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LETTER: Rail talk is hot air and no action

The problems on the utterly inadequate two-coach diesel trains that are now operated by GTR between Brighton and Ashford are obvious to all who use this service.

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LETTER: Hard to get back on the ladder

Further to the article by Cllr Peter Chowney on child or rather family poverty, deprived working class peoples of the UK including Hastings suffer from a double disadvantage.

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LETTER: Road is shadow of its former self

The current housing crisis in Hastings and St Leonards and the dictates of overpopulation have occupied many columns in your paper recently.

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LETTER: Path increases risk of injuries

I noted from a report on page nine of last week’s Observer (18/11/16) that representatives from the Hastings Urban Bikes (HUB) group are seeking to put pressure on the council to introduce the proposed cycle route through Alexandra Park.

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LETTER: Care issues did not surprise me

The letter from Heather Taylor (Observer 18) about her treatment and mental health care issues came as no surprise to me.

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LETTER: Church wardens do their best

We are lucky enough to live in one of the most gloriously wooded towns in the country.

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LETTER: It won’t be easy to ‘go global’

Two months ago, the bike/car products retailer Halfords announced a fall of 16 per cent in its profits.

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LETTER: Let us have two new runways

Andrea Needham complains about Heathrow expansion, November 11.

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LETTER: Could Archery Ground return?

On my recent perambulation, I was amazed to see the extent of re-development in progress along West Hill Road, St Leonards. My amazement was due to the unsuitability of building on this unstable cliff, which extends from above The Old Woman’s Tap to Bo Peep.

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LETTER: Scope for re-use of components

Re. A VISION FOR THE FUTURE (Observer 4-11-16, pages 1, 108 and 106).

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LETTER: Hastings is most ‘dug up’ town

Having lived in Hastings for 15 years I would like to say what a great town it is – friendly people,great atmosphere,and brilliant free live music.

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LETTER: Crossing must go where needed

We are heartened to read in the Observer that even would-be councillors have now joined our long-fought campaign for a controlled pedestrian crossing on The Ridge near the Crematorium.

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LETTER: Lack of respect at graveyard

My husband, the late Don Bassons, died in March 1999 and is buried at Hollington Church in the Wood graveyard.

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LETTER: Let’s get rid of child poverty

I write in relation to an article in last week’s Observer (November 11) about children in poverty in Hastings – living in a deprived area.

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LETTER: Don’t try to run when you’re 91

On Tuesday, November 1, I tripped and fell heavily onto the pavement in Mount Pleasant Road.

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LETTER: Pros and cons of centre proposal

I refer to the article (November 5 edition). The Hastings Urban Design Group has not taken a considered position for or against the proposals. However, it might be helpful to the public debate to set out some of the pros and cons.

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LETTER: Mental health care issues

I brought the Hastings Observer last week, expecting a letter in your letters pages regarding the death of Sally Brampton. I got to the last letter written by David Barry.

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LETTER: Welcomed news on crossing

We were delighted to read in this week’s Observer that, after many years of resistance by the county council, monies have now been found to create a pedestrian crossing at the Ridge in the 2017 budget.

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LETTER: Need for careful scrutiny of plan

I sincerely hope these new plans for sports facilities are looked at carefully and not rushed into without thought for the overall plans for our town. Of course people involved at Hastings United are going to be delighted when they are told they could have a brand new, bigger, better facility.

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LETTER: Trying to trace an old friend

I am looking for the whereabouts of a Mr Peter Clive Larkin, last heard of in the Hastings area.

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