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Your Say

FISHING: Not best use of the rules

WH Jackson says that the common fisheries policy has ruined our local fishing industry (News Guardian, April 26), but our government has allocated most of our fishing quota to the largest companies and allows much of it to be sold to foreign fleets, which other countries don’t allow.

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FISHING: Look at the positives

FISHING: Look at the positives

Alan Campbell MP is very concerned that promises made during the EU referendum about Britain regaining control of UK waters and leaving the common fisheries policy have been broken because of a deal with Brussels.

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YOUTHS: We must be tolerant

YOUTHS: We must be tolerant

I have been lucky to live all my life in the Tynemouth and Cullercoats area.

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PARKING: Fine seems too harsh

PARKING: Fine seems too harsh

When I was in an optician’s in Whitley Road an older, disabled gentleman pulled up adjacent to the kerb, displayed his disabled badge, put his hazard lights on and took a load into the adjacent charity shop.

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POLICE BOX: Public rights extinguished

POLICE BOX: Public rights extinguished

I totally agree with the News Guardian readers who questioned the need to develop the redundant police box into a pizza/ice cream parlour while expanding the footprint three-fold.

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LITTER: Opportunity to clear up

LITTER: Opportunity to clear up

The directions were clear enough. We had given our visitors from ‘over the water’ clear and explicit instructions as to how to get to our house.

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POLITICS: Build on our community

POLITICS: Build on our community

A big thank you to everyone who voted for me and Renew in last Thursday’s election.

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DEMOCRACY: Concerned by attitude

DEMOCRACY: Concerned by attitude

I write to express my growing concern over the likely early demise of democracy in England due to the apparent contempt shown by so-called politicians to the electorate.

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CONCERT: Magnificent achievement

CONCERT: Magnificent achievement

On behalf of Tyneside A Cappella Choir and Bay Uke, I would like to thank everyone who supported our evening of music, singing and playing at Cullercoats Crescent Club.

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HELP: Stranger to the rescue

HELP: Stranger to the rescue

I’d like to express my thanks for an act of great kindness shown to me by a lady walking her dog on Saturday, April 14.

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POLICE BOX: Outraged at permission

POLICE BOX: Outraged at permission

Residents in Percy Park, Percy Park Road, Seafield View and countless others are outraged at planning permission being granted to turn the police box at the dangerous junction at the bottom of the green into an ice cream and pizza parlour/cafe.

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POLICE BOX: Concerns for safety

POLICE BOX: Concerns for safety

I am appalled at the decision of North Tyneside’s planning department to agree plans for the conversion and large extension to the former police box between Percy Park and Percy Park Road.

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WASTE: New charges are unfair

WASTE: New charges are unfair

It was a great disappointment recently when I went to the recycling point at Howdon, having had a bit of a spring clean and put a few large items in my trailer.

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WAR: Experiences on board

WAR: Experiences on board

I was interested in your article about the sinking of the hospital ship in 1918, (News Guardian, March 1).

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HEALTH: Pharmacy not helpful

HEALTH: Pharmacy not helpful

I’m writing regarding the article about not going to A&E, (News Guardian, February 22).

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PERMITS: Unfair to residents

PERMITS: Unfair to residents

I believed our council was run by the Labour Party, which is allegedly socialist – i.e take off the rich to subsidise the poor.

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PERMITS: Simplify the processes

PERMITS: Simplify the processes

Somewhere in Cobalt Business Park, in an office responsible for parking planning and enforcement in North Tyneside, ideas have been rustled up that show all the vision of a glass eye.

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ATTACK: No cause for animosity

ATTACK: No cause for animosity

Many of us have enjoyed performances by the Moscow Ballet in Whitley Bay Playhouse and been delighted by visits to the Moscow State Circus on Newcastle’s Town Moor.

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SNOW: Praise for councillor

SNOW: Praise for councillor

While many people were struggling in the recent snow our local councillor Davey Drummond took it upon himself to clear the footpath between Fairfield Drive and West Monkseaton Metro Station – no mean feat.

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ORDERS: Enforcement is the issue

ORDERS: Enforcement is the issue

I share Jane Gould’s hopes in her recent letter that North Tyneside Council’s appointment of two wardens to tackle irresponsible dog ownership and environmental crime will make a difference, but I have serious doubts.

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