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Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

Angela O’Hagan is a lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University. Here she looks at how a change in tax credits for parents who have more than two children is an attack on women’s rights.

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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.

Health
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LETTER: Very expensive bridge has been left to get in poor state

I have noticed recently the poor state of our nearly new, very expensive, footbridge.

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Letter

LETTER: PM listened to our views

Prime Minister Theresa May has provided much-needed clarity in her Brexit speech where she set out the Government’s 12 negotiating objectives.

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Letter

LETTER: Priase for our gritting teams

It is all too easy to criticise the county council when it comes to keeping our roads safe.

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Opinion

LETTER: Christmas is not just about one event on one night

Unfortunately, we were unable to attend the switch-on of the Christmas lights.

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Opinion

LETTER: Plans for maternity services are ‘plain stupid’

Proposals to move consultant-led maternity services from Pilgrim Hospital to Lincoln appear to be poorly thought out.

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YOUR VIEW: Gosberton to Sutterton road surface is disgraceful

I wonder how much longer motorists must put up with the disgraceful road surface on the B1397 between the A17 at Sutterton and Gosberton.

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LETTER: Great deal of effort made by many for Christmas

Once again The Standard has sought to introduce a sour note to what most people have said was a great night out in Boston, resorting to social media as source material for its negativity.

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LETTER: New grammar schools policy is about choice

I support grammar schools and wish there were more.

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Letter

LETTER: A&E waiting times paint a worrying picture

The recent NHS England figures regarding A&E waiting times in Lincolnshire paint a worrying picture about the current state of emergency healthcare.

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Letter

READER LETTERS: Pilgrim Hospital and Cyclists

This week’s reader letters feature good care at Pilgrim Hospital and frustration over cyclists.

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LETTER: Care could not be better at Pilgrim Hospital

Enough people are ready to moan about the care that they get when they are in hospital but I would like to praise them and I thought how nice it would be if that was to be in the paper for a change.

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Letters

THANKS: Lincolnshire events were a big success

I’d like to thank everyone who helped raise the profile of dementia in Lincolnshire by attending one of our events during Dementia Awareness Week.

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Opinion

LETTER: How you can become a lifesaver

A defibrillator purchased by the Pilgrim Heart and Lung Fund Charity for the Wyberton Parish was installed in a protected unit outside the Spar shop in Wyberton by the Mayor of Boston, Coun Alison Austin, recently.

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Opinion

LETTER: Let’s all get behind party and have fun

How brilliant it is to see people getting out there and doing something for the community. I am referring to last week’s front page ‘It’s party time!’.

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Opinion

LETTER: Privilege to have Witham Way park

I write in response to an article printed in the April 8 edition of the Boston Standard regarding Witham Way Country Park.

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Opinion

LETTER: Help out heart charity

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is calling for Boston residents to become Heart Heroes and use some of their spare time to volunteer for the nation’s heart charity.

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Opinion

LETTER: ‘Disappointed’ over fire service cuts

We are extremely disappointed that Lincolnshire County Council has decided to cut the number of firefighters on each crew from five to four for smaller fires.

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Opinion

LETTER: Disgusting state of our town park

After just reading your article on nuisance lane in Boston, I thought you might be interested in this:

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