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LETTER OF THE WEEK: County chief’s departure has raised lots of questions

I am very puzzled by the sudden departure, by apparent resignation, of Dr Paul Blantern, the chief executive of our county council, who left his post on October 13 having been the authority’s chief executive since 2007.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Our Brexit negotiations make us a laughing stock

The Brexit negotiations are a mess, and the reason is simple: the Brexit campaign failed.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Let’s cut number of county MPs and save some money

Research carried out by the Electoral Reform Society has discovered that more than 100 Lords and Peers of the Realm in the House of Lords haven’t even been seen or heard of, so to speak, from making any contributions whatsoever to the House’s many debates,

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Never has there been such an outpouring of sorrow

A deep sorrow has swept this town and borough over the past few days.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: MPs should hang heads in shame over the Brexit Bill

LETTER OF THE WEEK: MPs should hang heads in shame over the Brexit Bill

The Brexit Bill has just been voted on by Parliament.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Where will they find all the extra carriages from?

LETTER OF THE WEEK: Where will they find all the extra carriages from?

According to the Labour Party’s shadow fire minister, “there is some merit in having women only carriages in trains to reduce the number of sexual offences being made against women”.

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LETTER OF THE WEEK: Have we forgotten that the homeless are humans too?

I was really upset when I saw the front cover of the Telegraph last week.

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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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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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