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LETTER: We need to secure our share of the cash

Regarding a national article about regions deciding their own transport requirements.

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Fracking will become a massive problem if it is allowed to go ahead.

LETTER: Get fracking facts right

Well said Simon White, Chad letters August 30 (Plenty of other things destroying the planet).

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LETTER: Wheelie genius idea

LETTER: Wheelie genius idea

I have to say that it is pure genius, and I certainly would never have thought of it myself.

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LETTER: Mansfield is a bloomin’ great town

LETTER: Mansfield is a bloomin’ great town

I walk into Mansfield most days to shop, and I have to say what a delight to see the beautiful flower arrangements around the town.

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LETTER: Changes to law see charges scrapped

LETTER: Changes to law see charges scrapped

On July 29, 2013 fees were introduced to access employment tribunals with typical sums being payable of £1,200 to issue and list a claim.

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LETTER: Fracking not the only thing destroying the planet

LETTER: Fracking not the only thing destroying the planet

Why won’t people grow up and quit complaining about fracking?

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LETTER: Footballers are not the only overpaid stars

LETTER: Footballers are not the only overpaid stars

Although I understand John Wilmott’s concerns (letters August 23), I cannot agree with him.

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LETTER: Let’s Brexit as quickly as possible

The news on Brexit over the last few weeks has shown that it will be even harder and more complicated than most people imagined to get a good deal on it, especially for Northern Ireland, British exporters and companies and organisations that rely on talent coming here from the EU.

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LETTER: Gambling is ruining people’s lives

LETTER: Gambling is ruining people’s lives

You hear the word poverty spoken about by almost everyone, families living on handouts, food banks and with help from charitable organisations.

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LETTER: Why doesn’t council clean up cut grass?

LETTER: Why doesn’t council clean up cut grass?

We are constantly being told by the council to take all our litter home or dispose of it in the litter bins.

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LETTER: Warning from history over hard Brexit calls

If you want proof of what falling off a cliff edge would be like following a hard Brexit, there is an example of a likeminded incident available in this country .

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LETTER: Thankfully stereotypes are becoming a thing of the past

LETTER: Thankfully stereotypes are becoming a thing of the past

We have all seen those television programmes which wistfully look back at life in the 1960s and so on.

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LETTER:Where is football heading?

LETTER:Where is football heading?

The question being asked at the moment is where is football in the United Kingdom heading?
Surely these extortionate transfer fees for players in the Premiership need to be stopped.

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LETTER: Give more thought to cyclists

LETTER: Give more thought to cyclists

Under new legislation used for the first time, cyclists have been banned from using the A18 Mountain Road, during the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling: “purely a safety measure” say the authorities, and any cyclist caught using it, will be dealt with “robustly.”

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LETTER: Camera could do job of officers

LETTER: Camera could do job of officers

Having seen the police camera van on Peafield Lane on several occasions this year, I’m thinking of the cost of officers sitting in this vehicle when they could be used in other areas of upholding the law.

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LETTER: Grey squirrels are vermin and need to be removed

LETTER: Grey squirrels are vermin and need to be removed

A reader’s letter earlier this year gave the impression that grey squirrels are cuddly, friendly and do nothing wrong.

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LETTER: Retirement age rising again

LETTER: Retirement age rising again

So the bar is rising again for retirement age. Does that apply to everyone or just certain workers?
I believe that certain professionals can retire after 25 years, i.e. police officers, fire service personnel and certain Government officials. 
Correct me if I am wrong, as I see it, this is not right as I come from a mining family. You had to work until you were 65.

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LETTER: Police cuts leaving us with ‘very thin blue line’

LETTER: Police cuts leaving us with ‘very thin blue line’

This is a trend that must be reversed.

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LETTER: When will Mansfield follow suit?

LETTER: When will Mansfield follow suit?

I was interested to read in last week’s Chad, that Ashfield are getting new glass recycling bins.

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LETTER: I hope Mansfield lottery is a success

LETTER: I hope Mansfield lottery is a success

I was very interested to read in this newspaper about the new Mansfield Lottery. I hope it is a success. If my memory serves me right didn’t we have a similar money raising venture some 30-odd years ago that had to be shut down?

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