Government funding's to be issued so a road upgrade linked to a new Corby housing area can be carried out.

£3.9m has been announced for the A43 and Steel Road roundabout and nearby access roads - close to the Weldon North Industrial Estate and Priors Hall Park.

Welcoming the news the MP for Corby said he wanted to continue to make the case for more new investment for local infrastructure.

The leader of Corby Borough Council also welcomed the news, saying they wanted to work with planners andthe new owners of Priors Hall on sustainable growth of the area.