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YOUR VIEW: Is it not better to invest in renewable energy instead of fracking?

There seems to be an erroneous belief that wind and solar energy cannot be stored. This is not true.

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YOUR VIEW: Government has no clue on solving social care crisis

YOUR VIEW: Government has no clue on solving social care crisis

With regards to the extra funding announced recently for social care.

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LETTER: Protect cyclists not diesel drivers

LETTER: Protect cyclists not diesel drivers

I’m pleased to see that Theresa May has pledged to protect diesel-car owners, but I’d much more prefer she pledged to protect cyclists.

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LETTER: Diabetics must take care with chocolate

LETTER: Diabetics must take care with chocolate

Easter is a time for family, friends and, of course, chocolate…

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LETTER: Judge’s domestic violence comments were appalling

LETTER: Judge’s domestic violence comments were appalling

I was appalled when I read that a judge did not jail a man who poured bleach down his wife’s throat and beat her with a cricket bat because she was “not vulnerable.”

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LETTER: If you care about animals, don’t bet on famous race

LETTER: If you care about animals, don’t bet on famous race

Four horses were killed as a result of racing at the 2017 Cheltenham Festival, yet there was scarcely any public discussion of the deaths, and the little that did occur was prompted by Animal Aid’s vigilance and energetic briefing of the media.

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GP services may be affected over the Easter weekend

LETTER: European doctors are vital to the NHS

Having triggered Article 50, Prime Minster Theresa May must now do everything in her power to control the impact of Brexit on the NHS and protect patient care across the country by granting permanent residence to EEA nationals working in the UK.

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LETTER: Be strong against terrorist threat

LETTER: Be strong against terrorist threat

Wednesdays events in London were shocking but not unexpected. I lived in London for some ten years in the 1970s and 1980s and the public had to be vigilant then as they are now.

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LETTER: Party politics are ‘damaging’ town

LETTER: Party politics are ‘damaging’ town

How much more does Kimberley have to take?
Once again it seems our Conservative Borough Councillors are working against the best intentions for Kimberley town.

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LETTER: A safe landfill tip is one that is left alone

LETTER: A safe landfill tip is one that is left alone

This is the time of year when all local residents can expect the Neighbourhood Plan to be dropped through their letter boxes.

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LETTER: ‘Leavers’ have torn this country in two

LETTER: ‘Leavers’ have torn this country in two

Over the years, people have been electing members of the European Parliament to negotiate our future within the European Union and shaping the EU itself.

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LETTER: Doctors ready to leave due to Brexit

LETTER: Doctors ready to leave due to Brexit

A survey of European Union doctors by the British Medical Association has found more than four in 10 are considering leaving the UK in light of the EU referendum result.

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LETTER: UK is third worst in Europe for congestion

Recent research has found the UK to be the third worst country in Europe for traffic congestion (INRIX study, February 20, 2017).

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Deadline today to defend your free press

LETTER: Abolish law and protect press freedom

I strongly object to the threat to press freedom contained in section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act.

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LETTER: Where’s the proof foxes are a health risk to humans?

LETTER: Where’s the proof foxes are a health risk to humans?

I have been reading an article about foxes posing a health risk to humans, where is the proof?

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LETTER: Petition your MPs to stop foreign aid

LETTER: Petition your MPs to stop foreign aid

So Sir Mark Lowcock, the permanent secretary for International Development, has been made a knight in the New YearHonours List.

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LETTER: Leave voters should help remainers out of depression

LETTER: Leave voters should help remainers out of depression

Alan Craw wrote a lengthy and original plea for help for those emotionally scarred by the Brexit vote (Referendums, Chad December 28).

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LETTER: Democracy is disappearing

LETTER: Democracy is disappearing

For some time now it has been obvious to me that the majority of MPs are totally out of touch with the British electorate and the higher they climb, the more out of touch they become.

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LETTER: Harsher action on mobile using drivers

LETTER: Harsher action on mobile using drivers

In response to the recent rail strike, Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling quoted “no increased risk” from the Rail Safety and Standards Board, and has threatened to ban rail strikes. He also, said: “if I had the power to end it, I would.”

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LETTER: How will history look back on 2016?

LETTER: How will history look back on 2016?

In the year 2066, 50 years hence, the history books of England might read something like this:

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