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LETTER: Being part of the EU is a burden

The letter from Dave Johnson shows the ‘Remainers’ persist in their mistaken views. 
Do they want continued mass immigration from Europe? This was the issue that led the majority to vote to leave the European Union.

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LETTER: Calls for filter light have been made for two decades

LETTER: Calls for filter light have been made for two decades

Oh dear, I don’t know which Edwinstowe residents have said, as reported in your February 15 issue (Traffic Light Causes ‘Chaos’ for Drivers’) that the filter light at the top of High Street, on the junction close to the Forest Lodge Hotel, only comes on for a few seconds, because there is no filter light.

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LETTER: What’s all the negativity about fracking?

LETTER: What’s all the negativity about fracking?

I wonder what would be said if coal had just been discovered.

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LETTER: Handing leadership to xenophobes

LETTER: Handing leadership to xenophobes

How frightening was it to read Alan Craw’s vision of this country’s future in a post-Brexit world?

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LETTER: Can you help with family history research?

LETTER: Can you help with family history research?

I’m trying to find any records on Katherine Louisa Kempster Munting (nee Pearce, nee Bradley), (July 1896 - Dec 1987), or her niece, Elizabeth Ann Smith (1948 - March 2007).

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LETTER: Did anyone else get a parking ticket?

LETTER: Did anyone else get a parking ticket?

On Friday, December 16 2016, I visited St Peter’s Retail Park fully aware of the issues with parking and problems as reported previously in the Chad.

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LETTER: Money hemorrhaging out of NHS

LETTER: Money hemorrhaging out of NHS

I am writing with regard to two topics, the first being the increasing difficulty of parking at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

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LETTER: Small tax increase won’t break the bank

LETTER: Small tax increase won’t break the bank

Our mayor has announced a balanced budget and no increase in council tax for the coming financial year in line with her election pledge.

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LETTER: Referendum was an ill-judged farce

LETTER: Referendum was an ill-judged farce

I hope Alan Craw will derive some comfort from the desperate reaction to his Voltaire-esque view of Brexit (Chad, December 28). Read the letter in full here. 
Hyperbolic though it was, like all satire it contained, for me, essential truths. He deserves my support.

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LETTER: Move could lead to loss of shops town centre can’t afford

LETTER: Move could lead to loss of shops town centre can’t afford

I learnt recently that Tesco is installing six franchise units in its Oak Tree store at the beginning of March, representing six of the most popular names in Mansfield.

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LETTER: Irresponsible motorists should be fined

LETTER: Irresponsible motorists should be fined

I drive and maintain a car, a car that I tax, MOT and insure.

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Three reasons readers have written in this week...

The postbag and inbox were full of readers letters as usual.

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Pendle - along with Burnley, Hyndburn, Ribble Valley, and Rossendale - will be receiving funding to tackle homelessness.

LETTER: Buy book to help the homeless

Recently attention has been raised around homelessness and also a homeless Sunday was recently held.

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King's Mill was placed in Special Measures by the CQC after mortality rates was found too high.

LETTER: We’re lucky to have the NHS

You hear such stories about the NHS, we are so lucky that it is there.

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Kings Mill Hospital.

LETTER: Thanks to King’s Mill

On Tuesday evening, January 10, at approximately 8.45pm to 9pm, my mother-in-law was taken to accident and emergency with respiratory problems.

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LETTER: What callous society are we becoming?

LETTER: What callous society are we becoming?

Years ago, my daughter on the way to work in Nottingham, used to take a homeless man into McDonald’s, buy him breakfast, have a coffee with him and then carry on to work.
It was never a problem and no complaints.
Now I hear that McDonald’s is happy to take money from the homeless buying their own breakfasts early in the morning, but then hurrying them to finish and leave as there are complaints from customers. Even on one occasion calling the police, apparently.

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LETTER: Brexit really does mean Brexit

LETTER: Brexit really does mean Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May provided much needed clarity in her Brexit speech where she set out the Government’s 12 negotiating objectives.

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LETTER: All parties must work together on social care

LETTER: All parties must work together on social care

It has been known for decades that our health and social care system would not cope forever with a population living longer and requiring ever more diverse means of support and treatment.

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LETTER: Possible withdrawal of a necessary lifeline

It is devastating to hear Kadcyla – a crucial life-extending treatment for women with incurable secondary breast cancer – faces being withdrawn from the NHS, following the failure of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and Roche, the drug’s manufacturer, to reach an agreement.

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