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Walshaw Moor: Burning can be a useful tool

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Why the internet can be good for teenagers

Eighty nine percent of adults aged between 18 and 19 use social media.

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Bee friendly this summer.

Keep the pesticide ban and bee friendly to insects

It’s not been the best spring for bees so far. Cold and wet.

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Why build on a flood plain?

Surely even the most thick-skinned Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council officers and councillors must be squirming at the correlation of the headline front page articles of April 29 and (April 22 in the Halifax Courier.

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LETTERS: Praise for MP’s fantastic support

It isn’t very often that you hear in the press very positive news about the business that politicians (MPs) undertake on behalf of their constituents. Usually we only hear how dishonest and morally unethical they are.

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It was wrong to dilute this council motion

How timely that The Conservative Group on Calderdale Council should bring a motion asking the council’s Labour leader to write to Jeremy Corbyn requesting “to expel all members who have expressed or condoned anti-Semitic views”.

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Calder 76.

LETTERS: Congratulations to Calder 76

I was very pleased to be a spectator at Ryburn vs Calder 76 last week when Calder put in a great performance to become champions of the Halifax premiere league for the first time in their history.

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LETTERS: How will staying in EU make us more powerful?

Barack Obama is another person who spouts the myth that the UK is in a stronger position to negotiate as part of the EU.

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The Duke of York visited flood victims in Calderdale.

LETTERS: Awed by the compassion of strangers

I am writing to express my sadness for those throughout the valley who have been affected by the recent floods.

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Volunteers clean up the centre of Hebden Bridge after the Boxing Day floods.

LETTERS: Thank you to our ‘magnificent’ community

I’d like to, on behalf of my sister-in-law Gemma Leedham. thank all our family, friends, staff, staff’s families and even that family’s neighbours for their help over the weekend.

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Hard questions - but we need a solution

Hard questions - but we need a solution

I attended the last Ward Forum meeting that was held in Walsden recently. My aim was to learn something about Calderdale Council’s plans for the derelict bandstand in Centre Vale Park.

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Years of ‘consultation’ - but nothing happened

Years of ‘consultation’ - but nothing happened

Last week’s Todmorden News front page story on the sale of the Rose Street site was misleading on several counts.

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Resilenti option is well worth pursuing

Resilenti option is well worth pursuing

If one was being particularly cynical one might suggest reading a letter previously in the Tod News, which was written by Coun C.M.Baksa.

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Desire to do your bit is key factor

Desire to do your bit is key factor

We are now into ‘silly season’, where the newspaper starts to get inundated with letters from those seeking election or re-election onto the Town Council in May. No, this isn’t an election broadcast on behalf of myself. I have no plans to stand for re election.

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Time to refresh our democracy? Are you up for it?

Time to refresh our democracy? Are you up for it?

In May, our present Town and Parish Councils will finish their 4 year stint and every registered voter will get their chance to elect a brand new Parish/Town council as part of the National Election process.

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Stand on schools took courage

Stand on schools took courage

I have nothing but respect for Craig Whittaker after seeing his rooftop protest in Todmorden.

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More of Labour? No thank you!

More of Labour? No thank you!

The naivety of Councillors Tattersall and McManus in your letters pages recently is touching.

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If he were a football manager, he would have been sacked

If he were a football manager, he would have been sacked

It was a depressing sight seeing our local Member of Parliament, Craig Whittaker, pictured on the front page of your newspaper standing on the leaking roof of Todmorden High School.

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Why we did it - and will do it again if need be

Why we did it - and will do it again if need be

Judging by the recent letters it is clear the ‘Time for Change’ petition and ‘Pants to ASDA’ event have achieved at least one of their goals, that of getting people to discuss what should happen in our town.

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‘Knickers’ set us up for ridicule

‘Knickers’ set us up for ridicule

I have to agree with M. Sutherland (letters, February 26) regarding hanging knickers outside the Ormerod centre, thank goodness they were only there for the day!

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