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Dozens of drivers caught speeding on Wellingborough estate

Dozens of drivers were caught breaking the speed limit during checks carried out on a housing estate in Wellingborough.

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GLENNIS HOOPER: The time has come to declutter

Deciding to have a late spring/early summer blitz, I have had a few areas in my flat painted which has meant having to move almost everything – not easy when space is so restricted.

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Iraqi men crush to try to get food packages handed out by British soldiers from the Tactical Supply Wing from the back of a lorry in the southern Iraqi town of Safwan, Monday March 31, 2003. The British forces are helping the local people with humanitarian aid. PA Photo/ Russell Boyce/ Reuters/ MOD POOL. SAF105D

REV JOHN SMITH: We have to trust that aid goes to right places

When I was a young family doctor, long before I became a consultant in palliative medicine, and at a time when practices took their own night calls, I was woken by the telephone at about two in the morning.

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The Ashes Column: Ian Bell is a victim of his own versatility ahead of Third Test

So, England have a bad game, Gary Ballance is out, Ian Bell will bat at three, again and Joe Root is up to four. Kevin Pietersen is relaxing on a beach in St Lucia.

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The Ashes Column: ‘Why I hope England don’t make history this summer’

Only once in the last 50 years, has England lost an Ashes series, after winning the opening Test.

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The Ashes Column: Crispin Andrews

The Ashes column: ‘Rodney Hogg told me it will be 6-0 to Australia’

And so it begins... yes that’s right the Ashes gets under way on Wednesday.

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All at Cransley Hospice should hold their heads high, says Dr John

Dr John Smith: Cransley Hospice staff can hold their heads up high

Most of us are embarrassed when people say something nice about us.

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Much of what is acceptable and is unacceptable in our doing and even our thinking has had to alter and shift quite dramatically throughout Richard's life

Richard Oliff: Give me the chance to catch up

As much as I try to avoid discussing religion or politics in any public forum, I find it increasingly difficult not to.

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The TV programme Back in Time for Dinner was an eye-opener, says Helen

Helen Bach: Our food has come a long way since the 1950s

Back In Time For Dinner was so much more than a clever name for a TV programme.

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What culinary skills will we be passing on to our children, wonders J-P

J-P Wooding: Cooking up a problem for our children

I remember my parents watching Patrick’s Pantry on ITV; the signature tune sticks in my head more than anything else to be honest.

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Come along to one of the Made in Corby theatre workshops at the Core in the Corby Cube

Made in Corby: Why not get involved with something new?

A warm welcome to this month’s column.

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The Wish List Tourist: Argentina

The Wish List Tourist: Argentina

All Argentina meant to me was a kind of pilgrimage to the land of Eva Perón – an icon and the most famous person in this country’s history. At first.

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Some of the walkers on this year's Crazy Hats Walk

Glennis Hooper: Crazy Hats work must go on

I begin this week’s column with what I believe to be the most important two words in the English vocabulary.

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Richard has happy childhood memories of Thoroughsale Woods in Corby

Richard Oliff: My far-off days as a young Robin Hood

It would be easy to lose count of the number of times my mum would say these words to me in varying tones of exasperation as, yet again, I would be “under her feet”.

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Helen's north Norfolk holiday was slightly spoiled by dog deposits on the beach

Helen Bach: The many delights of north Norfolk

I’m just back from my annual holiday to North Norfolk.

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J-P has been celebrating his 40th birthday

J-P Wooding: Why I’m happy to be celebrating my 40th birthday

“It’s all downhill after 40!” “Life begins at 40!”

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Healthy Living: 10 reasons to buy coconut oil

Healthy Living: 10 reasons to buy coconut oil

It’s been hailed as a miracle product due to its vast health benefits and unlimited uses.

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What kitchen gadgets could you not live without, wonders Helen

Helen Bach: Those essential kitchen gadgets

My daughter and I were watching an episode of Everybody Loves Raymond one morning at breakfast.

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Farmers' moods can change with the weather, says Duncan

Duncan Farrington: Farmers’ moods can change like the weather

It’s amazing how a few consecutive days of dry weather completely changes one’s mood after the long wet winter.

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Glennis returned to Victoria Primary Academy in Wellingborough

Glennis Hooper: Hat contest took me back to the early days

Number 13 certainly proved to be a very lucky for us at our 13th annual walk.

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