Your letters on Wisbech incinerator, free college meals, parcel deliveries and Brexit

Your letters on Wisbech incinerator, free school meals, parcel deliveries and Brexit

Listed below are the letters from this Tuesday’s Lynn Information…

If not wished in Wisbech, it shouldn’t be wished wherever

I used to be more than happy to learn Steve Mackinder’s letter in Friday’s Lynn Information on the proposed Wisbech incinerator.

I, like Mr Mackinder, fail to know how anyone with only a little bit of widespread sense can justify the disposing of unrecyclable waste into landfill.


To me this motion isn’t any totally different than sweeping your own home dust underneath the carpet. Sure that technique of disposal has been occurring for a few years however we should recognise the truth that garbage within the Fifties, as an illustration, wasn’t wherever close to as harmful because it now, filled with chemical substances and different undesirable bits nobody ought to ever have to the touch.

I absolutely perceive that many dwelling close to the proposed website would possibly really feel apprehensive over emissions and the unknown penalties it could deliver however I might guess the impression on air air pollution might be a lot lower than street visitors.

I don’t perceive why lots of the objectors aren’t on the market shouting very loudly and stopping “our refuse” being taken to be incinerated elsewhere.

So far as I do know, all of us share the identical local weather and the issue if there may be one shouldn’t be acceptable for anybody, on this nation or overseas.

My query to many politicians can be, are you actually apprehensive about our well being or simply very occupied with ticking your political containers?

It will be very attention-grabbing to know the joined price to this point for the refusal and economical penalty for not having constructed the one at Lynn and the fee on our waste incinerated both in neighbouring counties or overseas.


Carry on Mr Mackinder. It’s fairly refreshing to see not all of us comply with like sheep.

Maria Rix


Protesters in opposition to the incinerator outdoors the Boathouse. (62692424)

Our MP ought to assist free college meals

I’m deeply involved for kids in our group and proper throughout Britain.

It doesn’t matter what’s taking place within the nation or the economic system, no youngster ought to ever go hungry.

However final 12 months, 4 million kids have been dwelling in households that went in need of meals.

In 2021, there have been 5,359 kids dwelling in poverty within the North West Norfolk constituency. Our MP James Wild is seemingly not doing a lot in any respect in representing these constituents or making an attempt to resolve the problem nationwide.

He and the Authorities needs to be ashamed about their inaction over this challenge.

Extending free college meals to each youngster in main college is one factor the prime minister might do as we speak to ease the strain on each household throughout these troublesome occasions. It will guarantee each youngster will get a wholesome, scorching college dinner, day-after-day.

It’s a no brainer. In England, free college meals are common as much as 12 months two. Why will we cease feeding kids in school after they flip seven?

Scotland and Wales are rolling this out already. Youngsters in England deserve no much less.

On March 24, the Free Faculty Meals for All Invoice is due for its second studying in Parliament. I wish to see each MP again this Invoice.

We are able to get this completed. It simply takes the political will and ethical readability to do what’s proper.

Euan Broughton

by way of e-mail

Get your individual home so as earlier than moaning

To the nameless supply driver giving us earache about his issues with house owners door tits and different minor whinges in regards to the individuals he’s paid to ship to, might I counsel he will get his personal home so as first?

Cease parking on pavements and blocking the freeway. Cease delivering personal driveways. Cease smashing up parcels and leaving them within the rain. Drive considerately on the street and decelerate.

As soon as we’ve obtained these points sorted I’ll be pleased to debate the unlawful immigrant conundrum… however not earlier than.

Pictured is an instance of your work. A photograph despatched by you confirming supply. Comedy gold.

Steve Mackinder


All roads now level in the direction of a united Eire

SW Norfolk MP and former Prime Minister Liz Truss has reportedly warned PM Rishi Sunak to stay to her Brexit Northern Eire protocol plan devised as international secretary. There may be an air of suspicion hanging over the premier’s discussions with Brussels from Tory Brexiteers and the Democratic Unionist Occasion.

If Northern Eire is stored as a separate entity to the UK, significantly on the Single Market, the door stays open for a re-entry into the EU, one thing Sir Keir Starmer for Labour relishes, and a vacillating Rishi Sunak, in no way an avid Brexiteer, having a possible for bringing it about by way of deception and naivety.

To the politically astute, all roads level to a united Eire which can meet with little resistance from mainland England, particularly as assured tax cuts will ensue for the remainder of the UK with relative monetary leverage, in opposition to a background of a parlous economic system.

Take a look at how empty the Home of Commons is when Northern Eire is debated.

As a youngster in that Province I bear in mind again in 1969 James Callaghan, as house secretary on a truth discovering mission to Belfast, telling Ian Paisley {that a} Westminster authorities will hand Ulster over to the Republic of Eire at a future date.

The providential indications are that that is coming to fruition and on this challenge Liz Truss will probably be excused any blame.

David Fleming


Become involved in Inventive Awards

The theme of this 12 months’s British Science Week is ‘connections’ and to have fun the wonderful connections and similarities between people and animals, now we have launched our first ever Inventive Awards 2023 for all kids and younger individuals aged between seven and 18.

To enter, we’re asking younger individuals to create a bit of visible artwork or written work to have fun the connections between all species.

This may be something from a brief story or poem to paintings, pictures or video.

Every entry submitted by March 31 will probably be judged by a panel consisting of Humanimal Belief’s founder, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick – in any other case generally known as the ‘Supervet’ – world historical past creator and storyteller, Christopher Lloyd, and writer and editor-in-chief of What on Earth Books, Nancy Feresten.

The winners from every age class will obtain prizes, together with a signed copy of Vetman by Professor Noel Fitzpatrick and on-line purchasing vouchers. Native faculties and golf equipment can get entangled too.

If any of your readers want to discover out extra, they will go to

Rachel Jackson

Training Supervisor, Humanimal Belief