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Speeding violations along A605 on the rise

Despite the lack of any speed cameras in Northamptonshire, the police do set up camera traps to catch speeding motorists. These camera traps are deployed around the county, including regular…

Police Beat

Police Beat

Since October last year, there has been an overall decrease in crime per month in North Northamptonshire. According to the latest available data from East Northants Police, crime levels reached…

Property market remains buoyant in region

Property market remains buoyant in region

Before the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the housing market in Oundle had been predictable – that of a quiet, scenic market town within commuting distance of London and Peterborough.…

Launch of local new fashion label offers bespoke clothing

Launch of local new fashion label offers bespoke clothing

Slow fashion is the opposite of fast fashion, an approach which produces clothes that are made to last and are not disposable. “Natascha Bankart” is a new fashion business based…

Promoting bird habitats in home gardens

Promoting bird habitats in home gardens

A local initiative to provide nestboxes for garden birds hopes to offset the decline of natural habitats and promote breeding species. Over the past year’s lockdowns, Barny Dillarstone was rooted…

City councils advance clean air zones

Other than the 2030 target to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars, there is still need for changes in how we tackle climate change and air pollution. Many cities…

Gas prices and supply chain woes trickle down to consumers

Only two months before Christmas, consumers found themselves facing empty supermarket shelves, retail and wholesale stock shortages, and steeper energy bills. The backdrop is the soaring global energy prices. Global…

Lakeside Healthcare launch online consultation platform to patient approval

Lakeside Healthcare launch online  consultation platform to patient approval

Lakeside Healthcare at Oundle has introduced a new consultation platform that they hope will address wait times and backlogs to accessing GP services. The Swedish system, Doctrin, has received positive…

Northamptonshire vaccine take-up continues to climb

The vaccine take-up so far has been a success amongst young people in the UK, but there is still a small but significant way to go. There are many reasons…

The hope of keeping Fletton Field for community use looks promising

The hope of keeping Fletton Field for community use looks promising

In July 2021, North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) listed Fletton Field as an Asset of Community Value. This means that if the landowner wishes to sell, they are obliged to give…

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