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LETTER: Fitting speed-limiters should be a no-brainer

If the fact that only two per cent of council-owned tower blocks are fitted with sprinkler systems is shocking and shameful, it has to be even more so that, speed limiters aren’t fitted to all motor vehicles, excepting emergency vehicles.

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A report has revealed that credit building cards are the most popular type of credit card for borrowers in Burnley.

LETTER: We need to secure our share of the cash

Regarding a national article about regions deciding their own transport requirements.

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LETTER: Cliff edge Brexit must be prevented

LETTER: Cliff edge Brexit must be prevented

If you want proof of what falling off a cliff edge would be like following a hard Brexit, there is an example of a likeminded incident available in this country.

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LETTER: Changes to law see charges scrapped

LETTER: Changes to law see charges scrapped

On July 29, 2013 fees were introduced to access employment tribunals with typical sums being payable of £1,200 to issue and list a claim.

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LETTER: Fracking not the only thing destroying the planet

LETTER: Fracking not the only thing destroying the planet

Why won’t people grow up and quit complaining about fracking?

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LETTER: Footballers are not the only overpaid stars

LETTER: Footballers are not the only overpaid stars

Although I understand John Wilmott’s concerns (letters August 23), I cannot agree with him.

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LETTER: Let’s Brexit as quickly as possible

The news on Brexit over the last few weeks has shown that it will be even harder and more complicated than most people imagined to get a good deal on it, especially for Northern Ireland, British exporters and companies and organisations that rely on talent coming here from the EU.

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LETTER: Gambling is ruining people’s lives

LETTER: Gambling is ruining people’s lives

You hear the word poverty spoken about by almost everyone, families living on handouts, food banks and with help from charitable organisations.

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LETTER: Warning from history over hard Brexit calls

If you want proof of what falling off a cliff edge would be like following a hard Brexit, there is an example of a likeminded incident available in this country .

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LETTER: Thankfully stereotypes are becoming a thing of the past

LETTER: Thankfully stereotypes are becoming a thing of the past

We have all seen those television programmes which wistfully look back at life in the 1960s and so on.

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LETTER: Grenfell disaster came as no surprise

LETTER: Grenfell disaster came as no surprise

David Cameron said proudly whilst in office that he would, ‘build a bonfire of health and safety regulations’. 
It hasn’t taken long for the consequences to become a reality in the form of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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LETTER:Where is football heading?

LETTER:Where is football heading?

The question being asked at the moment is where is football in the United Kingdom heading?
Surely these extortionate transfer fees for players in the Premiership need to be stopped.

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LETTER: Give more thought to cyclists

LETTER: Give more thought to cyclists

Under new legislation used for the first time, cyclists have been banned from using the A18 Mountain Road, during the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling: “purely a safety measure” say the authorities, and any cyclist caught using it, will be dealt with “robustly.”

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LETTER: Not safe to go  out at night

LETTER: Not safe to go out at night

So Derbyshire Police are handing out 250 more stun guns to officers on the beat.

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LETTER: Grey squirrels are vermin and need to be removed

LETTER: Grey squirrels are vermin and need to be removed

A reader’s letter earlier this year gave the impression that grey squirrels are cuddly, friendly and do nothing wrong.

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LETTER: Retirement age rising again

LETTER: Retirement age rising again

So the bar is rising again for retirement age. Does that apply to everyone or just certain workers?
I believe that certain professionals can retire after 25 years, i.e. police officers, fire service personnel and certain Government officials. 
Correct me if I am wrong, as I see it, this is not right as I come from a mining family. You had to work until you were 65.

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LETTER: Police cuts leaving us with ‘very thin blue line’

LETTER: Police cuts leaving us with ‘very thin blue line’

This is a trend that must be reversed.

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LETTER: Seagull attacks are rare

LETTER: Seagull attacks are rare

During the summer period, there are always alarmist stories of gulls ‘attacking’ people, which inevitably lead to calls to cull them.

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LETTER: Concern over state of town’s East Mill

LETTER: Concern over state of town’s East Mill

It’s with some concern that I write about the East Mill in Belper. 
With it being on ‘all approach’ roads from the north and in it’s current condition, the current company are showing lack of interest in keeping the building as it should be kept.

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