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Letter: Coiners would be a great film

I read with interest the page on ‘Money at the root of evil’ (Halifax Courier​, Friday, May 12) re Benjamin Myers’ novel about the Cragg Vale Coiners though it is already well known in more than ‘a small corner of West Yorkshire’ and the ‘dusty old book’ he came across might well be ‘Clip a Bright Guinea’ by local author John Marsh, which had a very wide readership.

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Letter: Paramedics get priority service

Letter: Paramedics get priority service

On Friday we had a paramedic in the Roast and Radish sandwich shop. As all our customers do, they waited politely to be served.

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Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought: The Lord’s Prayer is a wonderful prayer

A vicar parked his car in a no-parking zone in a large city because he was short of time and couldn’t find a space with a parking meter.

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Northgate House

Letter: Please don’t let developers turn it into Shedtown

I refer to the article “Plans for impressive new complex are scrapped”, Courier, May 5.

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Woolshops shopping centre car park

Letter: Disgusted by hike in charges

Didn’t the council do this some time ago and were greeted with uproar?

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Calderdale Royal Hospital

Letter: Hospital needs extra parking

I was recently having treatment at Calderdale Royal Hospital and in the middle of this the doctor was summoned to move her car as she was blocking another doctor in.

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Halifax Minster

Weekend thought: The need to see clearly

There is a difference between looking and seeing. And sometimes we see, but don’t understand.

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Christ Church in Sowerby Bridge

Letter: Our church is rundown? Hardly!

It is telling that the writer of the letter describing Christ Church Sowerby Bridge as a rundown church gives a Bradford address.

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The local car park machines are still not taking the new pound coins

Letter: Get car park machines updated

Parking machines in Halifax are still on old pound coins.

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Northgate House, Halifax

Letter: We need a scheme to match needs

Finally the council has admitted to what everyone else has known for a long time.

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Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought: We need the key

I read recently about a man who filled his car with petrol. After he had paid and driven away, he realised that he had left the petrol cap on top of his car. He stopped and looked and, sure enough, it was gone.

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Letter: Turn churches into coffee shops

Letter: Turn churches into coffee shops

After a recent visit to Sowerby Bridge I saw yet another old church on the main road with locked gates and an overgrown garden.

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Letter: Just when will roadworks be completed?

Letter: Just when will roadworks be completed?

I am sure, like many thousands of other Calderdale residents, there is a daily frustration of wanting to turn right to go down Shaw Hill, but not being able to.

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The Cross Hills Church Social Walking Group

Letter: Route showcases countryside

The Cross Hills Church Social Walking Group extends its thanks to the Halifax Courier for the route of our May Day walk.

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Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought: The importance of being content

A six-year- old girl asked her father: “What do you have to do to become a doctor?”

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Letter: Use your vote for the future

Letter: Use your vote for the future

There were several interesting letters on the election and our democratic system does not represent the majority of the population. As Lord Hailsham put it, “We have elected dictatorship”.

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Letter: Four months later and still no sign of bus stops

Letter: Four months later and still no sign of bus stops

The highways department undertook a project of upgrading and removing some of the street lights on Wakefield Road between Sowerby Bridge and Copley.

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Calderdale Royal Hospital

Letter: Think of the NHS when you place your vote

So now we come to the big one.

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Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought: It is easy to give the wrong impression

At a wedding ceremony, the priest asked the congregation if there was anyone who had anything to say regarding the union of the bride and bridegroom – whether there was any impediment why the two should not be married.

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Let's not focus just on Brexit during the election

Letter: Let’s not have a one issue election

This election is about more than the Brexit debate. It’s about so many other things.

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