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Check your political history

Jonathan Arnott, UKIP, really should read up on some political history before getting on his high horse and seeming to threaten the House of Lords over democratic decisions not yet reached.

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Parks are the right place for trees

Parks are the right place for trees

I agree with reader Victoria Frame (January 17) about trees having more rights than humans as far as the council is concerned.

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Ken Loach is a truly caring man

Ken Loach is a truly caring man

The film director Ken Loach, creator of I Daniel Blake is a wonderful caring man.

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Unaccompanied children need our help

Unaccompanied children need our help

Please call on your MP to do more for unaccompanied children in Europe.

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Why dig large hole in Roker Park?

Why dig large hole in Roker Park?

We are keeping an eye on the large hole being dug in the rose garden in Roker Park, no reason, for pipes etc to go through.

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Reject foreign aid referendum

Reject foreign aid referendum

A few days ago I read a letter advocating the putting of foreign aid spending to a referendum, which greatly saddened me.

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In tribute to funny man Alan Simpson

In tribute to funny man Alan Simpson

May one belatedly pay tribute to comedy genius Alan Simpson who died last week aged 87 after a long battle with lung disease.

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Support RAF Benevolent Fund lunch

Support RAF Benevolent Fund lunch

I am always humbled when I hear stories about the men and women of the Royal Air Force and the sacrifices they have made.

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Government should be ashamed

Government should be ashamed

I would love to hear what our Tory councillors have to say about Teresa May using taxpayers’ money to halt the referendum on council tax increases to fund social care in the wealthy county of Surrey.

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House of Lords must approve Brexit Bill

House of Lords must approve Brexit Bill

On February 8, MPs in the House of Commons passed the Brexit Bill.

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Grateful for your help

Grateful for your help

On behalf of my mam, Beryl Reed, I’d like to thank the two gentleman who helped her when she had a fall on The Broadway Grindon near the garage on January 25 and saw her home safely.

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Birds proof of global warming

Birds proof of global warming

I was out on my bike at the weekend with my mate Flash, no not the one who saved the planet from Ming the Merciless, but the window fitter from Pallion.

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Help support our veterans

Help support our veterans

The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA), the armed forces charity, has been providing vital support for our troops, veterans and their families for 131 years.

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Take care of your rubbish

Take care of your rubbish

I just happened to follow the bin lorry around Greenbank Drive on Thursday morning and was disgusted at the amount of waste that was left strewn on the ground.

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Sunderland’s love for Bradley

Sunderland’s love for Bradley

I would just like to say it’s absolutely brilliant what the good people of Sunderland and Sunderland AFC have done for the very ill Bradley.

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What about Sunderland’s arrears?

What about Sunderland’s arrears?

Now it has been confirmed the Council tax is going up by 5% I, and many of the citizens of Sunderland, who have to pay this hike are wondering what the Council is doing to recoup the £10million arrears owed in Council tax?

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Where is the country’s cash going?

Where is the country’s cash going?

So this Tory government has done a secret deal with Surrey Council giving them a sweetener to avoid the embarrassment of a 15% price rise!

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Look at documented facts

Look at documented facts

Richard Beck (January 13) responds to my earlier letter and attacks the factual information I used.

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Hobbies that keep me busy

Hobbies that keep me busy

Well it’s 2017 and I’m back into my routine of cooking after the Christmas holidays. I’ve made an orange and raisin loaf, crusty white loaf, and a Welsh rarebit.

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Sunderland’s bid is one big joke

Sunderland’s bid is one big joke

Sunderland bidding to be City of Culture 2021. Don’t make me laugh.

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