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Seagull issue where priorities are all wrong.

Priorities are all wrong over seagulls

The story of the seagull shot with a crossbow does not surprise me. Whilst I know they can be aggressive and I have had them swoop on me before today, I’d like to relate to you a story of what happened to me two weeks ago that shows how this has become another issue where priorities are all wrong.

Ed Asquith

Shock and sadness at Ed's decision to retire

Re Ed Asquith's retirement: Well, it’s hearty congratulations to Ed Asquith – the longest-serving editor of The Scarborough News! I must admit I had a feeling that he may take early retirement, yet it was a shock, and with deep sadness that I received confirmation of his decision in The Scarborough News edition of June 28.

Scarborough Hospital

Future viability of hospital is in doubt

Well done to the Scarborough News for bringing to the attention of all the plight of surgery in Scarborough Hospital. Sadly, this is not new. I and my colleagues have been warning Trust management repeatedly for some years that a crisis was imminent. And it applies across the speciality spectrum, not just surgery.

Waiting for council reply.

Still waiting for a response from council

I read with interest your article from The Scarborough News (June 21) concerning parking bays on Hovingham Drive. The quote from the Scarborough councillor saying they would consult with residents regarding this matter brought a wry smile to my face.

Inconsistency in contributions from utility companies is unfair and needs to be addressed urgently.

Funding imbalance in flood defence schemes

The following is an open letter sent by Cllr Derek Bastiman, leader of Scarborough Borough Council to The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs about the financial contributions for flood and coastal resilience schemes from utility companies.

Why do these people suffer no sanction?

Anti-social car cruise antics need discouraging

As a regular patron of The Watermark Cafe Music Nights I strongly object to the raucous, disorderly and sometimes obscene behaviour of the car cruising fraternity who appear to think they have a God-given licence to flout the law and the norms of acceptable behaviour at their organised events.

Scarborough Market Hall

Use Scarborough Market Hall or lose it for good

I enjoyed the recent articles by Yolanda Carslaw on Scarborough Market Hall’s traders. I’ve been a happy customer at Metcalfe greengrocer and Nockels butcher for 20 years. Value, taste and buying British are important in our household. I rarely go anywhere else for fresh produce.
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