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Letter: 4x4 drivers think they own the road

31 October 2020
Letter: 4x4 drivers think they own the road

Letter: 4x4 drivers think they own the road

31 October 2020

SIR – I am writing to you about some inconsiderate driving around the Lymington area by 4x4 drivers. Last weekend on Saturday afternoon I was driving…


Letter: Fight Covid with open windows

25 October 2020
Letter: Fight Covid with open windows

Letter: Fight Covid with open windows

25 October 2020

SIR – Once again we have a certain section of our society who are either just too stupid or just don’t care as to the damage they are doing not only to…


Letters: Readers react to New Forest wheelie bin plans

24 October 2020
Letters: Readers react to New Forest wheelie bin plans

Letters: Readers react to New Forest wheelie bin plans

24 October 2020

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…


Letter: TSB should keep Lymington branch open out of loyalty

18 October 2020
Letter: TSB should keep Lymington branch open out of loyalty

Letter: TSB should keep Lymington branch open out of loyalty

18 October 2020

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…


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

17 October 2020
Letter: How did the NPA agree to this unsympathetic development?

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

17 October 2020

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…


Letter: Can we have a Highcliffe plan for Lymington?

11 October 2020
Letter: Can we have a Highcliffe plan for Lymington?

Letter: Can we have a Highcliffe plan for Lymington?

11 October 2020

SIR – We note with interest and approval plans for the transformation of Highcliffe high street into a pedestrian-friendly environment with pavement cafes,…


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

10 October 2020
Letter: Appalled by the loss of Lymington's TSB branch

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

10 October 2020

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…


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

04 October 2020
Letter: Pensioner's solution to deal with Covid – lock us all up

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

04 October 2020

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…


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

03 October 2020
Letter: Why I'm looking forward to a second lockdown

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

03 October 2020

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…


Letter: Let’s be honest about the Blitz

27 September 2020
Letter: Let’s be honest about the Blitz

Letter: Let’s be honest about the Blitz

27 September 2020

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…


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

26 September 2020
Letter: Our Forest habitats are constantly evolving in response to change

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

26 September 2020

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…


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

20 September 2020
Letter: Going to Lymington market is like being in a football crowd

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

20 September 2020

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…


Letter: Reintroduction of species in the New Forest is catastrophic for other wildlife

19 September 2020
Letter: Reintroduction of species in the New Forest is catastrophic for other wildlife

Letter: Reintroduction of species in the New Forest is catastrophic for other wildlife

19 September 2020

SIR – Since the national park and various conservation groups have taken over the running of the New Forest, things seem to have deteriorated in many…


Letter: Why are so many discarded highways signs littering our national park?

13 September 2020
Letter: Why are so many discarded highways signs littering our national park?

Letter: Why are so many discarded highways signs littering our national park?

13 September 2020

SIR – Recently with a friend of mine I did a litter-pick along a local main road. It is a lovely road through the middle of the national park and we had…


Letter: Disputing power station claims of an ‘expert’

12 September 2020
Letter: Disputing power station claims of an ‘expert’

Letter: Disputing power station claims of an ‘expert’

12 September 2020

SIR – I write in response to Dr Langford’s letter , ‘We will regret closing our fossil-fuel power stations’ (Letters, 4th September). Dr Langford concludes…


Letter: We will regret closing our fossil-fuel power stations

06 September 2020
Letter: We will regret closing our fossil-fuel power stations

Letter: We will regret closing our fossil-fuel power stations

06 September 2020

SIR – I was amused by an article in the national press about the power industry having to bring back one of our lovely coal-fired power stations into…


Letter: Understand the numbers to avoid panic

05 September 2020
Letter: Understand the numbers to avoid panic

Letter: Understand the numbers to avoid panic

05 September 2020

SIR – I could be a concert pianist. I have all my digits and senses. But approaching 70 with no musical experience or ability, it is unlikely – unlikely…


Letters: Start of a new era for Milford community library

27 August 2020
Letters: Start of a new era for Milford community library

Letters: Start of a new era for Milford community library

27 August 2020

SIR - Through your newspaper, many readers will now be aware that Hampshire County Council has decided to withdraw its support from Milford community…


Letters: Sea defences not enough to tackle climate change

27 August 2020
Letters: Sea defences not enough to tackle climate change

Letters: Sea defences not enough to tackle climate change

27 August 2020

SIR - Last week's report that New Forest District Council is meeting the £1.5m Phase 1 repair costs to the sea wall at the base of Milford's cliff is…


Letters: Blame Downing Street, not our council, for Covid confusion

27 August 2020
Letters: Blame Downing Street, not our council, for Covid confusion

Letters: Blame Downing Street, not our council, for Covid confusion

27 August 2020

SIR – As the organiser of the annual Lymington Seafood Festival, I would like to respond to and clarify the current government guidance relating to ‘live…


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