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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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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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New UK passport criticised

New UK Passport under fire for lack of women

It is a badge of identity which seeks to celebrate some of the best-known cultural figures and landmarks in British life.

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Opinion: So much quality theatre on our doorstep

Today’s article celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Castle theatre in Wellingborough serves as a timely reminder of the quality of theatres and entertainment on offer on our doorstep every week.

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Barbara Murkitt is disgusted to learn that The RVS shop at Kettering General Hospital is to close in May

Letters: Disgusted at KGH plans for its shop and cafe

I am absolutely disgusted to learn that The RVS shop at Kettering General Hospital is to close in May.

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The Telegraph spends much of its time promoting such firms and we are delighted to once again be involved in the annual Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards

Opinion: Tuck in to tasty county treats

Take a look around this county and you will find a vast array of food and drink providers who are making names for themselves on a national and even international stage.

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There will be improvements to East Midlands Trains service

Letters: Looking forward to major rail improvements

Limited capacity on the rail network limits what can and cannot be run on the rails.

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We must do better in our schools, says Neil

Opinion: We must do better in our schools

Educational standards and achievements in the county have been unaccceptably poor for far too long.
While there are undoubtedly some excellent teachers and high-achieving schools across Northamptonshire, they have been the exception rather than the rule for far too many years.

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