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READER LETTER: Harleston could struggle if South Norfolk Council imposes parking charges

With the town and parish councils, together with the businesses of Harleston, paying South Norfolk Council to have free parking, and having put forward a cost-neutral plan to maintain free parking, it seems to me that the district council wants to force parking charges on Harleston just to get a perceived extra income from a rural town.

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The Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

READER LETTER: Our public workers deserve better pay

We are writing to you following the recent General Election campaign and against the backdrop of what is now a well-overdue debate on the future of public sector pay.

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Reader Letter: Brexit - Parties should work together PICTURE: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

READER LETTER: Brexit - Parties should work together

I saw a comment from Sir Vince Cable on the BBC news website that Brexit might not happen as the Labour and Conservatives have such a wide gap.

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Off road at the Pink Ladies' Tractor Road Run in 2016. Photo: Jonathan Slack

READER LETTER: Harleston looked lovely for Tractor Run – but drab house needs sorting

I have just come back from staying with a friend in Harleston, during which we went to watch the pink tractor run on July 2.

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The very first copy of the Diss Express - from 1864

READER LETTER: Diss Express provides a forum for freedom of speech for all

How very worrying that there may be other people like Mr Griffiths of Palgrave (Diss Express, Letters, July 7) who seems to think that only views with which he agrees should be expressed in a local newspaper.

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Fressingfield, Suffolk. Fressingfield is facing development of over 100 homes in the village. 

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READER LETTER: Fressingfield residents have been ignored in planning process

It appears that we are reverting to feudal times in a small rural village in Suffolk where planning is concerned.

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VILLAGE SIGN - HORHAM

READER LETTER: We are so proud of our son

The family of Kevin Chapman, formerly of Horham, are proud to report that Kevin achieved a sponsored swim of 50 lengths in Bury St Edmunds pool recently, raising an amazing £400 in aid of Cancer Research.

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Mere Street in Diss.

READERS LETTER: Our shops are far too cold

Is it just me or does anyone else get fed up with having to contend with over-zealous air conditioning in our retail outlets and coffee shops?

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Diss, Norfolk. Nelson Road in Diss. 

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READER LETTER: Nelson Road car park is a waste of money

There is a new car park in Nelson Road, yet no cars have used it and are parking on the roads outside.

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Diss Mere

READER LETTER: Honesty and kindness does prevail within our local community

David is 63, in a wheelchair and relies upon home help-care, never the less, he drives a modified car with a wheelchair box facility on the car roof and can get himself to the bank and supermarket, he even attends advisory meetings within the local health care system and gives talks at nursing lectures to share his experiences of managing his own situation.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

READER LETTER: I am watching gutter politics from the front bench of Labour

I find myself agreeing with the conservative approach towards society across most areas of policy.

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Fire crews perform rescue after collision in Tasburgh.

READER LETTER: Sprinklers are essential at new Old Buckenham school

As most people are aware, a new special school is being built in Old Buckenham to replace Chapel Road School in Attleborough.

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The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

READER LETTER: Public sector pay cap devalues our profession

It’s not often that nursing staff feel the need to get political. We get on with doing the job we were trained to do. Many of us cannot imagine doing anything else.

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Diss Cyclathon

READER LETTER: Diss Cyclathon was fantastic, terrific and wonderful – thank you

Fantastic, terrific , wonderful are just a few of the things people are saying about last Sunday’s second Diss Cyclathon where over 1,000 cyclists took part, but it is also the amazing support that we get from the local community of Diss and the surrounding area that makes it all possible.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

READER LETTER: Jeremy Corbyn was wrong to cynically exploit Grenfell Tower fire

Am I alone in my sense of outrage at Jeremy Corbyn’s recent cynical exploitation of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire and the Glastonbury Festival for cheap political point-scoring or do others share my view?

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MDEP-11-06-2017-089. Parade general shot. Diss Carnival 2017

READER LETTER: New Diss Carnival venue was a huge success

Now that the dust has settled and we’ve all had time to reflect on this year’s Diss Carnival in its new location, Diss Park by the Mere, I would just like to say how truly delighted and overwhelmed we have been by all the positive feedback.

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The Cross Keys Steering Committee is working to raise money to purchase The Cross Keys pub in Redgrave on behalf of the community.

READER LETTER: We fully support community purchase of The Cross Keys in Redgrave

We live in Botesdale and we fully support the Redgrave community purchase of the pub.

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Grenfell Tower. Credit: Henry Nicholls / SWNS.com

READER LETTER: Empty properties should be used to help those displaced by Grenfell Tower tragedy

The leaders of the Labour Party have urged that empty properties in Kensington are requisitioned to help those dispossessed by the tower fire.

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Fressingfield, Suffolk. Fressingfield is facing development of over 100 homes in the village. 

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READER LETTERS: Fressingfield is united in developments battle

Judy Fullam’s letter (Diss Express, June 2) described a village which we, the undersigned, do not recognise.

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