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Water - Apology from Anglian Water

A burst water main near Asterby, and our Flint Hill water tower, left many homes in the Wolds without water, or with only low pressure, last week. The damaged section of water pipe was directly under the River Bain, which made finding the problem more challenging. It also meant that repairing it was a significant engineering challenge.

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Increases: Prices going up

Along with an increase in the green bin collection, also our electric suppliers’ prices have gone up, yet all wages or benefits stay the same.

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Parking: Concern for access

I write in response to the article regarding parking issues on Bowl Alley Lane and Tudor Park – this is nothing new.

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Roads: Sat navs are to blame

Re: The state of our rural roads.

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Verges: They are a disgrace

I write in response to a letter in the Horncastle News last week (March 1) about the poor state of grass verges.

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Thanks - Trio of helpers

On a recent Sunday afternoon in Horncastle, my ‘tri-wheeler’ walker bike broke and I fell in front of the Big Chair Antiques Shop where three gentlemen very kindly helped me.

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Hospital - Excellent job

I read with interest your article on councillor Colin Mair and his praise for the excellent treatment he received from the NHS.

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Hospital - A credit to NHS

Contrary to what seems to be the opinion in Lincolnshire that the Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, appears to have an unfortunate reputation for quality of care, I would like to contradict wholeheartedly. The hospital came through for me in my time of need.

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Authority - Empower small councils

I see that the plan to have a referendum in May for a unitary authority for Lincolnshire has been cancelled, following legal advice.

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Road layout - Markings are not correct

I am writing to LCC Highways concerning the road marking on the B1191/West Street in Horncastle at Postcode LN9 5AF.

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Roads - More concerns

I am writing in reference to the page five article in the Horncastle News (25/1/17).

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Crossing - Time to raise awareness

I wonder how long it will be before someone is seriously hurt when trying to use the crossing outside Stanhope Hall on Boston Road, Horncastle?

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Pantomime -Brilliant from beginning to the end

Just a note to say how much I enjoyed the pantomime at Horncastle Theatre.

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Pantomime - A real belly-busting show

Hats off to everyone involved in Puss in Boots. It was as a pantomime should be - a real belly-busting show to drive away those winter blues.

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Nostalgia - Skegness to Horncastle

I fondly remember the October 1, 1995 walking race among previous others, when Gladys Tingle came in 3 minutes ahead of me at 5hrs.10min, and she was 10 years older!

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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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Abuse - Close loopholes to protect kids

In light of the football abuse scandal, our nation has had to face up to addressing a culture of abuse and lax safeguarding in sports clubs of all levels.

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Connections - Did anyone know Pat?

I am hoping some of your readers may be able to help me.

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Stage success - Laughed from start to finish

I would like to thank Horncastle Theatre Company for another brilliant production.

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Parking - Lack of consideration

I have lived in Bowl Alley Lane for 20 years and the massive increase in traffic at school time is unbelievable, as is the complete lack of consideration towards safety of children, other road users and residents by many car 
drivers.

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