Category Archives: Letters

Racist language

Sir, I feel compelled to write to you as I have just read in your newsletter a recipe for ‘Nig Nogs’!! I wondered if your editing team might have missed…

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Time to pull together

  Sir, I am a recent ‘newcomer’ but have been walking in the Lake District since I was 17 (that’s almost 30 years). Last year we discovered the settlement on…

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Terry Harvey-Chadwick and Dental Surgeon, Nigel Entwistle BDS, MSc., MFDS RCS Edin., MFGDP(UK), respond to Dianne Standen’s letter on behalf of Cumbrians Opposed to Fluoride . Scaremongering Terry Harvey-Chadwick Sir,…

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Dangers of Fluoride Dear Sir, It’s hard to believe that Cumbria has just earned the unenviable status of most obese county in the UK and fluoridated Copeland that of most…

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Not the right spirit SIR, In Egremont 2Day’s October issue there is an article on the Spirit of the Crab Fair, unfortunately this was found lacking on one occasion. My…

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        MacKenzie’s Lonning Sir, Following Alan Cleaver’s articles on lonnings, I wanted to write to you about MacKenzie’s Lonning in Cleator Moor. I discovered Mackenzie’s Lonning when…

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      Dunnery Children’s Fund Sir We have been coming up to the Lake district for approximately 13 years now thanks to the friendship of a gentleman who befriended…

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Demise of Calligraphy?

Jonni Stratton-Brook Sir, I enjoyed Alan Cleaver’s article on the demise of calligraphy and the great efforts of the St Begh’s School children to make sure that good handwriting will…

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Spar Boxes

Mick Croft Sir, Have you ever wondered what people did to pass the time on dark winter nights? They were restricted to the amount of activities they could pursue. There…

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Sheltered Housing

      Sheltered Housing? Sir, In response to an article regarding Florence House in January’s edition of Sir, Can we please stop being so self congratulatory about Florence House,…