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Your Say

BROADBAND: Sidetracked in the rush

I read with interest Derek Richardson’s letter outlining the “major achievement” represented by his company in bringing superfast fibre coverage to 97 per cent of north east homes and businesses, (News Post Leader, February 8).

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DRIVING: Streets are a ‘race track’

DRIVING: Streets are a ‘race track’

Is Ashington the speeding capital of Northumberland?

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ROAD: An everyday danger to all

ROAD: An everyday danger to all

Referring to your article regarding the A193 (News Post Leader, February 8), I share the concern regarding the safety for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians on this extremely dangerous road.

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BROADBAND: We will go even further

BROADBAND: We will go even further

The Government’s announcement that superfast broadband is now available to 95 per cent of UK homes and businesses marks a major achievement for the north east.

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BREXIT: Not what the voters want

BREXIT: Not what the voters want

The Department for Exiting the European Union paper provides an impact assessment on Brexit.

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BREXIT: Flyer cost is insignificant

BREXIT: Flyer cost is insignificant

Charles Thompson, of Blyth, now gives us a lecture on the cost of a UKIP flyer, (News Post Leader, January 25).

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WASTE: There is a tipping point

WASTE: There is a tipping point

Well done the writer regarding garden waste, (News Post Leader, February 1).

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PARKING: No provision for disabled

PARKING: No provision for disabled

My father-in-law recently had a stroke impacting on his mobility. In addition, he is registered blind and deaf.

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ACCESS: A drastic measure

ACCESS: A drastic measure

For as many years as I can remember, there has been pedestrian access from Edward Street in Blyth to Blyth Community Hospital and several doctor’s surgeries in Thoroton Street.

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NHS: Pressure is mounting

NHS: Pressure is mounting

The results of a survey carried out by the British Medical Association (BMA) reveal the extent to which rota gaps and the delivery of care in the NHS is getting worse.

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NUISANCE: Police taking an interest

NUISANCE: Police taking an interest

There is a recurrent problem in Parkside Estate, Cramlington, of a large number of male youths, aged about 13 to 15, egging houses and vehicles in Newlyn Drive.

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FOULING: No excuse for leaving it

FOULING: No excuse for leaving it

I walk my dogs up and down North Seaton Road every day, where it has grassy verges each side, and they are absolutely littered with dog mess.

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WASTE: Extortionate charge hike

WASTE: Extortionate charge hike

Regarding the brown bin garden waste scheme run by Northumberland County Council, the price is going up from £31 to £36 for 2018.

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TRADITIONS: Proud of the local efforts

TRADITIONS: Proud of the local efforts

In answer to Keith Shirley (News Post Leader, January 11) and Alan Thompson, I, too, feel very privileged to live an area that thrives on local tradition, such as Newbiggin-by-the-Sea.

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DECLINE: No centre for heritage

DECLINE: No centre for heritage

On reading Alan Thompson’s letter (News Post Leader, January 18), I have to admit to a little envy.

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BREXIT: What are MEPs doing?

BREXIT: What are MEPs doing?

I recently received a flyer from UKIP telling me what a great job its MEPs are doing for us in the European Parliament.

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BREXIT: Get out now, while we can

BREXIT: Get out now, while we can

Gordon Milward writes that Brexit is too complex for ‘Joe Soap’, (News Post Leader, January 11).

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APPEAL: Looking for volunteers

APPEAL: Looking for volunteers

I am calling on News Post Leader readers to join Marie Curie and help us with the Great Daffodil Appeal 2018.

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NHS: Ambulances are not taxis

NHS: Ambulances are not taxis

In reply to Mr McRobb about the hospital in Cramlington (News Post Leader, January 11), don’t you watch the news?

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TAX: Rises are outrageous

TAX: Rises are outrageous

I wrote a letter in 2016 about outrageous parish council tax increases. However, the situation seems to continue unchecked.

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