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Letter: Clifton’s Lament inspired by Local Plan

Here is a poem I’ve written called Clifton’s Lament (adapted from a poem by David “Gwenallt” Jones).

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Letter: Sort out ‘road rage heaven’ in Rastrick

Letter: Sort out ‘road rage heaven’ in Rastrick

Apart from the clueless, the brainless and ‘it never applies to me’ brigade, the regular mentally stable citizens of the Rastrick neighbourhood will now be aware, and have noticed, the appearance of some new circular street art.

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Councillors Howard Blagbrough and Scott Benton at greenbelt land off Thornhills Lane, Clifton.

Letter: Too many homes for Brighouse

I walk my dog most every day, one of the routes I take is up the mad mile, along Jay House Lane, through Thornhill and back into Clifton.

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Plans to build in Brighouse

Letter: Work together to get best deal for Calderdale

Craig Whittaker has held his first public meeting and it makes me wonder has he even read the Local Plan and does he understand how it came about?

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Letter: Join our fantastic group of volunteers in Brighouse

Letter: Join our fantastic group of volunteers in Brighouse

Do you live in Brighouse and would like to be part of a fantastic group of volunteers fundraising for Marie Curie, to help more people across the area living with a terminal illness get the care and support they deserve?

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Calderdale trains

Letter: Devolution could lead to cash for our creaking infrastructure

I write in to agree whole-heartedly with the chairman of the Halifax and District Rail Action Group, Stephen Waring, who made the case for electrification of the railways in Yorkshire.

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Rastrick Big Local Family Fun Day, at Rastrick Cricket Club.

Letter: Thanks to all at Big Local fun day

The winner of the competition held at the Rastrick Big Local Fun Day held on Sunday, July 16, from a large entry was Alicia, an HD6 3 resident.

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Emergency services at the scene of the crash in Brighouse. Picture: Abigail Kellett

Letter: I feel like a human target at road crossings around Brighouse

I believe Brighouse is a pedestrian nightmare; on the morning of Saturday, July 15, a car was on its side on the Bradford Road (roundabout by Tesco).

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Elm Royd Care Home, Brighouse.

Letter: Elmroyd always welcoming and had a family feel

I am writing to you in regard to the report you have published about Elmroyd Nursing Home.

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Jane Devonshire

Letter: Afternoon tea for Breast Cancer Care

Like many of your readers, I know first-hand how devastating a breast cancer diagnosis can be as I was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer when I was 46.

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Letter: Show is not the best advert for teaching

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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