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No confidence if voting Conservative

D Thompson (April 20th) stated Labour had taken his vote for granted by dismissing his right to be represented by Westminster rather than the unelected EU.

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Recruitment of Sunderland nurses is good news

Recruitment of Sunderland nurses is good news

It was good to see the Sunderland School of Nursing given the go-ahead to expand its numbers and facilities with the support of Sunderland and South Tyneside Foundation Trusts, Co Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust, North Tees and Hartlepool Foundation Trust and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust.

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Fears over future of Sunderland’s Debenhams store

Fears over future of Sunderland’s Debenhams store

I was shocked to read about Debenhams.

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Vote Conservative for more of the same

Vote Conservative for more of the same

Well here we go again. It just seems like yesterday when Teresa May said she will not be calling an early election.

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MPs are not listening

MPs are not listening

With the election imminent, we should remember Ms Phillipson, Ms Elliot and Mrs Hodgson and their stance on the EU referendum and the lack of respect shown to the people of Sunderland by these three.

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Keith Pearson has set up a petition in anger at Sunderland bin collection changes.

Letter of the week: Sunderland should be renamed Litterland after start of fortnightly bin collections

And the prize for city of culture goes to – Litterland – sorry Sunderland. But again I may be right as now that our council in its infinite wisdom has decided to collect household rubbish every two weeks instead of weekly.

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Roundabout dilemma for motorists

Roundabout dilemma for motorists

Well said, Dan Wilson. It is about time motorists learnt to drive properly.

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Too many are overpaid in Sunderland Civic Centre

Too many are overpaid in Sunderland Civic Centre

I hope the good people of Sunderland have read the articles in the Echo about how much money this council is wasting on its self then blaming the Government – it is disgusting.

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Sunderland Council not listening to the people

Sunderland Council not listening to the people

It was reported on Look-North news programme that Sunderland City Council is paying three staff £1.6million per annum.

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Bleak outlook for schools

Bleak outlook for schools

When headteachers start to protest about the level of cuts to school budgets, you know things are getting really bad.

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Get rid of the Tories at the next General Election

Get rid of the Tories at the next General Election

The Tories have called a General Election on June 8.

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Books are not always cheap

Books are not always cheap

I feel sorry for five-year-old Elsie Crone and everyone else who doesn’t want our libraries closed or, in the case of the central one, down sized.

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Learn UK driving rules first

Learn UK driving rules first

The news in the newspapers recently that motorists are being asked to learn the rules when it comes to driving on foreign roads certainly made me laugh.

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Listen to the voters

Listen to the voters

I am very proud to say that I was born in Sunderland and like many others voted in favour of Brexit, I was further pleased that my home town led the way to leaving the EU.

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Stolen land

Stolen land

Britain used to be a Christian country.

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People must decide their country’s fate

People must decide their country’s fate

When asked about the gas attacks on innocent civilians, Theresa May said it was highly likely it was on the orders of their president, Bashar al-Assad.

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Encourage hedgehogs into our gardens

Encourage hedgehogs into our gardens

A recent article in the paper advised readers to take precautions against slugs and snails in the garden without highlighting the fact that many deterrents such as slug pellets are harmful, sometimes fatally, to both wild and domestic animals.

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Political correctness minefield of labels

Political correctness minefield of labels

David Moyes was being vilified recently for making a jovial remark to a young reporter who by the sound of her laughter accepted Moyes banter for what it was, a playful attempt to bring informality to the interviewer – interviewee relationship.

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Mystery of second world war water tanks

Mystery of second world war water tanks

In conversation the topic was what we had to protect us during the war in the town.

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Fears over Sunderland’s bin collections

Fears over Sunderland’s bin collections

And the prize for city of culture goes to – Litterland – sorry Sunderland. But again I may be right as now that our council in its infinite wisdom has decided to collect household rubbish every two weeks instead of weekly.

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