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Letter: Yorkshire Wolds Railway reopens for business

The Yorkshire Wolds Railway opens its doors for 2017 at Fimber Halt, situated near Wetwang and Fimber, on Sunday 16 April between 11am and 5pm.

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Money should be used to repair potholes.

Letter: Pavement work: spend on potholes instead

What possible justification can there be in the £15,000 expenditure on supposedly “improving” the pavement on the Pavement?

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Residents are opposed to a reservoir being built.

Letter:Proposal sets a dangerous precedent

We are a group of Pocklington residents opposed to the planning applications for a “high risk” reservoir built next to a new housing development to the north of our town.

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Pocklington is more than a commuter town.

Letter: Don’t let Pock turn into a commuter town

Last week I visited Pocklington to see my relatives and was told that the Co-op is going to be turned into a residential property.
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This country has been embattled with terrorists up until the Irish peace accord.

Letter: Terror attacks in UK nothing new

The events in London 22/3/17 are clearly catastrophic, and my heart goes out to the injured and that of the bereaved.

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Labour had the chance to block Theresa Mays hard Brexit but chose to sit on their hands.

Letter: Families fear they will be torn apart after vote

Last week, Parliament authorised Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Article 50.

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Government fail to address crisis in NHS.

Letter: Government fails to address NHS problems

The budget announcement is yet another failed attempt by the Government to seriously address the crisis gripping our NHS.

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At a meeting of the West Wolds Branch of the Labour Party serious concerns were expressed about the conditions Vale of York CCG is placing on patients access to NHS surgery.

Letter: Health plans affect poorer people

At a recent meeting of the West Wolds Branch of the Labour Party (Pocklington, Stamford Bridge, Market Weighton and surrounding areas) serious concerns were expressed about the conditions Vale of York CCG is placing on patient’s access to NHS surgery.

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How ironic the story was about a Market Weighton store.

Letter: Closure fears –just like Co-op

I read with interest your article in the Pocklington Post 2.3.17 ‘Fears of Store closure effects’ – it could so easily have been about a popular store in Pocklington – the Co-op.

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The picture spotted on the Pocklington Post's Facebook page by Tiffany Swift.

Letter: Lifestyle team spotted in photo

My sister (Tiffany Swift) sent me a link to the picture (above) on your Facebook site.

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St Leonard's Hospice, Pocklington, is looking for walkers to take part in St Leonard's Way walk in early May.

Letter: Chance to join St Leonard’s Walk

St Leonard’s Hospice are looking for walkers to challenge themselves and take on the ‘St Leonard’s Way’ walk on Saturday 6 May.

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It should be quite easy to dramatically enlarge the culvert under Pocklington town centre to allow flood water to quickly escape.

Letter: It should be easy to tackle culvert

It would seem that Councillor Strangeway has done his research on the bund proposed for flood relief and suggests it would have “high risk status”.

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Yet another shop/property in Pocklington has been designated to become a food outlet.

Letter: Yet another town shop to become a food retailer

Visiting the High Street in Pocklington the other day I noticed yet another shop/property designated to become a food outlet.

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St Leonard's Hospice Shop in plea for volunteers.

Letters: Volunteers call for St Leonard's hospice shop

The St Leonard’s Hospice charity shop on Waterloo Lane in Pocklington is looking for people to help out with a range of tasks.

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East Riding of Yorkshire Council has launched a campaign to encourage residents to put food waste into the brown bin.

Letter: Food waste drive starts in the area

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is launching a campaign this month to encourage more residents to put food waste into their brown wheelie bins for recycling.

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Search is on for photos of community hall opening in November 1992.

Letter: Photos needed to mark 25th year of Market Weighton community hall

The Market Weighton Community Hall is 25 years old this year, and we, the steering committee are planning to have a day in the summer to publicly celebrate this fact.

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Edward Bean is pictured with his winning miniature garden.

Letter: Miniature garden winner named

The photo of the miniature garden winner was of our son, Edward Bean who now lives in Leeds although we still live in Shiptonthorpe.

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Partnership just wanted the site to remain for retail.

Letter: Co-op site should be used for retail

Further to previous correspondents’ comments Pocklington and Wolds Gateway Partnership also opposed this planning application on the grounds of change of use. Early indications gave us confidence that this would close out the application on this site.

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Is it any wonder therefore that people hold such politicians in contempt?

Letter: Actions bring shame on our local politicians

In 2010 Martin Bell, war correspondent (the man in the white suit) and briefly an honest MP wrote a book following the shameful disclosures in 2009 of the scandalous ways in which MPs were fiddling their expenses.

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2m is that all over 20 years? No wonder they say its run down.

Letter: Futurist site deserved more than £2m over 20 years

Re the comments of Cllr Chance:

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