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Letter: New traffic system will cause gridlock

As the new traffic system starts to become reality, I’m just off down to the bookmakers to see what odds I can get on total town centre gridlock for traffic come Easter 2017 – probably poor odds as it’s already happening now.

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The leisure centre at Bridlington now has a 'state of the art' wi-fi service.

Letter: Set to check new Wi-Fi service

It was good to read in the East Riding of Yorkshire Council leader’s column that the Brid Leisure Centre has now got Wi-Fi.
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Government to blame for NHS cuts.

Letter: Government to blame for NHS cuts

I was interested to read in Sir Greg Knight’s New Year message that “Bureaucrats at the East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group are reviewing healthcare provision at Bridlington Hospital and there is a real threat that they may attempt to cut services”.
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McDonald's Drive-Thru, Bridlington.

Letter: The menace of mobility scooters

Just to add to the debate around the disability scooter driver being “miffed” because he couldn’t go use the drive through at McDonald’s - and therefore jump the queue and get served first before others that had queued as they should.

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Letter: Generous support for Santa’s grotto

Letter: Generous support for Santa’s grotto

The members of the Rotary Club of Bridlington would like to thank all of the generous people who donated via Santa’s grotto in the Promenades Shopping Centre.

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Mayor's Boxing Day dip on South Beach Bridlington.
Picture by Paul Atkinson:
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Letter: Nanny state swim action

People who enjoy a festive dip in the sea on Christmas Day do so completely out of personal choice and often in generous aid of charity.

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Letter: Closure of ward an NHS failure

Letter: Closure of ward an NHS failure

Further to last week’s report and fears as a consequence on the what now seems ill-fated Macmillan unit.

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McDonald's, Bridlington.

Letter: Moaning about a moan!

Re the front page of the Free Press on December 15 about the gentleman who is dismayed that he couldn’t use the McDonald’s drive-through in Bridlington with his mobility scooter.

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McDonald's, Bridlington.

Letter: Time for mobility scooter lanes?

At the risk of sounding callous, which I am not. I really feel that Mr Triffitt should understand the drive-through is for motor vehicles (cars), thereby putting himself in danger. McDonald’s have a duty of safety to the general public.

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Bridlington Hospital.

Letter: Government to blame for NHS cuts

Bridlington MP Greg Knight has called on health bosses to save the palliative care ward, and the minor injuries unit at Bridlington Hospital.

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Brildington Hospital.

Letter: Hospital proposals are very worrying

The Bridlington Health Forum at its recent meeting received a presentation on the proposals regarding the closure of MIUs and the introduction of urgent care centres, also the closure of community beds in the Macmillan Unit at Bridlington Hospital and Withernsea Hospital.

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We need to stop treating Bridlington as a rubbish tip.

Letter: Rubbish left on footpaths

Why do so many visitors to Bridlington think that the town centre is just a huge rubbish tip?

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A better flood protection plan is needed.

Letter: Managed retreat not right flood protection plan

A mere drop in the ocean is the only way to describe the £35 million the ERYC plans to spend on flood protection.
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The future of the palliative care ward at Bridlington looks uncertain.

Letter: Sad times for care ward at hospital

After reading the Free Press is there a future for the palliative care ward at Brid Hospital?

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Letter: Spaces will remain around hotel area

I refer to the letter from Mr Colin Cawthray in the Bridlington Free Press, 27 October, and I would like to respond to the two questions as follows.

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Letter: No Wi-Fi at 'state-of-the-art' leisure centre

Last weekend, I took my grandson to the new East Riding Leisure Centre in Bridlington and was extremely impressed by the friendly staff there.

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Bridlington pays its respects
picture: Paul Atkinson

Letter: Bridlington can be proud of its cadets

Recent weeks in and around Bridlington have seen many acts of remembrance and commemoration.

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No incentive to shop in Bridlington.

Letter: No incentive to shop in Bridlington

Regarding the article about parking in Bridlington. It’s about time there was more free parking for residents by using a disc system.

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Have your say on ward closures at Bridlington Hospital.

Letter: Make your voice heard on closures

In the document “Have Your Say – Improving Urgent Care Services in the East Riding of Yorkshire” it is not until page 27 that it becomes clear that neither of the two options put forward includes keeping open community beds in Bridlington (the Macmillan Ward).

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Stop the clocks: Hours make a difference on our roads.

Letter: Hour makes a difference on our roads

It is autumn and with the fatal regularity of a timed bomb comes Sir Greg Knight’s annual attempt to stop our clocks being put back an hour in wintertime.

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