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Call for more scrutiny roles for opposition on Northamptonshire County Council

More scrutiny clout is being called for at Northamptonshire County Council after the ruling Conservative administration voted that three quarters of scrutiny chair positions will be held by its own party.

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‘Progress being made’ to improve Northamptonshire children’s services

‘Progress being made’ to improve Northamptonshire children’s services

An Ofsted inspection of children’s services in Northamptonshire has found good progress is being made to improve services for vulnerable children and young people.

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Woman in her 80s victim of Wellingborough fraud

A woman in her 80s was the victim of fraud after shopping in a Wellingborough supermarket.

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Councillor Eales speaking at the Independent Socialists in Wellingborough meeting.

Northampton candidate likens MP Peter Bone to a 'fascist' and a 'dictator' in firebrand speech

Northampton's outgoing mayor has been asked to retract comments likening Wellingborough MP Peter Bone to a “fascist” and a “dictator”.
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Commissioners spend first day at Northants County Council

Commissioners spend first day at Northants County Council

The two commissioners parachuted in to oversee the running of  Northamptonshire County Council had their first day at county hall yesterday (May 16).

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Motorcyclist, 18, dies after crash in village near Wellingborough

Motorcyclist, 18, dies after crash in village near Wellingborough

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal crash in Little Harrowden.

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Man robbed by gang of five in Wellingborough

Man robbed by gang of five in Wellingborough

A man was punched, kicked and robbed by a gang of five in Wellingborough.

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Muddy footprints left on car damaged in Wellingborough street

Police are looking for witnesses after a car was damaged in Wellingborough.

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The stolen bike

Teenager threatened with kitchen knife during robbery in Wellingborough underpass

A teenage boy was threatened with a kitchen knife during a robbery in Wellingborough.

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Police want to speak to this man

CCTV: Appeal over theft from Wellingborough coffee shop

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to after a staff member’s phone was stolen at a coffee shop in Market Street, Wellingborough.

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Walkers, volunteers and sponsors thanked for supporting Crazy Hats walk in Kettering

Everyone who played a part in this year’s Crazy Hats walk has been thanked for their support.

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VIDEO: Walkers turn out for Crazy Hats walk to raise money for breast cancer care at Kettering and Northampton hospitals

Hundreds of walkers stepped out for an annual walk raising money to help improve breast cancer care in the county.

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IN PICTURES: Visitors from around the world take part in Wellingborough’s Waendel Walk

People from around the world took part in the Waendel Walk in Wellingborough this weekend.

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PICTURE GALLERY: See all the pictures from the Crazy Hats walk in Kettering

People of all ages took part in the annual Crazy Hats walk at Wicksteed Park yesterday (Sunday).

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Chester Farm in Irchester

Council agrees to spend £2.2 million on Chester Farm in Irchester

Plans by a cash-strapped council to spend an extra £2.2 million on a Roman heritage project in Irchester have been challenged, with local politicians saying the funds would be better spent on the county’s crumbling roads.

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Community interest company Societal was set up as a joint initiative by Northamptonshire County Council and the University of Northampton last year in a bid to bring together various travel schemes across the county

Northants transport project fails to make predicted savings

An ambitious project to transform transport systems across Northamptonshire and make big savings has failed to deliver in its first year.

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Masked man sexually assaults mum pushing pram in Wellingborough

Masked man sexually assaults mum pushing pram in Wellingborough

A masked man sexually assaulted a woman who was walking with her baby in Wellingborough.

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Volunteer groups hopeful of taking over all 21 under-threat Northants libraries

Volunteer groups hopeful of taking over all 21 under-threat Northants libraries

Community groups could come to the rescue of all the 21 libraries under threat in the county.

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