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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Tweets of the week

Lei Chan (@JustLeiChan) Please RT @NorthamptonUK @BBCNorthampton @Extra_Newspaper @ifmradio_uk County Toy Library is re-opening at end of the month. COTSSP School Games (@COTSSP) great write up about the northants More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Island fuel scam for holiday makers

Dear..EXTRA Now that the summer holidays are here, just a word of warning to families who are jetting abroad to some of the smaller islands like in Greece. We went to KOS last week and found that a lot of car hire More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Animal Experiments at all time high

Dear..EXTRA The latest government statistics show that almost 3.8 million animals were used in experiments in the UK during 2011 – equivalent to over 10,000 experiments every day. This is the highest number of More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Books for the blind at only 7%

Dear..EXTRA According to the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) just 7 per cent of books are available in formats fully accessible to blind and partially sighted people. This is shocking. Why should More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Wellingborough prison closure!

Dear..EXTRA I cannot believe they are closing Wellingborough Prison. We need more prison capacity not less. Has no-one told the Justice Secretary the population is increasing with the inevitable rise in the crime More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Where’s the Kettering interest?

Dear..EXTRA As a former Evening Telegraph reader who remembers when we had a Kettering edition as did Corby and Wellingborough, I was quite looking forward to reading the KETTERING EXTRA. All went reasonably well More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, July 12th, 2012
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Extra Letters & Local Rants – 11th July 2012

Dear..EXTRA After reading Tom Beattie’s letter to extra,and the response from extra, I felt I needed to write on some other matters within the council. While the town centre looks very smart our councillors More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
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Strawberry teas to fund charity

Dear..EXTRA As we get into the swing of summer, I am writing to ask your readers to hold a Strawberry Tea for Breast Cancer Care. It’s the perfect excuse to get together with friends, family or colleagues and More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
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DIY street repairs fall foul of proper procedures

Dear..EXTRA It is very disappointing that somebody has taken it upon themselves to try and repair the grass verges in Cottingham without going through the proper County Council channels. Having had discussions with More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
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County Councillor for Corby Rural

Dear..EXTRA May I comment on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s thanksgiving sermon at St Paul’s Cathedral celebrating the Diamond Jubilee? Dr Williams said, the Queen made the simple statement of commitment that More...