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Parking laws discriminate against disabled

Parking laws discriminate against disabled

Parking laws discriminate against disabled

19 April 2024

Recently, I had to go to the Post Office Newark. As I am disabled, I parked in Slaughter House Lane with my blue badge on display.

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Town was well represented

Town was well represented

Town was well represented

19 April 2024

What a privilege to be able to hear the choir of St Mary Magdelene performing recently in Germany.


Argument for debit cards

Argument for debit cards

Argument for debit cards

19 April 2024

It is ridiculous how in such a card-dependent society there are still cash-only buses, and when they have no change don’t let you on board.


A decade of service

A decade of service

A decade of service

19 April 2024

To residents of Balderton and Coddington, as I approach my tenth year serving as your district councillor I find myself reflecting on our journey.


More support for our armed forces

More support for our armed forces

More support for our armed forces

19 April 2024

Robert Jenrick MP is right to say that we need to increase our defence budget (As I See It, April 4).

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Town deserves equality in healthcare

Town deserves equality in healthcare

Town deserves equality in healthcare

08 April 2024

I am writing as one of the Labour town and district councillors for Devon Ward, which includes Newark Hospital.

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Improve path

Improve path

Improve path

08 April 2024

In Balderton we are so lucky to have the lake, so calming and peaceful to walk around it. It’s wonderful for mental health and exercise.

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Memories stirred

Memories stirred

Memories stirred

04 April 2024

Well done to the 35 riders who completed a 200-mile cycle challenge for charity and also for raising £52,673 for Breast Cancer Now.


Election suggestions

Election suggestions

Election suggestions

04 April 2024

Boris Johnson gave the British electorate a democratic vote over Brexit. The majority voted to leave the EU.


Urgent reform is required

Urgent reform is required

Urgent reform is required

04 April 2024

Over too many years we have had a political party that has called itself a "broad church", yet, from recent events, it is a divided and broken entity.


Repairs would be a better use of resources

Repairs would be a better use of resources

Repairs would be a better use of resources

28 March 2024

With most roads in Newark riddled with potholes, which are only ever temporarily repaired, it is money for old rope, as they say.

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Make more of literary great

Make more of literary great

Make more of literary great

28 March 2024

I refer to the article Bid To Bring More Tourists To County (Advertiser, March 14) and was pleased to read comments by Keith Girling on the subject.

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Honour needed for pioneer

Honour needed for pioneer

Honour needed for pioneer

28 March 2024

I recently watched with interest an episode of BBC's Bargain Hunt that was filmed in Newark.


Justify jobs

Justify jobs

Justify jobs

28 March 2024

Ben Bradley is everywhere. Not only is he the MP for Mansfield but also the leader of Nottinghamshire County Council.

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Is is time for common voices to be heard?

Is is time for common voices to be heard?

Is is time for common voices to be heard?

28 March 2024

As I get older, I have become very aware that those in government are becoming more distant from the thinking of the people who elected them.


The input of experts is questioned

The input of experts is questioned

The input of experts is questioned

22 March 2024

In his letter (Science is never settled — really?) N. Roulston demonstrates news versus classic Groupthink behaviour.


Several causes of climate change

Several causes of climate change

Several causes of climate change

22 March 2024

While it is indisputable that carbon dioxide concentrations are increasing, climate change may be a combination of several causes.


Get more people back into work

Get more people back into work

Get more people back into work

22 March 2024

It always amuses me when I see comments like those made by Paul Taylor in last week’s letters mentioning “we need change”.

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Sad decline

Sad decline

Sad decline

22 March 2024

It's sad to see the decline in visitors to the town and also the number of closed shops.


Priced out

Priced out

Priced out

22 March 2024

Do the big chiefs who run Royal Mail realise increasing the cost of stamps is only contributing to lower demand for letters to be written and posted?


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