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LETTER: Looking for a challenge?

The NSPCC still has spaces in this year’s Brighton 10k.

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LETTER: Protect refugee children

Less than a year ago the Government promised that this country would do its bit to help with the greatest refugee crisis Europe has faced for 70 years.

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LETTER: Breaking point

A British Medical Association investigation into the cost of funding Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) paints a very worrying picture with at least £9.5bn needed in capital funding across the country to successfully deliver the plans.

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LETTER: Trapped in their own home

Two thirds of people with dementia live in the community, but many feel trapped in their own homes - with almost one in 10 only leaving the house once a month. Alzheimer’s Society’s new service, ‘Side by Side’ in Surrey aims to help people with dementia to stay connected to their communities and keep doing the things they love with the support of a volunteer.

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LETTER: British icon

Ensure the protection, preservation and restoration of “Morecambe” – the red K6 phone box in West Green Village, Crawley.

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LETTER: Don’t change town’s name

The suggested promotion of Crawley to a city opens a very interesting debate about our town’s name.

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READER'S LETTER: Our Chelsea Academy lads think they can float around the pitch avoiding physical contact

I'm a fairly longstanding season ticket holder so I've finally had it after two pathetic performances against Stevenage and Morecambe - both only midtable sides like ourselves.

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LETTER: Join the ranks

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has been providing vital support for our troops, veterans and their families for 131 years; annually, it now supports over 60,000 people. To continue this essential work - that alleviates suffering and hardship amongst those who are serving or have served this Nation in our Armed Forces and their families, SSAFA is in real need of more volunteers in your local area.

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LETTER: Assaults on police officers

I was shocked but not surprised to hear figures from the Police Federation of England and Wales this week that estimate there are more than 6,600 assaults on police officers every day.

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LETTER: Danger crossing

I have a safety concern which l believe could eventually cause someone to get knocked over or seriously injured.

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LETTER: Shocking statistic

Last year more than 50,000 children and young people were counselled by the NSPCC’s Childline service for serious mental health worries. It’s a shocking statistic in itself but even more disturbing when you realise that’s an average of one young person calling the helpline every 11 minutes.

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LETTER: Wiggle it

I am writing to encourage children’s groups, schools, libraries, and friends and family across Sussex to host a Giant Wiggle during the week of 20-26 March 2017.

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LETTER: Child poverty is important issue

I read with disgust, anger and disbelief that there are over 7,000 children living in poverty in Crawley.

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LETTER: Purple Day

I am writing to ask your readers to turn their world purple for epilepsy this Purple Day.

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LETTER: Slap-up meal for RAF fund

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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LETTER: Nuisance numbers

It’s often in the press about the amount of nuisance calls that people receive.

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LETTER: Well done Waterfield

As a local councillor for Ifield and Ifield West and a school Governor at Waterfield School in Bewbush I am delighted with the news that the school has achieved a mark of ‘Good’ from Ofsted in there visit to the school before Christmas.

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LETTER: What will city status mean?

I would ask Henry Smith our MP for Crawley to enhance on his call in the Observer to give Crawley City Status and explain in greater detail just how it will improve the infrastructure and services of our town.

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LETTER: Let history speak the truth

Cllr Duncan Crow states: “History has proven that it always takes the Conservatives, the real party for the workers, to turn around the devastation of unemployment that Labour always leave” (The future looks bright for employment, Political Column, Observer, Jan 25).

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Head's concern over independent school comments

Chris Keating, headteacher at Davison CE High School for Girls, got in touch regarding the article 'Headteacher predicts rush to independent sector', which was published on February 1.

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