A teenage girl has been robbed at knifepoint in an underpass.
The girl was walking out of the underpass near to Lloyds Road in Corby at about 5:15pm yesterday when she was grabbed from behind by a man. He held a knife to her throat and told her to give him everything she had.
The robber then searched through her handbag and stole some tobacco.
The girl managed to pull herself away and punched the man in the face before running away.
The robber was mixed race, about 6ft 6in, slim, with broad shoulders.
He was wearing a black puffa-style jacket, grey tracksuit bottoms, white Nike Air Max trainers and a red and black bandana over the lower part of his face.
An application to build seventy holiday cabins in Northamptonshire woodland has been rejected.
Campaigners were joined by the wildlife trust in their fight to protect Fineshade Wood near Corby from development by a company called Forest Holidays. The planning application was rejected on ecological grounds.
CCTV footage has been released to try to identify the suspects involved in a late night robbery at Domino’s Pizza in Northamptonshire.
The footage shows the gang threatened staff with a knife and what appeared to be handguns, forcing them to hand over cash.
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The home of the mother of celebrated Corby soldier James Ashworth has been given a special garden makeover.Read the full story ›
Two hundred soldiers from the Royal Anglian Regiment will be descending on Corby and Kettering today as they march through the towns.
In 2012 the Regiment were officially presented with the Freedom of the Borough of Corby in recognition of their courage displayed in battle and their association with the Borough of Corby.
An East Midlands town nick-named "little Scotland" is holding a mock referendum on Scottish independence.
It is being held as part of the annual Highland Gathering in Corby.
Thousands of people who live in the Northamptonshire town are of Scottish descent, after many moved there for work when one of the largest steel workers in the UK was set up there in the 1930s.
Scots will got to the polls on 18th September to decide the future of the country.
Police are appealing for help in tracing a car which might have been used in a hit and run incident which resulted in a man's death, in Corby in Northamptonshire.
A 23-year-old man was found in Studfall Avenue at 1am yesterday with serious injuries. He died later in hospital.
Police believe an Audi-type vehicle was involved and was seen driving dangerously in the area. They say it will have sustained damage.
A food company in Northamptonshire says it wants to minimise the number of compulsory redundancies after it announced the closure of its food processing plant.
Solways Foods in Corby announced that 900 jobs could be lost, but the firm says it will redeploy people where possible.
It is closing the site by the late summer because it says it is no longer viable.
Solway Foods has confirmed that it is to close its food processing plant in Corby, Northamptonshire with the loss of 930 jobs.Read the full story ›