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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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LETTER: Politics - Bleak future for party?

LETTER: Politics - Bleak future for party?

Voters in Derbyshire Dales, regardless of allegiance, should be writing to our MP, the Conservative Party chairman Sir Patrick McLoughlin, warning him of the cliff edge that faces his party.

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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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More community police officers are to be brought into Doncaster's towns and villages

LETTER: Could you help prevent wildlife crime?

We’re looking for volunteers to help us across the county in important areas such as wildlife crime and crime prevention.

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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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LETTER: Housing - My figures were correct

LETTER: Housing - My figures were correct

Mr D. Myles, a fellow chartered civil engineer, (Your Letters - September 7) states he is not sure whether my reasoning and conclusions are correct.

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