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Letter: Building firm must repair home damage

I write in response to your headline story in which you describe the ongoing drainage problems Mr Wood is having with Peter Ward Homes.

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Does anyone have any information on Thomas Tommy Rooks (1876-1967)?

Letter: Searching for information on Wolds Ranger

I wonder if any of your more mature readers or family members still living in the area have any memories of my mother’s great uncle Thomas ‘Tommy’ Rooks (1876-1967).

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The young performers were a credit to the school and staff, families, community and most of all to themselves.

Letter: 9 to 5 production at Woldgate School was simply excellent

I was recently fortunate enough to be invited to Woldgate School’s production of its 9 to 5 musical.

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A project to install table tennis tables on West Green has been shortlisted.

Letter: Please vote for West Green tennis tables in the Tesco Bags of Help grant

Pocklington Town Council’s project is to install table tennis tables on West Green has been shortlisted for a Tesco Bags of Help grant.

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Funding for essential flood protection schemes here in the East Riding is required.

Letter: Managed retreat not right move on local flooding

A mere drop in the ocean is the only way to describe the £35 million the ERYC plans to spend on flood protection.

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Pocklington urgently needs more parking spaces not less.

Letter: Do not put yellow lines on the Balk

I am very much against the suggestion that yellow lines be put in place on part of the Balk and trust the Town Council abandon the idea.

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Thanks to all who supported the mayor's charity.

Letter: Thank you to everyone who joined carols with mayor event

I would like to thank the people of the town who supported the Carols with the Mayor on Sunday.

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Looking to trace the descendants of my maternal Gordon family who came to the East Riding in the 1800s.

Letter: On the hunt for Gordon family in the East Riding

I’m looking to trace the descendants of my maternal Gordon family who came to the East Riding in the 1800s from Northumberland, although originally from Fife, Scotland.

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Traffic controls are needed on A1079.

Letter: Traffic controls needed on A1079

I totally agree with comments from Neil Burke (Post 24 th November) regarding a safe access/egress at the Wilberfoss/Newton-on- Derwent junction on to the A 1079.

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Children read some moving poetry at Remembrance Service.

Letter: Children attend Remembrance church service

We held a Remembrance Service at St Edith’s church, Bishop Wilton on Friday 11 November.

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Television licence is good value.

Letter: Television licence fee is good value

In response to Mr Jones’s letter in last week’s edition of the Pocklington Post concerning the BBC.

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Government decision ends northern powerhouse plan.

Letter: Decision kills off northern powerhouse plan

The latest Government decision not to include Hull in rail electrification plans finally ends the pretence that we are any part of the so-called northern powerhouse.

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Safety should be the prime concern rather than an obsession with cutting journey times.

Letter: Traffic calming junctions must be built on A1079

There’s been two more distressing accidents on a deadly section of the A1079 (where access roads from Dunnington and Wilberfoss join the main road) in less than a week.

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Scarborough and Ryedale Carers Resource are holding an extended helpline on Friday 25 November.

Letter: Know your rights as a carer

Each year Carers Rights Day aims to highlight the nation’s army of unpaid carers and to raise awareness of how carers can get the help and support they are entitled to.

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It is high time that the whole system of how the BBC is funded is closely scrutinised for the good of everyone.

Letter: Now’s the time to stop TV licence fee injustice

The BBC funding system has become both an anachronism and a disgrace.

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Fly-tippers are spoiling beautiful nature reserve.

Letter: Nature reserve visit spoilt by fly-tipping rubbish pile

Last Sunday I visited the North Cave Wetlands site run by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

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Poor turnout for election of two new councillors to Pocklington Town Council.

Letter: Poor turnout as town selects two new councillors

While I am pleased that two independent councillors were elected to Pocklington Town Council, since I don’t think local government is the place for party politics, I was very disappointed at the low elector turnout (17%).

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Use the Dutch Reach method when opening car doors.

Letter: Use Dutch Reach method when opening car doors

Pocklington is growing rapidly and so is the level of traffic in the town.

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Pocklington Town Council is working closely with the Lions group to bring a bigger and better Christmas Festival.

Letter: Council working with Lions on popular festival

For a number of years Pocklington Council and the Pocklington Lions have worked closely together to produce a very successful Festival of Christmas in the town centre.
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Thanks for harvest festival donations.

Letter: Thank you for your donations to harvest festival

The Bishop Wilton Primary School pupils and staff held their annual Harvest Festival celebration at St Edith’s Church in Bishop Wilton.

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