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LETTER: There is still a fracking battle ahead of us

It was great to hear that Derbyshire County Council’s planning committee voted so decisively to oppose Ineos’s plans to start exploring for shale gas at Marsh Lane.

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LETTER: Get cracking ....and start fracking

LETTER: Get cracking ....and start fracking

So Derbyshire County Council’s planning committee has rejected an application for an exploratory drilling rig near Eckington, to see if there’s any gas there.

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LETTER: Hospital staff were kind, helpful and efficient

LETTER: Hospital staff were kind, helpful and efficient

On Monday, January 29, I was admitted to an extremely busy Emergency Management Unit (EMU) at Chesterfield Royal Hospital and subsequently spent nine days in Pearson Ward.

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Travellers in Chesterfield last year.

Council answers YOUR questions over Traveller sites in Chesterfield

ndet-19-02-18Consultations over new Traveller sites in Chesterfield have proved controversial. Here we put concerns raised by reader Ava Kavooris to the borough council.

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LETTER: Don’t kill goose that lays the golden egg

LETTER: Don’t kill goose that lays the golden egg

The Liberal Democrats oppose the proposal by Chesterfield’s Labour-run council to take another £88,000 from town centre visitors and workers by hiking car parking fees even further.

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LETTER: Pavement parking is worse here than in other areas

LETTER: Pavement parking is worse here than in other areas

Ralph Payne makes a good point (Letters, February 1). Chesterfield has become one of those towns where drivers park much more carelessly on pavements than in other parts of the country.

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LETTER: Boy racers are horrendous

LETTER: Boy racers are horrendous

I live right by Tesco and Asda in Whittington Moor, Chesterfield and every evening, especially on a Sunday when the shops shut at 4pm, the racers are out in their cars. It’s horrendous.

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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: Change in tax rules has cost millions

LETTER: Change in tax rules has cost millions

Noel Beresford is correct in his comment in last week’s paper about the ‘holiday’ given to employers in their contribution to their pension funds.

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LETTER: Council needs to take pavement parking problem seriously

LETTER: Council needs to take pavement parking problem seriously

I am sure you will have noticed that motorists now park illegally on footpaths, either partially on the footpath or totally on the footpath.

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LETTER: Thanks for your support

LETTER: Thanks for your support

Regarding Pearl 1 Knit 1 donations. May we take this opportunity to thank our customers, our friends and all supporters who have helped us to raise £3,000 in 2017.

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LETTER: Trying to locate fallen students

LETTER: Trying to locate fallen students

I am a member of the alumni committee of the University of Chester (formerly Chester College), and am involved in a project to commemorate the end of World War One.

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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: Can you remember the Great War?

LETTER: Can you remember the Great War?

Testimony Films, an award-winning TV documentary company are keen to speak to men and women in Britain who have memories of the First World War for a new BBC4 documentary series, ‘Britain’s Great War: The People’s Story’.

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LETTER: Are pension contribution holidays cause of losses?

LETTER: Are pension contribution holidays cause of losses?

When I worked in the mining industry, our pension scheme was subject to a four-yearly actuarial evaluation to assess its viability. If it was found to require any attention it was dealt with to maintain its viability.

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Can you give a room to a homeless youngster?

LETTER: Where’s help for homeless that was available years ago?

I am a little late responding to the death of the homeless man reported in the January 4 edition of the Derbyshire Times.

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Police are at the scene of a serious collision near the junction of Wetherby Road and Ring Road in Leeds. Picture: Google

LETTER: How to use a roundabout...

Has anyone observed this weird signal at roundabouts? This is when a vehicle approaches a roundabout and signals to oncoming traffic that it intends to turn right, then proceeds to go straight on without giving the signal that it’s leaving the roundabout.

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LETTER: Thanks for your support

LETTER: Thanks for your support

On behalf of the Staveley and district branch of the Royal British Legion I would like to express our sincere thanks for the unstinting support of Staveley folk during the period of Remembrance this year.

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LETTER: Revamp at historic hotel is the best yet

LETTER: Revamp at historic hotel is the best yet

I’d just like to put forward a suggestion regarding the revamp of The Hay Hotel in Shirland.

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