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Letter: Charles Joyce February 16,2018

Whilst the Lynn News article (February 9) correctly stated West Norfolk Council leader Cllr Brian Long told me during the recent cabinet meeting on February 6 that I should have raised my questions and concerns regarding his Budget proposals to the appropriate scrutiny panel, the article however failed to point out that Cllr Long was informed during the meeting by his councillor colleagues and officers present that the scrutiny panels had only received a lecture, figures were not provided for any member involved for scrutiny process to take place.

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Litter.

Letter: Janet Cox February 16, 2018

Recently BBC Look East presented an inspiring story of “Trash Girl”, Nadia Sparkes, from Norwich, is devoting time and energy to gathering litter on her daily bike rides.

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Firefighters

Letter: Peter Greeves February 16, 2018

I am writing about the possibility of the Police and Crime Commissoner taking over from the Retained Firefighters Union, who represent a minority of retained firefighters in Norfolk.

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RAF Marham.

Letter: Brian Baylis February 16, 2018

I am writing in reply to a letter from Steve Mackinder in Friday’s Lynn News regarding jets from RAF Marham and the continual noise he too puts up with.

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NHS

Letter: W J Blundell February 13, 2018

Unfortunately my wife has been suffering ill health for some months so has had to attend hospital regularly. I would like to say a big thank you to all the staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for all their kind and wonderful help.

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Letter: Robert Gardner February 13, 2018

So the inevitable has happened, an increase of 5.99% on council tax – and it’s legal.

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Jordan Gray, 22, has been homeless for five years and sleeping out in Grantham for two weeks.

Letter: Paul Firmage February 13, 2018

The letter by Amelia Sharp about begging goes to show what a terrible attitude some people have towards begging.

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Tornado at RAF Marham.

Letter: Steve Mackinder February 9, 2018

Malcolm Cox’s letter about the RAF notes their failure to have the courtesy to respond to his handwritten letter.

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Planning

Letter: Bryan Howling February 9, 2018

I would refer to the anonymous letter in your publication of January 30, “Backlash has become nasty”.

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Letter: Matthew Hannay February 9, 2018

I was very interested to read Malcolm Cox’s letter on January 26 about the present situation with UKIP and about my previous responses to his letters, in which I appreciate his kind words towards me.

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Planning

Letter: Graham Reynolds February 9, 2018

I would like to strongly object to the planning application 17/02338/F for an anaerobic digestion facility.

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Letter: Rebecca Elliott February 13, 2018

Letter: Rebecca Elliott February 13, 2018

During the general election, Elizabeth Truss MP claimed that no school in our area would have their budget cut. This was despite the fact that Hillcrest issued a letter to parents in April last year outlining cuts of £44,000.

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Brexit

Letter: Mike Larcey February 6, 2018

One of the blessings of living in this country is that we have one of the best farming communities.

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Homeless.

Letter: Nick Downey February 6, 2018

So, Amelia Sharp, I expect you are the sort of precious person who reads right wing rags and think you know all about the life of the homeless on our streets from your comfortable existence well away from the cold and the wet, you eat well, have a car and can only imagine that beggars are there because they are really criminals.

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Letter: Rebecca Elliott February 6, 2018

In relation to the recent decision to increase county councillor allowances, I would like to draw attention to the fact that, with one exception, every councillor who voted in favour was a Conservative councillor and every councillor who voted against, again with one Independent exception, was either Liberal Democrat or Labour.

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Homeless.

Letter: Jo Rust February 6, 2018

I couldn’t really fathom out what point Steve Mackinder was trying to make when criticising Jeremy Corbyn’s promise to stop homelessness by buying properties for those without a permanent home.

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Jeremy Corbyn in Newark.

Letter: Steve Mackinder February 2, 2018

I note the current Labour leader has recently announced his Government would, in the event of winning an election, purchase 8,000 houses to make available for rough sleepers.

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Gayton - Village Sign

Letter: Don Bristo February 2, 2018

My family’s 40-year stay in Harlow, Essex, was occasionally enlivened by the need to request the local council to clear a blockage in a common lateral foul water drain. Invariably the culprit was a plastic encased baby’s nappy.

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Homeless person.

Letter: Amelia Sharp February 2, 2018

I feel I must write about the people in Lynn sitting in shop doorways with blankets and sleeping bags.

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Norfolk Chamber of Commerce

WEst Norfolk businesses have a say on economic strategy

West Norfolk businesses voiced their opinions last week about how the region will shape up in the future at the first in a series of consultation events held with Norfolk Chamber and New Anglia LEP to form delivery plans for the new economic strategy.

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