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Letters: Delight at opening of new shop in town

I am delighted to now see that a new high quality shop is open in the town.

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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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LETTERS: Still no actual evidence offered on canal and boat lift scheme

LETTERS: Still no actual evidence offered on canal and boat lift scheme

I am grateful to Colin Poole for his response to my letter published on May 5, asking for the evidence justifying the claim that the proposed canal and boat lift will generate significant extra income from tourism.

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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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Abigail Campbell

Bus market is broken

I see Stagecoach are putting up fares by an average of 2.5 per cent across Northamptonshire despite just having achieved full-year profits of around £182 million, and growth in passenger volumes and revenues.

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Letters of the week: April 9 edition

Each week readers send us their views on the latest events in Daventry. If you would like to submit a letter for consideration you can email it to

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Tax has failed to free up homes

This week is the two year anniversary of the Bedroom Tax, which has already hit over 500 people in this constituency, including those with a disability and carers.

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An artist impression of Mickle Well Park

What’s the point in consulting

I have been a Daventry Town Councillor since 2008 and here is my personal view.

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Letters of the week 12/03/15

Each week our readers send us letters on the big issues affecting Daventry, here is a selection of some of the best.

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Daventry campus of Northampton College

Where is space for expansion?

I attended the Daventry Town Council meeting on the evening of February 23, the reason for attending was to listen to the presentation that was to be made by representatives from Northampton College and from Alliance Planning regarding the proposed plans for the Badby Road West site.

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This photo of snowdrops in Daventry Holy Cross churchyard was taken earlier this month by Phil Pratt.

Letters of the week

Each week our readers send us letters with their views on the latest developments in Daventry. If you would like to submit a letter, you can email it

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Protest to save the cardiac unit in 2013 which has been recently revived

Thank you to our supporters

What wonderful news that Cardiac Rehab is returning to Danetre Hospital.

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Letters from January 12 edition

Here is a selection of letters published in our February 12 edition.

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Gloria Edwards Davidson

Join together and support schools

Daventry Councillors at all levels should join and support Daventry Secondary Schools.

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Letters from our January 29 edition

Devolution, planning and more views on the brain drain of secondary school pupils out of the town, readers have been sending us their views on the stories that matter most to them.

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Cllr Alan Hills

Youth services are being improved

Reference the article on page seven of last week’s paper (Getting to the heart of The Phoenix), Claire Griffin stated Daventry is failing its children,

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Letters: Daventry’s Brain Drain.

This week we have been inundated with letters responding to our splash on the exodus of primary school children to secondary schools outside the town. Here is a selection of some of the best.

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Michael Green from Staverton sent us this picture which featured our letters page

Community working together

Everyone keeps thanking me for all the improvements that have been done to the Grange estate this past year, when in fact it has been down to everyone on and around the estate who has made such a difference.

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Letters: New Year messages

Leading figures in Daventry written in with their take on 2014

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Christmas messages

Religious leaders from Daventry have submitted Christmas messages to the Daventry Express

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