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This reader plans to boycott Sandringham after hearing about its car park charge.

Aston Villa fan Prince William was at Carrow Road at the weekend with his family but this reader has questioned whether the Royals should have been allowed in the 'Home Fans Only' stand.

This reader thinks teenage activist Greta Thunberg and all the "climate change fanatics" need a reality check.

Having just read another reader letter regarding the "stupid idea" of putting traffic lights on the Barton Mills Fiveways roundabout further comment is required, writes one of our readers.

Despite the desire of grown men and women trying to pretend they are still teenagers, dressed in stupid costumes and piloting ridiculous carts, this annual event has become a local embarrassment and annoyance for many residents.

I think it is time it was made law that all dogs are kept on leads in public places.

Norfolk County Council has spent thousands of pounds and caused a great deal of disruption for local residents by creating a series of so-called "pedestrian priority" junctions along Earlham Road, including junctions at Recreation Road, College Road, Caernarvon Road, Edinburgh Road and others.

This reader has likened the ongoing Brexit battle to the redevelopment of Anglia Square in Norwich.

I am writing about football's gambling shame.

This reader from Brancaster Staithe claims over-tourism has arrived on the Norfolk coast and a solution desperately needs to be found.

There seems little prospect of an end to the fevered speculation about the mooted western end to the "road to nowhere" aka the Broadland Northway or NDR as it is best known.

As someone who from the late 50s to nearly the year 2000 had to walk down Prince of Wales Road at 7am or earlier to get to the other side of the river to work it saddens me to read the state we have allowed the road to get into.

This reader thinks it is the right decision to ban traditional lorries from this year's Lord Mayor's procession in Norwich.

This reader is not happy every June when the Royal Norfolk Show comes around.

In the light of a personal encounter with Mr Johnson I should like to appeal to local members of the Tory party, who will shortly be voting for their party leader.

Although I do not come in the category of getting a free TV licence just yet, I must admit to being rather surprised when I received via email a statement saying that from next year, this benefit to the elderly would stop.

A reader has written in to give their opinion of a Framingham Pigot pub after our reviewer said 'Gordon Ramsay would have a field day'.

This reader says before 5G is introduced everyone first needs access to 3G.

A reader has written in to give their perspective on our columnist's comments on protesting Nigel Farage.

One reader has written in to point out the usefulness of the Northern Distributor Road (NDR).

One reader says animals cannot always be avoided while driving. Do you agree?

One reader says teachers should lead the way in combating difficult behaviour from students. Do you agree?

This reader thinks some things need to improve when it comes to life in Norwich.

This reader believes the Broadland Northway, aka the NDR, has turned out to be a "white elephant".

While some will see "London in 90" as a positive, the question is will it improve reliability?

Not everyone bade a tearful farewell to the Tornados which finally left Marham for good on Thursday.

In the great Brexit debate, there is one thing which almost everyone agrees - they want Brexit to stop dominating the news and our politics

Is the economic development which Bill Borrett wants to encourage with a Norwich Western Link really so desirable?

One reader says that something should be done about dangerous icy conditions in their town.

One reader has expressed frustration after reading about Norfolk County Council's spending plans.

One reader says that the way we use livestock needs a rethink. Do you agree?

A recent letter, on the subject of roundabout problems on the "Northern Broadway", added that a lot of drivers using it need to be reminded that "it isn't a racetrack".

Once again the War Horse has surfaced but aurely a permanent home can be found for this beautifully-created statue.

As someone who spent nearly all of my childhood years living in the close vicinity of Little Switzerland, I was naturally interested in Luke Powell's recent article.

My daughter recently spent some time over the Christmas holiday working at a local refuge offering overnight accommodation to the homeless.

The Regal Experience Group at Wymondham were saddened to learn of the death of the wonderful Dame June Whitfield.

One reader says they found security measures at a recent NCFC match excessive. What do you think?

I have been a hunt follower for over 50 years. I feel it is very important that the anti-hunt protesters on Boxing Day have as much right to have their say as the followers of the hounds. Although a complete irritation to the followers of hunting within the law, the protesters in Bungay were open in their identity and willing to have their names known. This is as it should be. 
However, some followers of hounds suffer from violent, cruel and often masked protesters.

Thanks for reporting on the strange proceedings held at Broadland District Council in regard to the Local Development Order (LDO) and related planning issues.

The Broadland Northway, formerly known as Norwich's Northern Distributor Road (NDR), has got another one of our readers riled.

I read in disbelief about the potential five-year delay in road improvements to the Acle Straight due to a five-year study required by Highways England to see if the five millimetre diameter "Whirlpool Ramshorn Snail" has settled in its new home.

Having been to the Thursford Show again this year — it is the greatest entertainment I've seen, even worldwide.

May I enquire which circus performer is currently in charge of our County Court system? I can only assume it's the clown and not the juggler!

The Northern Distribution Road, officially known as Broadland Northway, was completed in March this year. The road's safety and practicality has been the subject of much debate for our readers - both while it was being worked on and after it was finished. Here are some of your best reader letters on the topic.

One reader contests our editor's pick of Norfolk's top ten towns and cities. What do you think?

This reader would like to see the roundabouts on Norwich's NDR illuminated for safety reasons.

The Gentleman Motorcyclist blog is a collection of ramblings from the perspective of a wealthy male stuck somewhere between 1920 and 1950, trying to fit in with and make sense of the modern world - and failing miserably due to having different old fashioned ethics. Here's what he had to say about Norwich's Northern Distributor Road.

One reader thinks the criticism of Clive Lewis is disproportionate. What do you think?

So once again the police are targeting drivers who they consider do not give cyclists adequate safe room when passing them (November 20).

Reading the article: "Should Norwich become car-free? Campaign launched by man living with lung condition", I thought another contribution might be useful. As with Matt White, I too have a lung condition susceptible to bad air pollution: COPD.

One reader is concerned about the welfare of patients if NHS staff can't speak English fluently. What do you think?

For many years, I was a governor and deputy chair of a children's centre and nursery school in one of the most deprived wards in England — in Norwich.

One reader thinks the plans for housing development in Norfolk could change the county forever. What do you think?

One reader thinks they know how to improve the infamous NDR roundabouts - what do you think?

Reading Rachel Moore's latest tirade (October 18) and then looking at the title of her piece, "Talking Sense", has left me scratching my head.

One reader says they are distressed to see the homeless treated as if they were invisible. What do you think?

One reader suggests cyclists make better drivers. Do you agree?

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