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LETTER: We need to secure our share of the cash

Regarding a national article about regions deciding their own transport requirements.

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LETTER: Changes to law see charges scrapped

LETTER: Changes to law see charges scrapped

On July 29, 2013 fees were introduced to access employment tribunals with typical sums being payable of £1,200 to issue and list a claim.

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LETTER: Fracking not the only thing destroying the planet

LETTER: Fracking not the only thing destroying the planet

Why won’t people grow up and quit complaining about fracking?

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LETTER: Footballers are not the only overpaid stars

LETTER: Footballers are not the only overpaid stars

Although I understand John Wilmott’s concerns (letters August 23), I cannot agree with him.

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LETTER: Let’s Brexit as quickly as possible

The news on Brexit over the last few weeks has shown that it will be even harder and more complicated than most people imagined to get a good deal on it, especially for Northern Ireland, British exporters and companies and organisations that rely on talent coming here from the EU.

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LETTER: Gambling is ruining people’s lives

LETTER: Gambling is ruining people’s lives

You hear the word poverty spoken about by almost everyone, families living on handouts, food banks and with help from charitable organisations.

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LETTER: Warning from history over hard Brexit calls

If you want proof of what falling off a cliff edge would be like following a hard Brexit, there is an example of a likeminded incident available in this country .

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LETTER: Thankfully stereotypes are becoming a thing of the past

LETTER: Thankfully stereotypes are becoming a thing of the past

We have all seen those television programmes which wistfully look back at life in the 1960s and so on.

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LETTER:Where is football heading?

LETTER:Where is football heading?

The question being asked at the moment is where is football in the United Kingdom heading?
Surely these extortionate transfer fees for players in the Premiership need to be stopped.

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LETTER: Give more thought to cyclists

LETTER: Give more thought to cyclists

Under new legislation used for the first time, cyclists have been banned from using the A18 Mountain Road, during the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling: “purely a safety measure” say the authorities, and any cyclist caught using it, will be dealt with “robustly.”

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LETTER: Grey squirrels are vermin and need to be removed

LETTER: Grey squirrels are vermin and need to be removed

A reader’s letter earlier this year gave the impression that grey squirrels are cuddly, friendly and do nothing wrong.

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LETTER: Retirement age rising again

LETTER: Retirement age rising again

So the bar is rising again for retirement age. Does that apply to everyone or just certain workers?
I believe that certain professionals can retire after 25 years, i.e. police officers, fire service personnel and certain Government officials. 
Correct me if I am wrong, as I see it, this is not right as I come from a mining family. You had to work until you were 65.

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LETTER: Police cuts leaving us with ‘very thin blue line’

LETTER: Police cuts leaving us with ‘very thin blue line’

This is a trend that must be reversed.

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LETTER: Seagull attacks are rare

LETTER: Seagull attacks are rare

During the summer period, there are always alarmist stories of gulls ‘attacking’ people, which inevitably lead to calls to cull them.

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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: 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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Derbyshire County Council's Matlock HQ.

LETTER: Open letter to Derbyshire County Council

Dear Mr Lewis,

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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: 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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