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HELP: Thank you for the care

HELP: Thank you for the care

Thank you very much to all the kind people who came to my Mum’s aid when she collapsed in West Percy Street, North Shields, on Wednesday, September 12.

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PLASTIC: We all must do our bit

PLASTIC: We all must do our bit

I have just been to Sainsbury’s to do my weekly shopping and was so depressed to see so many plastic bags being used in the fruit and vegetable department.

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HELP: Always be grateful

HELP: Always be grateful

I would like to thank the kind people who helped me when I blacked out in the bus shelter in Battle Hill Drive on Saturday, September 5.

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DEAFNESS: A lack of thought

DEAFNESS: A lack of thought

I’m very disappointed that when reading the letters page, or any other News Guardian column over the years, there is no mention of deaf and hard of hearing (HOH) people when pedestrian and cycle paths are combined.

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PAVEMENTS: Just the tip of iceberg

PAVEMENTS: Just the tip of iceberg

I feel that S Hoben has only mentioned the tip of the iceberg regarding the difficulties in negotiating the pavements of North Tyneside (News Guardian, September 20).

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COUNCIL: A response when it suits

COUNCIL: A response when it suits

Some time ago I contacted North Tyneside Council regarding problems with zig-zag parking by parents on a school zebra crossing opposite my home that had caused some dangerous near misses.

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EXHIBITION: Recording our history

EXHIBITION: Recording our history

Over the August bank holiday weekend, I was privileged to be one of many visitors to Tynemouth Photographic Society’s portrayal of archive pictures of Tynemouth and the local area.

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RUBBISH: Spoiling the whole area

RUBBISH: Spoiling the whole area

With the completion of the Spanish City and promenade, it is great credit to Norma Redfearn and the council that it is a very desirable and pleasant part of the town to go for an early morning walk, as was the case one Sunday morning.

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PLASTIC: Carry on recycling

PLASTIC: Carry on recycling

I am going to continue putting my polypropylene yoghurt pots into my North Tyneside recycling bin, despite the Local Government Association claiming that it is extremely difficult to recycle and is likely to end up being burnt in an incinerator.

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TRIP: Expense is justified

TRIP: Expense is justified

I’d like to express my dismay at the story about North Tyneside Council’s travel expenses to Belgium, (News Guardian, August 23).

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TAXI: Going the extra mile

TAXI: Going the extra mile

It’s more usual for people to complain and snipe these days so it makes a refreshing change to be able to give out a little bit of praise.

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