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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Farewell Facebook...I’m going to get on with my life

It’s dawned on me this week a little bit about life.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Our Brexit options may be hard for us all to swallow

LETTER OF THE WEEK: Our Brexit options may be hard for us all to swallow

I have frequently written in your columns that the Hard Brexit proposed by Mrs May would create stresses in Gibraltar and Ireland, among other threats to our prosperity.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Thank you to volunteers who make a real difference

A big thank you to all of our volunteers. National Volunteers Week from June 1 to 7, is an opportunity for recognition and celebration of the work carried out by the many thousands of volunteers engaged in a wide variety of activities throughout the country.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Concentrate on dangerous driving, not just speeding

LETTER OF THE WEEK: Concentrate on dangerous driving, not just speeding

I read your report on speeding and Matt O’Connell’s comments in last Thursday’s Northamptonshire Telegraph.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: We have a duty to use our vote for the common good

“We are far more united and have far more things in common with each other than things that divide us.”

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: I had to break hospital car rules to help a dying friend

I write concerning Kettering General Hospital’s recent decision to no longer allow patients to be dropped off at the hospital entrance doors.

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Some of the flytipping.

LETTER OF THE WEEK: Nobody in authority wants to take any responsibility

This week, a volunteer from the SeeItPickItBinIt community litter group in Kettering went to clean up the small woodland area between the Rothwell Road railway bridge and the Kettering General Hospital bottom car park.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Helping to make life better for the older generation

More than one in 12 of the UK population will be aged 80 or over by 2039, but if you thought older age was all about slowing down, think again.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Take the plunge and build a decent swimming pool

In those halcyon days when there was no such thing as the school run, and everyone either walked, cycled, or caught the bus to their place of secondary education, I can vividly remember my three-mile trek to school, which incorporated walking past Kettering’s present swimming pool, under construction on the corner of London Road and Bowling Green Road at the time.

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The new ambulance-only entrance.

LETTER OF THE WEEK: Hospital parking changes left us dreading next visit

I wish to let you know of my experience last week.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Greedy Osborne leaves a bitter taste in the mouth

LETTER OF THE WEEK: Greedy Osborne leaves a bitter taste in the mouth

Last week our former Chancellor, George Osborne, announced he was becoming the editor of the Evening Standard for which he’ll earn a six-figure salary.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Laughable that Corby has not got a general hospital

Recently my sister suffered a very bad fall at home.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: We should start process to abolish the House of Lords

The residents of the world’s largest state sponsored retirement home, where we, the tax payers, pay about £80,000 a year to incarcerate each of the residents for life, have spoken.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: We should show respect to our mothers every day

LETTER OF THE WEEK: We should show respect to our mothers every day

“Motherhood and apple pie” is a favourite American expression that sums up shared values and social responsibilities.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Why is Wellingborough always the poor relation?

I first knew Wellingborough, some 50 years ago, as a pleasant little market town with a good variety of individual shops besides the essential multiples like Woolworth’s and Currys.

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Parenting styles discussed

Tiger, free-range – the pros and cons of popular parenting styles

What’s the best way to raise your child? It’s a question that has provoked the publication of numerous books, and seen authors race to coin the next quirky name for a new style of parenting.

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RICHARD ATKINSON: Kettering Council should do more to help Kettering Town Football Club

An open letter to Kettering Council.

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CAROLINE SMITH: EU membership is best for the workers

As an active trade unionist with Unison, I am proud to say that my union, which is the largest public services union on Britain representing 1.3 million members, has thrown its support behind the Remain campaign.

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TERRY FORSEY: Let’s get out of this super state now

In 1970, 50 per cent of UK trade was with the Commonwealth. And that proportion was falling. The leaders then had the vision and focus to take the UK into the European Common Market as the best option for the future of both UK and Europe.

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Letters: Time to stop behaving like children and tell us the truth about Europe

Letters: Time to stop behaving like children and tell us the truth about Europe

I, like millions of others in the UK, have still not decided which way I am going to vote in the forthcoming EU referendum; or if I am actually going to bother to vote at all.

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