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18:00, 20 MAY 2016
Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson tells Huddersfield to vote to stay in EU
Labour In For Britain Battle Bus visits St George's Square
Yorkshire and Humber MEP Godfrey Bloom to sit out term as UKIP withdraw whip
The Yorkshire and Humber UKIP MEP who was elected to Brussels in 2004 had found himself out in the cold after an incident where he called women at a conference fringe event “sluts”
Child’s play area spoiled by rubbish at Broad Oak
I AM not a person who normally has time or inclination to write to newspapers, however I would like the opinion of your readers on the following.
People must fight the bedroom tax
THERE is an underlying ideology linking government cuts in welfare, education, health and jobs.
Letters: Snowbound route to new cemetery
IT WAS said on radio travel news earlier today that the road round Castle Hill is, like many other roads in our area, blocked by snow drifts.
Mailbag, Monday, March 25
I AM WRITING with regard to the Examiner article (March 22) concerning employing a Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner.
Letters: Local control means more responsive services
MAY I thank Keith Bagot of Honley for his support (Mailbag, March 11) for my criticisms of the government?
Letters: Protecting Peak Park boundaries from turbine plan
I’D LIKE to respond to a couple of points raised by “Turbines are vital to our business” (Letters February 18).
Letters: ‘Lights switch off in Kirklees is down to government’
I WAS astounded to read the letter from Clr Christine Smith regarding switching off lights in her area.
‘I refused request to reduce night lights’
WITH regard to the 2,000 street lights going out to save money please note that I as ward member for Kirkburton was asked to put forward a list of lights which could be switched off on February 25 within the Kirkburton ward.
Letters to the Editor
I HAVE just read the tribute to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary by the Johnson family (Examiner, January 8).
Thumbs-up for modernistic looking plans for Castle Hill
I HAVE just visited the website for ‘castlehillproject’ and it looks superb, a design actively taking the heritage of the site in mind and providing the amenities many residents have called for.
No other British hill fort has a pub
I HOPE the MP for Huddersfield Barry Sheerman will raise the entire Castle Hill issue in Westminster.
Letters: Time to introduce differential charging on energy bills?
IN CASE anyone missed it in the midst of the Leveson circus, the Government published an Energy Bill which would have the effect of increasing household fuel bills in order to fund ‘green’ sources.
Letters: Nov 24, 2012
Saving up for your old age doesn’t pay
DON’T ever save up for your old age! I have tried to be a good person for the best part of 40 years, paying my taxes, stamp duty and so on.
Letters to the Editor
THE LETTER from A W Wise (Examiner, November 12) presented additional facts, in a clear and informed way, regarding the debate about the rebuilding of the Castle Hill Hotel.
We need shops not more student flats
I SINCERELY hope that the old Thatchers Furnishings building is not turned into student accommodation.
Councils propose extra powers to fine drivers
DRIVERS could be more likely to be fined for using bus and cycle lanes or stopping in yellow boxes.
UKIP’s Godfrey Bloom to take on John Prescott in Humberside police commissioner election
A YORKSHIRE politician is challenging Lord Prescott for a top post.
‘Castle Hill pub would spoil heritage site’
NONE of your recent correspondents who have written about Castle Hill seem to have read the Kirklees Council’s ‘Online News’ item dated August 2 which gives tremendously exciting information about the Castle Hill Heritage Project.
Keep everyone out of Holmfirth
WELL, Huddersfield has lost another shopper to the White Rose Centre.
Letters to the Editor
THE PLANNERS’ recommendations to reject the Tesco application to develop the ex-Midlothian site in favour of the Drake site in Honley come as no surprise to any of us, but let’s be honest with ourselves on this issue.
Examiner Letters: Crocodile tears from the politicians
HAVING watched BBC television’s Question Time (Thursday July 5) and the Punch and Judy exchanges between Alan Johnson and Louise Mensch, I have to say that neither of the combatants came away with much credit or credibility.