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Your Say

OBESITY: It’s a national health crisis

The publication of NHS Digital’s obesity statistics highlights the enormous scale of the problem we face with an increase of 18 per cent in obesity related hospital admissions in the last year.

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REVAMP: Don’t spoil the proposal

REVAMP: Don’t spoil the proposal

I write response to the published plans for the Playhouse.

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STONE: Perhaps it is safe after all

STONE: Perhaps it is safe after all

Further to my previous letters about the Duchess’s insignia stone, a little spark of information has emerged.

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BREXIT: It’s reasonable to disagree

BREXIT: It’s reasonable to disagree

I was surprised by Mr Brown’s letter suggesting those who believe that the UK should not be leaving the EU “go and live in a country that is ruled by undemocratic figureheads”, (Northumberland Gazette, March 18).

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FUEL: Amazed by efficiency

FUEL: Amazed by efficiency

I would like to thank everyone at Rix Petroleum for their amazing service.

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BREXIT: Citizens rarely consulted

BREXIT: Citizens rarely consulted

Your correspondent Peter Fuller is correct to say that the Council of Ministers is one of three tiers of the EU legislature, together with the Commission and Parliament, (Northumberland Gazette, March 29).

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PLASTIC: Let stores foot the bill

PLASTIC: Let stores foot the bill

Let’s face it, as a nation we are rubbish at recycling, especially plastic.

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LITTER: Take some responsibility

LITTER: Take some responsibility

Whose responsibility is it to clear up the litter at the sides of the A1 around Alnwick?

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BREXIT: Problems come from within

BREXIT: Problems come from within

An open letter to Anne-Marie Trevelyan.

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BREXIT: Time for a reality check

BREXIT: Time for a reality check

In his 42 years as Berwick MP Alan Beith’s reasoned, moderate British values and his devotion to his constituents gained the respect of people across the political spectrum, leading him to win 11 elections in a row until his retirement.

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PARKING: A solution to protect area

PARKING: A solution to protect area

I was born in Bamburgh, lived there for 22 years and still visit regularly.

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GARDEN: Question the town benefits

GARDEN: Question the town benefits

I read with interest the letter by Mark Brassell, director of the Alnwick Garden, (Northumberland Gazette, March 29).

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PARKING: Facilities need work

PARKING: Facilities need work

Before Northumberland County Council thinks about charging again to park your car it should look at resurfacing some of the car parks.

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REMEMBRANCE: Free trips for veterans

REMEMBRANCE: Free trips for veterans

It’s The Royal British Legion’s belief that every World War II veteran should have the chance to revisit the battlefield on which they served.

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BEREAVEMENT: The allowances are essential

BEREAVEMENT: The allowances are essential

I was prompted to write after reading about bereaved parents losing up to £100,000 in benefits.

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GARDEN: Plan brings huge benefits

GARDEN: Plan brings huge benefits

As reported in the Northumberland Gazette, The Alnwick Garden has submitted refreshed plans for Lilidorei Play Village, a major new visitor destination for our town.

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BREXIT: Less influence if we leave

BREXIT: Less influence if we leave

Richard Spotwood complains that the EU is undemocratic, (Northumberland Gazette, March 1).

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OPENCAST: How much has it cost?

OPENCAST: How much has it cost?

The decision by Sajid Javid to refuse permission for new opencast mining in our constituency is to be applauded and greatly welcomed.

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SCHOOL: Stone’s fate is still unknown

SCHOOL: Stone’s fate is still unknown

A few weeks ago, I wrote regarding the Insignia stone in the gable end of the now demolished Duchess’s School.

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BREXIT: Full effects are yet to be felt

BREXIT: Full effects are yet to be felt

I agree with Richard Spotwood that the EU could be more democratic (Northumberland Gazette, March 1).

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