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Lakeside development Doncaster

Letter: Time for Doncaster council to deliver

In 1993 the local papers told us we were to get a no cost massive leisure park within 10 years. It was to contain Britain’s first major indoor ski centre, an all-seater community sports stadium, a leisure lake and marina, a theatre, restaurants, a holiday village and landscaped areas for recreational activities.
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Brexit

Letter: 

One recurring argument for leaving the EU at any cost (Alan Machin, letters, 13 September) is to escape from a ‘European superstate’. This is a fantasy. None of the EU member state governments want a superstate, and most even reject ‘ever closer union’.
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Letters: “I am always happy to take up any issues”

Your correspondent Justin Smith recently wrote to you saying that I had not helped him. I had not answered an email he sent me personally, but through a member of my staff, and in the reply my case worker said that what he complained about – noisy car exhausts - was not a matter for me but for the police. What Mr Smith did not say was that in the reply (this goes back to 2015) my case worker had set out what the police can do – issue defect rectification notices – and urged him to report directly to them the specific circumstances so they could look into it. I would like your readers to know that I am always happy to take up any issues involving South Yorkshire police even if I am not able to effect operational decisions directly – which is what happened here.    Yours sincerely   Dr Alan Billings Polioce and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire  
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The planned Doncaster museum, library, and archives building built around the former Doncaster Girls Grammar School

Letter: Token gesture to rail heritage is not enough

As a boy train-spotter and member of the Doncaster Grammar School's Rail Society during the later 60s and early 70s I spent many a happy lunch hour in the school clock-tower, surrounded by all the fabulous and evocative memorabilia, that still form the priceless rail collection there.
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