Letters

I hope I’m not the only one in the county not to understand why if the Government is so keen on devolution why it will not devolve powers for health, planning and transport direct to the county council we already have - without new costs being brought in with a new structure?

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In response to a letter published in last week’s Postbag column by Mr John Smithee. I would like to re educate this gentleman with the law.

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United Kingdom

As a socialist, I would like to comment on the proposed register by Fenland District Council (FDC) of private landlords in the Wisbech area.

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Fenland District Council

Yet under the surface and not too far from Nene Parade and the Boat House are these regular welcoming sights.

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Gordon Brown is the latest fossil to be dragged out of the cupboard to tell us how stupid we would all be to leave the European Union.

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European Union

Living in Benwick, which is classed as ‘out in the sticks’, the saving grace has been our proximity to Doddington.

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With reference to the front page article in the Wisbech Standard on Friday May 13, 2016 I like to give some comments to your reasoning that the policy could be compared to solving the problem of a single bad egg in a dozen “by smashing the 11 good eggs to pieces and then pretending the bad egg is gone.”

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Samantha Hoy

I refer to last week’s front page headlines regarding comments made in reference to the proposed Landlords Licence.

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After weeks of streets being dug up for the purpose of giving us all more efficient lighting in Ely we seem to be getting back to normal even though some streets are in darkness at certain times to save even more money.

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The public are being bombarded with facts? Many of them distorted by bias, I would like to mention a few points which are universally accepted.

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David Cameron

I feel I must write to you regarding these clinics that are being held at Doddington Hospital at moment they are needed how do they think some young mums with ill children and wobbly pensioners people in wheelchairs get to these larger hospitals bus train.

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Peterborough

I owned a 1955 Norton 500ES2 registration EJE 454. I bought it from the Penny Farthing garage owned by Mr Rose in the late 1950s and sold it sometime in the 1960s.

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I have served this county for 25 years as a fire fighter and since the Conservatives came to power in 2010 the budget for the fire service has dropped considerably.

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Steve Barclay

I read with interest your feature regarding proposals to build an otter fence around the village pit at Manea.

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Mark Buckton

I advertised it for sale on Freeads and it was purchased using PayPal by someone in the Wisbech area. Whilst the saddle was in transit with the courier, her husband requested a refund from PayPal, (which they did), citing the saddle was not as described!

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It was wonderful to read Roz Williams’ letter that her local MP is fighting to keep Hinchingbrooke Hospital open and all the vital services currently offered there.

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Hinchingbrooke Hospital

In June 1916 Captain Charles Fryatt was captured with his ship the SS Brussels by the Germans in the North Sea, and a few weeks later was court martialled in Bruges and shot for being a franc-tireur.

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Belgium

Cecil was killed at the Somme on June 23 1916 - he was just 17. He was serving with the 1st/7th Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment.

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France

I write in reply to your headline article about the taxi drivers complaining about community transport.

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I am asking you please to run accounts in your newspapers to notify people of the danger if the government, as feared, lifts the ban on nicontinoids, thus encouraging a reckless return to using them on our fields.

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