Your Say

Your Say

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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LIFEBELTS: Matter of life and death

LIFEBELTS: Matter of life and death

In respect of your article on lifebelts being thrown into the sea ‘for no reason’ (News Guardian, August 30), I cannot believe that this sort of behaviour can be regarded so lightly.

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CYCLING: Riders have equal rights

CYCLING: Riders have equal rights

I write with regard to the letter about pedestrians along Cullercoats and Tynemouth seafront pavements who refuse to give way to cyclists, (News Guardian, August 2).

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DOGS: Send owners to classes

DOGS: Send owners to classes

I have just picked up dog mess from the Fish Quay beach with a fish and chip box I took from the bin, which was close by, making it all the more a mystery why people can go to a lovely place, enjoy the view, then spoil it. It bamboozles me.

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