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LETTER: Why is traffic so busy on an ordinary day?

I agree that the powers that be should review the traffic congestion around Nottingham Road. Not least the access to Sainsbury’s, the Odeon and the bingo car parks, with access off Nottingham Road in Mansfield.

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LETTER: TV grooming storyline might help vulnerable youngsters

LETTER: TV grooming storyline might help vulnerable youngsters

Viewers of Coronation Street have expressed their shock at the hard-hitting plot which sees 16-year-old Bethany groomed and sexually exploited by Nathan, a man in his 30s.

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Clipstone Headstocks

LETTER: Headstocks are as divisive as Brexit

Clipstone headstocks are undoubtedly emotive and as divisive as Brexit.

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LETTER: Nicola Sturgeon is hell bent on breaking up the UK

LETTER: Nicola Sturgeon is hell bent on breaking up the UK

So, Nicola Sturgeon wants another referendum on Scottish independence because the UK voted to come out of the European Union and cited that Scotland voted to stay in.

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Are our energy suppliers really treating us like 'chumps'?

LETTER: Is it not better to invest in renewable energy?

There seems to be an erroneous belief that wind and solar energy cannot be stored. This is not true.

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LETTER: Nominate a stroke survivor

I write to urge your readers to consider nominating a stroke survivor for the Stroke Association’s Life After Stroke Awards, a charity for which I am a patron.

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LETTER: Let’s champion accessibility

LETTER: Let’s champion accessibility

This month we’re celebrating Disabled Access Day – a chance to raise awareness of the need for ease of access at public venues all across the UK.

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YOUR VIEW: Reasons readers have written in this week

YOUR VIEW: Reasons readers have written in this week

Readers have been having their say on a whole host of issues via letter and email this week.

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LETTER: Compensation could plug social care funding gap

LETTER: Compensation could plug social care funding gap

Council tax bills are set to increase to help pay for care for elderly and disabled people, according to latest news reports.

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Teresa Dennet was a patient at King's Mill Hospital. She died as a registrar fought to secure an intensive care bed at two other hospitals.

LETTER: Overwhelmed by quality of care at King’s Mill

With so much bad news about, I felt moved to write concerning the local NHS and its response to my recent issue.

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LETTER: Put plans to local people first

In my opinion there seems an abject selfishness in the latest application to develop the old Clipstone Colliery site.

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LETTER: King’s Mill care was excellent

LETTER: King’s Mill care was excellent

With all the bad news being broadcast about the NHS, I feel it is about time that someone said something good about the NHS.

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LETTER: If motorists are fined for being on the phone, cyclists should be too

LETTER: If motorists are fined for being on the phone, cyclists should be too

As everyone knows, hundreds of people have complained about the cyclists who are speeding in and out of the town.

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LETTER: Saddened at political ‘point scoring’

LETTER: Saddened at political ‘point scoring’

In response to the letters in last week’s Mercury (Lib Dems-John Tresadern and NHS-Cllr SueBurfoot), I would like to make a few comments.

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LETTER: Council must see light and consider bypass

LETTER: Council must see light and consider bypass

Junction 27 was not on the original plans for the M1 but was included as part the agreement for the M1 to cross Annesley Hall land.

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LETTER: Pro-fracking letters have no basis

I find it very odd that in the last few weeks in the Chad, the pro-fracking letter writers have not been willing to supply their names.
I will defend the rights of those who wish to debate both sides of the arguments and would hope that anti-fracking campaigners would respect that right too.

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BIG ISSUE: Readers have been writing in about King’s Mill and here’s why

BIG ISSUE: Readers have been writing in about King’s Mill and here’s why

King’s Mill and the NHS - Two issues that always gets you talking.

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LETTER: Extend disabled parking on West Gate

LETTER: Extend disabled parking on West Gate

Disabled parking has limited days on West Gate.

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LETTER: Doctors ready to leave due to Brexit

LETTER: Doctors ready to leave due to Brexit

A survey of European Union doctors by the British Medical Association has found more than four in 10 are considering leaving the UK in light of the EU referendum result.

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LETTER: UK is third worst in Europe for congestion

Recent research has found the UK to be the third worst country in Europe for traffic congestion (INRIX study, February 20, 2017).

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