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Full support for railway plan

I refer to your article in the Battle Observer Friday, February 10 issue regarding the divisive railway plan withdrawn.

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Top marks for Conquest visit

In the present situation with the NHS, I wanted to share something really positive and to thank the Conquest Hospital’s A&3/resuscitation department.

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Treatment could not be any better

I’d like to say a big thank you to the Conquest Hospital through your paper.

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Are the ‘settled’ now unsettled?

If you dare now ask a question about the cost of Brexit, the reply from people like David Davis is that you are defying ’the settled will of the people’, repeated ad nauseam by his fellow travellers on the Leave red bus.

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How much have churches given?

Ten years ago I was made aware that more than one million pounds a year was going through churches just in our small town of Bexhill.

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Stop raking over dying embers

So, Tony Blair thinks we should rise up in protest against Brexit.

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Do people know what cane is for?

Reading in the Hastings Observer of February 10 that a councillor was teaching the Highway Code road safety in a workshop at a primary school last month appealed to me.

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Not an issue to shy away from

Readers of Hastings Observer may be aware of a growing campaign for sex and relationships education (SRE) to be introduced as a mandatory part of the school curriculum.

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Thank you for exemplary care

I want to thank Jayne and her team at Country Carers in Rye for the outstanding care and levels of compassion they provided to my late Granddad and now to my Grandma.

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Drivers’ ballot is disappointing

I write with regard to the result of the ASLEF drivers’ ballot on driver only operation of our local trains.

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Shocked to hear of police assaults

I was shocked but not surprised to hear figures from the Police Federation of England and Wales this week that estimate there are more than 6,600 assaults on police officers every day.

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Consider voting for amendments

A letter to Huw Merriman.

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Hospital is a credit to NHS

I arrived at Rye Hospital late on a Tuesday evening before Christmas to a beautifully decorated entrance hall and a rocking horse decorated with tinsel – to be met by smiling faces – I immediately felt at home.

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Drugs argument is a red herring

Cindi Cogswell would welcome Donald Trump to Britain (letter Rye Observer February 3) but for reasons far different from my own.

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Perhaps donate to other causes

It is with some trepidation that I dare to comment on the funding support of perhaps the highest profile, and certainly one of the most supported, charities serving our local area.

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Share memories of novelist

I am from the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, an educational charity supported by the Estate of Anthony Burgess. This year marks the centenary of the novelist and composer, most famous for the 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange.

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Tell MP why law should change

The current case of Noel Conway, a terminally ill man who is taking his case to court, has yet again brought the subject of assisted dying back in to the news.

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Nothing but praise for A&E

I would like to take this opportunity to put into words my thanks to the staff of A&E and the eye department at the Conquest Hospital for the amazing help afforded to my daughter-in-law last week.

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Culture needs a radical rethink

Britain will undoubtedly still engage in Council of Europe led ‘so-called EU Projects’, as do non-EU Egypt and Switzerland, but while our contributions to the separate EU Budget will be spent as Britain needs (Michael Phillips, 27/1/17), these will not cure our dysfunctional NHS and welfare-state, as earlier raised by Cllr Clark.

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Staggered by council tax plan

On my return from a spell away, I have been catching up on local news and was staggered to read that Battle Town Council have decided to increase its share of our council tax by 33 per cent.

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