Letters: What is concerning your fellow readers today...

Letters: What is concerning your fellow readers today...

Letters: What is concerning your fellow readers today...

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Vote to save the Abbey Meadow Swimming Pool

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

11:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

OH NO, not again! Surely the Vale district council has learned not to risk closing Abingdon’s Abbey Meadow Swimming Pool!

Use this military land to tackle bed-blocking

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

11:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

I REFER to your article about military land surrounding Arncott. I would suggest that the appropriate authorities should consider building the accommodation, previously planned to house asylum seekers but cancelled, for the use of patients ready for discharge from hospitals who are either awaiting for appropriate care packages or for their permanent accommodation to be arranged. Such a facility could release hospital beds. Additionally it could also solve the problem of the recently constructed 12-bed hospital, which would appear to be totally inadequate to provide the necessary beds for the existing citizens of Bicester. This is without taking into account the thousands of newcomers which will result from the vast housing developments going on in the area.

Seeking any relatives of the Shackleton family

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

11:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

I RECENTLY attended a commemoration of the Liberation of Gennep in Holland and I was able to discover that a Richard Alnwick Shackleton was buried in the same cemetery as my uncle.

An excellent education is needed for all state pupils

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

11:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

YOUR opinion article in yesterday’s Oxford Mail is absolutely right: we must aim to provide an excellent education for all pupils the State educates.

A name change denies existence of town

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

11:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

WE note with interest your report that Chilton Railways held a public meeting on February 17 to share its plans for the station and to consult on a possible name change.

What about Bicester Garden Town for a name?

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

11:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

I, TOGETHER with numerous other local residents, welcome the major upgrading of the Bicester to Oxford railway, in particular since once open again it will alleviate pressure on the A41, and in particular the A34 to Oxford and beyond down to the South Coast.

Use city sites for development before asking for co-operation

Oxford Mail: Nurse got me through some difficult times

11:00am Wednesday 4th March 2015

WE WERE not surprised to see that Cllr Elizabeth Gillespie, South Oxfordshire District Council cabinet member for development and building control, is now on record as challenging the Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) figures (Oxford Mail, February 26) The Liberal Democrat groups have raised concerns about the figures at Cherwell, Vale of White Horse and West Oxfordshire district council meetings.

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