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From Wednesday, 29/Oct/2014 onwards
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IF you are one of the many people that use the Granite Way regularly, you will have noticed the work that has been done over the past few months to take the trail back to its original width.
MAY I point out to MPs Cox and Stride and supporters of the re-opening of the rail line from Exeter through Okehampton and Tavistock that not everyone is in favour.
I THINK it’s very wrong and slightly suspicious, that a few ‘angry parents’ have left it to the eleventh hour to try and derail this ‘golden egg’ opportunity for every one before anyone has seen plans or submissions from developers.
WHAT extraordinary talent is being nurtured at Okehampton Primary School! Anyone who takes the opportunity to look at the exhibition of work inspired by the poetry and painting about the first world war will be astounded at the range demonstrated by these ten and eleven year olds from our town.
THE controversy concerning Sheffield United and Welsh international Ched Evans, as to whether he continues as a professional footballer, goes on! This man was jailed in April 2012 for the rape of a 19-year-old girl and released last month after serving just half of a five year sentence.
OUR government has refused to contribute to rescue services for refugees crammed into unseaworthy boats in the Mediterranean.
I AM a regular user of the coach parking facility in Mill Road.
SATURDAY last month saw many heritage events organised for the town — yet few people knew of a festival which has been held every year on the last Saturday of October (apart from the war years) since at least 1935.
ON Thursday night I had the pleasure of attending the special meeting of North Tawton Town Council when the Solar Park planning application was considered.
THE closure of Okehampton Police Station to the public may please a few time and motion people, but it’s a public relations disaster.
THE Royal British Legion Poppy Day is on November 9.
I WRITE in response to the article for a 143 acre solar array at North Tawton.
SHOULD GPs be paid for diagnosing dementia? It was announced last week that family doctors in England are to be paid £55 for each patient they diagnose with dementia, in a six-month £5m scheme.
CAN we, through your pages, say thank you to the people from WDBC’s recycling team who very politely called at our house to return an Ipad mistakenly put out for recycling a week earlier? However much people may complain about council services, this was way beyond the call of duty.
VA Cushing (Times letters, October 23) alerts us to the certainty of UKIP’s voice being heard.
MUST the fair on the park take up all the parking spaces — even down the path? It is most annoying.
Something to sell?
Which of the following is your favourite place for Christmas shopping?