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A letter from John Doy – Brexit

A letter from John Doy – Brexit

May I suggest that your correspondent Margaret Webster (May edition) is mistaken in that she maintains that the 1975 referendum was to confirm Britain’s membership of the EU. It was not. The wording o ...
Senior Moment – Brexit

Senior Moment – Brexit

It’s about the only topic in the news at the moment, and so it should be, as it’s such an important time in the history of this country. Our future, and the future of the generations that are to follo ...
Recess or remain?

Recess or remain?

Is there really room for a break when it comes to Brexit? It’s that time of year when MPs are off for a Parliamentary recess. This happens several times a year – think school holidays and you’ll get t ...
Lies, damned lies and statistics

Lies, damned lies and statistics

As one of the older generation, one of whom is deemed by some to be a burden on society, I wonder how much young people, particularly teenagers, know about the lives that people led in the old days. W ...