LETTER: Thanks for helping to raise profile

I’d like to thank everyone who helped raise the profile of dementia in Lincolnshire by attending one of our events during Dementia Awareness Week. We had a busy week with information stands in Spalding, Louth, Wragby, Caistor, Chapel St Leonards and Boston as well as Dementia Friends sessions, an early diagnosis event in Sleaford, a singing session in Lincoln and ...

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LETTER: Thanks for re-electing me

May I through the medium of your paper convey my sincere thanks to the residents within the ward of Whaplode and Holbeach St Johns for the support that they have given me in electing me to Whaplode parish and South Holland District councils. I will endeavour to live up to the trust that you have placed in me. My thanks ...

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LETTER: Crossings problems ruining lives

Yet again the Wygate railway crossing was down on Friday, May 22 at 5.30pm bringing Spalding to a standstill. It has just taken me over 40 minutes to get home from Enterprise Way – a journey that normally takes three minutes. This is now getting past a joke and may start to put lives in danger since pedestrians are going ...

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LETTER: Thanks for fashion show

I would like to thank Helen Brookes and her team from Baytree Nurseries for recently hosting a fashion show in aid of Home-Start South Holland. It proved to be a popular and entertaining event which raised over £475 for the organisation, which is a local family support charity funded by the Big Lottery. It is hoped we can repeat a ...

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LETTER: Skegness a pleasurable experience

Just recently I had cause to visit Skegness on a Sunday afternoon, remember this is the place that was described as a blot on the landscape. This is not a description that could be used now, the whole place is as ours should be or could be with an enthusiastic push from the right people. I walked the promenade from ...

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LETTER: Your money will be spent on people

The dust has settled and all those elected to spend your money can now get on with it. Before I do I would like to thank those who nominated me, and all those who voted for me. I didn’t win a district council seat, but retained it on Crowland parish council. I would also like to thank all candidates from ...

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LETTER: A truly humbling experience

I would like to thank all the residents in the Castle ward who voted to re-elect me as your district councillor. I would also like to thank family, friends and local residents for their support during this campaign. To receive 70 per cent of the vote in a town centre ward is a truly humbling experience. When I talked about ...

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LETTER: Thanks to all involved in election

During the May 2015 elections I was acting agent for our parliamentary candidate, Matthew Mahabadi. Although this is seen as a voluntary role it also brings a high level of responsibility, during the campaign period and even after polling day. I found the briefing session at the South Holland District Council offices very useful, which was facilitated by Rhonda Oldfield, ...

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LETTER: Thanks to Wygate ward voters

We would like to thank the voters of Wygate ward who returned us at the district elections. We will as usual do our best for all the electorate of the ward in the next four years and look forward to being attentive to their problems and concerns. Best wishes to all. Couns Christine Lawton and Roger Gambba-Jones

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LETTER: We will do our best for Sutton Bridge

We would like to thank the many people who turned out on election day and supported us in the district council poll. We will keep you all informed about what is going on, and will do our best to represent Sutton Bridge and Wingland fairly and to the best of our ability. Once again, thank you all very much. Michael ...

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LETTER: Thanks for all 1,922 votes

I would like to say a huge thank you to every single one of the 1,922 residents of Long Sutton, Lutton, Tydd St Mary and Little Sutton that put their faith in me on May 7 by voting for me. I am completely overwhelmed and humbled by every single vote. It has been a huge privilege to meet so many ...

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LETTER: UKIP show they are bad losers

Paul Foyster’s latest letter shows UKIP to be the quintessential bad losers! As those who venture online will already be aware, there are several local contributors openly declaring an affiliation with his party and claiming to espouse the principles of free speech, whilst, at the same time, indulging in, not “political banter”, but vile personal abuse and smearing of anyone ...

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LETTER: Continued support is appreciated

I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who voted for me in the recent district council election. Your continued support is doubly appreciated in the unusual circumstances of local elections occurring at the same time as a general election. Whether you voted for me, other candidates or not at all I will do my utmost to represent ...

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LETTER: Being elected is an honour

Through your paper I would like to convey the following message to residents: No words can describe the overwhelming honour of being elected in your good faith to represent you and your family on our district council. These past nine months have been a privilege beyond any I can compare. The confidence that you have demonstrated will soon see itself ...

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LETTER: Thanks for renewed confidence

I write to express my thanks to all those who have renewed their confidence in me to represent you at local government level as your district councillor. I confirm that I will continue to work to the best of my ability to represent the interests of all of the residents of Whaplode and Holbeach St John’s Ward and for the ...

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LETTER: There is no need for hasty action

I wish to protest on behalf of the taxpayers and “hard working families” of Spalding. On Sunday, May 10, Lincolnshire County Council came and repaired the pothole in the middle of Pinchbeck Road at the junction with Kings Road. That was a whole three days after the General Election. The pothole was not what you could call “old”, having only ...

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LETTER: We have become non-people

Now the elections are over it seems local government will go on as before. Those who have will have more while the have-nots will have even less. Fleet Hargate Oldies are losing their bus stop; the shelter has already gone. Holbeach will continue to be a pain for pedestrians and bus users because “what was good enough for my grandfather ...

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LETTER: Campaign was funded personally

Ref – “Budget was spent on magazine” – The Voice May 7: Dear Mr Turp – just a couple of things to put you straight… Liz Sneath, Sally Slade and I conducted a positive campaign in order to maintain our position as district councillors representing Pinchbeck and Surfleet. Part of this campaign involved the production and delivery of literature in ...

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LETTER: What has happened to libraries?

What has happened to our libraries? All the speculation about them shutting down/reducing hours of opening etc are one thing, however, they appear to have become meeting places. Gone are the days of large silence signs and being shushed if you accidental spoke in a loud or lively voice. Now there are gaggles of young children, sitting round an adult ...

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LETTER: Thanks to all who voted UKIP

I should like to thank through your newspaper all those electors who voted UKIP in the recent General Election. A total of 10,736 votes were cast for myself as UKIP Parliamentary Candidate more than tripling the vote in 2010. This was a truly remarkable result for South Holland and the Deepings and one of the best in the country. The ...

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