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From Thursday, 04/Jun/2015 onwards

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Let’s not get carried away with a ‘fast’ service . . .

THE report from the Campaign to Protect Rural England points to some of the advantages of re-opening the rail link from Exeter to Plymouth.

Thank you for your help, support and care

SSAFA West Devon is grateful for the widespread support demonstrated at the Coffee Morning on June 26, held to further the voluntary work we do with the local ex-service community — including families.

The bee in my bonnet is . . .

REGARDING your invitation to drop a line to your letters page if you have a ‘bee in your bonnet’ about anything that annoys you.

Working together is better, for sure

I WOULD like to add my comments to those made by the Rev Mike Davies in the reflections column of the Okehampton Times last week.

Does anyone remember the chapel?

WREN Music has recently moved into Ebenezer Hall and we are anxious to find out more about the building.

The 1976 drought — share your memories for social record

DO you remember the 1976 drought — I am a geographer at the University of Exeter and I am researching people’s experiences of severe droughts and water shortages, for the National Historic Drought Project, for which I am re-constructing the social record, from archive materials such as newspaper articles, photographs, reports, and personal diaries.

A frightening experience

THROUGH your pages I would like to say a heartfelt thank you to all the kind people who helped and offered to help when my wife collapsed and incurred a head injury in Anderton Lane during the evening of Monday, June 15.

Change the policy now!

IT seems (Daily Telegraph, June 12) the Conservatives are going back on their promises made to remove subsidies for new on-shore wind turbines within six months of being elected.

Intimidating and hard going — no way!

I ATTENDED my first ever Wharf lecture on May 18 and the people I spoke to were very enthusiastic about the upcoming topic of Storm Jameson.

Help for carers and loved ones

MANY of your readers will have loved ones with pancreatic cancer and as one of Pancreatic Cancer UK’s specialist nurses, I understand the devastating impact this brutal disease can have on families.

What do the police do any more?

I, AND probably a large number of other people, view the change of policy by the police regarding fuel thefts with considerable unease.

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