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Letters: Make roads safer by turning Forest verges into cycle paths

06 March 2019
Letters: Make roads safer by turning Forest verges into cycle paths

Letters: Make roads safer by turning Forest verges into cycle paths

06 March 2019

SIR – There have been numerous articles in the paper about the appalling number of road accidents in the Forest where animals have been hurt and often…


Letters: Seeing red over white vans blocking residents' roads

05 March 2019
Letters: Seeing red over white vans blocking residents' roads

Letters: Seeing red over white vans blocking residents' roads

05 March 2019

SIR – For at least the last two years, residents in Barton-on-Sea and New Milton have been blighted by numerous white vans and sometimes cars being parked…


Letters: Fawley homes look more like a London development

03 March 2019
Letters: Fawley homes look more like a London development

Letters: Fawley homes look more like a London development

03 March 2019

SIR – I write in reference to the article in last week’s edition concerning the development intended for the former Fawley power station. I was aghast…


Letters: Can you help New Milton Stroke Group?

26 February 2019
Letters: Can you help New Milton Stroke Group?

Letters: Can you help New Milton Stroke Group?

26 February 2019

SIR – Since the start of the new year, the New Milton Stroke Group has been unexpectedly hit with the loss of three voluntary helpers, which is throwing…


Letters: Cycling a bumpy road towards pothole justice

24 February 2019
Letters: Cycling a bumpy road towards pothole justice

Letters: Cycling a bumpy road towards pothole justice

24 February 2019

SIR – Whilst cycling along Cliff Road from Milford-on-Sea towards Barton last July, I encountered a pothole (well I thought it was a pothole) that caused…


Letters: In defence of Christchurch's 'well-respected' MP Sir Chris Chope

21 February 2019
Letters: In defence of Christchurch's 'well-respected' MP Sir Chris Chope

Letters: In defence of Christchurch's 'well-respected' MP Sir Chris Chope

21 February 2019

SIR – I find it quite distasteful that a bunch of soon-to-be redundant Christchurch councillors, who spend their collective time trying to install a million…


Letters: I would travel without train guard to keep service running

19 February 2019
Letters: I would travel without train guard to keep service running

Letters: I would travel without train guard to keep service running

19 February 2019

SIR – After two years of disruption I read that the RMT union is once more to ballot its members for industrial action over the question of guards on…


Letters: New Forest commoning is a round-the-clock commitment

15 February 2019
Letters: New Forest commoning is a round-the-clock commitment

Letters: New Forest commoning is a round-the-clock commitment

15 February 2019

SIR – Recent letters have revealed some misunderstanding of how the New Forest grazed landscape is managed, and how the commoning system upon which it…


Letters: Lymington's Sir Harry Burrard Neale is no hero to me

08 February 2019
Letters: Lymington's Sir Harry Burrard Neale is no hero to me

Letters: Lymington's Sir Harry Burrard Neale is no hero to me

08 February 2019

SIR – About one year ago the people of Lymington and Pennington were told by our town council that no public money would be spent on the refurbishment…


Letters: Disguise speed cameras as New Forest ponies to catch drivers

25 January 2019
Letters: Disguise speed cameras as New Forest ponies to catch drivers

Letters: Disguise speed cameras as New Forest ponies to catch drivers

25 January 2019

SIR – Being born and raised in the New Forest (Brockenhurst) some 70 years ago and never moving away from the area, it seems to me you are brought up…


Letters: It's time to monitor our precious New Forest diversity

18 January 2019
Letters: It's time to monitor our precious New Forest diversity

Letters: It's time to monitor our precious New Forest diversity

18 January 2019

SIR – Recently you have published articles reflecting personal and television views about the New Forest. For such an important area it would be invaluable…


Letters: Could new roundabout tackle pollution problem at Lyndhurst?

11 January 2019
Letters: Could new roundabout tackle pollution problem at Lyndhurst?

Letters: Could new roundabout tackle pollution problem at Lyndhurst?

11 January 2019

SIR – I write in response to a letter in the 28th December edition which deplored poor air quality in Lyndhurst, due to traffic congestion. I have travelled…


Letters: Help for New Forest Basics Bank is essential

04 January 2019
Letters: Help for New Forest Basics Bank is essential

Letters: Help for New Forest Basics Bank is essential

04 January 2019

SIR – New Forest Basics Bank food bank would like to express our gratitude to all who have so generously donated produce and financial donations, given…


Letters: New Forest air quality is a life or death issue

28 December 2018
Letters: New Forest air quality is a life or death issue

Letters: New Forest air quality is a life or death issue

28 December 2018

SIR – I rather doubt that local government elections have ever been won or lost on the basis of a campaign for better air quality. Maybe that is a reflection…


Letters: Lyndhurst looking resplendent with festive lights display

21 December 2018
Letters: Lyndhurst looking resplendent with festive lights display

Letters: Lyndhurst looking resplendent with festive lights display

21 December 2018

SIR – The village of Lyndhurst is looking resplendent once again with the festive display of trees and lights I would like to pass on my thanks to the…


Letters: Lymington Centre car park must not be sold

14 December 2018
Letters: Lymington Centre car park must not be sold

Letters: Lymington Centre car park must not be sold

14 December 2018

SIR – I was surprised to read that Cllr Anna Rostand, as chairman of Lymington Community Association, is considering selling off the centre’s car park. As…


Letters: Christchurch council wasting public money in its dying days

07 December 2018
Letters: Christchurch council wasting public money in its dying days

Letters: Christchurch council wasting public money in its dying days

07 December 2018

SIR – When we hear every day of the severe constraints on public sector spending it is amazing that one rotten little authority in its dying days can…


Letters: New Forest pony myths must be countered

30 November 2018
Letters: New Forest pony myths must be countered

Letters: New Forest pony myths must be countered

30 November 2018

SIR - Driving from Cadnam to Bramshaw, a few days ago, I noticed how much more careful the driver in front of me became passing the cattle grid on the…


Letters: New homes need new infrastructure

30 November 2018
Letters: New homes need new infrastructure

Letters: New homes need new infrastructure

30 November 2018

SIR – I was not very happy with the general question posed by Sarah Kelly in the lead letter in last week's A&T : "Would you all prefer a world that…


Letters: Fears over school funding

02 November 2018
Letters: Fears over school funding

Letters: Fears over school funding

02 November 2018

SIR - I read with interest your article in the edition of 19th October on the subject of school funding and I thought I would share with you the results…


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