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Letter: Who will pay for libraries judicial review?

It has been announced this week that Lincolnshire County Council have been ordered by the courts to pay all the fees incurred during the Judicial Review over library cuts.

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Letter: Grateful for poppy appeal generosity

My very grateful thanks to the very generous people of Stamford and surrounding villages who have supported this year’s Poppy Appeal by giving and supporting this event.

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Letter: Remembrance exhibition was marvellous

My husband and I were privileged to visit the exhibition in The Community Centre Market Deeping on Saturday November 8 to commemorate 100 years from the start of the first world war.

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Letter: Picture could be used at football ground

With reference to Alan Romaine’s letter of November 14, and the wonderful picture of a field of poppies in Ryhall Road on June 21 last year where the new football ground now stands, could it not be reproduced, hung in the football stadium and called ‘New Beginning’ with an explanation underneath?

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Letter: Not history’s worst depression

I agree with Alan Romaine wholeheartedly, however, this isn’t the worst depression in living memory.

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Letter: Make progress on nuclear power

It is always refreshing to know Stamford hosts people with a sense of public concern enough to alert us to the folly of wind turbines.

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Letter: One firefighter withdrew labour

It was with interest that I read your article, in both the Stamford Mercury and Rutland Mercury, regarding the firefighters strike over the weekend from October 31 to November 4.

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Letter: Consequences of employment legislation not unforseen

I think that Brian Bruce, (Mercury Letters November) has missed the point. There has indeed been some very bad employment legislation in recent decades. However, I do not think that the consequences were ‘unforseen’. Far from it.

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Letter: Send us your Daniels memories

As Stamford AFC will be moving to their new home in the very near future, we, as part of the Supporters Club, have decided that it would be a great time to create a memory book with all of the fans’ memories.

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Letter: Lessons to learn on Europe

It is sad, even alarming, that we seem unable to learn the lessons of history.

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Letter: Bring politicians into ‘reality’

While I don’t always agree with everything in John Docker’s Senior Moment column, I recognise that it is usually a semi-satirical piece of journalism.

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Letter: Are taxpayers getting value?

As Chairman of our local Neighbourhood Association I have been requested to contact the Wellbeing team, LCC, on behalf of residents of the Stamford Supported Housing Complexes.

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Letter: Thanks for your apple day support

On behalf of the Stamford Community Orchard Group I would like to give a big thank you to all who made Apple Day on Saturday October 4 such a huge success.

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Letter: Keep up the good cinema work

Twenty years of Cinema at the Stamford Arts Centre? Well what a great time it has been. I have visited and enjoyed a wide range of films.

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Letter: Stamford needs the hub development

Like many people in Stamford I have had the pleasure of living here all my life in this beautiful town.

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Letter: Farce of planning meeting vote

Your correspondents Barbara Guttridge and Lynne Almond give vivid descriptions of the farce played out at Grantham when a silent majority of SKDC members voted to impose an inappropriate office block on Stamford’s Blackfriars Street.

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Letter: Keep Stamford Meadows open and free

It has been claimed that ‘the Meadows were granted to the people of Stamford in the 19th century as a “free unenclosed space”’ ie free for all to pass through unimpeded.

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Letter: Don’t be fooled by TTIP secrecy

I fear that Brian Bruce’s desire that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will pass us all by is likely to be in vain should this suspiciously secret piece of legislation be passed.

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Letter: Thanks for boost to signal box fight

[Copy of letter sent to Deepings MP John Hayes] Dear Mr Hayes, First of all, thank you very much for attending our Public Meeting in Deeping St James on the evening of Tuesday, September 2nd, to support us in our campaign to save our 19th century signal box, which is threatened by improvements being carried out along the line by Network Rail.

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Letter: Let’s see evidence of your ‘open mind’

As someone who has been campaigning to save Deepings Library, I read with interest the September 5 article in the Rutland and Stamford Mercury.

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