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Latest reader letters sent in to the Ashbourne News Telegraph. If you have a comment to make or wish to express and opinion, then send in a letter to the editor by email or post.

  • Problems with the plan leaflet

    SO 'they' would like my views on the Ashbourne Neighbourhood Plan, would they?So how come the leaflet, asking if I want more information, and listing Neighbourh...

  • A novel idea to tackle dog mess

    I'VE just come back from rugby and there was dog mess on the pitch and it got all over the ball and it was disgusting and horrible. I nearly thew up! So I...

  • More lights need to be turned off

    I FULLY support the partial switch of street lights after midnight, currently there is a ridiculous waste in the amount of lighting. I am disappointed however...

  • Switch off and onto starry skies

    PEOPLE who live in villages like mine have never had any street lights, even though we pay the same rates as everybody else. We have torches if we need them and...

  • We need to look at the wider plan

    LAST week you published a letter from a correspondent who prefers to remain anonymous: "I'd rather we all stick to the plan".In his (or her) letter what he...

  • Take part in the future of the town

    LAST week, you may have spotted the Community Engagement Team from the Ashbourne Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group (populated with volunteers) in various...

  • Deluges could open floodgates

    THE recent floods that have devastated many parts of the UK could have unexpected consequences by increasing the risk of asbestos exposure. I urge readers...

  • Thank you for coming to help

    I WOULD like to thank the kind ladies and gentlemen of Ashbourne who came to my aid when I tripped on an uneven pavement outside Best Wishes in Ashbourne last...

  • Thank you for stopping to help

    I WOULD like to thank all the passers-by, staff of David Neill Hardware, police officers and ambulance crew who helped, or offered to help, to my elderly...

  • Join me in raising Mercian funds

    MY main fund-raising event this year takes place on Saturday, June 14, and it will be a nine-mile sponsored mobility scooter ride at Darley Moor.This is to...

  • Santa float 2013, a big thank you

    AFTER a very wet but enjoyable festive season out with the Ashbourne Santa Float, a fantastic total of £2,400 was raised. This will be divided between...

  • Ashbourne’s tidy because of Vinny

    MY name is Pam Nickleson, I am 85-years-old and I have lived in Ashbourne since I was 12-years-old. From that day until now I haven't seen this town so clean....

  • Remember the courage of 1914

    AS we approach the commemoration of the outbreak of the Great War, in August 1914, it is perhaps inevitable that modern politicians with an eye on the General...

  • Speaking out in defence of the EU

    I READ the views of Barry Pearson on the EU in this week's Coffee Break with interest, but cannot let them pass unchallenged. Absorbs money like a sponge? It...

  • Stop the problem paving parkers

    THERE seems to be a trend around the town at the moment for people to park their vehicles all-wheels-on the pavement, causing obstructions to pedestrians and,...