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FOOTPATHS: Trips are all too common

David Fenwick, of Fordingbridge, wrote concerning his trip in Monkseaton and resulting injuries (News Guardian, November 2).

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HOSPITAL: Reconsider proposals

HOSPITAL: Reconsider proposals

I agree wholeheartedly with residents’ concerns regarding the potential changes to the urgent care centre at North Tyneside General Hospital and I am doing my upmost to ensure it remains open.

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HOSPITAL: Consultation is required

HOSPITAL: Consultation is required

The proposal from North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to permanently close the overnight urgent care walk-in service at North Tyneside General Hospital is not acceptable.

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SURGERIES: Closure is scandalous

SURGERIES: Closure is scandalous

I was absolutely dumbfounded when I received a pack with a letter stating that Earsdon Park Medical Practice in Shiremoor and Oxford Centre in Longbenton are to close in March 2018, putting doctors and their staff out of jobs.

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PAVEMENTS: Investment was rejected

PAVEMENTS: Investment was rejected

There have been a number of letters complaining about the state of roads and pavements, most recently from Mr Fenwick, (News Guardian, November 2).

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COMPANY: Scheme is not a charity

COMPANY: Scheme is not a charity

I was surprised and disappointed to see Justice Prince CIC described as a ‘charity’ in a recent News Guardian article. It is no such thing.

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ENERGY: Pollution is a global threat

ENERGY: Pollution is a global threat

I welcomed recent letters on the wind farm, but fear they revealed some confusion.

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Turbines off the north east coast. Picture by Jim Scott.

‘Turbines have ruined our pride in the north east’s coastal views’

I have lived in Whitley Bay for more than 20 years now and I have always loved the fantastic, clear view out to sea from Whitley Bay beach.

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REMEMBRANCE: No one to lay the wreaths

REMEMBRANCE: No one to lay the wreaths

I am an ex-soldier. I did not see any conflict in the time I spent in the Army, however I attend the memorial on the Links at Whitley Bay every year.

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TRAGEDY: Death in the church

TRAGEDY: Death in the church

With reference to your correspondent NK Lakey of Corbridge, (News Guardian, October 26), the boy killed in Cullercoats was my cousin, Denis Thomson Armstrong.

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PROM: Keep up maintenance

PROM: Keep up maintenance

I have just cycled along the new prom on Whitley Bay seafront and would like to say what a great job by all involved.

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PROJECTS: Put horse before cart

PROJECTS: Put horse before cart

This country has had a housing shortage for years and to be on target building should have started 25 years ago.

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METRO: Loan is not the answer

METRO: Loan is not the answer

Our Metro trains are breaking down on a regular basis because they are nearly 40 years old.

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HELP: Kindness of a stranger

HELP: Kindness of a stranger

After finishing my stint at Wilko, Killingworth, helping to raise money for Guide Dogs, my guide dog and I, with a puppy walker friend and her five-month-old pup, were making our way to her car when a tremendous gust of wind caught me, turned me around and deposited me on the road, amazingly still on my feet.

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PLAN: Not a winner with locals

PLAN: Not a winner with locals

Those of us who have been campaigning against Labour’s Local Plan were taken aback to see that very plan nominated for a Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) award.

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TREES: A sense of injustice

TREES: A sense of injustice

I never get a news story that makes me angry unless I believe there has been an injustice. One of those cases is your tree council court action report, (News Guardian, September 28).

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TURBINES: Not the right location

TURBINES: Not the right location

Dr David Golding celebrates the installation of the Blyth Offshore Wind Farm, saying we should all welcome it (News Guardian, October 19).

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EVENT: Star-gazing success

EVENT: Star-gazing success

I would like to thank all those who made the star-gazing event possible on October 13.

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FALL: Tackle the trip hazard

FALL: Tackle the trip hazard

While walking back to my cousin’s house along Monkseaton Drive, I tripped on the uneven pavement and went flying, falling full length, grazing my hands and putting my teeth through my bottom lip.

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HOSPITAL: Resources are needed

HOSPITAL: Resources are needed

The decision to move cardiac patients from North Tyneside General Hospital has been sold to us as a rationalisation of resources within the local hospital grouping.

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