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Letter: It’s about time park problem was rectified

I have just read in last week’s newspaper (June 15) that Todmorden Carnival has been fined £400; money which would have been donated to charities.

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Letter: Thanks for your show support

Letter: Thanks for your show support

After seeing the brilliant pictures in the recent edition of the Courier, the Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge would like to thank a number of people who helped to put on the event.

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Letter: Why not let Primark have library site?

Letter: Why not let Primark have library site?

With the plans for the Northgate site scrapped according to the Courier earlier this year (May 3) and with the outpouring of support for Primark, 555 reactions to the post on the Courier’s Facebook page in under 12 hours, 163 comments comprising of at least 81 definite yeses, another 17 comments of support/approval. Why not let Primark have the Central Library?

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Letter: Follow example of Obama

Letter: Follow example of Obama

After reading the small minded petty insults in the election campaign, it is refreshing to read President Obama’s comments on climate change and food (The Guardian May 27).

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Weekend Thought: General election is thought provoking

Weekend Thought: General election is thought provoking

The coming general election invites us to think deeply about our hope in God and in each other.

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Casa, Brighouse

Letter: Unfairness of planning rules

All I want to do is put a couple of houses, out of sight, on an old derelict cottage site, below my existing dwelling at Southowram.

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Letter: Don’t use the NHS as a football

Letter: Don’t use the NHS as a football

Over the next few days there will no doubt be much said about the National Health Service during the run-up to the election, some of it good, some of it critical.

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Author Benjamin Myers new novel is inspired by the Cragg Vale Coiners who in the 18th century were behind the biggest countefeiting scam the country had ever seen. Picture Tony Johnson.

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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