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Letter: Dog owners - Terrifying visit to the Harland Way

I recently spent the weekend with my daughter and her family in Wetherby.

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Derek Nicholson

Letter: Tributes - Wetherby has lost a loyal son

It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of former Wetherby Town Mayor Derek Nicholson.

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Letter: New Prime Minister - This is no time for novices

Letter: New Prime Minister - This is no time for novices

Some years ago Theresa May described the Tories as the nasty party. How right she was.

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Letter: Vandalism - We need the help of the community

Letter: Vandalism - We need the help of the community

Recently, a letter appeared on these pages thanking the council for its speedy response to a report of vandalism at a children’s play area in Knaresborough.

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Letter: Referendum - Brexit and Armageddon

Your letters page last week (Advertiser June 30) was full of the most ridiculous doom-laden prophecies we’d been hearing for weeks from the Remain camp.

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Letter: Voting - Appalling so many didn’t vote

We are starting to digest the political fall out from the EU referendum. To put it mildly the behaviour of elected politicians from the main parties has been appalling.

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Parking ticket machine. (1306044AM1)

Letter: Sunday Parking - Fundamental flaws in report

NYCC have published their report on additional parking charges for Harrogate. The home-made report is child-like in its content, logic and appeal and is fundamentally flawed. Within the 84,000 Harrogate population there is one man alone who thinks these parking charges are needed - Don Mackenzie.

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Letter: Sunday Parking - Just who are they representing?

Letter: Sunday Parking - Just who are they representing?

So Don Mackenzie has opted for money-grabbing rather than the views of his constituents.

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Letter: Time to change the voting system?

If anything good has come out of the events of the last two weeks one thing is very obvious that for the first time in many people’s lives their vote has actually counted .

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Letter: Referendum - What it was really about

I am very pleased that our own district voted to stay in.

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Letter: Voting - Why it’s so crucial to vote today

Last Wednesday I went into hospital for an operation. After five hours in surgery, a night in the high dependency unit, and three more in a general ward, all at Harrogate hospital, I got home on Sunday.

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Knaresborough Bed Race. The parade makes it's way down the High Street. (1606101AM21)

Letter: Thanks to all who made Bed Race a success

May I, through your paper, thank everyone who helped to make the Great Knaresborough Bed Race another success.

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The peloton makes its way down Knaresborough High Street in the rain.  Picture: Gary Longbottom

Letter: Tour de Yorkshire - Don’t overlook our town!

I was just like to ask why that, as far as the media were concerned, on Friday, April 29, Wetherby became non-existant.

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St Oswalds Parish Church at Collingham.

Letter: Collingham - Planning issues facing our village

Residents will be appalled to learn that Collingham is threatened by an application for land adjacent to St Oswald’s church to be approved as a certified camping and caravan site.

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Marcel Kittell wins the first stage of the 2014 Tour de France in Harrogate

Letter: Tour de Yorkshire - Only a cycle race prompts repairs

I note that last week’s edition of your newspaper carried notifications from North Yorkshire County Council listing roads to be closed for maintenance – all of which are on the route of the Tour de Yorkshire this year.

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A message from the Bishop of Selby on the clean up of the Church of St Mary The Virgin  in Tadcaster.

Letter: Floods - A message from the Bishop

I would like to thank all those who helped with the clean-up of St Mary’s Tadcaster following its flooding on Boxing Day.

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The bridge over the River Wharfe in Tadcaster on January 7

Letter: Tadcaster floods - Why isn’t a new bridge an option?

I was disappointed to read that NYCC have decided that building a new bridge in Tadcaster is not an option.

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Floods  in Wetherby

Letter: River dredging - Get back to good housekeeping

Regarding the collapse of the Tadcaster Bridge. Following the closure a year or two ago, I had a look round and noted a large tree embedded among the growing vegetation on the north, upstream side, virtually blocking the small arch.

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The clean up in Tadcaster after the flooding

Letter: Flooding - Top response by local services

Following the recent flooding in the area I felt I should write and comment on what we saw as a prompt and efficient service from the local emergency services.

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Editor’s comment: Drink driving - A nation of slow learners

Editor’s comment: Drink driving - A nation of slow learners

The Christmas drink drive figures have just been released and once again North Yorkshire police have been left disappointed by the overall increase across the county in the number of arrests they had to make this festive season.

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