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Letters

PLANS: The PC World Store on the Tybridge Street Retail Park, in St John’s, Worcester, where Aldi wishes to open a supermarket

Tuesday's letter round up including 'Discount store on our side of river at last'

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ALERT:  Seven police cars, and vehicles from other emergency services, attended an emergency in Ronkswood, Worcester

Monday's letters round up including 'Seven police cars seemed over the top'

REMINDER: The iconic ruins that form the centrepiece of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial. It was wrong to bomb, says writer

Friday's letter round up including 'My dismay at views about the A-bomb'

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Goverment has created this refugees crisis

RECLAIMING THE CANAL: ‘Volunteers’ work not only makes the canal made more pleasing, but says this is our space’

Thursday's letter round up including 'We’re reclaiming canal for community'

DELUGE: The recent heavy rainfall highlighted cuts in local roads maintenance, according to letter writer Tony Harris.

Wednesday's letter round up including 'We’re reclaiming canal for community'

STAYING SAFE: We all bear responsibility for using the roads with care, but how many have read the Highway Code recently?

Tuesday's letters round up including 'How many of us would fail test now?'

PLAY PARK: The new equipment at the Waverley Street Play Area in Diglis, Worcester. Picture: Naomi Johnson

Monday's letter's round up including 'Children and parents love new play area'

BIN THERE: Malvern is due to have its black bags replaced with wheelie bin collections, like Worcester

Friday's letters round up including 'These half-baked bin plans are uncosted'

PROCESSION: The commemorations of the 750th anniversary of the Battle of Evesham

Thursday's letters round up including 'Festival was wonderful – well done!'

ABOVE THE SHOP: Could more people live in the upper loors of commercial premises in Worcester city centre?

Wednesday's letters round up including 'The problems with lats above shops'

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DRIVERS: The redesigned exit road from the Ketch Roundabout leading to Carrington Bridge. One letter writer complains that the new road layout is causing queue jumping

Tuesday's letters round up including 'Everyone is trying to queue jump now'

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DEVELOPMENT: An artist’s impression of the proposed “plaza” development at Cathedral Square. But how practical is it really? asks one correspondent

Monday's letter's round up including 'Is Cathedral Plaza scheme practical?'

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DELAY: “Great fun when a swan stopped play at New Road on Sunday. Six graceful circuits watched by bemused players and umpires and an enthralled crowd before departing towards the Severn.” – Andrew Hope-Hall

Friday's letters round up including 'Recalling a stunning day at New Road'

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The Confederate Flag was spotted flying over Evesham, sparking an argument about racism. But people need to understand its origins, the flag itself does not stand for racist attitudes, says one correspondent

Thursday's letters round up including 'Confederate flag is NOT about racism'

Jeremy Corbyn: Favourite, according to the pollsters, to win the Labour election. Some say that would be a disaster, but Andrew Brown says he is the candidate who can rescue the soul of the party.

Wednesday's letters round up including 'He stands for the soul of Labour party'

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BIRD BATTLES: To many in Worcester gulls are a nuisance, but one letter writer says coastal gulls are in decline and we need to be more protective of these birds and ditch the talk of gull culls

Tuesday's letters round up including 'Fish and chips, life and death to gulls'

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IMPRESSION: The proposed development at Cathedral Plaza

Monday's letter's round up including 'Let’s link new plaza to lovely Friar Street'

ACCOUNTABILITY: Letter writer Richard Farrell-Adams has called for more openness over the Ketch roundabout

Friday's letters round up including 'Staggering refusal to reveal safety info'

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ARTIST’S IMPRESSION: The proposed Worcester Parkway station

Thursday's letters round up including 'Don’t sacrifice Vale for sake of Parkway'

PETITION: Dr Stuart Cumella and fellow Martley residents at one of the proposed sites threatened with development

Wednesday's letters round up including 'Remind me why we need these houses?'

HUNTING: Foxhounds do not make good pets, says our letter writer

Tuesday's letters round up including 'The romance of hunting has long gone'

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There will be no glass roundabout in Cathedral Square to allow us to view the old cellars of Lych Street and peer into the past. But it did not have to be concreted over argues one letter writer.

Monday's letter's round up including 'We did not have to concrete the past'

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LITTER: Trade waste on the High Street in Worcester is something that needs to be tackled, but how about the signs scattered along our roads that are left there after the events they are promoting are long gone?

Friday's letters round up including 'Labour still haven’t learnt their lesson'

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WORCESTERSHIRE ROYAL: One correspondent was left angry by the service here, while at Kidderminster Hospital he had nothing but praise for the way he was treated.

Thursday's letters round up including 'I’m angry about my service at hospital'

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BUSY: Worcester’s A4440 Carrington Bridge.  But one correspondent says we are badly mistaken if we think simply dualling it - at huge expense - is the long-term answer to traffic problems in the area.

Wednesday's letters round up including 'Dualling this bridge is not the answer'

Centenary Square, Birmingham: Will the city’s expanding power be such that a ‘greater Birmingham’ will lead to the splitting up of Worcestershire? It’s a threat Labour county council leader Peter McDonald says people should be aware of and have a

Tuesday's letters round up including 'Our Worcestershire is under threat'

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SIR - And they are still parking illegally. Thankfully the police moved them on. Chris Pate Worcester

Monday's letter's round up including 'Cruel budget will create more poverty'

COOLING DIP: The water at Gullett Quarry is dangerously cold and people should not swim there or encourage others to. But there is only so much that can be done to discourage people, says Dr Peter Alma

Friday's letters round up including 'Children in danger from these drivers'

LAYOUT: The arrows on the road at the end of Woodgreen Drive, Warndon Villages, from a video taken by Ian Jones

Thursday's letters round up including 'Another failure by highways department'

BUILDING: The Berkeley Homes flats at Sidbury is one development that would not have needed permission under government plans to sweep away planning laws on brownfield sites, to the concern of letter writer Malcolm Nixon

Wednesday's letters round up including 'Just imagine what developers will do now'

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LIBRARY: Letter writer Angela Lanyon wasn’t impressed with the Hive’s provision for people with limited mobility Pic Jonathan Barry 28.1.14 (3693657)

Tuesday's letters round up including 'Long haul to the Hive for people like me'

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Raising awareness of Polio

Raising awareness of Polio

DEFIANT: Lisa Evans believes she has a “right” to take a dip in the water at Gullet Quarry

Monday's letter's round up including 'Let Lisa swim – I would too if I could'

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SCRUM: Warriors battled to return to the Premiership last season – and Jamie Whitmore has faced a similar battle to buy season tickets to see them at Sixways next season

Friday's letters round up including 'Do Warriors want anyone to watch them?'

DEBATE: Councillor Simon Cronin on the new crossing on City Walls Road, Worcester. Picture: Jonathan Barry. 281590370

Thursday's letters round up including 'Now my foreign visitors can cross safely'

PROTESTS: Worcestershire Vegans and Veggies have defended the right of a protester to have his say about horse racing.

Wednesday's letters round up including 'Anger should be at deaths, not protests'

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ISLAND: The redesigned exit road from the Ketch Roundabout leading to Carrington Bridge

Monday's letter's round up including 'Appalled to see roundabout for first time'

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PARADE: The Queen’s Royal Hussars marching through Worcester

Friday's letters round up including 'Thank you for supporting us on march'

Motorists faced long delays in the roadworks on Tolladine Road, Worcester. Picture by Jonathan Barry. 251589480

Thursday's letters round up including 'This traffic disruption is intolerable'

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FUNDRAISER: Ann Pursey walked the 218-mile Severn Way in aid of a Romanian dog shelter

Wednesday's letters round up including 'Well done to Ann for charity 'walkies'

ROUNDABOUT: The redesigned exit road from the Ketch Roundabout leading to Carrington Bridge

Tuesday's letters round up including 'Council's Ketch apology isn't good enough'

CHECKS: Officers found anglers at Holt Fleet were within the law. Photo West Mercia Police

Monday's letters round up including 'There's no need for legal fishing either'

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HOME: The Elgar Birthplace Museum in Lower Broadheath

Friday's letters round up including' Birthplace is wonderful but it's not enough'

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CARAVANS: Travellers set up in the car park at Sixways stadium last week

Thursday's letters round up including 'The travellers can do just what they like'

CIGARETTES; The county council pension fund has invested heavily in the tobacco industry

Wednesday's letters round-up, including 'Why is council so addicted to tobacco?'

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DESPAIR: But mentally ill patients often don’t get the help they need, says our letter writer

Tuesday's letters including 'People’s psychiatric needs not being met'

COMPOSER: Sir Edward Elgar is Worcester’s ‘most famous son’ – but the city is not making the most of his legacy, says letter writer Councillor Alan Feeney.

Monday's letters including 'City must do more to celebrate Sir Edward'

ROUNDABOUT: School pupils could have done better with the Ketch, says letter writer  N M Dunk;ey

Friday's letters including 'Children could do a better job on Ketch'

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HOLE IN THE ROAD: There are roadworks all over Worcester at the moment, says Peter Caffrey – but he asks why the actual workers are often nowhere to be seen.

Thursday's letters including ' where do the roadworkers disappear to?'

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