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£30m bypass in Isham extended for a further 10 years.

Planning permission for a long-awaited £30m bypass in Isham has been extended for a further 10 years. The A509 Isham bypass between Wellingborough and Kettering was first approved in 2006, but financial constraints have meant ...


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Party in the Park at Rushden’s Hall Park 14th July 2012

Spectacular displays and plenty of fun and games can be expected at this year’s Party In The Park at Rushden’s Hall Park. The line-up for the July 14 event includes something for everyone, including racing llamas, w...


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Wellingborough’s Carnival at Croyland Park 7th July 2012

THE countdown to Wellingborough’s much-anticipated summer carnival gets under way on Friday with the crowning of the new court. The big event will take place at Wellingborough Museum. The event is open to all and admission is...



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Councillors discuss Rushden Lake Development

Councillors in East Northamptonshire are due to discuss the Rushden Lake development later this month. The owners, LxB have purchased around 250 acres on the outskirts of Rushden, adjacent to the A45, including 30 acres of deve...


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Oddsocks take on Shakespeare at the Castle Theatre

THE off-the-wall theatre group Oddsocks will be bringing their own take on Shakespeare to the Castle Theatre next week when they perform Julius Caesar. With a hilarious rendition of the political thriller, Oddsocks have quite a...


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Wellingborough Museum celebrates with Beating of the Retreat

Wellingborough Museum will be celebrating Armed Forces Day with a Beating of the Retreat. The event, on Saturday, June 30, will start at 9.45am with a flag-raising ceremony by Branch President of the Royal British Legion, Norma...



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Bozeat Primary School march for safer roads

Children from Bozeat Primary School were among 4,554 primary school children from the East Midlands who went on the march for safer roads. The children were out last week as part of the UK-wide Giant Walking Bus, coordinated by...


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World Parade at the Lighthouse Theatre

Following a spectacular performance of its World Parade at the Lighthouse Theatre in Kettering last month, Starlight Dance has made a donation to a local charity. Run by Jacc Batch, the group of talented performers enjoyed two ...


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Thrapston Charter Fair – Best of British

This weekend sees Thrapston Charter Fair – a celebration of the town’s market heritage with a theme this year of The Best of British. With the Diamond Jubilee celebrations finished and the Olympics yet to start, the...



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Wellingborough wartime with Sywell military vehicle enthusiasts

A GROUP of military vehicle enthusiasts from Sywell, near Wellingborough, were the driving force behind a weekend that brought the sights and sounds of the Second World War to life. Wicksteed Park played host to Wicksteed At Wa...