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I AM writing to express my concern at the viewpoints put forward as evidence by the Network Rail representative, Mike Gallop, at the recent Okehampton Rail Resilience meeting.
YOUR report on ways to pay council tax had one glaring omission in this year’s tax bill.
I AM writing to ask your readers to put their aprons on, get baking and join in with the fantastic Blue Cross Paws for Tea party to help sick, injured and homeless pets across the country.
IN answer to Dr Gary Vanstones’ letter in last week’s Times (April 3) — the answer is yes, most people do care about their towns and villages, it’s those in authority that do not.
I READ Cllr Kevin Ball’s response letter published last week with amusement, particularly the line ‘for me the choice is obvious’.
ON April 14, Mrs Val Dodsworth, ladies’ captain of Okehampton Golf Club and her fellow members, put on a golf day to raise awareness and funds for two local support groups of people with Parkinsons.
I HAVE just seen Mel Stride’s views on onshore wind turbines printed on the front page of the Times, following a very reasonable application by Mi-Grid for a wind turbine having offered several options for the site.
ANYONE who cares about our countryside and historic villages should visit Lifton to see the monstrous 250 foot wind turbine that now towers over it (pictured above).
YOUR readers may have heard that the two principal charities in Devon which work for ex-service men and women changed recently.
I WAS interested to read Nigel Canham’s interview (March 27) with Stephen Belli, director of planning at Dartmoor National Park Authority.
I WAS prompted to write this after reading the letter published in the Times dated March 20 written by Mr Daws.
AFTER visiting Simmons Park for a gentle stroll with my partner yesterday to give the dog some exercise, we were appalled at the state of the park, with the amount of dog mess left by irresponsible owners, when there are enough bins around the park for the dog mess.
WORKING people are seeing their living standards squeezed harder every year.
THE members of Okehampton Fairtrade Group are always pleased to have their events reported in the Okehampton Times and value the paper’s support.
REFERENCE the recent letter by Alan Finch regarding losing the widely used and enjoyed Granite Way cycling/walking path for the re-instatement of railway line.
ON Wednesday, March 12 I felt very privileged to attend a concert at Exeter Cathedral to listen to the Chivenor and Lympstone Military Wives choir.
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