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YOUR LETTERS: The world has moved on and so should you Mr Hayes

To class all those who voted to remain in the EU as members of a ‘metropolitan liberal elite’, as John Hayes did in his ‘Hayes in the House’ column in Tuesday’s Lincolnshire Free Press is as accurate as to call those who voted to leave as xenophobic bigots – no doubt both of these descriptions could apply to some in both camps, but by no means to all.

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YOUR VIEW: Traffic in Pinchbeck will only get worse

We write in response to the article by Lynne Harrison on the proposed housing development in Spalding Road, Pinchbeck.

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Library picture: street drinking is still a problem in Spalding.

YOUR LETTERS: Street drinking - pride in Spalding has all but gone

Following on from the article in last week’s Spalding Guardian regarding the reduction in reporting of street drinkers in Spalding, I believe this may be the case, not because the quantity of street drinkers has decreased, but because people are sick of reporting it for nothing to change.

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Library picture: street drinking on the riverbank at Spalding.

Your letters: Coordinated raids on Spalding stores for contraband cigarettes - and levels of street drinking

I find it difficult to decide whether I should be delighted or disturbed by the reports in last week’s Guardian regarding the co-ordinated raids on stores and the levels of street drinking over the last six months.

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Joseph Sugden meets Eagle Owl Duster at this year's event.

YOUR VIEW: Let’s make Holbeach Country Fayre even better

Every year, the Holbeach Town and Country Fayre is held over a weekend in June and provides entertainment and outdoor enjoyment in various forms.

Holbeach Market in the car park

YOUR VIEW: Holbeach market move makes sense

I have read with interest the reports and letters in the Spalding Guardian regarding Holbeach market moving from the High Street to the car park.

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Nick Worth

YOUR VIEW: ‘I am not in favour of Holbeach retail outlet near A17’

To make my position crystal clear, I am not in favour of a retail outlet for Holbeach near the A17, despite any impression given by reports in Tuesday’s Lincolnshire Free Press.

Sprays are needed for vegetables, says D Hammond

YOUR LETTERS: Extra cost lies in waste

The recent TV programme ‘Eat Well For Less’ talked a lot of nonsense about flavour being one reason why organic vegetables cost a lot more than their farm-grown equivalent.

Pavanotti, AKA Jeff Woods

YOUR LETTERS: Pavanotti – ‘It’s been a pleasure’

During the last year or so, I have had the pleasure and privilege of performing, as Pavanotti, in many local churches, helping to raise around £3,000 in the process.

Paul Foyster

YOUR LETTERS: The EU is set to implode

By coincidence and by saving hard, I’ve visited the same three EU countries – Italy, Spain and France – for the last three years.

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YOUR LETTERS: Library book loan time reduced

From October 1 the standard loan period for books and talking books borrowed from Lincolnshire libraries and community hubs will be changing from four weeks to three.

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Byron Hahn

YOUR LETTERS: Put solar panels on new homes in South Holland

Some years ago, I wrote to suggest that, as part of planning consent, South Holland District Council should insist that every new residential home is fitted with solar panels.

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Angela Newton

YOUR LETTERS: Armed Forces Day success in Spalding

Many thanks to everyone who helped make the Armed Forces Day parade and collection such a success.

Nick Worth

YOUR LETTERS: Filter lane in Holbeach road is much needed

We all need a holiday at some point and, unfortunately mine, which happened to be booked many months ago, coincided with Holbeach Parish Council and its public debate on the market and Boston Road car park.

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YOUR LETTERS: Spalding needs smartening up

I’m saddened by how Spalding has changed.

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YOUR LETTERS: Where have Pinchbeck soldier’s war medals gone?

The war memorial in Pinchbeck unveiled in 1916 was closely followed by one in West Pinchbeck on July 28 in 1917.


YOUR LETTERS: Spalding road is very dangerous

I am writing concerning the speeding on the race track that is Halmer Gate.

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Bus Services Bill clause is too restrictive.

YOUR LETTERS: Clause will prevent councils from creating publicly-owned bus companies

I am writing to protest in the strongest terms with respect to the possible inclusion of clause 21 in the Bus Services Bill.

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A flower festival held earlier this year at St Paul's Church. SG270416-203TW

YOUR LETTERS: Spalding St Paul’s Church war memorial - boys have not been forgotten

Regarding the letter about the boy of Arnold on St Paul’s Church war memorial.

Pilgrim Hospital at Boston.

YOUR LETTERS: Brexit – the NHS relies on EU nurses

Two months have now passed since the decision was made that the UK will be leaving the European Union.

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