This section is where News Shopper journalists and readers have their say on local stories, topical issues and other subjects close to their heart.
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6:30am Friday 19th September 2014
12:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014
6:30am Thursday 18th September 2014
12:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014
Letter to the editor: Every time I visit Queen Elizabeth Hospital I have to walk through a haze of cigarette smoke under an enclosed canopy before I get to the entrance, despite “no smoking” signs being prominently displayed.
12:18pm Wednesday 17th September 2014
12:14pm Wednesday 17th September 2014
Letter to the editor: Tesco’s Woolwich winning the dubious architectural Carbuncle Cup award for its “inept, oppressive and arrogant” development is also a fitting tribute to Greenwich planners (Tesco creates carbuncle, September 10).
12:11pm Wednesday 17th September 2014
Letter to the editor: Can someone tell me why Gravesham Council appears to be mainly concerned about building flats for over 55s, not catering for all ages such as 18 to 35. And 35 to 49 years of age.
12:03pm Wednesday 17th September 2014
12:01pm Wednesday 17th September 2014
Letter to the editor: Last week I received a Labour Party leaflet published by Labour Councillor Colin Caller, saying that “only very limited consultation took place” before our street lights were switched off in the early hours of the morning.
11:57am Wednesday 17th September 2014
11:53am Wednesday 17th September 2014
Letter to the editor: I refer to an email sent to you on the August 1, 2014 regarding my abstaining in the vote for councillor reduction from three to two and my reasons for it. I note that it was not printed.
11:48am Wednesday 17th September 2014
Letter to the editor: Back in the 1960s I worked in the camera trade selling everything and anything to do with amateur photography. Back then there was no digital, it was all done with film, predominantly black and white, but with a growing interest in colour. I then got married and changed career direction.
11:40am Wednesday 17th September 2014
Letter to the editor: Seeing the front page headline (Family of thugs, September 3) it just angers me so much at how persistently weak justice is in the UK, and how it always seems to swing in favour of the criminals/offenders.
11:33am Wednesday 17th September 2014
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6:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014
6:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014
10:46am Monday 15th September 2014
6:30am Monday 15th September 2014
6:30am Friday 12th September 2014
6:30am Thursday 11th September 2014
12:05pm Wednesday 10th September 2014
12:02pm Wednesday 10th September 2014
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11:58am Wednesday 10th September 2014
Letter to the editor: Upon reading that the Dartford’s Kids Safe scheme has celebrated 10 successful years ensuring young children’s safety, I cannot help but wonder if other councils should take a leaf out of Dartford Council’s book and implement the same scheme in other areas.
11:54am Wednesday 10th September 2014
11:41am Wednesday 10th September 2014
Letter to the editor: It is fantastic news that, as the new term begins, from day one hundreds of children in Lewisham will benefit from free school meals. What is more, school meals are now more healthy and nutritious than they used to be.
11:37am Wednesday 10th September 2014
11:28am Wednesday 10th September 2014
11:26am Wednesday 10th September 2014
Letter to the editor: The new bus for London has acquired the name “Roastmaster” because of the lack of windows you can open on the top deck and the stifling heat experienced by passengers on hot days.
11:16am Wednesday 10th September 2014
10:39am Wednesday 10th September 2014
Letter to the editor: How pleased I was to read that Rocky the schnauzer is recovering from the injuries he received when attacked by a vicious dog (Dog owner stunned by “killing machine” attack, August 20). It is about time the law was changed to include any vicious dog, not only pitbull terriers.
10:36am Wednesday 10th September 2014
Letter to the editor: Thank you so much to News Shopper for highlighting the plight of the ducks in the tarn (Polluted lakes killing ducks, August 27). My friend and I were devastated and powerless to watch a duck dying in front of our very eyes.
10:32am Wednesday 10th September 2014
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6:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014
6:50am Tuesday 9th September 2014
4:53pm Monday 8th September 2014
Letter to the editor: I would like to bring to the attention of readers the proposals to introduce a toll for travelling through the currently free Blackwall Tunnel and the proposed new river crossings at Gallions Reach, Belvedere and Silvertown.
4:48pm Monday 8th September 2014
4:46pm Monday 8th September 2014
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4:34pm Monday 8th September 2014