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LETTER: Embark on life-changing challenges for Notts Hospice

If you’ve decided that 2018 will be the year you finally achieve a challenge you’ve been putting off for ages, or you simply fancy doing something daring, then Nottinghamshire Hospice would love to hear from you.

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LETTER: Leaving the EU will stop ‘control by stealth’

LETTER: Leaving the EU will stop ‘control by stealth’

I maybe wrong, but I think Roy Bainton (your opinion, April 18) is a remainer.

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LETTER: Increase in police should help fight crime

LETTER: Increase in police should help fight crime

The people of Nottinghamshire can breathe a sigh of relief that the police force is on target to increase officer numbers to 1,950 by April 2019.

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Transport for the North has said its plans for Northern Powerhouse Rail have caught up with London's Crossrail 2.

LETTER: How can train line afford to miss fares?

What exactly is it with the Robin Hood Line and the revenue collection and issue of tickets?

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LETTER: Let’s give Donald Trump a warm welcome

LETTER: Let’s give Donald Trump a warm welcome

At last President Donald Trump is to visit the UK.

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YOUR VIEW: Son is now back at work and doing fine thanks to hospital staff.

YOUR VIEW: Son is now back at work and doing fine thanks to hospital staff.

I would publicly like to thank the doctors, nurses and all staff at The Woodlands Medical Practice, Sutton, Newark Hospital, King’s Mill Hospital, Nottingham City Hospital, Mr Grant and staff at the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, for the treatment and support my son has been given over the last 18 months.

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LETTER: Can I just dump bulky items on the street? Others seem to.

LETTER: Can I just dump bulky items on the street? Others seem to.

On my walk today, what did I see?

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stock hospital A+E, main corridor

OPINION: minimum emergency services should expect is to be safe at work

I was shocked and saddened to read that more than a quarter of 999 staff working in the East Midlands were abused or suffered physical violence at the hands of patients.

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YOUR VIEW: whole country is a cesspit of lawlessness, and our area is no different

YOUR VIEW: whole country is a cesspit of lawlessness, and our area is no different

I am sure that Dave Wilson and BID are a force for good, but for him to contradict recorder Stuart Sprawson’s statement that ‘Nobody is safe when they walk the streets of Mansfield’, is somewhat disingenuous in my view.

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LETTER: Bus drivers kept going in the snow regardless

LETTER: Bus drivers kept going in the snow regardless

I would like to thank all the bus drivers for doing a very good job through the recent snow we had. They all kept our buses going, fantastic. 
I appreciate the job they do and through difficult conditions as well. I do hope others appreciate the difficulties that the drivers faced to keep the buses running. A very big thank you to all of them.

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YOUR VIEW: Rent and rates are more valuable than free parking

YOUR VIEW: Rent and rates are more valuable than free parking

While we should all be grateful for the existence of Mansfield Independent Forum and its achievements in Mansfield, the group does itself no credit by using a valid response to Ben Bradley, Mansfield MP, for political messaging.

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YOUR VIEW: Millbrook Hospital staff deserve medals after husband’s suicide attempt

YOUR VIEW: Millbrook Hospital staff deserve medals after husband’s suicide attempt

On December 25, Christmas morning, I awoke to find my husband had taken an overdose.

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1964 Mansfield ACF Inspection

LETTER: An officer and a gentleman

In the Chad (February 28), you showed a photo from 1964 with a stooping Army officer speaking to a small boy.

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YOUR VIEW: policing — is there the money to keep us safe?

YOUR VIEW: policing — is there the money to keep us safe?

I see Paddy Tipping, Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner, is to improve policing in the county with a rise in council tax and pegged funding from the Home Office. Good. That’s his job.

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YOUR VIEW: dreaming of a cure for epilepsy, an awful condition

YOUR VIEW: dreaming of a cure for epilepsy, an awful condition

March 26 is World Epilepsy Day.

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LETTER: Russia - housing sell-off could finance Brexit

LETTER: Russia - housing sell-off could finance Brexit

Whilst Prime Minister Theresa May’s actions against Russia will have the commendable result of reducing our expenditure on profligate diplomatic missions in the light of the expected “tit-for-tat” response to her expulsion of Russian diplomats, I fear she really has underplayed her hand.

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LETTER: There are good Samaritans around, proof is reaction after fall

LETTER: There are good Samaritans around, proof is reaction after fall

On Tuesday, March 6, I fell while rushing to buy a birthday card before our parking ticket ran out.

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YOUR VIEW: Csnow joke, council did good job in the bad weather

YOUR VIEW: Csnow joke, council did good job in the bad weather

Well done to Mansfield District Council and all its workforce for the great job they did recently with the bad conditions.

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YOUR VIEW: We’re not racist, but we are patriotic

YOUR VIEW: We’re not racist, but we are patriotic

I wish I had been around to follow the crew from Panorama when it visited the town recently to take note of the number of people they actually spoke to and how this related to the content that was aired in the programme.

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YOUR VIEW: Ken Dodd’s Mansfield shows were fun for all the family

YOUR VIEW: Ken Dodd’s Mansfield shows were fun for all the family

Following the death of Ken Dodd, on several occasions a group of friends went to see his show at the Palace Theatre in Mansfield.

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