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LETTER: ‘Children are collateral damage in the war against drugs’

For years I have believed the statements of successive UK governments that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that leads inexorably to the destruction of the health and morals of those using it and of society as we know it.

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OPINION: minimum emergency services should expect is to be safe at work

I was shocked and saddened to read that more than a quarter of 999 staff working in the East Midlands were abused or suffered physical violence at the hands of patients.

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LETTER: Mental health - Patients are being ‘let down’

LETTER: Mental health - Patients are being ‘let down’

One in four adults will experience a mental health problem each year yet often mental health care falls below the standards we should expect.

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LETTER: Don’t assume car lights are illuminated

LETTER: Don’t assume car lights are illuminated

I’d just like to tag onto Roy Hutchings letter from this past week.

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LETTER: Languages - Something must have stuck in

LETTER: Languages - Something must have stuck in

It’s wonderful that the world’s best teacher, Andria Zafirkou, can greet her pupils in 35 different tongues. It’s just a shame that she needs to!

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YOUR VIEW: prisoners of the gas industry if left to anti-fracking brigade

YOUR VIEW: prisoners of the gas industry if left to anti-fracking brigade

Yes that was close, no gas to heat our homes or industry for that matter.

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LETTER: Remembrance Sunday - Shops should close to enhance peace

LETTER: Remembrance Sunday - Shops should close to enhance peace

Remembrance Sunday 2018 falls exactly on November 11 (Armistice Day), exactly 100 years since the guns fell silent.

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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: speed limiters - How can you object?

LETTER: speed limiters - How can you object?

In reviewing driverless cars, BBC Breakfast/CLICK, (January 21), stated: “It’s pretty clear that we’re on a one-way street towards full autonomy. Whatever the form of autonomous vehicle, it will need to interact safely with pedestrians and cyclists too; a challenge that Ford are hoping to overcome in their vehicles.”

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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: Carillion - Trampled by greed

LETTER: Carillion - Trampled by greed

The collapse of Carillion should tell us many things.

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LETTER: Countryside housing plan is a real tragedy

LETTER: Countryside housing plan is a real tragedy

Recently Amber Valley Borough Council has given planning permission for development of houses on land at the north west of Belper.

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LETTER: A very tragic story

LETTER: A very tragic story

Thank you for the generous feature Belper Golden Rainbows printed on October 19th.

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LETTER: Bag charge has shops laughing to the bank

LETTER: Bag charge has shops laughing to the bank

Am I being unduly cynical at the support from retailers for compulsory plastic bag charging?

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LETTER: Help to get people eating healthily

In the new year, newspapers and TV programmes are full of information about getting back in shape after Christmas, eating more healthily and taking more exercise.

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LETTER: Festive generosity was so uplifting

LETTER: Festive generosity was so uplifting

I would be delighted if you could mention a local, privately owned, toy and electrical shop in Belper. N & M Bargains, Bridge Street, Belper, DE56 1AY.

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LETTER: Bringing Christmas joy to disadvantaged

The members of the Belper Central Methodist Church would like to thank every one who supported their appeal for gifts for the toy service held on Sunday, December 3.

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The 2017 appeal has raised �32,049 across the Gainsborough area.

LETTER: Surge in donations to Poppy Appeal

On behalf of the Royal British Legion in Belper may I thank everybody who contributed to make this year’s Poppy Appeal such a wonderful success.

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LETTER: Ignorant customers and drivers.....grrrrr!

LETTER: Ignorant customers and drivers.....grrrrr!

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

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