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Camden New Journal - FORUM: Opinion in the CNJ
Published: 3 April 2008
We all share the blame for global warming but only the poor suffer

Councillor Faruque Ansari has just returned from Bangladesh, where he saw first-hand the damage being caused by climate change

I RECENTLY returned from my native country, Bangladesh. I went there in... > more
Travellers behaving badly
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spacerspacer Letters
Should the school have to pay for replacement boiler?
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spacerspacer Letters
Cuba’s healthcare lesson
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spacerspacer Letters
Free internet access is being taken for granted in libraries
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Coalition’s housing strategy will not work

THE Lib-Dem-Tory coalition’s strategy to tackle the borough’s housing crisis won’t work.
Faced with the need to find £300 million to rejuvenate council estates, the coalition intends to redevelop selected estates in harmony with housing associations. > more

We need policies for all communities
- IN the mayoral elections on May 1 whoever is honoured with the trust of Londoners must be able to judge... > more

They’ve taken an axe to youth club
- I STRONGLY urge the funding agencies to look again at their proposal/decision to halve the funding being applied for... > more

Loss of post office will only add to real deprivation
- THE disappearance of the post office from South End Road would add to the deprivation... > more

Criminals can cross borders: the police should too
- IT is important for police officers at the beat level to be acquainted with officers in neighbouring... > more

What did the Special Branch do in the war, Daddy?
- YOUR article “Why Jack Gaster Never Went to War” (March 13) is a powerful indictment of the... > more

They gave their lives
- I DO wish you would not so generalise in your editorial and articles. > more

Parking dilemma
- IN Bassett Street there are traders’ parking bays... > more

Not vicar!
- THANK you, Sarah Dawes for your appreciative notice of my St Matthew performance at St John’s Smith Square... > more

Without funding, this community centre will close
- CASTLEHAVEN community centre reported (Crime rise fears, March 27) that it had lost half... > more

Don’t block expansion
- I AM rather indignant that the Where is My School? campaign (whose objective of a new secondary school south of the... > more

An extra 300
- YOU report (March 27) on plans to expand and improve South Camden Community School (SCCS) through the Building Schools... > more

Dreading the hordes
- NOW that the days are getting longer and warmer, residents in Kentish Town are dreading the onslaught of greater hordes... > more

- ON Easter Sunday I was walking in Leighton Road... > more

Good value for money?
- IT seems certain that in the matter of appointing UnitedHealth, the primary care trust’s selection procedure was... > more

Low speeds
- I’M delighted that we’re testing 20mph ‘green waves’ of traffic lights on Camden High Street and average speed cameras... > more

Action on housing now
- FOR too long politicians have hidden behind ambiguous language of “affordable” and “social” housing. > more

Sssh! Quiet please!
- SKIP Murphy (Letters, March 27) is right: the open-plan Swiss Cottage children’s library which leads on to the adult lending... > more

Good books
- I READ with interest the “new books” letter (March 27) and agree with its positive comments. In 2007 I ordered 43 new books... > more

New End under threat
THANK you for alerting your readers to the proposal to build a truly appalling and utterly hideous new block of flats... > more

Keeping a tax pledge
- EXACTLY a year ago, the New Journal published a letter from me pointing out that the Lib Dem/Conservative administration.. > more


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