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LETTER: Thanks for looking after my husband and I

We would like to thank the staff at King’s Mill Hospital for the care both my husband and I have received this year,

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Poppy appeal, traditional poppies

LETTER: Thanks to everyone who helped raise cash

Through your letters page, can I say thank you to the following who have supported the Mansfield branch of the Royal British Legion in fundraising for this year’s Poppy Appeal.

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LETTER: Tesco poppy appeal success

LETTER: Tesco poppy appeal success

May I take this opportunity to place on record my thanks to the manager, staff and customers of the Tesco Oak Tree Lane store in Mansfield.

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LETTER: Fight austerity or stand aside

LETTER: Fight austerity or stand aside

I would agree with Ricky-Lee Cooke (Chad letters, November 30) that Mansfield needs investment in housing and decent jobs.

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LETTER: Council leader ‘ignored’ major issues in favour of cricket

LETTER: Council leader ‘ignored’ major issues in favour of cricket

I was shocked and surprised to read the column in the Chad written by Councillor Kay Cutts, leader of Nottinghamshire County Council.

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LETTER: Missed opportunity to boost the NHS

LETTER: Missed opportunity to boost the NHS

With the NHS facing one of the most challenging periods in its history, the Budget announcement has fallen short of what is needed to address the long-term funding problems which unfortunately look set to continue.

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LETTER: Chaos averted when junction lights failed

LETTER: Chaos averted when junction lights failed

On Monday, November 27, at 8.30am, I experienced a rare occurrence.

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LETTER: Knights and dames do little to deserve titles

LETTER: Knights and dames do little to deserve titles

Regarding the honours system, I am amazed we as a nation put up with it.

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LETTER: Let’s all work in the interests of Mansfield

LETTER: Let’s all work in the interests of Mansfield

I’ve been watching the social media storm conjured up by Coun Stephen Harvey over the last few weeks against Mansfield Mayor, Kate Allsop.

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Police are asking recipients to hand in the envelope.

LETTER: Letter to Ben Bradley MP on wages

Dear Ben, once again, business is becoming less and less competitive on the world stage by annual minimum wage increases of approximately 4.5 per cent.

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LETTER: There are now desolate areas of town

LETTER: There are now desolate areas of town

May I, through the columns of the Chad, express my thoughts on Mansfield from 1974 until 1996.

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MP Ben Bradley

LETTER: MP, please take part in debate on public pay

Since 2010, public servants – healthcare assistants, school caretakers, care workers and countless others – have seen the value of their pay fall year after year.

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LETTER: Why can’t sweetcorn help the needy?

LETTER: Why can’t sweetcorn help the needy?

At Meden Vale old mine working site, there is a digestion plant that makes methane gas, maybe to run electrical generators which is a good idea.

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LETTER: Don Concannon was ‘great’ local public servant

LETTER: Don Concannon was ‘great’ local public servant

I feel Sid Pepper, in his letter to the Chad, got it wrong in saying that Don Concannon was not ‘local’ and that he ‘dropped’ into a safe seat in Mansfield.

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LETTER: MP was a local man

Sid Pepper (November 22 letter) says Dennis (Don) Concannon was not a local man.

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LETTER: Make investments to benefit our children

LETTER: Make investments to benefit our children

It was with great interest I read about the investments that Mansfield District Council has made. We are told it is to ensure financial security for the future.

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LETTER: Can’t DNA solve mystery of Barbara Mayo murder?

LETTER: Can’t DNA solve mystery of Barbara Mayo murder?

I would like to know what happened over the murder of Barbara Mayo at Ault Hucknall near Glapwell, just eight miles from Mansfield, in 1970.

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LETTER: Back call for memorial to forgotten heroes

LETTER: Back call for memorial to forgotten heroes

With the recent Remembrance Sunday commemorations, I would like to draw readers’ attention to a much neglected chapter in the history of the Second World War.

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LETTER: Send used stamps to charity

LETTER: Send used stamps to charity

I am appealing for used postage stamps which help me raise funds which I then donate to Guide Dogs for the Blind.

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LETTER: Do you know about local artist?

LETTER: Do you know about local artist?

I am involved in writing a biography of Charles Willis (1878 to 1963), a local artist who worked in the Mansfield and Nottingham area.

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