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Letter: Charity seeking Horsham base

I chair the Olive Tree Cancer Support Charity which is aiming to open up an additional to Crawley drop-in and therapy centre in Horsham for cancer patients and their families.

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Letter: Squandering taxpayers’ cash

Letter: Squandering taxpayers’ cash

There has been much made of how tight the budgets are and that the council has to do everything it can to save money and keep the Council Tax increases down to a minimum.

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Great Daux roundabout. Photo: Google Street Maps

Letter: A24 upgrade is long overdue

Like W. Morris (letters 22nd February), I too live on the A24 Dorking Road near Warnham and am concerned about the safety implications arising from the impending changes to the Great Daux roundabout.

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Letter: Horsham is meeting its housing needs

Letter: Horsham is meeting its housing needs

Over the last five years, Horsham District Council has helped to deliver 1 in 4 homes built in the district for people on its housing waiting list or seeking an affordable home ownership option.

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Letter: Better commuter bus service needed

Letter: Better commuter bus service needed

I wish to clarify the information about the 63X bus mentioned in the WSCT (February 8).

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Queensway Garage. Photo: Google Street Maps

Letter: Great service from Horsham garage

As the daughter of a local garage owner of the years before and through World War Two, I wanted to register my deep appreciation of a Horsham garage.

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West Sussex County Council

Letter: Dismay over county council chief executive pay

I write regarding the County Times of February 1 and the report ‘County council chief executive paid £47,500 relocation allowance’.

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Letter: Magic wand needed for redevelopment programme

Letter: Magic wand needed for redevelopment programme

Last week the council gave an ‘exclusive’ about the Burgess Hill redevelopment programme.

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Letter: Investments, not communities in Burgess Hill

Letter: Investments, not communities in Burgess Hill

I see that the, by now, annual announcement of the £1bn investment in Burgess Hill has been rolled out by Mid Sussex District Council yet again.

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Letter: Need for a progressive government

Letter: Need for a progressive government

Council Tax is to increase by 4.95 per cent. That’s almost double the rate of inflation, currently three per cent, against a background of static or reducing wages.

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Letter: Billingshurst - a ‘town’ with village facilities

Letter: Billingshurst - a ‘town’ with village facilities

Barbara Thomas lives in Billingshurst and wrote a heartfelt letter to one of our national newspapers last week bemoaning the fact that within six months all three of the village’s banks will be closed. A letter from her also appeared in the County Times of January 25.

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Letter: Too much negative press about NHS

Letter: Too much negative press about NHS

Every day in recent weeks we have seen many negative stories in the media about the unprecedented high demand on NHS services across the country and the pressures this has created.

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Letter: ‘Intent on killing the press’

Letter: ‘Intent on killing the press’

While the Prime Minister supports robust investigative journalism, many in the House of Lords seem to have reservations about it.

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Horsham

Letter: Building homes in nature-friendly way

In her speech, 11 January, launching the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, the Prime Minister, Mrs Theresa May, reiterated the Conservative Party’s pledge ‘to make ours the first generation to leave the natural world in a better state than we found it’ and the importance of ‘protecting and enhancing our natural environment for the next generation, so they have a healthy and beautiful country in which to build their lives’.

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Letter: Modernising the region’s railway

Letter: Modernising the region’s railway

Keith Taylor MEP repeats a number of misunderstandings about the Govia Thameslink rail franchise in his letter.

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Letter: Minimum stay in all Horsham car parks?

Letter: Minimum stay in all Horsham car parks?

Please please please can we start a campaign to reduce the minimum stay in all the Horsham car parks.

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Letter: Getting involved at Steyning

Letter: Getting involved at Steyning

I attended a ‘brain storming’ event at the Steyning Centre on Wednesday 17th January to debate the development of a Local Community Network.

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Last year's Horsham Remembrance Sunday

Letter: Retail closure on Remembrance Sunday 2018?

Remembrance Sunday 2018 falls exactly on November 11 (Armistice Day) and exactly 100 years to the day when the guns fell silent in the fields where the poppies grew.

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Letter: Risk of creating another rat-run in Horsham

I have seen the e-petition to reopen the access gate to the Highwood development off Hills Farm Lane in Horsham and the counter petition to keep the gate closed.

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Letter: More tax for less police service

Letter: More tax for less police service

Each time the police precept is increased, the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) tells us that more money is needed to improve the service, but the number of officers in evidence continues to decline.

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