The town of Corby has a long association with Scotland. So should its Scottish residents be allowed to vote on Scottish independence?
Two people have died, hundreds of thousands of homes have been left without power after hurricane-force conditions battered Britain.
The family of Lance Corporal James Ashworth, who was killed by a grenade blast in Afghanistan, have accepted a posthumous VC.
A Northamptonshire chocolate maker has been fined after an employee’s finger was severed in an inadequately guarded machine.
Kettering magistrates heard that Joao Countinho was cleaning a depositor - which pipes liquid chocolate into moulds – at Ashbury Chocolates in February last year.
His left index finger became trapped and was partially severed. It had to be fully amputated later in hospital.
Mr Countinho, 41, of Peterborough, was off work for around three months although he has since returned to the factory doing the same job.
A Health and Safety Executive investigation found the machine was only partially guarded .
Ashbury Chocolates of Darwin Road, Corby, pleaded guilty and was fined £5,000 and ordered to pay costs of £3,485.
Reports of A427 Cottingham Road partially blocked due to an accident at A6003 Uppingham Road (Fourways).
A large cannabis factory with more than 1,000 plants has been discovered in Corby.
The plants were found at a premises in the Willowbrook Industrial Estate. Corby Inspector Carl Sturman said: "This is a significant find that will disrupt the supply of drugs, not just locally but across the region.
“These plants were almost ready for harvesting and would have produced drugs with a street value of around £450,000."
Corby in Northamptonshire has been dubbed the manufacturing hub of the UK.
According to the Office for National Statistics a quarter of the town's population is working in the sector, compared to just 9 per cent nationally.
Meanwhile, Cambridge has been the named biggest employer in the science and technology industry outside of London.
Bringing criminals and their victims face-to-face needs to be at the heart of a local criminal justice system, according to Northamptonshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Adam Simmonds.
The system, known as restorative justice, is being piloted in Corby. It holds offenders to account, helps them understand the real impact of what they’ve done, take responsibility and often make amends.
'The victim can choose whether or not to face the offender,’ said Mr Simmonds.
– Adam Simmonds, Northamptonshire's Police and Crime Commissioner
"The victim is rarely in a court unless giving evidence as a witness. That victim never has an opportunity to confront an attacker or a burglar. I think that’s poor. These days I don’t think they should go off without seeing the victim.
"The victim can expel anger, explain what has happened and in many cases I’ve seen offenders completely changed by coming face to face with the person they hurt."
Rockingham Castle near Corby is hosting international eventing for the first time this week. The action got underway with the one and two star dressage yesterday, with more events due to take place today and over the weekend.
Organisers say they're expecting around 6,000 spectators over the four days.
Today marks 70 years since the Dambusters Raids during the second world war. 19 Lancaster bombers carrying 'bouncing bombs' were flown over Germany's Ruhr Valley to destroy dams.
Today the last Lancaster Bomber in Europe that is still flying took to the skies over Eyebrook Reservoir near Corby. Spitfires and Tornadoes were also flown in the Battle of Britain Memorial flight. The reservoir was used as a practice site for the raids.
British Transport Police is warning young people in Corby to stay off the railway tracks after a number of recent incidents.
Sergeant Rob Bowley said: "There have been instances recently where children have been seen to trespass on the track close to Corby station and an industrial area. "
"Trespass may not sound like a serious offence but, in the unforgiving environment of the railway, it can be fatal."
"Anyone who trespasses onto the railway is taking a gamble with their own lives, as well as the lives of all the staff and passengers travelling on the trains."
Police are stepping up patrols in the area and warning that anyone caught trespassing on the track will be dealt with appropriately.
Conservative councillors in Corby have condemned some Labour colleages as 'sick and disrespectful' after they disrupted tributes to Baroness Thatcher in a meeting.
The Tories got so angry they walked out after some Labour colleagues interrupted a tribute speech last night by wandering in and out of the chamber. Here's Matthew Hudson's report.