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LETTER: Hard work ongoing to protect hen harrier

We want as many people as possible to see and enjoy hen harriers and we would like to make clear the position of moorland owners and managers.

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LETTER: Autism - it’s time to reclaim the word ‘normal’

LETTER: Autism - it’s time to reclaim the word ‘normal’

As vice chairman of Ambitious about Autism’s Youth Council, I am asking your readers to support young people with autism during this April’s World Autism Awareness Month to reclaim the word “normal”.

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LETTER: Bowel Cancer - call for screening age to be lowered

LETTER: Bowel Cancer - call for screening age to be lowered

My mum Fiona died of bowel cancer. She was just 56 at the time.

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LETTER: Be clear over bus wheelchair spaces

LETTER: Be clear over bus wheelchair spaces

Readers will may well be aware that my wheelchair-user son, Doug, won a Supreme Court ruling that bus drivers should do more to ensure pushchairs are moved from the wheelchair space when the space is needed by a wheelchair user.

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LETTER: Parking fine despite trouble finding empty space

LETTER: Parking fine despite trouble finding empty space

I am a 77-year-old pensioner. My wife is also a pensioner who is wheelchair bound and only able to walk very short distances.

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YOUR VIEW: Government has no clue on solving social care crisis

YOUR VIEW: Government has no clue on solving social care crisis

With regards to the extra funding announced recently for social care.

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LETTER: Fracking - I feel the system is ‘rigged’ against us

LETTER: Fracking - I feel the system is ‘rigged’ against us

In the forthcoming local elections, one of the most important and controversial issues, ought to be what attitude prospective local councillors take toward unconventional gas development and fracking.

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Opinion

LETTER: Let’s put innocent people’s lives first

For how much longer are we citizens going to live in fear of terrorists and all the cowards who take people’s lives?

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LETTER: Is it worth spending money on ‘at risk’ buildings?

LETTER: Is it worth spending money on ‘at risk’ buildings?

Your article relating to buildings at risk in the town has posed me the question as to the likelihood of money from the Heritage Lottery Fund being spent on the town hall building, as clearly the amount involved at £55,000 is more half of the grant available.

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King's Mill Hospital

LETTER: Value NHS staff and reward them fairly

To follow up on Graham Headworth’s letter recently, I too have cause to be extremely grateful to the superb staff who helped me throughout my recent eight-day stay at King’s Mill Hospital.

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LETTER: Family’s thanks for King’s Mill care

In respect of the late Pamela Lyons, of Columbia Street, Huthwaite.
We would just like to express our sincere thanks for the compassion and care shown to her during her stay in King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton.
From the ambulance men directly to the A&E department where the staff were extremely professional and well organised.
For the wonderful staff, consultants, care support workers on ward 44, for all their care and support shown, not only to Pam but to ourselves as well. We could not ask for any more from them. 
They worked together as a team and the quality of care from all involved was rewarding to us all at such a difficult time and one that we will be forever grateful for. 
From all of Pam’s immediate family and friends, thank you so much.

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LETTER: A bypass would solve everyone’s problems

LETTER: A bypass would solve everyone’s problems

There is a serious conflict of interest along the stretch of the A611 Derby Road which passes through the built-up residential area on the edge of Kirkby and Annesley.

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LETTER: Protect cyclists not diesel drivers

LETTER: Protect cyclists not diesel drivers

I’m pleased to see that Theresa May has pledged to protect diesel-car owners, but I’d much more prefer she pledged to protect cyclists.

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Kings Mill Hospital.

LETTER: Co-ordinated and excellent care at King’s Mill

I am writing to say how pleased I was with the experience my mother had as a patient at King’s Mill Hospital recently.

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LETTER: Diabetics must take care with chocolate

LETTER: Diabetics must take care with chocolate

Easter is a time for family, friends and, of course, chocolate…

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LETTER: Judge’s domestic violence comments were appalling

LETTER: Judge’s domestic violence comments were appalling

I was appalled when I read that a judge did not jail a man who poured bleach down his wife’s throat and beat her with a cricket bat because she was “not vulnerable.”

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LETTER: If you care about animals, don’t bet on famous race

LETTER: If you care about animals, don’t bet on famous race

Four horses were killed as a result of racing at the 2017 Cheltenham Festival, yet there was scarcely any public discussion of the deaths, and the little that did occur was prompted by Animal Aid’s vigilance and energetic briefing of the media.

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Meden Sports Centre is to close as Mansfield District Council has decided to withdraw from managing the facility.

LETTER: Reconsider and keep on funding Meden Sports Centre

I have lived in Warsop for more than 30 years.

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GP services may be affected over the Easter weekend

LETTER: European doctors are vital to the NHS

Having triggered Article 50, Prime Minster Theresa May must now do everything in her power to control the impact of Brexit on the NHS and protect patient care across the country by granting permanent residence to EEA nationals working in the UK.

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Kings Mill Hospital.

LETTER: King’s Mill staff face pay freezes

I was fortunate recently to have an operation in the day case unit where, like most departments at King’s Mill Hospital, I was shown the utmost professionalism and care.

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