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Letter: Bizarre brass band behaviour

23 August 2020
Letter: Bizarre brass band behaviour

Letter: Bizarre brass band behaviour

23 August 2020

SIR – Thank you for highlighting the band brassed off by the ban (A&T, 14th August). I agree with the brass band of Lymington as this is bizarre behaviour…


Letter: One-way is the wrong way for Brockenhurst

22 August 2020
Letter: One-way is the wrong way for Brockenhurst

Letter: One-way is the wrong way for Brockenhurst

22 August 2020

SIR – Brockenhurst’s one-way system ( A&T , 14th August) was a complete shock when trying to get into our village on Thursday. Hopefully the one-way…


Letter: The environment needs our full attention – now

16 August 2020
Letter: The environment needs our full attention – now

Letter: The environment needs our full attention – now

16 August 2020

SIR — In response to Mr Nichols of Highcliffe, ‘Set aside our climate concern’ (Letters, 10th July), I could not disagree more with his letter. We are…


Letter: Disgrace of paying for a TV licence fee at 95

15 August 2020
Letter: Disgrace of paying for a TV licence fee at 95

Letter: Disgrace of paying for a TV licence fee at 95

15 August 2020

SIR — I am outraged at being asked to pay £157.50 for a TV licence after years of getting one for free. I am 95 and my pension increased by £25 (per year)…


Letter: Speed officers are just not trying hard enough...

09 August 2020
Letter: Speed officers are just not trying hard enough...

Letter: Speed officers are just not trying hard enough...

09 August 2020

SIR — Good to see the report of police clamping down on speeding in the area (A&T, 31st July). But they weren’t really trying were they? Six motorists…


Letter: Why are areas with decent broadband being improved while 'slow' homes are ignored?

08 August 2020
Letter: Why are areas with decent broadband being improved while 'slow' homes are ignored?

Letter: Why are areas with decent broadband being improved while 'slow' homes are ignored?

08 August 2020

SIR — Your article, ‘ Forest homes stuck in internet slow lane ’ (A&T, 31st July), as well as Mr Woodgates’ letter (I dream of ‘slow’ broadband, 31st…


Letter: Flytippers have had bad parenting

02 August 2020
Letter: Flytippers have had bad parenting

Letter: Flytippers have had bad parenting

02 August 2020

SIR – There have been a number of readers’ letters in the A&T on the subject of fly-tipping and litter-dropping over recent weeks. I am sure that…


Letter: Housing prediction for Local Plan grossly inflated

01 August 2020
Letter: Housing prediction for Local Plan grossly inflated

Letter: Housing prediction for Local Plan grossly inflated

01 August 2020

SIR – Your article, ‘Plan allowing 10,000 new homes approved (A&T, 10th July), reports that many councillors were unhappy about allowing at least…


Letter: Lax mask enforcement on the buses

26 July 2020
Letter: Lax mask enforcement on the buses

Letter: Lax mask enforcement on the buses

26 July 2020

SIR — I thought face masks had to be worn on buses. Well, if this week of 13th July is anything to go by some people don’t care. A couple got on the bus,…


Letters: 'Treated disgracefully' – readers react to Julian Lewis being kicked out of Tories

25 July 2020
Letters: 'Treated disgracefully' – readers react to Julian Lewis being kicked out of Tories

Letters: 'Treated disgracefully' – readers react to Julian Lewis being kicked out of Tories

25 July 2020

SIR – Having stood against Julian Lewis in the last two general elections, I obviously disagree with his policies. However, I believe that he has been…


Letter: Why are disposable barbecues still on sale?

19 July 2020
Letter: Why are disposable barbecues still on sale?

Letter: Why are disposable barbecues still on sale?

19 July 2020

SIR – Despite all the news recently on the potential damage disposable barbecues can cause, I am not sure that they have actually been banned in the New…


Letter: It's time to make tipping easy

18 July 2020
Letter: It's time to make tipping easy

Letter: It's time to make tipping easy

18 July 2020

SIR – My experience of fly-tipping includes two loads deposited on our property and recorded on CCTV. The council was aware of this fly-tipper on numerous…


Letter: Now is the time to make new cycle routes

12 July 2020
Letter: Now is the time to make new cycle routes

Letter: Now is the time to make new cycle routes

12 July 2020

SIR – I share Mr Berry’s joy at the sight of families cycling to improve their health (A&T Letters, 19th June). The pandemic has shown how critical…


Letter: We’re no kinder and just as selfish

11 July 2020
Letter: We’re no kinder and just as selfish

Letter: We’re no kinder and just as selfish

11 July 2020

SIR – There has been so much talk in the media about how we will come out of the pandemic as a kinder, more caring, sensitive, considerate and cooperative…


Letters: Crowds and litter turning New Forest into a slum

02 July 2020
Letters: Crowds and litter turning New Forest into a slum

Letters: Crowds and litter turning New Forest into a slum

02 July 2020

SIR – Since the easing of restrictions for travel and other social issues there has been a considerable increase in people visiting the New Forest , particularly…


Letters: Don't desert your local shops - or we won't be here next time

02 July 2020
Letters: Don't desert your local shops - or we won't be here next time

Letters: Don't desert your local shops - or we won't be here next time

02 July 2020

SIR – We have remained open for business during this current crisis, enabling people to keep all their animals fit, fed and healthy. At the beginning…


Letter: No faith in NHS staff pay review

28 June 2020
Letter: No faith in NHS staff pay review

Letter: No faith in NHS staff pay review

28 June 2020

SIR – It is difficult to share Mr Wolton’s faith that Sir Desmond Swayne and his Conservative colleagues will realistically review the remuneration of…


Letters: Driving traffic away from Lymington market

27 June 2020
Letters: Driving traffic away from Lymington market

Letters: Driving traffic away from Lymington market

27 June 2020

SIR – Your readers will have read Ian Erridge’s letter ‘Market trial will not work’ (19th June) with great interest. This town is very dependent on visitors…


Letter: Lymington Market trial will not work

21 June 2020
Letter: Lymington Market trial will not work

Letter: Lymington Market trial will not work

21 June 2020

SIR – As a former public order trained officer in London, with extensive experience of supervising events in the city – as well as also running and supervising…


Letter: Decisions on Hampshire tips a nonsense

20 June 2020
Letter: Decisions on Hampshire tips a nonsense

Letter: Decisions on Hampshire tips a nonsense

20 June 2020

SIR – Do any of our councillors actually have a modicum of common sense between them? First of all, our recycling centres should never have been closed…


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