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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.

  • I'm disgusted over housing proposals

    I AM disgusted about the proposals for 190 houses to be built on a Greenfield Site.We did have a public meeting before when there were less houses proposed by a...

  • Parade and service inspired poetry

    SOLDIERS First World War story of true valour.I was inspired to write more of their plight, after seeing Saturday's moving memorial service at the Monument,...

  • View given now dust has settled

    WASTE of money, concrete monstrosity, graffiti artists paradise, skate park, waste land, landing strip and dangerous, etc.All these comments have appeared many...

  • Don't lose your right to vote

    SOMETHING all democrats can surely celebrate happened last week.The Scottish referendum had the highest turnout in an election since universal suffrage was...

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    Young girl's war poem was mature

    A FRIEND of mine, Mr H Hammond, of Shaw Place in Leek, showed me a poem written by his mother, who is now in her 80s, when she was only 14 years old. Mr Hammond...

  • 'Building Bridges for Peace' talk

    NEWS tributes to the late Ian Paisley included the iconic photo of him laughing uproariously when sharing a joke with Martin McGuiness.The way in which those...

  • Autumn is upon us as festivities end

    IT is now that three quarters of the year has flown by, Autumn is upon us, and comes the end of several festivities such as Well Dressings, etc.Yes we have had...

  • Changes are not an improvement

    I HAVE no idea how much the recent changes to Leek's Derby Street have cost but the end result could certainly not be described as an improvement.The new...

  • They will not admit that they are wrong

    OUR green and pleasant land is going to be turned red again as very quietly Natural England, and of course our Government, have given the go ahead with...

  • Can you help with Girlguiding?

    I WOULD like to make an appeal through your pages to 18 plus ladies of Leek and the surrounding area, to ask if they could spend some time each week helping out...

  • Make your Mark

    LAST year, nearly half a million young people managed to speak up about the issues that mattered to them. Twenty thousand of these voices were from Staffordshir...

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    I had a very good day at Birchall

    ONCE more I take my pen up and praise those who organise the Leek Show, not just that but others too.Yes I went, last year due to bad health, which I suffer...

  • I hope the union flag still flies

    I AM far away from the United Kingdom on 18th September.When I return I do so hope the union flag still flies.How I share the frustration of Scots people who...

  • Let the Scots get on with it

    AM I missing something? If the Scots want to break up the union, guarantee poverty to their own people, lose the pound and become effectively an eastern...

  • My husband is a generous man

    AS NO mention of my husband was made when the acquisition of The Foxlowe was announced (03.09.14 P&T) I would like it to be known that he was involved from...