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Latest reader letters sent in to the Leek Post & Times. If you have a comment to make or wish to express an opinion, then send in a letter or comment to the editor by email or post.

  • Young 'Idlers'

    I entirely agree with the letter regarding young 'idlers'.It is obvious that the appropriate Benefits Agency is not doing its job properly.What is required is...

  • I'm Horrified at Latest News

    I have just returned from holiday and am horrified to learn the latest news about the proposed Slmma Development.I am stunned as to how matters have been...

  • Thank you for help with book

    LATE last year I sent a letter to the Leek and Congleton newspapers to ask if anyone could help me with a book I was writing about Ivor Sutton, a well-known...

  • Bedroom tax report is worrying

    THE Government's new report on the impact of the spare room subsidy – or the so-called 'bedroom tax' – makes for worrying reading.The analysis has...

  • There is a lack of democracy

    THERE is less and less accountability at Staffordshire Moorlands District Council.As a ward councillor for Ipstones I have to put pen to paper, to let my...

  • Get our young people motivated

    I AGREE with the letter regarding young idlers, but I would like to ask why so many 'retired' people are employed in supermarkets.Surely it would be sensible to...

  • Cycle route is not worth using

    I'M WRITING with reference to Gary Shenton's Viewpoints article about cyclists.He says that the habit of cyclists riding on pavements has been encouraged by...

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    Thank you for club day help

    On behalf of the Leek Club Day may I say a sincere thank you to your newspaper for giving coverage of our annual festival especially the photographs which do...

  • Choir gave great performance

    BEING in this wonderful area from Vienna (Austria), I just had to write to say how much I enjoyed the Charity Concert in Trinity Church in Leek last Saturday.Th...

  • Do you know about stone circle

    I'M WONDERING if you know or have any information on a stone circle just outside Leek, name known as Nine Pins.I've been trying to find out about it as I live...

  • Should we consider objectors' example

    PAUL Walker's excellent letter last week not only highlighted the importance of the significant minority that were conscientious objectors in the First World...

  • Picture could have been better

    HAVING seen the photograph in your paper of the Sheen flower festival, I wonder if any other readers felt as disappointed as I did.I visited the festival and...

  • Tragic war issues in Ukraine

    ANOTHER acronym to master – the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign to halt continued Israeli colonisation and denial of Palestinian...

  • More people are standing firm

    I'D LIKE to congratulate Paul Walker for his excellent letter in last week's paper.He highlighted the all too often misconception of conscientious objectors,...

  • DEVELOPMENT OF MONEYSTONE QUARRY

    JUST how much change of life is a beautiful village the size of Whiston expected to absorb when a company the size of Laver Leisure moves in? The proposed...

  • Only two issues were raised

    I WISH to make comment in regard to the lack of detail in Mrs Goodwin's recent article, on the wedding venue White Chimnies (July 9).The planning Inspectorate...

  • Letter Porter

    It's not often that I write a letter to the editor, unless of course it concerns defenseless animals.But with regard to the letter published in the July 9th...

  • Letter Came Amid Rush for Jobs

    Your correspondent's letter suggesting that young unemployed people are 'idlers' who ought to have their benefits stopped ('Clamp down on the young idlers')...

  • Just Wait for the First Snows

    Having got used to vast spend, grant funded and Section 106 inducement on new works to replace poor design non-HGV capable footways... totally trashed. I...

  • Letter Holland

    I am pleased to see Leek's library holding its exhibition of WW1 local history, and personal testimony reminders of events, and the true stories revealed. Those...