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Letter: Making light work of county council's budget cut plans

18 June 2021
Letter: Making light work of county council's budget cut plans

Letter: Making light work of county council's budget cut plans

18 June 2021

SIR – Perhaps they should review the fact that since the beginning of this month, street lights are no longer being switched off between 1am and 4am.


Letter: Missed opportunity to provide Lymington a town centre with heart

18 June 2021
Letter: Missed opportunity to provide Lymington a town centre with heart

Letter: Missed opportunity to provide Lymington a town centre with heart

18 June 2021

SIR – New Forest District Council is missing a rare opportunity to provide what Lymington sorely lacks: a town “centre” with heart.


Letter: Closing New Forest campsites is short-sighted

11 June 2021
Letter: Closing New Forest campsites is short-sighted

Letter: Closing New Forest campsites is short-sighted

11 June 2021

SIR – The proposed permanent closure of the Camping in the Forest campsites (A&T, 4th June), is both troubling and short-sighted.


Letter: Forest trails are not as extensive as Forestry England says

11 June 2021
Letter: Forest trails are not as extensive as Forestry England says

Letter: Forest trails are not as extensive as Forestry England says

11 June 2021

SIR – I would disagree with the Forestry England (FE) spokesperson’s statement “we have an extensive network of approved trails”.


Letter: Give Forest bike jumpers a choice

05 June 2021
Letter: Give Forest bike jumpers a choice

Letter: Give Forest bike jumpers a choice

05 June 2021

I would like to voice some qualified support for the people who contravened local bylaws in building the dirt jump bike area in Wilverley inclosure


Letter: Damaging assumptions of dog walking in New Forest

28 May 2021
Letter: Damaging assumptions of dog walking in New Forest

Letter: Damaging assumptions of dog walking in New Forest

28 May 2021

SIR – The presumption that recreation and dog walking is responsible for any decline in ground nesting birds seems to be accepted without question.


Letter: We need more bobbies on the beat

28 May 2021
Letter: We need more bobbies on the beat

Letter: We need more bobbies on the beat

28 May 2021

SIR – What a sad sight the headline was in your issue of Friday 14th May (Police warn against town vigilantes).


Letter: What has happened to Lymington?

28 May 2021
Letter: What has happened to Lymington?

Letter: What has happened to Lymington?

28 May 2021

SIR – It has been some time since we last visited Lymington but when we visited last week we were somewhat dismayed and very disappointed.


Letter: Election not a win for Conservatives but for voter apathy

21 May 2021
Letter: Election not a win for Conservatives but for voter apathy

Letter: Election not a win for Conservatives but for voter apathy

21 May 2021

SIR – It was indeed a clean sweep for the Hampshire Conservatives in our local elections...


Letter: Raising awareness of hedgehogs' demise

21 May 2021
Letter: Raising awareness of hedgehogs' demise

Letter: Raising awareness of hedgehogs' demise

21 May 2021

SIR – Peter Whitfield (Letters, 14th May) has made a very important observation about the decline of our native hedgehog...


Letter: Removal is a bridge too far

14 May 2021
Letter: Removal is a bridge too far

Letter: Removal is a bridge too far

14 May 2021

SIR – We recently became aware of a decision to remove the footbridge over the river by Martin's Road, Brockenhurst (A&T, 7th May).


Letter: Why can't we have a 'no mo May'?

14 May 2021
Letter: Why can't we have a 'no mo May'?

Letter: Why can't we have a 'no mo May'?

14 May 2021

SIR – Just as the flowers are in bloom and insects and other invertebrates have emerged from their winter lockdown, along come the mowers.


Letter: The rise of the machines

07 May 2021
Letter: The rise of the machines

Letter: The rise of the machines

07 May 2021

SIR – So Barclays Bank in New Milton is closing (A&T, 30th April).


Letter: Let's turn Lymington quay into new Zeeland

07 May 2021
Letter: Let's turn Lymington quay into new Zeeland

Letter: Let's turn Lymington quay into new Zeeland

07 May 2021

SIR – Let's avoid this unimaginative planning disaster.


Letter: It's time to look at the whole Lymington quay area, not just the toilets

29 April 2021
Letter: It's time to look at the whole Lymington quay area, not just the toilets

Letter: It's time to look at the whole Lymington quay area, not just the toilets

29 April 2021

SIR – I fear that the rush to avoid a refusal of the current planning application for Lymington’s Town Quay toilets may lead to a compromise.


Letter: Kicking erosion in the groyne

29 April 2021
Letter: Kicking erosion in the groyne

Letter: Kicking erosion in the groyne

29 April 2021

SIR – The excellent letter from Mr Bowman drew attention to the cliff erosion at Barton and the need to protect the foot of the cliff.


Letter: Have 'empowered' women lost their femininity?

29 April 2021
Letter: Have 'empowered' women lost their femininity?

Letter: Have 'empowered' women lost their femininity?

29 April 2021

SIR – The current “in” word, usually in regard to women, is “empowering”.


Letter: Unite to save our declining stores

23 April 2021
Letter: Unite to save our declining stores

Letter: Unite to save our declining stores

23 April 2021

SIR – It was very encouraging to walk into Lymington to see the town full of people enjoying the chilly sunshine with shops open at last.


Letter: Couple ignored hurt jogger on Lymington sea wall

23 April 2021
Letter: Couple ignored hurt jogger on Lymington sea wall

Letter: Couple ignored hurt jogger on Lymington sea wall

23 April 2021

Normally the sea wall is a lovely friendly place to walk. The following event is most unusual.


Reader's Letter: Don’t pick up after litterbugs

18 April 2021
Reader's Letter: Don’t pick up after litterbugs

Reader's Letter: Don’t pick up after litterbugs

18 April 2021

The more you publicise volunteer “pickers” clearing rubbish from local beauty spots, the problem will not be solved.


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