LETTERS – Question is unanswered

Why can’t someone take responsibility for previous actions? Our fight to save family homes from demolition has never been about politics or looked to blame anyone, and in many ways, whilst trying to secure the future of our properties, has also been about the council learning from their mistakes. A common topic of conversation when talking to people during our ...

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LETTERS – Thanks for faith in me

I write to offer my thanks to all the residents of the Spalding Wygate ward who were kind enough to put their faith in me again this year. A very special thank you to my amazing wife Linda who, despite her own challenges, was determined to actively support me. Using her electric three wheeler, she supported my daughter Jenni and ...

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LETTERS – Thanks for your support

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the residents of the whole Ward of Crowland & Deeping St Nicholas for their support at the recent election. It is a privilege to represent you and I will do my best to ensure I look after your interests. I will continue to work hard within the council and try to ...

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LETTERS – Thanks for confidence

I would like to thank everybody in Spalding Monks House ward who have shown their confidence in me in the local elections. I look forward to the challenges ahead and to working with the community. My thanks also go to Coun Angela Newton for her help and guidance throughout the election process and to the band of helpers who were ...

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Preparing to quit as MP?

To add to the comments of Nigel Beverley-Stone (Consider local voters 09/05/2019) and I. Sloan (Moral questions 09/05/2019) I think that our MP is busy generating income outside of his MP’s salary because I have a feeling that he is preparing to quit as our MP. Remember you read it here first folks. Alan Hammersley Gedney

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LETTERS – MP was too busy?

Some time back I sent via email a letter to Sir John Hayes requesting his opinion on the probability of the punishment imposed on the UK for daring to attempt to leave the EU. I received an acknowledgement, but to date no answer. From the front page of The Voice on May 2 issue he was too busy negotiating his ...

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LETTERS – Consider local voters

I have no deep political affiliations and do not wish to score any party political points, but I was astounded to read the May 2 front page article about the income generated by our MP. Surely he has no need to receive over £100,000 income on top of his £77,000 public income. If there is a need to cover his ...

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LETTERS – Moral questions

Yet again we have another example of a Member of Parliament gaining financially. I fail to understand why the public accepts practices amongst its representatives that would not be tolerated by most employers. MPs are paid, not ungenerously, from the public purse and it is not unreasonable to therefore expect that they work full time. It is argued that work ...

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LETTERS – Thank you, Sir John

I am so proud of the way that our MP, Sir John Hayes has put so much effort in to helping local people oppose the development of the Spalding relief road. It would have been so easy for him to lay low and pretend it was a county council matter beyond his influence, but instead he put his head above ...

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LETTERS – Memories of Pat

I am writing this letter after hearing of the sad passing of Pat Baxter, a lady who had a force which touched many lives in one way and another in South Holland. My memories of Pat go back a long way, she was very funny, for many years. We, as Tulip Radio, used to be behind Bakkavor’s float in the ...

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LETTERS – Humbled by support

As a newly elected district councillor for the Crowland and Deeping St Nicholas Ward, I would like to say a huge thank you. I am very grateful to the residents of these areas for putting their trust in me and I’m humbled by their support. It’s not always easy to find both the motivation and the time to cast your ...

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LETTERS – Congrats to candidates

Having recently stood in the South Holland District Elections I would like to congratulate all the successful candidates and may you all meet the aspirations of your ward members. The count for the local elections was held at the Springfields Exhibition Centre and ran through until the very early hours. I would like to thank the Returning Officer, Rob Walker, ...

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LETTERS – Grateful for support

A huge thank you to 918 residents of Pinchbeck, Surfleet and West Pinchbeck who entrusted me with their vote last week in the district council election. I am so grateful for their support and repeat my pledge to continue to work hard to serve the whole Ward enthusiastically and efficiently for the next four years. Coun Elizabeth Sneath Pinchbeck

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LETTERS – Looking forward

May I through the courtesy of your columns thank those residents of Spalding Wygate for returning me once again as one of their district councillors. Family members as ever were roped in (telling me as always how much they enjoyed the experience!) but my especial gratitude goes to those residents who worked in various ways to help: I could not ...

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LETTERS – Will continue to work hard

I would like to thank the residents of the Moulton, Weston and Cowbit Ward who voted and placed their confidence in me continuing to be their district councillor for another four years. I will continue to work hard for the ward and will be available to listen and represent their views at district level. I would also like to thank ...

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LETTERS – The next four years begin

I would like to take this opportunity of thanking the good people of the Moulton, Weston, Cowbit Ward who voted for me at the District Council Election. Delighted to let you know that I have been re-elected as your district councillor. It was a very hard fought battle and speaking with other elected Conservative councillors, I am sure the message ...

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LETTERS – Thanks for support

Having just been re-elected as a district councillor for Pinchbeck and Surfleet, I have many people to thank. First and foremost I would like to thank the 860 residents of Pinchbeck East, West and Surfleet who voted for me, and those that voted for Liz Sneath and Sally Slade. For this, I thank you genuinely and sincerely. During the last ...

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LETTERS – Green’s highest vote

On behalf of the Green Party’s candidates in this year’s district council elections, I would like to thank all those Spalding residents who showed faith in us by giving us their vote. We may not have been successful in terms of winning seats, but we received our highest ever vote and a great deal of goodwill on the doorstep. The ...

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LETTER: Drug dealers are only moved on

I have had problems over the last few weeks with drug dealing going on in my street next to and near my home. I have been reporting those on foot as well as those turning up in cars to deal. The police to be fair have been patrolling this area and done their bit. They have stopped meeting here and ...

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LETTER: Questions for county councillor

I write regarding Coun Richard Davies’ comments about the central section of the so-called relief road. He quotes last month’s survey result as: -39 per cent preferred a western alignment -37 per cent preferred an alternative option -24 per cent preferred an eastern alignment Why has Coun Davies made no reference to all of the people who preferred no relief ...

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