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Letter: Are you related to an evacuee?

We have received an email from an 83-year-old gentleman who was one of 33 evacuees (31 from Brighton and two from Liverpool) who joined Old Town School in March 1941.

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Letter: New 20mph zones are just a vanity scheme

Letter: New 20mph zones are just a vanity scheme

Further to Trevor Gray’s comments in the News and Times of March 16, I completely agree with him about surveys in general and about these 20mph zones.

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Letter: Good intentions - but they’ve got it wrong

Letter: Good intentions - but they’ve got it wrong

We are regularly bombarded with meaningless surveys which would not stand up to a statistical analysis, we see them everyday on the internet and in newspapers and they are usually used to hoodwink the people into accepting them as fact.

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Bus 589 Burnley to Rochdale via Todmorden, pictured in Todmorden

Letter: It’s been quite a ride - thank you

After nearly 30 years of driving buses in the Calderdale area I have decided to retire.

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Calderdale Royal Hospital

Letter: Location of stroke services really matters

Having spent seven weeks recently visiting a friend who was recovering from a stroke, I was alarmed to hear that stroke services at Calderdale Royal, which was rated the best in West Yorkshire in 2011, now face closure.

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Aldi

Letter: Todmorden doesn’t need another Aldi

I strongly support the efforts of the Save our College in Todmorden group.

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Todmorden Children's Centre, at Todmorden Community College

Letter: Todmorden needs a big vision!

Calderdale Council’s desire to demolish Todmorden Community College is a lesson to us all that we need a big vision for the future of Todmorden. We must get our Neighbourhood Plan finished but we need more than that.

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Mytholmroyd Working Mens Club

Letter: We should put faith and trust in our WMC

As a resident of Mytholmroyd I’m saddened to hear about Mytholmroyd Workings Men’s Club and the state it has got itself into.

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Last year Todmorden saw one of its primary school's rated as indequate by Ofsted

Letter: Labour to blame for the state of our schools

With the exception of six months, Labour has controlled Calderdale Council since 2010, and over that period the performance of schools in areas of higher levels of disadvantage has been a dismal failure.

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Todmorden

Letter: Thanks to all my fantastic friends

I have recently relocated to Todmorden and being severly visually impaired have needed assistance settling in and finding my way around.

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Yorkshire Bank, Todmorden is closing its doors

Letter: Why can’t the banks share premises?

I appreciate the anger felt by Todmorden Yorkshire Bank customers at losing their branch of the county bank.

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Halifax Town Hall

Letter: Council could make savings

Throughout the coalition years Liberal Democrats took a lot of flak for undertaking the difficult task of working to bring back proper management of the nation’s finances after years of reckless Labour spending.

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Yorkshire Bank is closing its Todmorden branch

Letter: Why is our bank making us cross the border?

Yorkshire Bank is sending out letters to customers of their Todmorden branch (in Yorkshire, despite the postcode), telling them of its imminent closure and that the accounts will be moved to Burnley (in Lancashire of course).

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Todmorden Children's Centre, at Todmorden Community College

Letter: Appalled at loss of this resource

I attended the meeting of Todmorden Development Board last week which discussed the future of Todmorden Community College. After feeling inspired by the exciting proposals put forward by the Upper Valley Renaissance Group in their pre-feasibility study, and heartened by the results of their survey which showed overwhelming support in our town for maintaining the Community College,

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Plans to build a new Aldi on Burnley Road are still in motion

Letter: Let’s not stand by and allow this decision

The latest meeting of the Todmorden Development Board voted to continue to engage with Aldi regarding their proposal to build a much larger supermarket on Burnley Road, a site for which they already have planning permission. This is to be considered by Calderdale Council in the near future.

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Staff at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary have come in for huge praise from reader Gisela

Letter: Stay in hospital was ‘wonderful experience’

I fractured my ankle and had to spend a few days after an operation in the orthopaedic ward at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.

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Letter: Calling former Todmorden Grammar pupils

Letter: Calling former Todmorden Grammar pupils

Last year you kindly published information that we were trying to arrange a school reunion for the people who started at Todmorden Grammar School in 1966 - celebrating 50 years since we started Grammar School.

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Phil Fearnley, @HaloVue on Twitter, tweeted this video of a sunset over Sowerby Bridge

See it snap it: We want to see your scenic videos

We always want to see your photos of Calderdale but we would also love for you to send us some spectacular videos!

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Walshaw Moor: Burning can be a useful tool

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Why the internet can be good for teenagers

Eighty nine percent of adults aged between 18 and 19 use social media.

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