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LETTER OF THE WEEK: County children forced to deal with holiday hunger

Thousands of children across Northamptonshire have broken up for the summer holidays.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Transfer fees show world of football has gone mad

Growing up in the 1970s, like most boys of my era, we lived for anything associated with football.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Proposal to electrify train line has gone off the rails

Last week, under the cover of breaking up for their holiday, the Tory government sneaked out important news that will affect Wellingborough for years to come.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: There are more pressing matters than this bypass

Having just woken up from my slumber on the 16:01 St Pancras to Corby train, I thought I would catch up with the local news in the Northants Telegraph’s online supplement.

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Houses of Parliament. Credit: Palace of Westminster.

LETTER OF THE WEEK: MPs need to put their own financial house in order

Your correspondent, Ron Steele, (Northants Telegraph, July 6) noted that during the election campaign Kettering MP Philip Hollobone said he would never compromise on Kettering General Hospital and the NHS.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: We want to see creativity at the heart of this county

A few summers ago, I took my seat at The Core to watch No Way Back – a brilliant physical theatre production made by the people of Corby.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Grenfell Tower stands as a symbol of broken Britain

If a week is a long time in politics, then a year is an eternity.

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

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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Kettering Swimming Pool. Credit: Neil Pickford

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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