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Letter: Some areas are not so Grand these days

As a regular visitor to Scarborough, I feel driven to say how pleased I am that funding has been found to secure the future of the South Cliff and Spa. Both are part of the town’s unique appeal to visitors like myself, who have an enduring affection for Scarborough.

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Praise for staff at hospital.

Letter: Nothing but praise for care

My grandmother has recently had a spell at Scarborough Hospital and had handwritten me a letter to send to The Scarborough News as a way of hopefully getting published to thank them for the service and care they provided her following two recent falls.

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South Cliff bowling club

Letter: Dismay leaps at destructive style of SBC

We at South Cliff Bowls Club would like to thank the many e-mailers and petitioners across Scarborough; during the past two weeks we have received many messages supporting the aim of saving the green.

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No hard evidence to blame seabird community for pollution of South Bay.

Letter: Seabirds not key factor in poor rating

The much-maligned seabird community is now getting a share of the blame for impaired bathing water quality in the South Bay but there is no hard evidence that this is justified.

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All the green spaces around here are being built on.

Letter: Greenery with a council price

We would support the objection to the bowling green being sold for building or car parking.

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Club must be saved, not moved.

Letter: Council must be more open

Absolutely disgraceful that the council officials have misled about the membership numbers but typical.

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No to proposed development.

Letter: Community under threat

I personally wish the area to remain as a community asset and say a very firm no to the proposed development.

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South Cliff bowling club

Letter: Conservation converstion

The bowling green is the one flat space in the area accessible to the more elderly residents for whom a daily walk around the area - avoiding hills etc - is important.

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South Cliff bowling club

Letter: Stop the wreckers

Save the bowling green and protect the important heritage of the area.

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Supporting the campaign to keep the Scarborough Bowling Club open.

Letter: Disgust at the council leaders

am writing to say I support the campaign to keep the Scarborough Bowling Club open. Our Scarborough heritage is disappearing fast due to this council.

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Civic Society needs your help.

Letter: Play a part in group’s future to save the area

Like all towns and cities, the fortunes of Scarborough have ebbed and flowed. But there has been one constant: for more than 50 years, Scarborough and District Civic Society has been there, talking to council officials, property owners and developers to try to improve the appearance and facilities of the town.

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Lets all get behind this little gem and save South Cliff bowling green.

Letter: Alternative site is laughable

I must applaud the council for the work they have done in relocating Filey Road Sports Centre into the new Weaponness Sports Village, it is not perfect with the missing tennis and squash courts but overall I think it is good.

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Support for bowling green.

Letter: Why we must all rally round

I would like to add my support to keep South Cliff bowling green. Not only is this green space but the only outdoor bowling green at the south side of Scarborough.

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Poorly-informed points raised.

Letter: TEC attained success on its own merit

I must take exception to the letter from John Buckley on November 2 relating to the recent success of Scarborough TEC.

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In the workplace sexual banter, from both sexes, was acceptable.

Letter: Old-style upbringing

Oh dear me I am becoming slightly bored by the attention of the national media in matters of so-called ‘sexual abuse’ when all the attention is placed on, what at one time was reasonable, accepted behaviour from both male and female members of the community.

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Come on Scarborough. Please retain at least some of our once beautiful town.

Letter: Beauty of the town is being sliced away

Re the Futurist:

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Remains of old chair lift pylons are blot on landscape.

Letter: Old chair lift pylons are blot on landscape

The Sands, the waterpark, the open air theatre, the Sea Life Centre etc, and soon the new cinema complex!

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The club is used and enjoyed on a daily basis by all spectrums of the community.

Letter: South Cliff: protect us from this council

I am writing in response to the one-sided article concerning the sale of the South Cliff Bowls Club and based on comments by Scarborough Council and presented to its cabinet members.

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Can this claim be trusted or is it merely a marketing exaggeration?

Letter: ‘Outstanding’ rating applies to whole group

What do words mean? Take, for example, the claim prominently displayed in the grounds of the Yorkshire Coast College on Scalby Road (now known as Scarborough TEC) that it is ‘the only outstanding college in Scarborough.’

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There is a memorial to Barbara Jane Harrison in Heathrow chapel.

Letter: Memorial to Barbara at Heathrow

We were very interested to read about Barbara Jane Harrison and remember it well, 50 years have flown by, but you failed to mention that there is a memorial to Barbara in Heathrow chapel, we visited many years ago and saw it.

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