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Letters: Readers react to New Forest wheelie bin plans

SIR – Some things happily never change with local matters: refuse collection is back on the front page. However, this year has radically changed the public’s perception and analysis of government authority numbers. New Forest...

Letter: TSB should keep Lymington branch open out of loyalty

SIR – With regard to the TSB closure, I emailed our MP, Sir Desmond Swayne, over the weekend and he came back to me by return – impressive. He was surprisingly dismissive about the TSB...

Letter: How did the NPA agree to this unsympathetic development?

SIR – I am a long-term resident in the little New Forest village of Sway. Like many residents, we were pleased when the New Forest and Sway became part of the national park as...

Letter: Can we have a Highcliffe plan for Lymington?

SIR – We note with interest and approval plans for the transformation of Highcliffe high street into a pedestrian-friendly environment with pavement cafes, a new zebra crossing and a 20mph speed limit (A&T, 25th...

Letter: Appalled by the loss of Lymington’s TSB branch

SIR – I am appalled to see that our local branch of TSB in Lymington is closing (A&T, 2nd October). For 60 years I banked with Lloyds Bank and then during the latter years when...

Letter: Pensioner’s solution to deal with Covid – lock us all up

SIR – I am 70 years old and in receipt of a state pension and a small work pension. There are millions in the Covid vulnerable category who are in this relatively comfortable position because...

Letter: Why I’m looking forward to a second lockdown

SIR – I am beginning to think that a second lockdown would be an extremely good thing as far as our environment is concerned. Last time the difference in our air quality and the...

Letter: Let’s be honest about the Blitz

SIR – Mrs Inglis paints a rather rosy bowdlerised picture of how our population got by during the Blitz (A&T Letters, 18th September) – an Ealing Studios production with whizz bangs, as unlikely and...

Letter: Our Forest habitats are constantly evolving in response to change

SIR – The New Forest landscape offers a mosaic of different and rich habitats and, as a result, can support a wide range of wildlife including many species long since lost from other parts...

Letter: Going to Lymington market is like being in a football crowd

SIR – I had the misfortune to visit Lymington market on Saturday 5th September, and was appalled at the crazy situation. For some strange reason the council have decided to have the market on only...
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