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Sheen - sandstone and stainless steel grid at the top of Howard Street, dedicated to Sheffield-born comedian Marti Caine. Picture: Chris Etchells

A fitting tribute

Having read Robert Cumber’s interesting article “Marti’s memorial to get face lift”, Star, August 9, and seen for the first time the photograph of her “statue” and attached plaque, am I alone in wondering what the statue is intended to portray and its connection with Marti?

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Buckingham Palace

Your View: Royals

The British Royal family are all multi millionaires and yet we throw our hard-earned cash at them to do their thing, at the time to suit of course.

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Police

Self praise

Re your article, August 6, police top cop, I think it is a disgrace that “the police top cop” feels he and his officers have done a good job during the unprecedented murder outbreak in the last few months.

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children and mobile phones

Your View: Mobiles at School

I don’t know what policy schools have regarding pupils’ use of mobile phones. Are they allowed to take them to school but not use them in lessons?

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Buses in Sheffield

Don’t miss it

Clive Betts says in his comments on SY buses, that on a hourly timetable if a person misses a bus, it means they will get to work an hour and 15 minutes late.

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The Old Coroners Court on Nursery Street

Appearance at old court

Reports in the Star concerning the possible demolition of the old Coroner’s court in Nursery Street reminded me of the time in late 1950s when the building or part of it was being used as a youth court and my appearance there.

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The Old Coroners Court on Nursery Street

Wake up and stop the demise now

I have just taken the time to sit down and read tonight’s edition of The Star, I was quite saddened to read about the possible demolition of the former Coroners Court building on Nursery Street which is close to the Wicker near the city centre.

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Rivelin Valley Road, Sheffield.

Some more benefits of having street trees

Now that all those who complain about the coverage given to the Save Our Trees campaign have experienced the benefits of the shade afforded by the trees in the searing heat we’ve had and also the shelter during the recent downpours I would hope that there is more understanding of why so many people value them highly.

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percentage of blue badge applications rejected

Blue Badge rejections

While there are more prosecutions for illegally using Blue Badges for free parking, (More people prosecuted for falsely using blue badges in Sheffield), disabled people are now finding it much more difficult, if not impossible, to get one.

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black bag

Your View: Lost Handbag

On Friday, August 3, at around 12.10am I took a taxi cab from Sheffield Station to Wharncliffe Side, arriving just after 12.30 or thereabouts. I paid the driver and went into the house with my luggage.

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