry councils and form two unitary authorities in Northamptonshire.

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