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Modernisation is a necessity

Steve Mann raises credible concerns in his letter published last week.

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Repeat of town centre ‘cleanse’

I think it is a bit misleading for your front page to describe the above problem as a ‘junkie problem’.

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Festive season is getting longer

We tend to moan about Christmas getting earlier each year, but this year it is off the scale!

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Carnival takings down on 2015

May I thank all those who contributed in so many ways to this year’s Old Town Carnival.

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Carnival needs help to continue

Aren’t we lucky people to have had such a fantastic Old Town Carnival Week which showcased more than one hundred different Old Town based events this year?

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Gross intrusion of tenant privacy

The Selective Licensing Scheme for Landlords started last October and landlords wishing to let property have to obtain an expensive licence issued by HBC.

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Don’t privatise our allotments

I am greatly opposed to ‘self-management’ of allotments, and see it as a pathway to privatisation.

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Efforts made to avert rail strike

I am writing in my capacity as Chair of Hastings & District Trades Union Council to express our dismay at your report in the Friday 05/08/16 edition about the industrial action on Southern Rail services which commenced the following Monday.

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‘Nice will recover and once again, stand as an iconic destination’

The terror attacks in Nice on Bastille Day shocked the world and three days of national mourning were observed out of respect for the 84 people who tragically lost their lives.

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Get PCSO back on our streets

Councillor Mike Turner deserves praise for persuading the Chief Constable of Sussex Police to visit Hastings.

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We can do more to help refugees

I write to encourage readers of Hastings Observer to mark World Humanitarian Day on August 19 by asking ourselves how might we all contribute to a more humane Britain.

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Ask yourself these questions

Regarding this week’s train strikes about Driver Only Operation and the role of the guard/conductors.

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Time to address traffic queues

It’s time the council sat down with ESCC highways to sort out the endless and unnecessary daily queues in Old London Road down to the seafront.

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Thanks to those behind concert

I would just like to say a huge thank you to everyone involved in making the The ‘Nearly on the’ Beach Concert such an amazing success again despite the pouring rain on the Saturday.

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Free parking is being abused

The free parking at Grosvenor Gardens with toilets close by is an asset to our town but it is being abused by people who use it for a camping holiday, avoiding campsite fees.

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Warp and weft of British ‘cloth’

Firstly, I can’t decide if your editorial choice to put this insular xenophobic tract as the first letter was to provoke discussion, or an example of your publication’s bias. First letters tend to ‘nail’ the belief system to the proverbial mast.

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Gate should not be kept locked

I have long had the greatest respect for individuals who are prepared to serve their communities as councillors, and have been fortunate enough to know a number of very good councillors over my 44 years in Hastings.

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Dementia survey to help patients

Last winter took a real toll on members of our group, Dementia Support at The Bridge.

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Post office move is dangerous

Recently, I sent a letter to the Post Office requesting they should be very careful when constructing the new post office in the garage premises opposite the existing shop.

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Market suffering under red tape

I have long praised the merits of the Country Market (All Saints Hall, Old Town) at 10.15 every Friday.

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