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LETTER: Britain is vital source of funding for the EU

In September last year, I wrote to the Derbyshire Times about the deceptions to which we all have to suffer from birth, Father Christmas was my first example.

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LETTER: What happened to the A61 bridge being built?

In response to the recent headline (Grinding to a halt, November 23), when the original plans were drawn up to reclaim the Avenue plant it was stated that a bridge would be built over the main railway line linking to the roundabout at Furnace Hillock Way.

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The latest readers’ letters on fracking

The latest readers’ letters on fracking

Fracking is always a subject that gets readers writing in.

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LETTER: Council is right to take time on decision

LETTER: Council is right to take time on decision

I totally agree with the leader of Derbyshire County Council’s response to INEOS in its attempt, in my view, to bypass the local planning process.

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LETTER: Try cameras on A61

LETTER: Try cameras on A61

Regarding comments on traffic on the A61 Derby Road, it has all been said before.

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LETTER: INEOS trying to bully its way through

Thank you Coun Barry Lewis for your decision to stand up to INEOS in the matter of planning regarding Bramleymoor Lane, and rightly so.

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Anti-fracking campaigners from Eckington and Marsh Lane after INEOS outlined plans to drill in the area

LETTER: Not doing much to secure local support

So INEOS feels the local planning authority is dragging its heels over the Bramleymoor Lane application for a core well.

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LETTER: Move by INEOS shows contempt

LETTER: Move by INEOS shows contempt

We are writing on behalf of three local groups regarding INEOS’ call to take the planning decision for drilling at Bramleymoor Lane out of the hands of Derbyshire County Council (DCC), which it says has subjected the process to ‘unreasonable delays’.

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LETTER: Missed opportunity to boost the NHS

LETTER: Missed opportunity to boost the NHS

With the NHS facing one of the most challenging periods in its history, the Budget announcement has fallen short of what is needed to address the long-term funding problems which unfortunately look set to continue.

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LETTER: Knights and dames do little to deserve titles

LETTER: Knights and dames do little to deserve titles

Regarding the honours system, I am amazed we as a nation put up with it.

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LETTER: Plan refusal protects homes from the 1840s

LETTER: Plan refusal protects homes from the 1840s

The Chesterfield and District Civic Society is pleased that the borough planning committee has rejected the application to demolish

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LETTER: Poor air quality and area used as a rat run

LETTER: Poor air quality and area used as a rat run

I absolutely agree with the article concerning traffic congestion on Derby Road (Gridlocked, Derbyshire Times, November 23).

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LETTER: A61 in danger of becoming a giant car park

LETTER: A61 in danger of becoming a giant car park

In relation to traffic problems on the A61 between Clay Cross and Chesterfield, it is bad enough now but what is going to happen when all the houses are built on the Avenue site and the old Bywater site?

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LETTER: Give recognition to those who help others

LETTER: Give recognition to those who help others

I fully agree with Alan Warner that a knighthood should never be considered for Lewis Hamilton, but I disagree with his comparison to the athletes he lists regarding fitness,

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LETTER: Reaction to Royal engagement shows times have changed

LETTER: Reaction to Royal engagement shows times have changed

When King Edward VIII decided to marry the beautiful, sexy, American divorceé in 1936 the powers that be, including the Church of England, forced him to abdicate. By all accounts he would have made a great king.

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LETTER: Good manners cost nothing

LETTER: Good manners cost nothing

Could I please use your letters page to air my feelings about two incomprehensible things .

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LETTER: F1 drivers must be in supreme shape

LETTER: F1 drivers must be in supreme shape

Regarding Alan Warner’s letter in the DT on a suggestion that Lewis Hamilton could be knighted.

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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: People care about losing village ethos

LETTER: People care about losing village ethos

Regarding the letters of Frank Hardy of HKW Land Acquisition Ltd and the proposed new development on agricultural land on Swathwick Lane.

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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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