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LETTER: Bell report is intolerable

It is now eight weeks since the eminent QC Lord Carlile delivered to Archbishop Justin Welby the report of his investigations into the unproven allegations against the late Bishop George Bell.

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LETTER: Nobody wants unisex toilets

Who on earth authorised Billingshurst to have unisex toilets?

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LETTER: Dispute government statements on electoral reform

I was delighted to read in the November 9 issue of the Chichester Observer that a delegation had met with our MP Gillian Keegan to discuss electoral reform and a change from the currently unrepresentative, and thus undemocratic, first past the post system to a proportional representation system.

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LETTER: Money does all the talking

Since the price of a house brick in the south is the same price as a house brick in the north but the average house price in the north is about £174,000 and the average house price in the south is £250,000 it might suggest why developers are very anxious to fill all possible spaces around us in the south without too much regard of the effect on our rural communities, for now, most being made up with people born and raised in the areas.

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LETTER: Basic case for PR system

Thank you for your report (November 9) about the delegation from Make Votes Count In West Sussex that met Gillian Keegan MP to discuss Proportional Representation (PR), but may I comment on one point?

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LETTER: Charges put off city visitors

I just wonder how much more they can consider increasing ‘Parking Charges’ in Chichester.

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LETTER: Disregard of down’s upkeep

Bepton Down was given SSSI status in 1954 under the jurisdiction of Natural England and the site has been managed over the ensuing period by the landowner, which receives grant money for its protection and maintenance.

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LETTER: How many near misses needed?

I had a nasty experience this week of hitting a cyclist.

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LETTER: We must keep traffic flowing

A big ‘thank you’ to the West Street roadworks contractors.

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Rampion wind farm

Rampion announce a £4 million fund which will include supporting organisations working for benefit of Sussex people

Corporate social responsibility, as it is sometimes now termed, really began when Victorian industrialists started wanting to address the social ills of their age, including the poor living conditions of their workers.

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Rt Rev Mark Sowerby, Bishop of Horsham

Not as simple as good or bad

This coming Sunday the country will pause, and take stock of the sacrifice and ongoing dedication of many men and women in the service of their country.
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LETTER: Stop wasting our money

Has someone at West Sussex County Council been looking at the wrong month? This is November not April 1st, April Fools’ Day.

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LETTER: How can they reject this café?

Re your request for views about your article titled ‘Sadness as much-loved café is forced to close’

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LETTER: A27 air quality will play part

Thanks to Gillian Keegan’s efforts, the solution to Chichester’s problem with the congested A27 has been offered the direct help from Jesse Norman (DfT).

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LETTER: Not appropriate for countryside

Despite representation by many local residents and every attempt of theirs to find an acceptable and workable compromise, the proponents of the ‘Brinsbury Fields’ scheme – Chichester College and Harwoods Garages – still seem determined to pursue what are understandably seen as giant commercial and institutional urban site developments inappropriate to the local countryside.

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LETTER: A27 now is half of a ring road

Councillor Louise Goldsmith is performing a valuable service, standing up to the bullies and seeking the right long-term solution to Chichester’s traffic problems (Opinion: October 5th).

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LETTER: Will footbridge replacement remain?

Highways England have authorised the replacement of the footbridge at Stockbridge with a new one, and as you will know this work is being carried out by night at the moment.

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LETTER: Labour is not anti-business

Nick Herbert, in his defence of Uber, rattles off all the tired Conservative clichés about the Labour Party.

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LETTER: Most grateful for the care

Over the past few months there have been numerous references in the media, both local and national, to the poor performance of South East Coast Ambulance Service in meeting their targets. My experience is greatly to the contrary.

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LETTER: Meetings won’t solve A27 issue

We will never solve the Chichester bypass problem by holding lots of meetings of councillors or residents.

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