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LETTER: Dismayed by personal attack

I am dismayed by the unwarranted personal attacks on Maria Caulfield over her earnest support for the so-called ‘grandiose’ Brighton Main Line 2 project (‘Disappointed by Maria’s support’ – letters February 10).

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LETTER: Please look it up this time

Some months ago, Cllr Alan Latham regaled us with his poorly-informed opinions regarding the evidence of human-induced climate change.

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LETTER: I have science on my side

Dr Alan Latham of UKIP tells us – in your letters page of February 10 – that the idea of man-made climate change is ‘propaganda’, disseminated by ‘so-called experts’.

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LETTER: Shocked but not surprised

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: What purpose?

I’ve been computer programming since I was at school over 45 years ago and feel I am reasonably computer and internet savvy.

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LETTER: Why not market building now?

May I add to your article on p 3 last week [February 10] concerning the refurbishment of the Turkish Baths in Friars Walk, Lewes?

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LETTER: Traffic problems

To Jon Wheeler, ESCC Team Manager, Strategic Economic Infrastructure Communities, Economy & Transport East Sussex County Council.

CC Sussex Express.

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LETTER: ‘No such alternative highway has been constructed’

To Steve Howe, Lewes District Council Planning Officer and Lewes District Council Planning Department

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Ref Planning Application LW/15/0034 and the Associated Footpath Diversion of Public Footpath 40a

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LETTER: Commendable action

It will be very interesting to learn of the outcome of the legal challenge by Baroness Julia Cumberlege to the Secretary of State’s appeal decision to grant consent for some 60 houses in Newick in conflict with the Newick Neighbourhood Plan which has caused a local outcry plus the resignation of several parish councillors in protest.

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LETTER: Now they blame district council

Why do the Newick ex-councillors who wrote the Neighbourhood Plan now blame Lewes District Council for not giving them the correct numbers to work to?

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LETTER: No apology from MP

Contrary to what Maria Caulfield told your newspaper, I have not yet received an apology for the ‘new voter’ leaflet she sent last week to my late wife, who died two years ago.

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LETTER: Thanks Trump

‘Fake News’, fiction, bias and malice of forethought by the media are nothing new, and I would like to thank PresidentTrump for intentionally or unintentionally moving such a serious issue to the top of the agenda.

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LETTER: Surprised by outpourings

For a moment, I thought Norman Baker had died, given the amount of outpouring of sentiment of his term as MP for Seaford, Newhaven and Lewes.

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LETTER: Disappointed by Maria’s support

I was very disappointed, but not surprised to see Maria Caulfield’s support for a railway line that would in essence bypass Lewes.

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Sir Robert Shirley and his wife, Lady Teresia Sampsonia. Historian Thomas Fuller wrote in 1662: Sir Robert much affected to appear in foreign vests and accounted himself never ready till he had something of the Persian habit about him.

More adventures of the swashbuckling Shirley family

Last week I related the story of Thomas Shirley and his eldest son, also called Thomas

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Nus Ghani MP visiting Uckfield business, Lawson Commercial.

East Sussex to benefit from £8.2m from Government's Local Growth Fund

My Wealden constituency has an unemployment rate of 0.8%, compared to a national rate of 2.4%

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LETTER: Not caused by climate change

Ever since the Al Gore film and book “an inconvenient truth” on the subject of anthropogenic global warming (AGW) in 2006 I have read as many publications as possible by believers and sceptics including believer Prof Bill McGuire’s Seven Years To Save The Planet in 2008 which includes advice to young couples about to get married “have a green wedding and think before you start a family”and believer the late Prof Bob Carter’s Climate the Counter Consensus.

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LETTER: Mother insisted on buying a new hat for the palace

I was pleased to read in last week’s issue [January 27] that ESCC have been persuaded to continue funding for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

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LETTER: She has made her choice

Maria Caulfield has turned her back on Lewes. Prior to Theresa May’s hard-Brexit statement, she was sent on a tour of interviews to parrot the Brexit line.

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LETTER: Excellent MP

Maria Caulfield, incumbent MP for Lewes, is claiming that the Liberal Democrats neglected the constituency for two decades.

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