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LETTER: Review is welcome into online gambling

I welcome the recent announcement from the UK Gambling Commission that it plans to make online gambling safer than ever before.

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LETTER: We must protect our pets

LETTER: We must protect our pets

As a pet owner, I’m sure most other owners are aware of the gangs going around nationwide and stealing pets from either gardens or breaking into properties.

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LETTER: I fear for future generations

LETTER: I fear for future generations

President Trump says that after the UK leaves the Europen Union (EU) he will make a powerful trade deal with us.

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Claims of 'Aussie flu' have been rubbished by health bosses in Doncaster

LETTER: Winter crisis impact on NHS waiting times

Yet again, the NHS finds itself in a very difficult position as the inevitable pressures characteristic of the busy winter period have left health care services struggling to cope.

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LETTER: Help to get people eating healthily

In the new year, newspapers and TV programmes are full of information about getting back in shape after Christmas, eating more healthily and taking more exercise.

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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: Finding festive cash is harder than ever

LETTER: Finding festive cash is harder than ever

We are heading rapidly towards the annual festive spendathon - for many it has already begun - and with everyone feeling so hard-pressed at the moment I’ve no doubt that finding the cash for presents is going to be harder than ever.
It’s so tempting to buy the same mass produced rubbish that everyone is giving their relatives this year.
I know that I have been guilty of buying umpteen plastic trinkets that are no doubt now rotting away in pieces on a rubbish tip somewhere half way across the Atlantic.
However, this year I’m determined to buy something worthwhile that might last beyond January.
And one of the best ways to do that is visit an independent retailer.
They are much more likely to have products that will last longer, mean more to their recipient and by supporting local businesses you are helping to inject more cash into the town’s economy. So when you hit the shops this year make sure you take in some locally owned and run shops and help spread the Christmas joy further where we live.

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LETTER: Reflecting on act of sterling heroism

LETTER: Reflecting on act of sterling heroism

Once again, on Remembrance Day, the nation has had the opportunity to salute the ultimate sacrifice and sterling acts of heroism shown by the citizens of the UK, the Commonwealth and beyond, who served our nation during both World Wars and the more recent conflicts.

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LETTER: Show cyclists more respect on roads

LETTER: Show cyclists more respect on roads

Research has shown mobility scooters were involved in 200 accidents in 2016, nine of which were fatal, e.g. Labour peer Lord Thomas Taylor of Blackburn, who died after a collision with a van outside Parliament.

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LETTER: Council to make cuts behind closed doors

LETTER: Council to make cuts behind closed doors

Labour members of Nottinghamshire County Council are incredibly concerned about the methods the Conservative Councillors will use to cut and change services across Nottinghamshire.

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LETTER: EU shouldn’t receive a penny after March 2019

LETTER: EU shouldn’t receive a penny after March 2019

Having read Noel Beresford’s rant in the Chad recently, I can only conclude he is a remainer.

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LETTER: Accept we are leaving and get on with it

LETTER: Accept we are leaving and get on with it

I read with some sadness at what I feel were misleading and incorrect comments in the letters page from your reader in Bolsover regarding Brexit, and would like to put the matters straight.
The ‘lies’ he mentioned were not handed out by the ‘leave’ party, just consider the doom and gloom from the remainers, Messrs Blair, Cameron, Branson and a host of other self interested persons threatening our future, which didn’t materialise.

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LETTER: Why are we sending money to Brazil?

LETTER: Why are we sending money to Brazil?

Brazil is the world’s ninth biggest economy and in the last three year it has spent billions hosting the Olympic Games and the football World Cup.

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LETTER: May has lost control of Brexit negotiations

LETTER: May has lost control of Brexit negotiations

What a shambles. We are coming out of the EU in two years, why it’s taking two years God only knows.

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LETTER: Join stance against hunting on trust land

LETTER: Join stance against hunting on trust land

If you visit a National Trust ‘mansion’ you will probably see paintings of red-coated horsemen encouraging hounds in pursuit of a fox or deer. The hunting and killing of animals still goes on in some areas despite being illegal.

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LETTER: Invictus Games is all about taking part

LETTER: Invictus Games is all about taking part

I am one of 90 armed forces athletes who headed out to the Invictus Games in Toronto to stand proud for my country once more.

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LETTER: Public seldom hears of Brexit behind the scenes team

LETTER: Public seldom hears of Brexit behind the scenes team

There is much confusion over Brexit because some people cannot accept the outcome of the referendum, others are repeating ideas that were discredited many months ago and yet another group keeps changing its mind.

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A report has revealed that credit building cards are the most popular type of credit card for borrowers in Burnley.

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: Cliff edge Brexit must be prevented

LETTER: Cliff edge Brexit must be prevented

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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