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Your Say

TAX: Increase it to fund services

I write in response to the letter from Aidan Ruff about the Laffer Curve, (Northumberland Gazette, May 11).

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POLITICS: We don’t back Tory candidate

POLITICS: We don’t back Tory candidate

I was appalled to see photos of Anne-Marie Trevelyan sitting outside my hotel with other Conservative Party activists.

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ELECTION: I will still take an interest

ELECTION: I will still take an interest

I would like to say a big thank-you to the residents of Amble, Hauxley and Togston who voted for me in the county council election on May 4.

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CHEMICAL: Keep the EU safeguards

CHEMICAL: Keep the EU safeguards

Angels is a new group for Europe in Northumberland and we would like to endorse Ken McDonald’s letter about the health risk of glyphosate.

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ELECTION: There’s a real opportunity

ELECTION: There’s a real opportunity

I would like to thank all of those people who voted for me in the county elections on May 4.

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CHEMICAL: A commitment for our farmers

CHEMICAL: A commitment for our farmers

I write in response to the letter from Kenneth McDonald condemning my support of glyphosate, (Northumberland Gazette, May 11).

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LEISURE: Priced out of facilities

LEISURE: Priced out of facilities

What has happened to loyalty? It would seem that customer or client loyalty counts for nothing these days.

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CHEMICAL: Concerned for health risk

CHEMICAL: Concerned for health risk

I was surprised to learn that Anne-Marie Trevelyan has written to the Government asking for reassurance that glyphosphate will be re-licensed for sale in the UK, even if the EU has decided to keep the ban on its use in force.

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DEMENTIA: Keep account access easy

DEMENTIA: Keep account access easy

The Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Awareness Week (May 14-20) asks people to raise awareness and offer help and understanding.

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POLITICS: Little time for accountability

POLITICS: Little time for accountability

I would like to commend Alnwick Area Friends of the Earth for its organisation of an environmental election hustings for the county council elections.

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TAX: Cuts attract investment

TAX: Cuts attract investment

Donald Trump has announced huge tax cuts for middle America and business, aiming for a 15 per cent corporation tax rate. Cue the howls of derision from the usual suspects.

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ELECTION: I will work tirelessly

ELECTION: I will work tirelessly

I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the voters of Longhoughton ward for electing me as their new county councillor for Longhoughton.

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ELECTION: Get in touch if you need help

ELECTION: Get in touch if you need help

I would like to thank all of those people who voted for me in last week’s county and parish council elections.

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ELECTION: Thank you to the faithful

ELECTION: Thank you to the faithful

We would like to say thank you to the faithful who voted for us in Northumberland County Council elections on Thursday, May 4.

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ELECTION: We will get things done

ELECTION: We will get things done

I wish to express my sincere thanks to those who voted for me in the county council elections last Thursday.

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DOUGHNUTS: Tuck in for charity funds

DOUGHNUTS: Tuck in for charity funds

National Doughnut Week takes place between May 6 and 13 to raise money for The Children’s Trust, the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury.

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NHS: Sad at what the world’s become

NHS: Sad at what the world’s become

When Aneurin Bevan invented the NHS in 1948, I’m sure he never envisaged a time when patients could not have a visit from their doctor.

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NURSING: Too many are struggling

NURSING: Too many are struggling

When the Government gave nursing staff another real-terms pay cut this month, the Royal College of Nursing decided to ask all 270,000 of its members working in the NHS how they want to respond.

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FALL: Youngsters were heroes

FALL: Youngsters were heroes

This letter is by way of a thank-you to everyone who stopped to help me when I was knocked over by a van in Fenkle Street.

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NHS: It’s time for mature debate

NHS: It’s time for mature debate

I am currently recovering from a stroke, which I suffered towards the end of January, and I wish to put on record my deep appreciation of the services of the NHS from which I have benefited from that day to this.

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