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    anyone from wellingborough?

    When i was a kid we were on holiday in wellingborough at Easter. We bought some raffle tickets in the local shopping center for an Easter raffle, and ended up winning. We collected our prize at a local newspaper office and were featured in the local paper at the time. Does anyone know which paper it might have been? Im looking to get a copy of the article.

    Google lists a few:

    Northamptonshire Telegraph
    HeraldandPost
    Northamptonshire and Northants Extra Newspapers

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    More than likely the Evening Telegraph, which is now a weekly paper. Possibly the herald. Is there something you'd like me to keep an eye out for?

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    Im just looking to get a copy of the article and photo that was taken, from the paper's archives.. It would been in like 1990 or something!

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    Ah, not something I'll have lying around then The ET's office are usually really helpful with things like that but I suspect there may be an admin fee.

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    is there a website for the evening telegraph please?

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    Ooh this brings back memories.
    Do they still do the thing where they hide a little character somewhere in the paper to find?

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    Ive emailled the editor. Hopefully they can locate the article. Will be a nice surprise Easter present for the family exactly 20 years later

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    Nice! Hope they can find it for you, that's a lovely thing to do for your family

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    never heard back from the paper

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    never heard back from the paper
    Skype & call them. Prolly get a better response. That or email them again

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