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LETTER: What will Tory MP do for Mansfield?

In reply to Barry Martin’s letter re the Labour Party, in the Chad on July 5, (to read the letter click here) Party has lost its way and is unfit to govern. why he should feel bemused and disgusted in what the Labour Party does is beyond me.

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LETTER: A60 traffic problems will put people off area

LETTER: A60 traffic problems will put people off area

I urge the powers-that-be to seriously look at the problem of the congestion on the A60 at Sainsbury’s in Mansfield which isn’t going to go away and needs a solution.

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LETTER: Post Office move is another nail in the coffin

LETTER: Post Office move is another nail in the coffin

I refer to the comment made by Suzanne Richardson, Post Office regional manager, in last week’s Chad that the proposed move of Forest Town post office to the BP Clipstone Road service station would lead to a “new style post office at the heart of the community”.

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Cake baker extraordinaire Molly Robbins will be in attendance.

LETTER: Cuppa and a cake for Breast Cancer Care

Like many of your readers, I know first-hand how devastating a breast cancer can be as I was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer when I was 46.

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LETTER: Lest we forget our wonderful veterans

LETTER: Lest we forget our wonderful veterans

It was wonderful to see the Armed Forces Day so well attended and the public response the other day.

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LETTER: Do we need another mining museum?

LETTER: Do we need another mining museum?

I was concerned to read reports of a six-figure sum being sought to open another mining museum in the Mansfield area.

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LETTER: Labour Party has lost its way

LETTER: Labour Party has lost its way

I was interested to read an email sent by the local Labour Party recently asking their members to go to London for a demonstration on Saturday, July 1, which left me both bemused and disgusted.

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LETTER: NHS is running on fumes

LETTER: NHS is running on fumes

As leading doctors from across the UK gather for the annual British Medical Association (BMA) conference in Bournemouth, the Government must listen to the concerns of the medical profession as the chairman of the BMA warns that the Government is running the NHS on ‘nothing but fumes’.

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LETTER: Send a message of thanks to helpers

LETTER: Send a message of thanks to helpers

In recent months our country has witnessed terror attacks in Manchester and London.

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LETTER: Billion-quid deal was ‘dodgy’

LETTER: Billion-quid deal was ‘dodgy’

Prime Minister Theresa May’s buying power with a billion-quid deal is, in my view, dodgy, with nurses’ wages being squeezed and disabled people’s benefits being cut.

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LETTER: Mountain of work to get Mansfield moving

LETTER: Mountain of work to get Mansfield moving

I am sure my forefathers were turning in their graves in Nottingham Road Cemetery when news reached them that we now have a Conservative MP here in Mansfield.

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LETTER: Rules needed to keep kids safe online

LETTER: Rules needed to keep kids safe online

The internet can be a wonderful resource for young people to learn, socialise and get support.

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LETTER: Council policy was ‘only two storeys high’

LETTER: Council policy was ‘only two storeys high’

Mansfield Woodhouse Urban District Council had a policy on high-rise flats in the 1970s, which said flats were not allowed to be built more than two storeys high and each flat had to have its own door.
There was a presentation on Mansfield District Council about high-rise flats and these were turned down by the council. 
Thank God.
There was a scandal in Inverness, and other places about that time if I remember correctly.

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LETTER: Thieves and killers manipulate the law

LETTER: Thieves and killers manipulate the law

A reply to Steven Lee’s letter (read here) ‘What more do you need on CV of terror?’ In three words: human rights laws. The thieves, crooks, murderers and terrorists of this world thrive on these three words and know how to manipulate it to the full and just within the law.

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LETTER: I hope armed officers is rare occurrence

LETTER: I hope armed officers is rare occurrence

Several days after the horrific incident in Manchester, while in Mansfield town centre, I saw two armed police officers.

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LETTER: Sir Alan was Mansfield’s “Silent knight”

LETTER: Sir Alan was Mansfield’s “Silent knight”

For the best part of 100 years, Mansfield returned a Labour MP to Westminster.

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LETTER: Sell hotel to fund work in our area

LETTER: Sell hotel to fund work in our area

The imminent closure of the Meden Centre and the concern of the residents of Warsop has resulted in the mayor calling for non-political commission of interested parties into the future of Warsop.

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LETTER: Spend foreign aid money on local policing

LETTER: Spend foreign aid money on local policing

Recently Prime Minister Theresa May was asked about the increase in crime and the reduction of bobbies on the beat.

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LETTER: How is this not anti-social behaviour?

LETTER: How is this not anti-social behaviour?

What is anti-social behaviour?

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LETTER: Election result signals seismic shift

The General Election result in Mansfield signals a seismic shift for the district.

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