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LETTER: Remembrance Sunday - Shops should close to enhance peace

Remembrance Sunday 2018 falls exactly on November 11 (Armistice Day), exactly 100 years since the guns fell silent.

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LETTER: potholes - Where has all the money gone?

LETTER: potholes - Where has all the money gone?

My husband is always complaining about the bad state of Derbyshire roads.

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LETTER: Potholes - Roads are an utter disgrace

LETTER: Potholes - Roads are an utter disgrace

I regularly use Sydnope Hill and must congratulate the stone wall builders rebuilding a collapsed wall.

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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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LETTER: Speed limiters - How can you object?

LETTER: Speed limiters - How can you object?

In reviewing driverless cars, BBC Breakfast/CLICK, (January 21), stated: “It’s pretty clear that we’re on a one-way street towards full autonomy.

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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: Car’s signalling? I Can’t wait for my bus pass!

LETTER: Car’s signalling? I Can’t wait for my bus pass!

Have to agree with Ron Knight (Mercury letters, January 18) that its annoying and dangerous how many drivers either don’t use any lights in dull/dark conditions or use them incorrectly.

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LETTER: Stop inventing signals at roundabouts

LETTER: Stop inventing signals at roundabouts

Has anyone observed this weird signal at roundabouts?

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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: Changes to our primary schools

LETTER: Changes to our primary schools

A decision will be made by Derbyshire County Council (DCC) early in the new year which will significantly affect the quality of life of young families in Wirksworth.

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LETTER: Stop backdoor privatisation

LETTER: Stop backdoor privatisation

Some weeks ago, there was a report in the Mercury that the NHS North Derbyshire Commissioning Group had to ensure it could operate within its 2017 to 2018 budget, and save £28million, no doubt its share of the £22billion which the NHS has to save by 2020.

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LETTER: Local Plan - Acceptance that change is needed

LETTER: Local Plan - Acceptance that change is needed

The Mercury printed my letter on the democratic deficiency in the Dales, a week after checking it with the council.

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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: Fireworks crescendo scared my dog

LETTER: Fireworks crescendo scared my dog

Fireworks are always a problem for lots of animals and in particular this year when the celebrations have stretched over three nights.

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LETTER: New Co-op - One can only fear the worst

LETTER: New Co-op - One can only fear the worst

As a resident on the B5057, which meets the A6 at the new developments, I have to concur with your recent letter writer.

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LETTER: A6 is an accident waiting to happen

LETTER: A6 is an accident waiting to happen

So we have a new Co-Op opened at the top of Station Road. Do we really think it was needed?

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LETTER: Brexit - These things take time

LETTER: Brexit - These things take time

It is extremely difficult to determine whether the current negotiations with the EU over our exit are going well or badly.

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LETTER: Musical Extravaganza was a fantastic success

LETTER: Musical Extravaganza was a fantastic success

On Saturday, October 14, a Musical Extravaganza was held at the Loft to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

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