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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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Brid losing out to other towns in the area.

Letter: Brid losing out to other towns in area

I thoroughly support the comments by C Cawthray regarding town parking.

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Unit closure at Bridlington Hospital will hit terminally ill

Letter: Unit closure will hit terminally ill

The closure of community hospitals and hospital services seems to be making headline news once again.

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Bridlington needs a doctor on call on a Saturday night.

Letter: Town needs doctor on call

Once again, we have no doctor on call in Bridlington on a Saturday night.

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With the closure of Beaconsfield car park, residents, hotel and B&B owners, and visitors are finding it difficult to park their vehicles.

Letter: Pressure on street spaces

I never agreed with the council’s decision to sell off Beaconsfield Car Park.

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The closure of wards at Bridlington Hospital could put more pressure on local GP surgeries.

Letter: Patients face long trips for NHS care

I see ward closures at Bridlington Hospital comes to the fore again, reported in the Free Press.

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The Beaconsfield car park is being used as an overflow area by customers of the new leisure centre.

Letter: New centre adding to car park usage

Re the car parking strategy in Bridlington: Which part of forward planning does Cllr Parnaby, leader of East Riding Council, and Alan Menzies, the council’s director of planning and regeneration, not quite understand?

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New hospital bus service is 'brilliant'

Letter: New hospital bus service ‘brilliant’

Last Tuesday I visited my friend in Scarborough Hospital and took the opportunity to use this service rather than drive there.
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Motorcyclist thanks all who helped him after crash.

Letter: Thank you to everyone who helped

On Tuesday 30 August I was knocked off my motorcycle and suffered a broken leg and some broken ribs.

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Facades are being ripped off historic buildings on King Street and the Esplanade.

Letter: Must keep facades of Bridlington

It’s great that the town is undergoing a serious face-lift through such worthwhile projects as the regeneration of the Hilderthorpe Road area. It’s very much needed.
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Planning permission has been granted for a Premier Inn to be built on the Beaconsfield Car Park site.

Letter: Time to solve town parking problems

Looking at the ongoing parking saga in Bridlington, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council seem to confirm my doubts of them being in touch with comments made by their councillors concerning parking in Bridlington by approving planning permission for a 80-room seafront hotel, the removal of Beaconsfield car park for a Premier Inn, and their comments about parking in general.

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The new leisure complex at Bridlington.

Letter: Very impressed by leisure centre

With regard to the new leisure complex: I have to say that it is such a very pleasant, warm and welcoming and great looking place.

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The Sue Ryder shop in Driffield where two fake 20 notes were used.

Letter: Keep an eye out for fake £20 notes

I am the new manager of the Sue Ryder Store in Driffield. At our shop we have had two fake £20 notes spent in the store and in turn this has lost the charity £40 out of it’s daily takings.
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Anti-fracking campaigners outside North Yorkshire County Hall in Northerallerton in May this year.

Letter: Event was well policed

I refer to the letter from John Warden headed ‘Disrupters' and 'Anti-frack scares... and real facts’ (Free Press, 22 September).

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A filter lane on Hilderthorpe Road 'should be to the Tesco store'.

Letter: Filtering to right is the wrong way

Having visited the Gypsy Race Park exhibition at the Spa I think the traffic plan for Hilderthorpe Road is completely wrong.
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