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Letter: Show is not the best advert for teaching

TV show Ackley Bridge, although well acted and the idea in general is innovative, it is laden with stereotypes, as every other Northern soap seems to be.

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Letter: Don’t use the NHS as a football

Letter: Don’t use the NHS as a football

Over the next few days there will no doubt be much said about the National Health Service during the run-up to the election, some of it good, some of it critical.

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Brookfoot Lane, Brighouse

Letter: Exhaust fumes being trapped in valley bottom

On a beautiful, sunny, late Friday afternoon in April I was enjoying looking out of the window at the sunset, at 5.30pm.

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Letter: Income tax is fairer than means testing

Letter: Income tax is fairer than means testing

The Conservatives have launched their manifesto, and not surprisingly it includes means test (benefits cut) after means test (benefits cut).

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Letter: We need to make our own decisions

Letter: We need to make our own decisions

In reply to the letter from councillors James Baker and Janet Battye (May 4).

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Pebbles is now safe and back home

Letter: So proud of our caring community

We wanted to publish something in the Echo concerning an incident last weekend.

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LGBT flag

Letter: Shift in attitudes but bullying still needs tackling

The last decade has witnessed an amazing shift in attitudes towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people: succeeding governments have played a significant role in this transition, getting rid of homophobic laws and replacing them with anti-discriminatory ones.

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Calderdale Royal Hospital

Letter: Think of the NHS when you place your vote

So now we come to the big one.

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Halifax Town Hall

Letter: Frustration can lead to constant complaints

Re your recent article (Tackling persistent complainers to council, Times and News, April 6).

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Hipperholme Crossroad

Letter: Let’s keep our air clean

Re: Action needed in air pollution blackspots (Echo, April 6).

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Letter: My vote to leave was FOR democracy

Letter: My vote to leave was FOR democracy

I read Sarah Pennie’s letter with interest (Times and News, March 30).

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Letter: The strength of the 48 per cent should be felt

Letter: The strength of the 48 per cent should be felt

I went down to London last Saturday for the Unite for Europe march to Westminster. I went to represent my daughter and my 16 year old grandson as well as my husband and myself.

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Brighouse Library

Letter: You’ll be surprised at what’s at your library

The Echo of March 2 expressed concern in a number of ways about the increase in council tax, coupled with a possible reduction in services.

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When Brighouse Library and Smith Art Gallery came under threat from the council and Brighouse/Rastrick people rose up in their thousands to protest and protect them

Letter: Time to think about who we put in power?

It was interesting to read Talking Politics in the Echo (March 3).

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Stephen Booth at his parents' grave, with wife and daughter's grave behind, at Brighouse Cemetery.

Letter: Thanks for helping to resolve grave issue

After a very upsetting week with the issues you reported on at Brighouse cemetery, I would like to say that after you printed my article, Calderdale Council acted and finally cleared the affected graves of muddy clay and cleaned the six headstones which were covered in dried clay.

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Glen Smith, the manager of the Ritz Ballroom, in Brighouse.

Letter: Ritz naming row’s a storm in a teacup

I read with interest in the Echo (Thursday, February 23) regarding the news of The Ritz.

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Huddersfield Road Bridge, Bridghouse

Letter: Let’s get bridge into town smartened up

I am a resident of Brighouse living on the Huddersfield Road side of the town.

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Glen Smith, the manager of the Ritz Ballroom (Photograph: Ross Parry)

Facebook Feedback: Who could confuse us with London?

The Ritz ballroom in Brighouse is being forced to change its name after the world famous London hotel of the same name threatened it with legal action over similarities on its website.

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Letter: Raising precept while making cuts to services is nonsense

Letter: Raising precept while making cuts to services is nonsense

After looking at the plans it makes no sense to me to cut schemes and services that have a positive impact on the children and families of disabled children and children with learning difficulties.

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Coun Graham Hall sadly passed away recently

Letter: A fitting tribute to a councillor who’ll be missed

I have known Coun Graham Hall for many years and was shocked and saddened to hear of his sudden death.

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