Corby team is going mobile

There will still be a Corby edition of the Northants Telegraph
There will still be a Corby edition of the Northants Telegraph

The Corby office of the Telegraph will be closing on January 31.

But we remain fully committed to bringing the people of the town the very best in news, sport, entertainment and opinions in print every Thursday and on the internet every day.

In fact, you are probably more likely to see and meet a member of our reporting team than ever before.

Changing technology and changes to the way we all live our lives mean the number of people who come into our office to see a reporter is tiny compared to a few years ago.

There are now so many other ways people can get in touch with us that they don’t need to make a personal visit.

And our reporting team have all been given laptop computers and state-of-the-art mobile telephones which mean they can work from almost anywhere.

As is now the case, you will still be able to contact them by telephone or email.

You could even choose to make contact via social media such as Twitter or Facebook.

In fact, there have never been more ways to get in touch with your local newspaper and share your news and views with us.

Our plans have been developed so that we can work more flexibly than ever, and we will be maintaining a highly visible presence in the community.

This is likely to include setting up established contact points and reporter surgeries.

We know how important the Corby edition of the Northamptonshire Telegraph is to our local community and this range of options will ensure the needs of our readers are still met.

Corby is the only town in our circulation area to have its own edition, and there are categorically no plans to change that.

We remain fully committed to continuing to providing the most comprehensive news, views and sport coverage in and around Corby in both print and on our website.

Regular users will already know there is an area on the site dedicated purely to Corby news and that we have regular reports and previews on Corby Town.

So, let me take this opportunity to assure you that although we are making changes to what we do, the team at the Telegraph remain focused on shining a light on the huge amount of great positive work being done in our communities, without shying away from tackling the problems that we all know the town still needs to tackle.

The new cinema on the horizon and the huge development at Priors Hall are just two of the reasons why this remains a time of great optimism for Corby and its people.

And we will be there to share the triumphs and successes, just as we have always been.