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Your Say

PLANS: Scrutiny was lacking

With regard to planning permission for the former police box in Grand Parade, covenants on Seafield Green dating back to 1935 restrict use of the land in front of Percy Park properties so that commercial use is prohibited. The police box is within that area.

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REUNION: Seeking old school pals

REUNION: Seeking old school pals

I am organising a school reunion for pupils who attended Preston High School between 1968 and 1973, but all pupils who attended the school are welcome.

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SERVICES: Youths face drastic cuts

At this time of year, it is important that we take time to reflect on the role of the voluntary sector and the massive contribution its staff and volunteers are making in our communities.

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BRIDGE: Important footway

BRIDGE: Important footway

We are told that it is the “end of the road” for the pedestrian bridge over the lower end of Borough Bank in North Shields, (News Guardian, November 8).

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SIRENS: Nothing like a war zone

SIRENS: Nothing like a war zone

In response to Martin Greene’s letter regarding the frequency with which he hears sirens from the North East Ambulance Service, I must strongly disagree, (News Guardian, November 8).

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PROJECT: Helping us to understand

PROJECT: Helping us to understand

It is entirely typical of the modest and unassuming Alan Fidler to sign off his final article by thanking readers for taking an interest in the First World War Project, (News Guardian, November 15).

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DOGS: Sanctions are in place

DOGS: Sanctions are in place

Here we go again, ‘Name and address supplied’ suggests that because they had seen a sign in Bournemouth banning cycles from the seafront in July and August, it would be a good idea to apply this to dogs on the beach in our region, (News Guardian, October 18).

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SKIP: Only for the Friends

SKIP: Only for the Friends

At this time of year Friends of Brierdene volunteers work hard at the huge task of cutting, raking and disposal of very large quantities of grass cuttings and other plants from the dene.

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