Community Key For Kettering Rugby Club

A local rugby club is looking to branch-out into the community. Kettering Rugby Football Club, like most sports teams, has struggled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. However, Club Secretary Peter May says “We’ve kept busy.” The club have thought of a variety of ingenious methods to keep the community spirit […]

Cobblers Youngsters Continue Despite COVID Challenge

All non-elite football has been suspended since the start of the second national COVID-19 lockdown, including youth and children’s games outside of schools. Northampton Town Under 18s compete in Group C of the EFL Youth Alliance League. Matches at this level have been able to carry on because these squads are seen as feeder teams […]

Northants Charity Aiming to Fight County Lines Affected by Lockdown

The second lockdown has caused an increase in referrals and made the work of youth charities much more difficult. Groundwork, which is based in Kettering, works with local young people to try to turn them away from county lines. Youth crime, county lines in particular, has caused problems for Northants Police in recent years, and […]