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Why wait to end stigma?

• PERHAPS someone should remind Labour politician John Prescott that his party have been in power for 12 years (‘Mean!’ Prescott in school meals attack, December 4).

Forget developers, just sort out Archway’s roundabout

• I READ with dismay about new planning ideas for Archway (Ssssh! We’re spending another £200k trying to ‘fix’ Archway, November 27). I thought we had already concluded this matter.

We’ve been here before. Remember Bart’s A&E?

• THE announcement of the possible closure of the A and E department at the Whittington and the rush of politicians proclaiming their opposition to the closure reminds me of the late 1990s when we wer

A lucrative error?

• IT is ingenious to refer to the development at Arundel Square, Holloway, as “completing the square” (Film-makers in battle to keep newcomers out of parking spots, November 27).

Light on bat plight

• YOU write that “improved lighting could upset the bats who thrive around the towpath” (Bats block towpath lighting after robberies, December 4). It’s a bit more complicated than that.

Back-door removals

• I HAVE just learned that at 8am on Wednesday physio beds were being removed from Finsbury Health Centre by the back door, while the physio who was working there one day a week has not been seen for

Few back 20mph

• ANDREW Myer claims a “ringing endorsement” for the 20mph speed limit (Streets we must tame, December 4).

Support our centres

• IT has come to my attention from a recent council report that there is a recommendation to cut the number of community centres in the area from 57 to 48.