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  • Bus service deserves thanks

    AIMEES Buses have taken over the Cheddleton/Leek service and we would like to say 'thank you' for their kind gesture to give all passengers a free service for...

  • No consultation equals failed plan

    SINCE December 17th, 2013, following a Government decision, all wind turbine applicants are obliged to consult the public in advance of any planning application...

  • So where was I supposed to park?

    YOUR recent front page article on car parking took on a further dimension later in the week.I do some voluntary driving for Staffordshire Moorlands Council for...

  • We already have enough fag ends

    I HAVE every sympathy with your reader complaining about the dirt left by dog walkers.I must point out that the many dogs are well trained, if not quite up to...

  • We need land for jobs – not houses

    I DON'T object to present industrial land on Barnfields – Hughes Concrete – being used for a marina/railway station as it is handy for both.But I...

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    They're doing a good job on hotel

    I NOTICE that Premier Inn is really getting to grips with its transformation of the Talbot into a hotel.It's a shame that the circular frontage of the old...

  • Paper is vital in so many ways

    SO ANOTHER saga has popped up; this time it has surfaced after being dormant for a while but it has been in the background.I have stated before that it's a...

  • ATM facility may be sign of times

    AUTOMATIC teller machines – ATMs – operated by the Co-operative Bank seem to have a quick cash facility on the on-screen display.It may be a sign of...

  • I'll whisper it to the bees...

    'LETTER from a writer!' Heres a short, but heartfelt, poet's ode to love: From the heart..... I'll tell it to the grass, to the flowers and trees... I will...

  • Buildings were given to people

    REF: Letters, Leek Post & Times 16/4/14. This is in response to my friend (name and address supplied) saying that Roger Warrillow is still on about a Sugden...

  • Has there been an increase in cars?

    IS IT just me in thinking that there has been a 50 per cent increase in car ownership in Leek these past few months to create all the congestion through town?I...

  • Sugden's gem is not to our taste

    AFTER weeks of being subjected to Roger Warrilow's poems and letters about the Carr Gymnasium, I have decided to pen an ode of my own for your letters page. ...

  • Browne Sauce point important

    GEOFF Brown's list of four long established Leek voluntary organisations which have wound up because fewer people are prepared to do the work could be added to...

  • A town needs a tourist centre

    SO IT'S the tourist information centre that is set for the next cull by our leaders.Even though the council's service delivery overview and scrutiny panel had...

  • Please save this last building

    LEEK'S Prosperity, Conservation, Conservation, Conservation. The first view, impression when you arrive, visit a town is its architecture.We owe it in Leek to...

  • Planning website is even worse

    I HAVE used this column in the past to complain about the quality and performance of Staffordshire Moorlands District Council's (SMDC) planning website.Regretta...

  • Palestinians still being expelled

    THE Foxlowe's event celebrating Peace and Reconciliation last weekend was a wonderful collection of contributions from so many talented local people.Towards the...

  • Time to look on the bright side

    THE sun is out, the daffodils are flowering and I've just spotted someone wearing a T-Shirt.It must be spring, in other words, so whatever troubles you may be...

  • School buses are a safety issue

    I READ with concern about the proposed axing of financial support from the Tory led Staffordshire County Council for transport from Tean and Kingsley areas...

  • Please ease the transition

    LEEK'S green and pleasant land is being consigned to history by a swarm of yellow bulldozers, at least as far as Haregate is concerned.Children's play areas...