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Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

Angela O’Hagan is a lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University. Here she looks at how a change in tax credits for parents who have more than two children is an attack on women’s rights.

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NHS IN CRISIS: ‘We need national publicity of the issues we have campaigned on locally for years’ – your letters

NHS IN CRISIS: ‘We need national publicity of the issues we have campaigned on locally for years’ – your letters

We asked readers to write in with their own stories and suggestions about the NHS in response to our investigation this week.

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LETTER: PM listened to our views

Prime Minister Theresa May has provided much-needed clarity in her Brexit speech where she set out the Government’s 12 negotiating objectives.

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LETTER: Priase for our gritting teams

It is all too easy to criticise the county council when it comes to keeping our roads safe.

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Opinion

LETTER: Plans for maternity services are ‘plain stupid’

Proposals to move consultant-led maternity services from Pilgrim Hospital to Lincoln appear to be poorly thought out.

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LETTER: Boots once had a library

Did you know that Boots the chemist once had subscription libraries within its stores? Skegness was home to one of these libraries.

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LETTER: Bus lanes...is this cash well spent?

All of us are aware of the need for local councils to make budget cuts and the resulting impact on services they are now able to provide.

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LETTER: Can you help with book about bands and venues?

I was wondering if the Skegness Standard might help me in carrying out some research.

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LETTER: New grammar schools policy is about choice

I support grammar schools and wish there were more.

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LETTER: A&E waiting times paint a worrying picture

The recent NHS England figures regarding A&E waiting times in Lincolnshire paint a worrying picture about the current state of emergency healthcare.

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LETTERS: Don’t expect golden era in Skegness

I’ve heard some intriguing predictions about Skegness, but a future as a ‘coastal powerhouse’ has to be the most comical.

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READER LETTER: History tells of beachings

The tragic sight of the beached whales at Skegness reminds me that there are records of similar events in the 14th century, which came to light when I was researching the medieval history of the Wainfleet area.

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READER LETTER: What a lack of respect over sperm whales

I am writing in regard to the beached sperm whales on Skegness beach.

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Letter: Site was for town’s youth

In 1947, as representative of the Skegness youth as chairman of the youth council, I was asked to attend a meeting at the council chambers to discuss the use of the memorial playing fields in Wainfleet Road, Skegness.

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Letters

LETTER: Thanks for the support over skate park

The Winthorpe Community Partnership would like to express its heartfelt thanks to everybody involved in the funding, planning, building, advertising and launching of the new Winthorpe skate ramp.

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THANKS: Lincolnshire events were a big success

I’d like to thank everyone who helped raise the profile of dementia in Lincolnshire by attending one of our events during Dementia Awareness Week.

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LETTER: Very happy memories

My name is Mrs Joan Atkinson, now aged 91 years old.

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LETTER: Could you help out charity?

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is calling for Skegness residents to become Heart Heroes and use some of their spare time to volunteer for the nation’s heart charity.

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LETTER: Peter will never be forgotten

I am writing on behalf of the Skegness Musical Theatre Company (formerly the Skegness Operatic Company) to express our deep regret on the death of Peter Emmens.

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LETTER: We can all do our bit to promote

I have seen in recent weeks numerous stories about ways Skegness is being promoted.

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