Home   Authors   Author

Letter: No excuse to kill New Forest animals just because you’re driving the speed limit

07 February 2021
Letter: No excuse to kill New Forest animals just because you’re driving the speed limit

Letter: No excuse to kill New Forest animals just because you’re driving the speed limit

07 February 2021

SIR – I'm very disappointed at the excuses Hampshire police give for the drivers of vehicles that kill our roaming animals...


Letter: Milford site for 100 new homes is a flood risk

06 February 2021
Letter: Milford site for 100 new homes is a flood risk

Letter: Milford site for 100 new homes is a flood risk

06 February 2021

SIR – Photos I took on Saturday 30th January after a night of heavy rain confirm my concerns over the New Forest District Local Plan Strategic Site 7 to build 100 houses in the fields north of Manor Road, Milford ...


Letter: Animal visibility in the New Forest must improve

31 January 2021
Letter: Animal visibility in the New Forest must improve

Letter: Animal visibility in the New Forest must improve

31 January 2021

SIR – I see a growing number of communications about the deaths of Forest animals appearing in your letters column...


Letter: There are no positives in approval of Aldi store for New Milton

30 January 2021
Letter: There are no positives in approval of Aldi store for New Milton

Letter: There are no positives in approval of Aldi store for New Milton

30 January 2021

SIR – We are in total agreement with Hilary Keene and R.H. Stones (Letters, 22nd January) concerning the planning approval for Aldi to build a store on Caird Avenue...


Letter – Lockdown a breeding ground for potential dictators

24 January 2021
Letter – Lockdown a breeding ground for potential dictators

Letter – Lockdown a breeding ground for potential dictators

24 January 2021

SIR – Whatever the pluses and minuses of lockdowns , it has certainly been good for breeding new potential dictators...


Letter – Displeased by developer's attempt to remove bridge from Lymington Shores

23 January 2021
Letter – Displeased by developer's attempt to remove bridge from Lymington Shores

Letter – Displeased by developer's attempt to remove bridge from Lymington Shores

23 January 2021

SIR – I write on behalf of the Bottom of Town Campaign, Lymington, to express our utmost displeasure at the attempt by the Redrow company to delete the amenity aspects of its development at Lymington Shores/Almansa Way by seeking to overturn the existing planning conditions (A&T, 15th January)...


Letter: This oldie should not be among the first vaccinated

17 January 2021
Letter: This oldie should not be among the first vaccinated

Letter: This oldie should not be among the first vaccinated

17 January 2021

SIR – I am one of the town’s “oldies”, so in line for early vaccination , although I’ve not heard a peep out of my surgery as yet...


Letter: Save the animals – don't salt the unfenced roads

16 January 2021
Letter: Save the animals – don't salt the unfenced roads

Letter: Save the animals – don't salt the unfenced roads

16 January 2021

SIR – I cannot understand why Hampshire County Council continue to put salt down on the open Forest roads. It’s not as though they do not know of the problems with the animals congregating on the roads, licking the salt...


Letter: Brexit deal will make UK poorer

10 January 2021
Letter: Brexit deal will make UK poorer

Letter: Brexit deal will make UK poorer

10 January 2021

SIR – I note in last week’s A&T that Forest MPs supported the government’s Brexit deal with the EU, because red tape and fish were a price worth paying...


Letter: The New Forest's waste sack problems are very real

09 January 2021
Letter: The New Forest's waste sack problems are very real

Letter: The New Forest's waste sack problems are very real

09 January 2021

SIR – Noel Baptiste (Letters, 25th December) mentions “the alleged problem of plastic sacks being torn open during the night by birds”. Let him visit a quiet road in Barton when black sacks are collected ...


Letter: New Forest must move to a 'zero waste' policy

03 January 2021
Letter: New Forest must move to a 'zero waste' policy

Letter: New Forest must move to a 'zero waste' policy

03 January 2021

SIR – New Forest District Council’s plans for improving the efficiency of our local domestic waste disposal are to be commended...


Letter: It's time to make New Forest livestock more visible

02 January 2021
Letter: It's time to make New Forest livestock more visible

Letter: It's time to make New Forest livestock more visible

02 January 2021

SIR – Once again we have front page news (A&T, 18th December) of the tragic deaths of our Forest animals – this time three donkeys all involved in the same incident...


Letter: Mental health is the key to tackling drug use

01 January 2021
Letter: Mental health is the key to tackling drug use

Letter: Mental health is the key to tackling drug use

01 January 2021

SIR – Cllr Jack Davies suggests that Lymington town sets up drug rooms for addicts ( A&T , 18th December)...


Letter: Lockdown will live long in all our memories

28 December 2020
Letter: Lockdown will live long in all our memories

Letter: Lockdown will live long in all our memories

28 December 2020

SIR – Lockdown: a word which will stay in the memory for a long time after the coronavirus had faded into the background, even though, like the bubonic…


Letter: Keyhaven parking charges decision is barmy

27 December 2020
Letter: Keyhaven parking charges decision is barmy

Letter: Keyhaven parking charges decision is barmy

27 December 2020

SIR – The decision to impose parking charges at Keyhaven to deter campervans ( A&T , 11th December) is barmy, and a classic example of using a sledgehammer…


Letter: Only a small minority in favour of wheelie bins

26 December 2020
Letter: Only a small minority in favour of wheelie bins

Letter: Only a small minority in favour of wheelie bins

26 December 2020

SIR – Mr Trevor Milchard says he is delighted with the New Forest District Council’s plan to introduce wheelie bins (Letters, 4th December). But he is…


Letter: Bravo HCC for school funding demand from development

25 December 2020
Letter: Bravo HCC for school funding demand from development

Letter: Bravo HCC for school funding demand from development

25 December 2020

SIR – Hampshire County Council should be applauded for requesting that a developer planning to build 300 houses in Calmore provides £1.3m to expand local…


Letter: Poor highways plan for 165-home development

20 December 2020
Letter: Poor highways plan for 165-home development

Letter: Poor highways plan for 165-home development

20 December 2020

SIR – I joined the webinar on 10th December regarding the Brockhills Lane development (A&T, 4th December). It in no way provided the necessary public…


Letter: Heartwarming acts of generosity in these testing times

19 December 2020
Letter: Heartwarming acts of generosity in these testing times

Letter: Heartwarming acts of generosity in these testing times

19 December 2020

SIR – Recently there has been a lot of commentary in the national media with regards to businesses that have benefited as a consequence of the Covid-19…


Letter: Vaccination certification for the nation

13 December 2020
Letter: Vaccination certification for the nation

Letter: Vaccination certification for the nation

13 December 2020

SIR – If like me you have travelled in Africa or even the Caribbean, you will have been required to have a certified vaccination for either yellow fever…


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More