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LETTER: ‘Children are collateral damage in the war against drugs’

For years I have believed the statements of successive UK governments that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that leads inexorably to the destruction of the health and morals of those using it and of society as we know it.

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LETTER: Bridgemont - A fatal accident waiting to happen

LETTER: Bridgemont - A fatal accident waiting to happen

I know that the Derbyshire police force has been cut by almost half but surely the force could put a bobby on the Buxworth/A6 junction just for a few hours?

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OPINION: minimum emergency services should expect is to be safe at work

I was shocked and saddened to read that more than a quarter of 999 staff working in the East Midlands were abused or suffered physical violence at the hands of patients.

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LETTER: Don’t sell family silver to plug funding gap

LETTER: Don’t sell family silver to plug funding gap

High Peak Borough councillors are considering applying for planning permission for houses in Serptentine Walks with a view to selling the land to shore up council funds.

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LETTER: Electric cars are silent killers

LETTER: Electric cars are silent killers

My beautiful, Ten-month-old kitten was killed on Wednesday. He was hit by a car.

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YOUR VIEW: prisoners of the gas industry if left to anti-fracking brigade

YOUR VIEW: prisoners of the gas industry if left to anti-fracking brigade

Yes that was close, no gas to heat our homes or industry for that matter.

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LETTER: Fairfield entrance - We could all chip in and do our bit

LETTER: Fairfield entrance - We could all chip in and do our bit

The Fairfield entrance to Buxton does indeed look shabby as Mr Bostin says (Postbag, February 15).

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The area of Fairfield Common where a large roundabout is to be built.

LETTER: Fairfield - ‘Wishful thinking’ for access road

It is very good news to learn that planning can start on the Fairfield access road and hopefully progress to actual construction in a reasonable timescale.

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LETTER: Spencer Ward - Care is no longer ‘closer to home’

LETTER: Spencer Ward - Care is no longer ‘closer to home’

This coming week my husband spends his last week’s respite on Spencer Ward at the Cavendish.

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LETTER: Cuts - town is a depressing spectacle

LETTER: Cuts - town is a depressing spectacle

While we all hope that Buxton will be revitalised as a result of the much-delayed refurbishment of The Crescent, High Peak Borough Council needs to look carefully at the image of the town given to visitors arriving here, particularly on the A6.

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LETTER: Brexit - We cannot afford a bad deal

LETTER: Brexit - We cannot afford a bad deal

Over 18 months ago, the UK electorate voted narrowly to leave the EU in the belief that leaving would improve the UK. Looking at the possible ways forward, politicians said no-one voted to be poorer. 
However, the recently leaked UK Government forecasts show that each of three possible outcomes of Brexit would do that – make us poorer. In the case of leaving with no deal – which appears to be a possibility and which some advocate – growth of the economy would be reduced by eight per cent over the next 15 years.

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LETTER: Gritting - Making problems for others

LETTER: Gritting - Making problems for others

So Derbyshire County Council is to reduce the amount it spends on gritting roads in the winter.

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LETTER: We must protect our pets

LETTER: We must protect our pets

As a pet owner, I’m sure most other owners are aware of the gangs going around nationwide and stealing pets from either gardens or breaking into properties.

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LETTER: I fear for future generations

LETTER: I fear for future generations

President Trump says that after the UK leaves the Europen Union (EU) he will make a powerful trade deal with us.

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LETTER: Flash Bar Stores - Sanctuary in the snow

LETTER: Flash Bar Stores - Sanctuary in the snow

When Allan Hetherington and Colin Townend set off from Gradbach early for their regular Sunday morning mountain bike ride, there was just a little sleet in the air.

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LETTER: Nestle site - Surgeries will all be under one roof

LETTER: Nestle site - Surgeries will all be under one roof

At last, a sensible solution to the old Nestle site, and hopefully the transition from an empty space to a full functioning hospital will not take as long as The Crescent project took.

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Claims of 'Aussie flu' have been rubbished by health bosses in Doncaster

LETTER: Winter crisis impact on NHS waiting times

Yet again, the NHS finds itself in a very difficult position as the inevitable pressures characteristic of the busy winter period have left health care services struggling to cope.

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LETTER: Peak Rail - Walk or cycle to enjoy the views

Peak Rail need to rethink their vision on the old Buxton to Matlock line now it has been converted into a very successful trail for everyone to enjoy walking, cycling and horse riding along it.

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LETTER: Help to get people eating healthily

In the new year, newspapers and TV programmes are full of information about getting back in shape after Christmas, eating more healthily and taking more exercise.

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LETTER: Opera House - Standing ovation for Roy’s seats

LETTER: Opera House - Standing ovation for Roy’s seats

Daily Mail columnist Simon Heffer, who recently appeared in the Buxton International Festival Book Weekend to talk about his latest work of history, demonstrated in the book how the Edwardians built new theatres such as Buxton Opera House for mass popular entertainment while retaining the great divide in British society.

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