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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…


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…


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