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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…


Letter: Why are we such a divided society?

14 June 2020
Letter: Why are we such a divided society?

Letter: Why are we such a divided society?

14 June 2020

SIR – Ever since we’ve been in New Milton (nearly 14 years) we have regularly enjoyed walking our dogs, like many other dog walkers, from the four car…


Letter: Motorcyclist given rough ride at Cadman's Pool

13 June 2020
Letter: Motorcyclist given rough ride at Cadman's Pool

Letter: Motorcyclist given rough ride at Cadman's Pool

13 June 2020

SIR – On Sunday 7th June, my friend and I cycled to Cadman’s Pool in the New Forest . It was a sunny lunchtime and although moderately busy, everyone…


Letters: A&T readers give their verdict on Dominic Cummings

07 June 2020
Letters: A&T readers give their verdict on Dominic Cummings

Letters: A&T readers give their verdict on Dominic Cummings

07 June 2020

SIR – In the final analysis, ‘rich, privileged man breaks the rules’ isn’t news. After all, Cummings described himself and his circumstances as “exceptional”.…


Letter: Total disregard for safety at Hatchet Pond

06 June 2020
Letter: Total disregard for safety at Hatchet Pond

Letter: Total disregard for safety at Hatchet Pond

06 June 2020

SIR – My husband and I had to travel to Lymington on Friday 29th May for an appointment which took us past Hatchet Pond . To our utter dismay we could…


Letter: Help the public by opening up the toilets

31 May 2020
Letter: Help the public by opening up the toilets

Letter: Help the public by opening up the toilets

31 May 2020

SIR – Large numbers of mobile homes were seen in car parks today (20th May) around Whitemoor, Brockenhurst, and Wootton Bridge because Forestry England…


Letter: Thank heavens for Dominic Cummings

30 May 2020
Letter: Thank heavens for Dominic Cummings

Letter: Thank heavens for Dominic Cummings

30 May 2020

SIR – What is becoming of our society? I absolutely despair when the mainstream press descend en block, along with politicians and public galore, to absolutely…


Letter: Time to tighten our greenbelts

25 May 2020
Letter: Time to tighten our greenbelts

Letter: Time to tighten our greenbelts

25 May 2020

SIR – We are constantly hearing councillors call for more investment for infrastructure in order to meet the increasing demand for building developments…


Letter: Education is key to protect the New Forest

24 May 2020
Letter: Education is key to protect the New Forest

Letter: Education is key to protect the New Forest

24 May 2020

SIR – The population of our beautiful area has changed beyond recognition over the last generation or two. Call me old-fashioned, but I come from an era…


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