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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.

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    It's sad that this is a problem

    A LEAFLET picked up in the Churches' Tent at The Leek Show records that Street Pastors are an interdenominational church response to urban problems, engaging...

  • The story of beauteous river The Churnet

    LEEK'S Ribbon of Silver, The Story of a Shy and Beauteous River, The Churnet. I was born at the end of the Pennines, Staffordshire The sun, my midwife shone...

  • Committee is the best on council

    I READ last week's article regarding the Slimma site application with great interest.It is alleged that the previous Slimma site application had been subject to...

  • Young people appear to be fit

    I REGULARLY pay a visit to a disabled friend on Selbourne Road.I cannot help but notice the number of young people that appear to reside at Hartington...

  • Matters need council's attention

    This is a list of matters that need councillors' attention.1. The overgrown historic footpath that lies directly in front of Mr Cooper's property, the late Bert...

  • It was great to talk at Leek Show

    IT WAS great to meet and talk to so many people at Leek Show on Saturday.At our Moorlands Labour stand we were overwhelmed by the level of public support for...

  • Youths are a problem in town's park

    I FEEL compelled to write in order to share my views on a continuing case of public nuisance which seems to be silently accepted and tolerated by both the...

  • Drivers are violating regulations

    I HAVE a disabled Mum who is chair/wheelbound.I take her shopping regularly, but unfortunately due to lack of consideration by motorists who park their vehicles...

  • The sun is so bright in summer

    A SMALL poem for the beautiful days we are not getting. After the rainy days of winter.The sun is so bright and the gardens are glorious. In this year of...

  • Thank you for Oxfam donations

    I HAVE pleasure in offering a vote of thanks to all those generous folk of Leek and the Moorlands who regularly donate saleable goods in support of Oxfam's work...

  • Nine pins was never a stone circle

    IN RESPONSE to the letter of Neal Gordejczuk (Post & Times of 23rd July), the Nine Pins is not and never was a stone circle.They were a group of nine mature...

  • Two brilliant performances

    JUST to say I was absolutely transfixed by the beautiful singing of the Phoenix Choir and the Young Pheonix, as I am sure I can speak for all present at the...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...