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Why do we have to pay to leave EU?

Can anyone tell us why we have to pay to leave the EU?

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Sunderland Council have pride in your work

Sunderland Council have pride in your work

Finally the grass is cut on Grindon Lane and Tay Road Park, but I think they’ve cut it with a knife and fork. It’s still a mess and the sides have not even been touched.

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Fulwell library a ‘true community venture’

Fulwell library a ‘true community venture’

The correspondent on Saturday, August 12, was incorrect in their assumptions.

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Our writer believes the A19 speed limit should be reduced to 50 miles per hour.

Letter of the week: A19 speed limit should be reduced to 50 miles per hour

I read in the Saturday Echo about the speed reduction and cameras  for the A19.

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Reduce speed limit on A19

Reduce speed limit on A19

I read in the Saturday Echo about the speed reduction and cameras for the A19.

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Traffic in Sunderland city centre has doubled

Traffic in Sunderland city centre has doubled

The Echo can be trusted to accurately report news.

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Thanks to Sunderland Royal staff

Thanks to Sunderland Royal staff

I would like to thank Marie Waschinewski and the staff and nurses at Sunderland Royal Hospital for all the help they gave during my stay on Ward E50.

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My good deed of the day

My good deed of the day

I always find it’s nice to come across something different in this life.

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All aboard for change?

All aboard for change?

So Sunderland is to become free of petrol and diesel vehicles from 2040.

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Thank you for your kindness, Sunderland

Thank you for your kindness, Sunderland

Members of the Sunderland and South Shields branch of Guide Dogs for the Blind Association would like to thank the people of Sunderland for their wonderful generosity during the collection day on July 29.

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Stay safe in the water this summer

Stay safe in the water this summer

The school holidays are now well under way, and Sea Cadets, a national youth charity with 400 units across the UK, is urging people to stay safe as it launches its Water Savvy campaign.

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UK justice system no longer the world’s finest

UK justice system no longer the world’s finest

In an attempt to save money Whitehall has cut the police service and the court service.

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Pallion New Road wooden fence dangerous

Pallion New Road wooden fence dangerous

I wonder if anyone can clear up a mystery for me?

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Why no free bus pass for Sunderland’s over 60s?

Why no free bus pass for Sunderland’s over 60s?

For the last few months she’s been looking forward to getting her Over-60’s bus pass. Coming from a family with very little, bus fare is an expense that falls very far down the list of essentials.  

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Labour ‘tries to help’

Labour ‘tries to help’

It never fails to amaze me, but there was another letter on Tuesday, August 1, this one finished not with their name but with, former Labour voter, that’s new.

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Gull attacks are very upsetting

Gull attacks are very upsetting

I disagree with Tom Bradbury. He has obviously not been on the receiving end of a gull attack.

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Our Armed Forces are being let down

Our Armed Forces are being let down

Needing help because of injuries and problems I received from my army service of 16 years, I decided to see what organisations could help me.

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Our writer is angry at council plans to build homes near West Park.

Letter of the week: A19 Sunderland housing plan is 'single greatest act of municipal vandalism in the city's history'

When I first learned the council’s draft Core Strategy and Development Plan 2017-2033 proposed West Park for housing development, I thought it a mistake.
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Austerity not to blame for stalled life expectancy

Austerity not to blame for stalled life expectancy

Ged Taylor has again misrepresented information, this time in his letter claiming that the increase in life expectancy had stopped. He goes on to make further claim that the reason for this is austerity.

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Brexit transition period is sensible

Brexit transition period is sensible

I for one will certainly not be signing the petition reader FE Sharpe’s recommends against a transitional period in implementing so-called Brexit.

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