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Danger drive to London recalled

It is rumoured that Norfolk County Council are looking in the latest spending round to maybe cut subsidies for local bus services.

East Norfolk Transport Users Association

I fear the shenanigans at that beautiful house Koolunga in Gorleston will result in it being demolished.

Travelling on the top deck of the X1 towards Great Yarmouth behind a slow moving tractor and trailer recently I was amazed to see a gathering of 17 little egrets next to a shallow dyke near the rail line.

A blue “heritage” plaque to commemorate the famous Gorleston lifeboat coxswain, William G. Fleming GC, awarded RNLI bronze, silver and gold medals will be unveiled on No 11 Pavilion Road, Gorleston, where he lived whilst serving as coxswain, will be unveiled on Monday, October 23, at 11am.

Readers’ letters, October 13 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Remembering rubbish lorries

JUDITH A DANIELS

The Poppy Appeal for 2016 ended on September 30, 2017 and the total raised in Great Yarmouth and Gorleston was £36,750.34, a slight improvement on last year.

Royal British Legion

Time to end the school protest

JOHN L COOPER

Time to embrace town’s heritage

JUDITH A DANIELS

Letters, September 22, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Time to embrace town’s heritage

JUDITH A DANIELS

Letters, September 22, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

‘Hollywood’ cost 
for the ice rink

Rachel Moore’s article (September 14) was a real breath of fresh air and addressed all the issues with regard to lack of parenting skills which have gradually deteriorated over the past few generations and sadly are set to continue to do so unless people like head teacher Mr Smith are allowed to halt the slide.

Reader Letters

This is more like it! These flats and homes look like they are at the seaside in their beautiful blue and white colours. Pity we don’t have more of this in the middle of the town and the seafront itself, it certainly brightens my day every time I go passed on the bus.

I just had a pleasant stroll along Gorleston’s prom, all lovely till you get to the pier then you are met by a”tip” of a shelter. Who owns it and who is responsible for its upkeep?

Let us keep town’s history preserved

MIKE SPRAGG

No Acle member on committee

JUDITH A DANIELS

I refer to the inconsiderate parking of drivers in Station Road, Hopton. As you will see from the picture, when a Great Yarmouth bound bus stops at the bus stop, almost opposite McColls, and there are cars parked opposite, nothing can get past, until the bus moves off.

Congratulations are due to Great Yarmouth Borough Council this summer for making such a good job of raking the beach on Yarmouth’s North Beach by the Salisbury Road boardwalk and the Beaconsfield Road and Sandown Road ramps.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

What a coincidence, workmen came along to fix the long-neglected broken barrier to the “killer wall” at George Street and thereby obviated yet another letter of criticism, which could have been published on the same day.

DAVID KING

Gulls are nature’s wonder creatures

JUDITH A DANIELS

I am local and a keen amateur photographer. I was taking my elderly father out for the day on Saturday. After fruit picking at Blofield and en route to Horsey Mill, dad wanted to go to Thurne. I saw this beautiful view at Oby and had to pull over in a passing place to take this snap on my iPhone.

This is a recent photo taken by me in the garden. Most nights I have at least one hedgehog visit. I put food and water out each evening for the hedgehog.

United Kingdom

Hurry up with the third bridge

MIKE SPRAGG

My journey began 23 years ago, in hospital radio, where I combined presenting with university, while I studied to be a registered nurse.

Liverpool

The letter from the lady in Rollesby last week about overgrown vegetation raises the question has she or anyone else told the relevant authority about the problem?

Norfolk County Council

I am writing in reply to Jennifer Elliott’s letter, July 28, concerning gulls. I agree with her that man is at fault.

Disability can be a hidden one

Norwich

Volunteering for Harbour Radio has improved me as a person in more ways I ever imagined.

Letters: July 28 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Minster looking for fundraisers

We moved to Rollesby nearly three years ago and were very happy to see the Broads were made a National Park area. Well, we feel very let down with the state of the area, no-one maintains the footpath or the trees and growth beside it.

New Zealand

This latest half-completed handiwork has got people laughing and talking in my area.

My thoughts on seagulls. They are magnificent birds. Yes, I totally agree that many people do not discard their waste correctly. Every morning I walk through town to the office and all I see is private or commercial bins overflowing, bin lids not closed properly or there’s too much rubbish so it is left by the side of the bins on the pavements or roads.

Something has to be done for the Winter Gardens on the seafront.

United Kingdom

I, together with my husband, voluntarily plant up and tend weekly to the two community gardens on the corner of Bracon Road/New Road in Belton and have done so for the past six years without too much damage.

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