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Letter: Charged for using car park

I have just received a parking charge notice for parking my vehicle in The Feathers car park on Sunday, June 25, between 12.17pm and 13.42pm.

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Lost opportunities are the fault of East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Letter: Lack of faith in council’s proposals

While I bow to Stephen Fletcher’s knowledge about all the past lost opportunities to provide more car parking spaces for Pocklington shoppers, I must point out that he is directing his ire in the wrong direction.

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Have Tories found a 'magic money tree'?

Letter: Coalition exceeds cost of Labour manifesto

What a difference a month makes!

We should be allowed to debate our views openly and with civil regard for each other.

Letter: All views should be open to debate

I, like so many others, remain deeply concerned at the state of the political scene in the UK. Only this week, it has been confirmed that some Tory Parliamentary candidates at the recent General Election were victims of hatred, racial and even physical abuse.

Great support from MP.

Letter: MP answered our call for support

It was good of Sir Greg Knight to be so honest about his Conservative Party when he records that he felt that nationally their campaign was poor.

Pocklington Town Council have scorned opportunity after opportunity to provide adequate parking in the town.

Letter: Council’s missed opportunities to provide parking

I have to say Pocklington Town Council is a joke when it comes to the parking issues in the town, in my view.

To lose parking places in Pocklington is a red line.

Letter: We must save our parking spaces

Re Pocklington parking - in support of residents. I fully support Mr Bruton and Mr Held.
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Saddened to record the loss of a good friend.

Letter: Chief steward Ken White ‘had a real zest for life’

I am saddened to record the loss of a good friend Ken White who passed away at home on Saturday, July 8, after a long illness. In December he was admitted to hospital for tests. Unfortunately, despite a brief respite, his condition continued to deteriorate.

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Garden party was a great success.

Letter: Garden party held for churches in the area

The beautiful garden of Mr and Mrs Joe Goodhart in Kirby Underdale was the setting of a very successful garden party on Sunday, July 2.

Pocklington needs parking areas so we have people coming in.

Letter: Lack of spaces detrimental to the town

Pocklington could be losing three parking bays at Burnby Hall Gardens that could mean up to 12 people not getting in.

It would seem to be totally unnecessary to pinch three much needed parking spaces.

Letter: Potential loss of much-needed parking spaces

I hope that the Love Pocklington group will not be disappointed at East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s proposals to revamp the town centre. I totally agree with them and Cllr Strangeway that what is wanted are more parking spaces.

Researching the life and career of the actor Guy Standeven.

Letter: Appeal for information on actor Guy Standeven

I am researching the life and career of the actor Guy Standeven. He was born August 28, 1928, in Scarborough and died in Hammersmith in 1998. He was born as Marcus Guy Wyndham Standeven.

Prices are out of sync for all farmers.

Letter: Cost of sprays and fertilisers at an all time high

Sam Walton’s article in the Pocklington Post will have struck a few chords with the farming fraternity. Prices are out of sync for all of us, not just tenants with sprays, fertiliser and foliar feeds (manganese).

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Local villages are suffering too.

Letter: Village trade is in danger of disappearing

Re lack of support from local residents. Pocklington and Acomb are bemoaning the fact of yet another charity shop. Pocklington has lost three businesses recently:

Pocklington shop owners need to come together with a plan.

Letter: Pocklington needs a better plan to boost economy

Shops in Pocklington are closing at an amazing rate - I think 11 in the last year.

Time to give Labour leader a chance.

Letter: Maybe we should give the Labour leader a chance

Over the past few months Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has faced a barrage of criticism regarding his leadership.

Bagger combine memories.

Letter: We had one of first bagger combines

Re bagger combines and your farming writer Sam Walton’s farming reminiscences:

Event was well supported.

Letter: Know your blood pressure event well supported

The know your blood pressure event organised by Pocklington Rotary club at the Arts Centre on Saturday 22 April was well supported.

Unscrupulous developers have no concern about damage to traditional town centres.

Letter: Sad decline of our traditional town centres

Having come from Dudley in the West Midlands I can write with bitter experience as to the causes in the decline of traditional town centres.

Nominations are now open for this years Yorkshires Favourite Pub competition, run by Welcome to Yorkshire in partnership with the Yorkshire Post.

Letter: Nominate your favourite pub in Yorkshire

Pubs across Yorkshire are hoping to pull in the votes as well as the pints as the search begins to find the county’s most popular local.

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