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Tuesday, 02 September 2014

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Leave Longlands to the wildlife

SIR – Let Longlands Lake at Cleator return to the wildlife, after the council have repaired areas they have not kept up to standard!

Last updated 28 August 2014
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Lack of tolerance proves disappointing

cegrearcosc SIR – I thought that in the 21st century, people were enlightened and tolerant.

Last updated 28 August 2014
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Sharing some facts on friends in arms

SIR – If Nick Ford (Letters, August 7) had spent a little time on research before penning the utter garbage with reference to the Civil Nuclear Constabulary he would have found out that the CNC is a statutory police force which operates nationally. They are not a security force.

Last updated 14 August 2014
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An honoured memorial?

cewargrtave1408 SIR – In last week’s Whitehaven News, there was an article headed “Copeland remembers the fallen”, in which council leader Elaine Woodburn said the candlelit vigil in the town’s Castle Park “afforded us the opportunity to reflect on the sacrifice of that generation, and on the nature of war... it is right that the bravery of all those souls should be remembered and honoured.”

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Capturing the Creation

ceetching1408 SIR – Since leaving Whitehaven in 1972 I have travelled ‘home’ regularly and every time I visit St Nicholas Centre I am inspired by the wonderful glass etching Creation by David Peace and Sally Scott.

Last updated 14 August 2014
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Hospital and roads first, nuclear industry second

EOLDCALDERH SIR – On January 31, 2014, imaginary radon sparked a radiation alert by setting off a perimeter fence monitor. This was followed by a pathetic protest by the unions due to the roads in Copeland being gridlocked,

Last updated 14 August 2014
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The potential dark side of solar panels

cesolarbigrigg SIR – This is a copy of a letter to Castillium, the company behind the proposed installation of solar panels at Bigrigg:

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Make wellbeing the priority – not money

cestetho0708 sir – The NHS is the leading body for healthcare in this country. It is regulated by the use of targets and financial sustainability by the Government and NHS England.

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Tell us your views on town council plans

cewhtcconsult SIR – I write in response to Roberta Cooper’s letter (The Whitehaven News, July 10) which questioned the process Copeland Council is going through regarding a recently submitted petition calling for a town council for Whitehaven.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Yellow lines: why leave a job half done?

cemarkings01 SIR – Following the partial resurfacing of Lowther Street in Whitehaven, it is surprising to see that those responsible for the work ran out of yellow paint and were unable to comply with legislation regarding road markings.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Clean and tidy – let’s keep it that way!

cethornlet01 SIR – Thornhill Village Association (TVA) would like to thank all those who worked hard on June 17.

Last updated 10 July 2014
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You make carnival fun!

CECARNQUEEN1007 SIR – I would like to express my thanks to all the entrants who took part in the Whitehaven Carnival Parade on Saturday.

Last updated 10 July 2014
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If something should be done, let’s do it!

SIR – The Whitehaven Festival Company has come to the end of its major events for the year, with only the Christmas Fair left for 2014.SIR – Did your pictures from inside Albion Square (The Whitehaven News, June 26) show the view the chief executive will see from his/her office?

Last updated 10 July 2014
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Green shoots show anything but recovery

ceweeds01 SIR – The accompanying photograph was taken in King Street, Whitehaven, this last weekend.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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A great place to live and work – pass it on!

viewfindermay16 SIR – Many people are now aware of the problems of recruiting (and retaining) suitably qualified professionals and graduates to come and work in Cumbria, and in West Cumbria in particular.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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Illuminating facts on solar panel farm plan

cesolarbigrigg SIR – I wish to object to the installation of solar panels by Castillium, on land near Bigrigg, on the following grounds:

Last updated 26 June 2014
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Poem with a point to it

cepaynehog SIR – Having read in the press that the hedgehog population is in decline, it was a pleasure to see this one trotting down our drive late one evening this week.

Last updated 26 June 2014
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Walking to happiness

cegarrawaywalk SIR – My daughter Joely and I recently completed the coast to coast walk from St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay (192 miles) to raise money for breast cancer research.

Last updated 26 June 2014
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Donation helps theatrical youth

cerosecheque SIR – On behalf of Rosehill Youth Theatre, we would like to extend our thanks to the Charlie and Kathleen Dunnery Children’s Fund for the donation of £1,000.

Last updated 19 June 2014
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