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LETTER: Closures are an assault on vulnerable folk

THE latest assault on the vulnerable and defenceless elderly citizens of Morley, Armley and Seacroft by Leeds City Council, as yet more care homes for the elderly or day centres face closure by an arbitrary decision, is a squalid disgrace.

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Siegen Manor on Wesley Street in Morley. (D512A447)

LETTER: Decision to axe care homes is ‘just the beginning’

To say there has been consultation over the axe on care homes including Siegen Manor (Morley Observer September 28) is nothing short of ludicrous.

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Morley Town Hall

LETTER: Pat on the back for Morley cast and crew

I had the privilege of attending Morley Amateur Operatic Society’s presentation of Fiddler on the Roof last Friday evening.

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Campaigners fighting for a new bus service in Bruntcliffe have finally won victory.

LETTERS: Thanks for our new Bruntcliffe bus service

I would like to sincerely thank Coun Robert Finnigan MBI for his long standing support and efforts in the campaign by Bruntcliffe Road residents for the new bus services that will be commencing late February.

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Junior doctors' went on strike last week.

LETTERS: Junior doctors are striking to protect patients’ lives, not put them at risk

Andrea Jenkyns has to justify just how were junior doctors risking lives by going on strike.

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Joseph Priestley College, Peel Street, Morley

LETTERS: College closure bad news for Morley

The closure of the Joseph Priestly campus of Leeds City College is bad news for Morley.

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Drighlington Gala has been hailed a great success.

LETTERS: Thanks for some great events

I would like to congratulate the organisers of Drighlington Gala and parade.

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Is the south getting the better deal on rail improvements?

LETTERS: So much for the ‘Northern Powerhouse’

The announcement that the government is postponing the electrification of the Trans-Pennine route between Leeds and Manchester is bad news for Morley’s rail travelling public.

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Date: 17th July 2012.'Cottingley Springs Caravan Site the first 'Official' site for Travellers built by Leeds City Council in 1969.

LETTER: Councillor’s views on travellers site

For many years the Leeds district was bedevilled by Leeds City Council’s unspoken policy of giving gypsies and travellers two choices: Cottingley Springs or, as it is always full, nuisance camping by the roadside or on football fields.

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Litter campaign

Opinion: Litter is blighting Britain

England’s green and pleasant land is no more when set in the context of the amount of litter and rubbish blighting Britain because of a selfish minority’s cavalier attitude.

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LETTER: Merging with Scots is naive

Even before the dust has settled from the latest Westminster elections and the Scottish Independence Referendum, the silly season has emerged with a vengeance.

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Gildersome ambulance station on Wakefield Road, maybe closed and staff moved to South Leeds.

LETTER: Setting the record straight over 999 delay fears

Following publication of your frontpage story ‘999 Delay Fears’ (April 8 2015) I would like to set the record straight and most importantly reassure residents in the Morley area that they can be confident of continuing to receive a responsive 999 emergency service from us.

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White Bear pub at Tingley. (d24021201)

LETTER: What about other options for White Bear site?

As a very close neighbour of the White Bear, I’d like to counter a few of the comments you published following McDonald’s decision to appeal against the refusal of their latest plan for that site.

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LETTER: More action is urgently needed to overcome breast cancer.

LETTER: More action is urgently needed to overcome breast cancer.

I have a personal interest in tackling this disease and I think my future MP needs to make it a priority because I am a breast cancer survivor - I am one year on from surgery and radiotherapy and will take anti -cancer drugs for 10 years.

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Leeds Civic Hall.

LETTER: It is not too late to change the plan

I feel I must respond to some of the points made in the letter from Lindon Dove (Postbag, February 25).

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LETTER: Traffic load will devastate the area

LETTER: Traffic load will devastate the area

We are writing to bring to your attention the very dire traffic situation which will arise from the recent planning decision to build extensive industrial units between Gildersome and Morley.

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Land on Gelderd Road where a massive business park and distribution centre is planned. (17020901)

LETTER: Battle is lost over crucial greenland

Once again Leeds City Council has dealt another blow against the quality of life for Morley people.

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Three cheers for our hospital

My sister, Gertrude Berry, was admitted in emergency to Dewsbury and District Hospital’s accident and emergency department at 1pm on Saturday.

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Gildersome's scarecrow trail is just one of the wonderful events organised which give a real community feel to the area.

Letter: Our village is such a wondeful place

It is fantastic that Gildersome continues to have a flower show when many villages cease to do so and the village support is brilliant.

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McDonald's are hoping to demolish the White Bear pub in Tingley to make way for one of their a drive-through restaurants.

LETTER: Just let them get on with it

In response to Mr Jim Aveyard (Postbag, August 20).

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