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Tag: letters

My knight in shining armour | Letters | World news

Food has become a major issue for us all and, as an 80-year old, I have been unsuccessful in securing home deliveries from local supermarkets, and I am now exhorted not to shop at all. To my rescue came a knight in shining armour, in the form of John Vincent, co-founder of Leon restaurants. I …

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What exactly does qualify someone as sufficiently vulnerable? | Letters | World news

Your report (UK government helps supermarkets target deliveries to vulnerable shoppers, 25 March) misses those who fall through the cracks. My 92-year-old mother does not have a computer or accounts with supermarkets. Therefore, she will not be contacted by the supermarkets now saying they “would begin writing to existing online customers”. I have spent the …

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Alphascreens™ are the biggest advancement in built up letters this century!

Consisting of individual LED screens in multiple shapes and sizes, ‘Alphas’ bring everything to life. Where there was once only the usual options available in built ups, now, with ‘Alphas’ you can supercharge the whole design and give your clients something completely unique. There are 9 standard shapes of Alpha tiles used to make up …

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Dedicated shopping for vulnerable people worked for me | Letters | World news

I am sorry for the people who did not have such a positive experience as I did today (Sainsbury’s dedicated shopping hour for vulnerable people ‘chaotic and crowded’, 19 March). This emergency scheme worked brilliantly for me at 8am at the Fallowfield Manchester store. A young manager explained how it would work, before opening the …

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The most vulnerable people are missing out in panic-buying spree | Letters | World news

You report that the environment secretary, George Eustice, has been holding daily phone calls with supermarket chief executives to ensure that supply chains suffer minimal disruption (Supermarkets: Retailers adopt crisis plans, 17 March), quoting a Defra spokesman as saying: “Retailers are continuing to monitor their supply chains and taking all the necessary steps to ensure …

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Keep calm and drink a lapsang souchong | Brief letters | Business

I have just returned from the supermarket, and have witnessed the empty shelves (Report, 9 March). I suggest that for the immediate future you publish the Guardian in long, narrow strips.David NapierLewes, East Sussex • I confess to panic-buying lapsang souchong tea (loose leaf, of course).Fr Chris BensonDevon • My favourite definition is the one …

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Lord of the Dance, master of giggles | Brief letters | Society

For those who, like Prince Andrew, don’t quite know what to do with the embarrassment of a big birthday in latter years (G2, 27 February), may I suggest my model? Just go and climb a mountain and, with luck, nobody but your significant other will want to join you. Ben Starav for 60, the Auch …

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Small steps towards a plastic-free world | Letters | Environment

Re John Vidal’s article (The solution to the plastic waste crisis? It’s not recycling, Journal, 15 January), after his earlier article on plastic (The plastic polluters won 2019 – and we’re running out of time to stop them, 2 January) I pledged not to buy any plastic for a week. This was eye-opening, as my …

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Getting to know your worst enemy | Brief letters | Politics

Is it possible that British retail’s “worst year on record” (Report, 9 January), with particularly disappointing figures for November and December, might have something to do with the fact that the banks, having showered the economy with £50bn of what has effectively been “helicopter money” over the last decade, finally stopped paying out on PPI …

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A bag for life that’s keeping its promise | Brief letters | UK news

Reading Gary Younge (Nationalism needn’t be negative – but it has to be honest, Journal, 3 January), I couldn’t help but view it all through the lens of the comment by Stephen Maturin, in Patrick O’Brian’s novel Master and Commander, that patriotism is a word “that generally comes to mean either my country, right or …

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