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Letter: Answers to key concerns on plan

There has been ongoing public consultation with the public for some time by Calderdale Council over the Local Plan.

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Hebden Bridge Train Station

Letter: No Northern Powerhouse if journeys slow

Michael Allen’s plea for people to let the train take the strain and have relief from the constant roadworks on Burnley Road is spot on, but we need the authorities to encourage commuters to do so.

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Letter: Let’s hope major projects are worth the effort

Letter: Let’s hope major projects are worth the effort

I have been at two important meetings this week for our area. The first on Wednesday night at Mytholmroyd Community Centre was a well attended public meeting on the Local Plan.

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Letter: Protect meadow from new homes

Letter: Protect meadow from new homes

Incase people have missed it, Todmordians need to be aware that a special meadow of landscape and community value, below The Hollins and above Stansfield Hall Road, is billed for 56 houses under the new Local Development Plan proposals.

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John Fielden statue in Centre Vale Park, Todmorden

Letter: Do people want statue moved?

We have noted with concern Todmorden Town Council’s proposal to move the John Fielden Statue from Centre Vale Park to the town centre.

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Letter: Thank you to the NHS

Letter: Thank you to the NHS

I am once again writing to highly praise the NHS and voluntary services who have helped me so kindly through a long and difficult time.

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john fielden statue todmorden

Letter: Don’t waste time and money moving statue

Councillor Tattersall has suggested bringing John Fielden’s statue back to its original site outside the Town Hall and the council have supported him to the tune of £20,000, without first investigating the possible ramifications of their decision and without seeking any kind of public assent for it.

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Hebden Bridge Train Station

Letter: Recalling happy memories of rail strikes

Not all rail strikes cause problems for travellers.

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Photo by Craig Shaw

Letter: Generosity of public never ceases to amaze

On behalf of Hebden Bridge Arts Festival I’d like to say a massive thank you to everyone who supported this year’s festival.

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Letter: Amazed by response to funds appeal

Letter: Amazed by response to funds appeal

Hebden Royd Christian Aid group would like to thank the people of Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd for their generosity during Christian Aid Week and with other events.

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Centre Vale Park, Todmorden bandstand

Letter: Bandstand is a disgrace to town

David Tattersall knows the answer to the question he asks in last week’s letters page “Heritage Trail cash could be better spent”.

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Todmorden Carnival

Letter: It’s about time park problem was rectified

I have just read in last week’s newspaper (June 15) that Todmorden Carnival has been fined £400; money which would have been donated to charities.

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Letter: Without help, project will die

Letter: Without help, project will die

Reports suggest there are over 26,000 lonely older people in the Calder Valley.

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Letter: How many more innocent people have to die?

Letter: How many more innocent people have to die?

Everyone has an opinion and everyone has a right to voice their opinion. So mine is - enough is enough!

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Letter: Toadmorden says thanks

Letter: Toadmorden says thanks

In response to the article in the Todmorden News on the 23 March re ‘Saving the toads of Toadmorden and due to the response and interest shown by many of the people of Todmorden, the Todmorden Toad Rescue Group would like to first offer their thanks to all those who helped, as the toads, and to a lesser degree frogs and newts, made the perilous journey to their ancestral breeding ponds.

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Roadworks on Burnley Road

Letter: Please, let’s get town’s traffic moving again

I write to you on behalf of the Hebden Bridge Business Forum (HBBF). HBBF represents businesses in Hebden Bridge by promoting the town to consumers and to other businesses.

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Bird's eye view of Todmorden

Letter: We should concentrate on the good news

Well well, the Lib Dems certainly were out in force on the letters page last week.

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Letter: Britain has always helped those in need

Letter: Britain has always helped those in need

Britain keeps its promises, particularly to those most in need.

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Letter: Let’s not have a one issue election

Letter: Let’s not have a one issue election

This election is about more than the Brexit debate. It’s about so many other things.

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World Dock Pudding Championship 2014 and food festival at Mytholmroyd Community Centre. Philip Berkeley.

Letter: Dock yourselves in Mytholmroyd this weekend

Next Sunday, April 23, the World Champion Dock Pudding competition will be held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre, and the winner will be presented with the Halifax Courier Cup, which was first presented in 1971.

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