Letters

16 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Dylan appreciated help and prayers

Dear Madam, - In relation to your feature in last week’s edition, I wish to thank you for covering the story of Dylan Smith’s illness so well.

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16 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Derek should be treated with respect

DEAR MADAM - I was surprised to read your article on Derek Chambers. I worked with Derek at Florencecourt on the National Trust and always found him to be a helpful decent person and a good boss to work for. I am saddened to think that he is being treated like this after all the service he has given to Florencecourt over the years. I have always found him to be a good person and very helpful to us when we worked with him.

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16 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Charity registration

Dear Madam, - I would like to thank Mr Henderson of the Co. Fermanagh Section, Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association, for his recent letter to your paper, and assure him that the Charity Commission does take on board all comments we receive when reviewing and updating our guidance, policies and processes.

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16 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Double standards

Dear Madam, - This has to be one of the most dastardly acts ever by the present establishment. A man is hounded because he has had the ingenuity to adapt an outbuilding on his farm into a bachelor pad for his own private use. Also to threaten that ‘they’ have not finished with him yet. Where, oh where, are our human rights?

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9 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

We need action this day on cancer drug inequality

Dear Madam, - The calculation and collation of statistics can indicate some very cruel consequences.

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9 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Honour to host victims at European Parliament

Dear Madam, - On September 25 it was an immense honour to host a group of over 20 innocent victims from the Ely Centre in Enniskillen at the European Parliament to share their experiences on the European stage.

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9 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Equitable access to cancer drugs not available

Dear Madam, - Last week’s Impartial Reporter contained many inspiring and moving stories from cancer sufferers in our county who have each shown tremendous courage despite the great personal strain both they and their families have been under.

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9 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

What support for the ‘small man’?

Dear Madam, - So the combined might of the judicial system and the planning authorities has come down on a small farmer, of modest means, living in a converted out-building on his farm.

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9 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Gory object inappropriate

Dear Madam, - An imitation of a severed human head is on show as part of a Hallowe’en display in a shop window in Enniskillen.

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9 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Nothing good about fracking

DEAR MADAM - As regards the letter in a recent issue referring to FDC and fracking the letter writer states “I must put my hands up and admit not to having an in-depth knowledge of the pros and cons of fracking.”

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2 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Provide a location for drifting scene

Dear Madam, - I saw a post on the PNSI facebook page asking the public to tell on the offenders marking the roads which I thought was stooping a little low. We all know this is illegal but is this not antagonising the situation?

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2 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

No pros to doing deals with the oil sector

Dear Madam, - In reply to last week’s open letter to Fermanagh District Council, although not on the FDC, I am a Councillor on Fermanagh and Omagh District Council. I’d like to state in my opinion that there are no pros to doing any deals with the oil and gas sector.

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2 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Plea for removal of concrete where slide used to be

Dear Madam, - You recently printed a story in August 2014 regarding the removal of a slide in the play park in Old Rossorry due to it being unsafe and where the children had expressed their disappointed that is now gone.

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2 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Welfare cuts - the impact on Fermanagh

Dear Madam, - Last Saturday afternoon along with fellow party activists, we took to the streets of Fermanagh and other counties across the North to highlight the issue of Tory cuts, misleadingly referred to as ‘Welfare Reform’.

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2 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Charity registration

DEAR MADAM - My attention has been drawn to recent press correspondence wherein it has been stated by the Chief Executive of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland that charity registration is free of charge. I feel obliged to point out that the issue is not the registration fee but the matter of registration itself.

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2 Oct 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

We want action on the building of Devenish College

Dear Madam, - Education in County Fermanagh is of upmost importance for the future of our young people.

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25 Sep 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Delight at Assembly motion

Dear Madam - As a very delighted parent, I would like to thank all of the MLAs from the DUP, UUP, TUV and UKIP who supported the motion that came before the assembly on Monday requiring the Minister “to reject the Development proposals regarding the proposed closure of the Collegiate Grammar School and Portora Royal School and to seek consensus on the future of these schools with broad community support.”

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25 Sep 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

The purpose of the Christian Crusaders

Dear Madam - The Rev. Robert Robb in his “Thought for the Week”, Impartial Reporter, 18/09/14, incorrectly suggests that the purpose of the Christian Crusaders in the Middle Ages was to force Christianity on non-Christians at the threat of death.

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25 Sep 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Open letter to Fermanagh District Council

Dear Madam - Firstly I must put my hands up and admit not to having an in depth knowledge of the pros and cons of fracking.

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18 Sep 2014 13:00 • Editorial Department

Housemaster’s modesty

Dear Madam - Your recent obituary of my former housemaster, the late Bryan Morwood (September 11) mentions as an example of his modesty his claim that he had been accepted as an undergraduate by St John’s College, Cambridge only because he was an ex-serviceman.

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