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Police investigate knife attack in Corby

Northamptonshire Police are investigating after a man was attacked by another man with a knife in Corby.

Location of knife attack in Corby Credit: ITV News Anglia

The 28-year-old was in an area of woodland near Studfall Avenue and Cottingham Road yesterday when he was attacked sometime between 3.30pm and 3.55pm. His wounds needed hospital treatment but were not life threatening.

Police say the attacker is in his mid 20s, was wearing a grey tracksuit, and was riding a mountain bike.

Witnesses, or anyone who knows anything about this incident, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at

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Campaigners fighting plans to build seventy holiday cabins in woodland in Northamptonshire are celebrating tonight - after councillors decided to reject the application.

Forest Holidays wanted to build a new retreat at Fineshade Wood near Corby.

But, following strong local opposition - including from the Wildlife Trust - the plans were this evening turned down on ecological grounds.

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