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29 July 2015
Sniffer dogs help Trading Standards uncover 1,000 packets of illegal cigarettes
More than 1,000 packets of illegal cigarettes have been discovered in a series of raids in Northamptonshire.

27 July 2015
Playground revamped for year round use
Children at a Wellingborough school will now be able to use their trim trail all year round thanks to help from the Healthier Child Project.

27 July 2015
Mini beasts and more at country park's family fun day
Snail racing, mini-beast identification and a rubbish-sorting game are just some of the activities on offer at a family day at Brixworth Country Park.

21 July 2015
Northamptonshire County Council’s Cath is honoured for inspiring young learners
The headteacher of Northamptonshire Hospital and Outreach Education has won a national award in recognition of her work with young learners.

14 July 2015
Try something new this summer with an adult learning course
People in Northamptonshire will be able to learn a new skill this summer after Northamptonshire County Council introduced its first ever adult learning summer programme.

13 July 2015
Chief of Northamptonshire Fire And Rescue Service to retire
Northamptonshire’s Chief Fire Officer is to retire after more than 30 years’ service.

13 July 2015
Are you missing out on free childcare for your two-year-old?
Northamptonshire County Council is encouraging parents and carers to find out whether they are eligible for free childcare and education for two-year-olds.

9 July 2015
Young heroes celebrated with Northamptonshire Youth Ambition Awards
A pupil who started a bullying support service and a group of students who distribute food to people in need have been honoured at Northamptonshire County Council’s Youth Ambition Awards.

9 July 2015
Happy birthday Cycle CoNNect! Northampton bike-hire scheme goes from strength to strength
Users of Northampton’s very own bike hire scheme – Cycle CoNNect – have collectively pedalled a total of 29,561 miles since the initiative began one year ago, more than a complete circumnavigation of the globe.

8 July 2015
Tunisian beach attack - book of condolence
The Chairman of Northamptonshire County Council, Cllr Phil Larratt, has opened a book of condolence in memory of all those people who lost their lives in the terrorist attack at Sousse, Tunisia, on June 26.

8 July 2015
Cabinet to discuss wellbeing CIC next steps
The creation of a new wellbeing community interest organisation for Northamptonshire is set to take another step forward at Northamptonshire County Council’s cabinet meeting next week (14th July).

8 July 2015
Northamptonshire libraries launches the Summer Reading Challenge 2015
Young bookworms are being invited to get reading as part of Northamptonshire County Council’s Summer Reading Challenge.

7 July 2015
County Chairman's charity provides haven of support
Newly elected Northamptonshire County Council Chairman, Cllr Phil Larratt will be supporting The Caring and Sharing Trust as his chosen charity during his term in office.

7 July 2015
A45 development link is vital for long-term growth in the Daventry area
Plans for the A45 Development Link road – which is essential for future economic growth in the Daventry area – are set for final approval by Northamptonshire County Council’s Cabinet next week.

2 July 2015
County council plans to regenerate derelict town centre land
New life will be breathed into an area of derelict land in a historic part of Northampton town centre through Northamptonshire County Council plans to regenerate the site.

1 July 2015
Corby man fined for offences relating to counterfeit and illicit cigarettes
A Corby man has been ordered to pay more than £2,000 after admitting offences involving the supply of illegal cigarettes and tobacco.

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