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Letter: Outer relief Road - Presenting an alternative

The proposal to construct a relief road/ring road around the outskirts of Harrogate at a cost of £70 to £100 million and at the expense of losing large swathes of countryside seems to me to be missing the presence of a very obvious and much easier alternative.

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The House of Lords debates Brexit this week.

Letter: Brexit - Referendum is advisory only

We should not be surprised by Andrew Jones vote in favour of triggering Article 50, despite his pro-Remain views. He has consistently shown an inability to think independently at Westminster and blindly follows the government whip.

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Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones (S)

Letter: Brexit - MP right to back the government

Our MP Andrew Jones was absolutely right to back the government and it is completely undemocratic to argue otherwise.

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Harrogate bus station.

Letter: Four buses a day is hardly ‘a service’

I refer to the letter from Ken Gambles (Point of View, February 9) about the very poor bus service via Calcutt.

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Letter: Brexit - Grow up and live with  it!

Letter: Brexit - Grow up and live with it!

I see the Moaning Remainers are at again. Trying to put down our country’s ingenuity to become a great country again once we are out of the dreaded EU.

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Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones (S)

Letter: Article 50 - Disappointed in MP’s vote

I will be one of many very disappointed with the vote in Parliament on Brexit by our MP, Andrew Jones.

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EU and UK flags together

Letter: Article 50 - Right to support the government

Mr Edwards of Laverton Gardens complains about the misguided loyalty of Andrew Jones and how MPs should have reflected constituency views when casting their votes on Article 50.

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Harrogate International Centre

Letter: Harrogate Council - What about all the parking?

Regardless of the outcome of the consultation about altering the Parliamentary Act currently protecting our Stray, could I venture to suggest that our council have, effectively, shot themselves in the foot.

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The Stray

Letter: Stray - Opposition does you credit

Your headline, “It’s time to drop Stray plan”, leapt from page one like a shining light in a murky world.

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Council Offices. (1401142AM6)

Letter: Borough Council - We need a change of council

Tourism and business expansion and associated money generation are Harrogate Borough Council’s priorities.

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EU and UK flags together

Letter: European Union - Consequences of leaving

Surely the duty of MPs is to vote and make decisions, using their own judgement, experience, knowledge of an issue rather than going with the wishes of their constitution or electorate whom have little knowledge and are not well informed of such issues as Brexit.

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Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones (S)

Letter: EU debate - Disappointing vote by MP

In the Advertiser last week Graham Whyte wondered which way our MP would vote after the EU debate. We did not have long to wait as according to the BBC he voted to leave the EU.

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Letter: Development - Preserve our countryside

Letter: Development - Preserve our countryside

It’s a sad fact that whenever one of these wretched ring roads is built, someone loses a loved walk or cherished view.

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The Stray. Montpellier (NADV 1701093AM1)

Letter: Public opinion - We are all quite clear

I note the undertaking by the Harrogate Borough Council to comply with public opinion as regards any alteration to the protection of the Stray.

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Letter: Bottling Plant - Environmental harmony

Letter: Bottling Plant - Environmental harmony

My attention has been drawn to the planning application to extend the current water bottling plant on Harlow Moor Road to about double its current size which will create 10 new jobs.

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Harrogate Jubilee Car Park - Google Image

Letter: Borough Council - Suspicions aroused

Having read the news article “Major event to shut car parks” in last week’s Advertiser, it seems to me that Harrogate Council are not helping themselves win favour with the public in their desire to change the Stray Act.

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The Stray. Park Place.(NADV 1701093AM5)

Letter: The Stray - Lessons in listening

Coun Michael Harrison assumes that “they (the public) may be worried about the safeguards to protect The Stray” (Advertiser, February 2.

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The Stray

Letter: Harrogate Council - Will they take any notice of us?

It was interesting reading through the large number of letters in the Harrogate Advertiser last week alone, to see the huge support against any amendment to the Stray Act.

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Park Run on The Stray, Harrogate (SR1002/66e) Picture Steve Riding

Letter: Parkrun - Dust off your trainers!

In the Harrogate Advertiser last week you printed an article about Thirsk and Sowerby Harriers and their excellent results at various Parkrun events.

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Bond End, Knaresborough

Letter: Bond End - Vehicle numbers are the problem

The headline on the front page of the Knaresborough Post on January 19 saying that the Bond End problem will be solved by throwing £200,000 at it is just wrong.

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