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LETTER: Knighthood for sitting behind a wheel?

So they are talking about making Lewis Hamilton Sir Lewis.

First of all, you cannot compare him with the likes of athletes such as Bradley Wiggins, Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis, Kelly Holmes, Andy Murray, Steve Redgrave and any other athlete because their sport is physical and demanding. You do not have to be fit to sit at the back of a steering wheel where as athletes are on their own and it is their devotion and hard graft to their chosen sport that gets them where they are.

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LETTER: I will not support White Ribbon Day

LETTER: I will not support White Ribbon Day

According to the Chad, Mansfield District Council is supporting White Ribbon Day on November 25 which will involve asking people to sign a pledge to “never commit, excuse or stay silent about male violence against women”.

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LETTER: Litter louts need to be fined

LETTER: Litter louts need to be fined

As a resident of Meden Vale, I am frequently dismayed by the amount of litter left on the streets and elsewhere.

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A ballot box.

LETTER: MP should answer to those who cast votes

I read Paul Bradshaw’s recent letter about Mansfield Labour Party with interest. In it he seemed to confirm that Sir Alan Meale will not be seeking re-election as our next MP, but that his successor as Labour candidate has yet to be selected.

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LETTER: Warsop facing more neglect and decay?

LETTER: Warsop facing more neglect and decay?

It appears to be acknowledged that many people in our district believe that Warsop has not had a fair deal from Mansfield District Council ever since Warsop Urban District Council was abolished in the early 1970s following local government reorganisation.

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Ben Bradley, MP.

LETTER: You have to admire efforts of new MP

However you felt about the results of the General Election in Mansfield, you cannot avoid admiring the efforts of Ben Bradley MP.

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LETTER: Wrong when rich do not pay fair share

LETTER: Wrong when rich do not pay fair share

All who wish to live in a civilised, law-abiding society and enjoy all its benefits and privileges should morally be obligated to pay equally for that privilege.

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Ben Bradley, MP.

LETTER: This is about our town, not you and me

Martin Tate, there you go again about the past. This MP is young and ‘the past’ is not why he or the others have put him as our MP for Mansfield.

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LETTER: Remembrance day poem

LETTER: Remembrance day poem

‘Remember Me’ and honour war heroes

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Street cleaning services are to be cut in Sheffield.

LETTER: Lazy litter louts need to be fined

As a resident of Meden Vale, I am frequently dismayed by the amount of litter left on the streets and elsewhere.

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Karen Bradley, left, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pictured during her visit  to he One Call Stadium on Friday with Mansfield MP Ben Bradley, where she met owners, John and Caroline Radford.

LETTER: Does demand for hotels exist in Mansfield?

To paraphrase a famous saying: ‘You wait for one hotel, then two come at once.’

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LETTER: It’s a mistake to avoid lessons of the past

LETTER: It’s a mistake to avoid lessons of the past

Denis Ball (Chad November 1) needs to read my letter (October 18) more carefully. He accuses me of looking backwards and not thinking about our town.

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LETTER: Look at the facts and not political games

LETTER: Look at the facts and not political games

I read the comments from Conservative Coun Stephen Harvey in last week’s Chad and was amazed by what I felt was his naivety, especially coming from someone who purports to be a commercial property investor.

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LETTER: I fear fracking could contaminate water

LETTER: I fear fracking could contaminate water

I understand that the company doing the surveys for the fracking corporation is based at Meden Vale at the old chicken farm.

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LETTER: Insight into tough life at the coalface

LETTER: Insight into tough life at the coalface

I read Andrew Stafford’s recent letter about Bolsover MP Dennis Skinner with interest and took his advice and went to Nottingham to see the film about Mr Skinner’s life.

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LETTER: Thanks to ‘heroes’

LETTER: Thanks to ‘heroes’

I had the unfortunate occurrence of having an asthma attack on the evening of Thursday, September 28.

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LETTER: Why is Warsop still waiting?

LETTER: Why is Warsop still waiting?

To the people of Warsop, there was a notice in the shop window of Spencer’s recently on their closure.

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Peafield Lane, Mansfield

LETTER: Speed cameras are the only answer

My heart goes out to the friends and relatives who have lost their loved ones to traffic accidents on Peafield Lane.

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LETTER: New MP is fronting town’s new era

LETTER: New MP is fronting town’s new era

In the Chad recently, K. Widdowson and Martin Tate were moaning about our new MP, Ben Bradley.

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