Holmsley bridge

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

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 some months ago. Currently the total cost is...

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

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 for more than 100 homes on Special Site...
Motorway speeds

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

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 doubt whether it was really that close, but clearly the message...
New Forest visitors

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

SIR - Too many visitors are lighting disposable barbecues (some in the most dangerous of spots), tying swinging ropes to our beautiful trees and leaving them there, and cyclists cycling like maniacs through the...

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

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 referendum Leave campaign to victory against the onslaught of...
Fawley power station

Letters: Fawley power station redevelopment to benefit whole community

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 commercial businesses and other works. In my view...

Letters: Verge cutting is destroying flower-rich habitats

SIR - It was interesting to read last week of Mr Hounsome’s battle with Hampshire County Council regarding their mismanagement of flower-rich roadside verges. Apparently on Hantsweb they make a point of working with Hampshire...
Boris Johnson

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

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 why. My impression of him...

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

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 considerable time, wasting hundreds of thousands of pounds. A...

Letters: The police have lost their way on roads enforcement

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 by a policeman who stated...
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