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Dear Editor, Walking in the fresh air is something that many of us have appreciated more than ever since the pandemic began. As someone who tries to walk every day, I value the physical and wellbeing...
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Not many people are talking about the Government’s Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. But if it passes Parliament, it will have an impact on all our lives. The bill gives unprecedented powers to the Police to...
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Sir, In a welcome move, the European Commission recently announced it plans to ‘End the Cage Age’ for all farmed animals, committing to introduce legislation to phase out caged production systems. Yet, every year across the UK,...
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Dear Editor/Readers, It's more important than ever to protect our seas. If people don't act now it will be too late. Wildlife has suffered tremendously from our polluted seas and with the COVID pandemic there's a new...
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Dear Editor, It’s Volunteers’ Week! The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on national healthcare charity, Sue Ryder, has been immense. Not only did it have a financial impact on the charity but it also meant that...
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Dear editor, Across the country, thousands of children and young people are subjected to horrific exploitation and abuse every year. They are groomed by predators with offers of friendship, gifts, cash and status then coerced using terrifying...
Dear Editor, I am chuffed to announce that I will be supporting Sue Ryder, the national healthcare charity, in its search for the charity's first Ambassadogs. The nationwide competition is the first of its kind and will...
Dog safe at home photo by Chris Leipelt on Unsplash
Dear Sir/Madam, For more than six years, Dogs Trust has been working to expose the cruel puppy smuggling trade. As members of Dogs Trust’s parliamentary Puppy Smuggling Taskforce, we have written to the Government calling for...
Royal Mail stamp design competition
Dear Editor, I hope parents will encourage their children to take part in Royal Mail’s stamp design competition, to honour the heroes of the pandemic. The competition is open to children, aged 4 to 14. Eight...
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What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccination The COVID-19 vaccination programme is the largest in the history of the NHS. The vaccine is being offered to more and more people in our area every...