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Letters: How will Boris Johnson pay for all his promises?

22 August 2019
Letters: How will Boris Johnson pay for all his promises?

Letters: How will Boris Johnson pay for all his promises?

22 August 2019

SIR - Exaltation of the new prime minister by the chairman of South West Tories Peter Booth is no surprise. He belongs to the tiny minority of voters…


Letters: Sort out Quay Hill crossing before an accident happens

22 August 2019
Letters: Sort out Quay Hill crossing before an accident happens

Letters: Sort out Quay Hill crossing before an accident happens

22 August 2019

SIR – I would like to comment on your article in the edition of 25th July about calls for a crossing at the bottom of Quay Hill in Lymington. When I walked…


Letters: Too fast and too furious - I dread Beaulieu car events

22 August 2019
Letters: Too fast and too furious - I dread Beaulieu car events

Letters: Too fast and too furious - I dread Beaulieu car events

22 August 2019

SIR - I read your article ‘Stupid Forest supercar parade criticised’ in last week’s edition with interest. The photograph confirmed my observations on…


Letters: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hit the ground running

16 August 2019
Letters: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hit the ground running

Letters: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hit the ground running

16 August 2019

SIR - Boris Johnson has hit the ground running as prime minister and his announcements on policing and crime are particularly welcome. The highlight will…


Letters: There is no magic tree fairy to take away your dog poo

15 August 2019
Letters: There is no magic tree fairy to take away your dog poo

Letters: There is no magic tree fairy to take away your dog poo

15 August 2019

SIR - On a walk around Brockenhurst at the weekend I came across four separate instances of small plastic bags hanging from tree branches and fences. My…


Letters: Little boy's jam jar donation to RNLI made me smile

15 August 2019
Letters: Little boy's jam jar donation to RNLI made me smile

Letters: Little boy's jam jar donation to RNLI made me smile

15 August 2019

SIR - A little boy around five years old came into the RNLI shop in Lymington , with his parents, proudly wearing an RNLI tee shirt, clutching a tiny…


Letters: Revamp Lymington Town Quay? Fix our parking problems first

08 August 2019
Letters: Revamp Lymington Town Quay? Fix our parking problems first

Letters: Revamp Lymington Town Quay? Fix our parking problems first

08 August 2019

SIR - You are to be congratulated for shining a light on something of great importance to all residents of the town with your article last week about…


Letters: Brexit making you sick? It could literally make me go blind

08 August 2019
Letters: Brexit making you sick? It could literally make me go blind

Letters: Brexit making you sick? It could literally make me go blind

08 August 2019

SIR - I am concerned about the prospect of a no deal Brexit and its effects on me and those in similar circumstances. At 64, I have been reliant on the…


Letters: De-horn the New Forest cattle before someone gets killed

01 August 2019
Letters: De-horn the New Forest cattle before someone gets killed

Letters: De-horn the New Forest cattle before someone gets killed

01 August 2019

SIR - It never fails to amaze me just how upset a commoner/farmer gets whenever some of their animals attack someone on the open forest and they have…


Letters: How we could save £4m on Holmsley bridge work

18 July 2019
Letters: How we could save £4m on Holmsley bridge work

Letters: How we could save £4m on Holmsley bridge work

18 July 2019

SIR – Your article on the new bridge at Holmsley (A&T July 12) raises the numerous doubts about the scheme which you kindly published on my behalf…


Letters: Too many developers promise so much but deliver so little

18 July 2019
Letters: Too many developers promise so much but deliver so little

Letters: Too many developers promise so much but deliver so little

18 July 2019

SIR – I, like many other local residents in Pennington, was unimpressed by the comments made by Cicero director Jason Lewis where he discussed his plans…


Letters: Can't drive to the speed limit? Then get off the motorway

12 July 2019
Letters: Can't drive to the speed limit? Then get off the motorway

Letters: Can't drive to the speed limit? Then get off the motorway

12 July 2019

SIR - Your anonymous correspondent (A&T letters , 5th July) complains that he/she was frightening to be tailgated by two lorries “within three feet”. I…


Letters: Help! The New Forest is becoming a suburban park

12 July 2019
Letters: Help! The New Forest is becoming a suburban park

Letters: Help! The New Forest is becoming a suburban park

12 July 2019

SIR - Too many visitors are lighting disposable barbecues (some in the most dangerous of spots), tying swinging ropes to our beautiful trees and leaving…


Letters: I'm backing Boris Johnson who has the courage of President Trump

04 July 2019
Letters: I'm backing Boris Johnson who has the courage of President Trump

Letters: I'm backing Boris Johnson who has the courage of President Trump

04 July 2019

SIR - Warren Breach wonders why MPs are backing Boris Johnson in the Tory leadership campaign. Two successful terms as Mayor of London and leading the…


Letters: Fawley power station redevelopment to benefit whole community

04 July 2019
Letters: Fawley power station redevelopment to benefit whole community

Letters: Fawley power station redevelopment to benefit whole community

04 July 2019

SIR - I would like to refer to the letter from Richard Tamplin and Colin Thompson, querying the replacement of Fawley power station by 1,500 homes plus…


Letters: Boris Johnson would be good company - but a bad prime minister

13 June 2019
Letters: Boris Johnson would be good company - but a bad prime minister

Letters: Boris Johnson would be good company - but a bad prime minister

13 June 2019

Sir - I was interested to see that our two New Forest MPs are backing Boris Johnson for PM. Their assessments of him are quite glowing and I cannot understand…


Letters: Disbelief at council merger opponents' u-turn over new authority

13 June 2019
Letters: Disbelief at council merger opponents' u-turn over new authority

Letters: Disbelief at council merger opponents' u-turn over new authority

13 June 2019

SIR - I read with disbelief the comments by Cllr Lesley Dedman in the local press recently. She campaigned vigorously against the BCP merger for some…


Letters: The police have lost their way on roads enforcement

31 May 2019
Letters: The police have lost their way on roads enforcement

Letters: The police have lost their way on roads enforcement

31 May 2019

Sir - On Sunday 19th May I was driving from Lymington to Totton and, as usual, drove slowly within the speed limits. But when I arrived home I was approached…


Letters: Dog poo creates New Forest no-go areas for families

31 May 2019
Letters: Dog poo creates New Forest no-go areas for families

Letters: Dog poo creates New Forest no-go areas for families

31 May 2019

SIR - I refer to the recent letter from Mark Harrison, a visitor to the New Forest . I very much agree with Mr Harrison that there is far too much dog…


Letters: Let the countryside be managed by country people

23 May 2019
Letters: Let the countryside be managed by country people

Letters: Let the countryside be managed by country people

23 May 2019

SIR - I do not condone any of the threats to Chris Packham over his role in persuading Natural England to revoke the licences to allow the culling of…


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