In her letter Great Support For Services (News Views, Advertiser, August 2) Kay Cutts, leader of Nottinghamshire County Council, put great emphasis on the council supporting as many Armed Forces-related events around the county as possible.
It is good to see that the roundabout at the junction of Hawton Road and Boundary Road, Newark, is finally being restored.
In the Advertiser of August 2 there were two examples of poor-quality decisions made by Newark and Sherwood District Council.
Looking through last week’s Advertiser I noticed many news items concerned fundraising for local charities.
Can I congratulate your correspondent, Robert Sheppard, for his hilarious letter on climate change (Think About Climate Change, News Views, July 26)?
We are members of a focus group in Newark called Professionals In Newark (PIN) writing in response to three articles in the Advertiser on July 19.
Once Marks and Spencer closes its store on Stodman Street, Newark, I doubt it will reopen in any form.
I am writing following several occasions of traffic difficulties along Queen Street, Southwell.
The comments of D. Hinchley (Getting Worse, News Views, July 19) seemed very apt when taking into account the news item in the same edition of county councillors discussing the proposal for a unitary authority for Nottinghamshire.
With reference to Brian Clark’s letter (Call For Clean-up, News Views, July 26) I totally agree.
I parked my car displaying my Blue Badge, which I thought, wrongly as it turns out, allowed me to park in a permit-only bay on Castlegate, Newark.
It was a lacklustre affair to hear the latest Robin Hood planning applications at Newark and Sherwood District Council.
I would like to express a very big thank you to the town clerk, deputy town clerk and all the cemetery staff for the hard work they have put in on our behalf for us to be awarded a national Green Flag award.
There is total common sense in reducing the number of local authorities delivering services to the public in Nottinghamshire, with the associated duplication, confusion, bureaucracy, and cost.
You report that the county council has voted to examine the business case for it taking over the functions of the district councils thus making those authorities redundant (Councillors Divided Over Unitary Plan, Advertiser, July 19).
I was surprised to read a letter from Wing Commander Nigel Branston ( News Views, July 12) suggesting I failed to offer strong enough support for the Armed Forces in my As I See It column, and I was ‘almost entirely focused on the city and its suburbs.’
Despite vast amounts of money taxed off the public, it is coming to something when citizens have to clear the mountains of rubbish that seems to adorn this town (Business Club Discussion Led To Monthly Litter-pick, Advertiser, July 19).
My wife and I live in Halle, in the former East Germany and near the birthplace of Handel and Martin Luther. Some years ago while on a trip to Norway we made friends with Janet and Bob, who have lived in Newark for many years.
To members of the EU Commission: It is apparent that a free-trade deal suitable to the UK is not being offered by you prior to us leaving the Union.
Most of us are enjoying this hot weather, but while the dry spell continues, spare a thought for our garden visitors.
Could any readers help in my family research in finding information on my grandfather?
There has been a recent spate of dramatic information about the Antarctic ice sheet because of an accelerated rate of melting and even more dramatic projections of what this might mean for serious sea level rise
Anyone familiar with the area of Balderton where I live will know that there is a play area on Mead Way.
I never thought I would see the day when this country was in such a state. It is gradually getting worse.