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...
New Forest dog poo

Letters: Dog poo creates New Forest no-go areas for families

SIR - I refer to the recent letter from Mark Harrison, a visitor to the New Forest. I very much agree with Mr Harrison that there is far too much dog mess left in the...
Natural England

Letters: Let the countryside be managed by country people 

SIR - I do not condone any of the threats to Chris Packham over his role in persuading Natural England to revoke the licences to allow the culling of several birds, including crows and wood pigeons. However,...

Letters: Leave our lay-bys alone! They could save your life

SIR - I was driving in Majorca in December 2017 and, just five minutes from where I had to get to, I fell asleep behind the wheel and wrote the car off. I was the...
Lymington

Letters: As flood risk rises, should we still be building by the sea?

SIR - The Environment Agency recently warned that over the next 30 years the flood risk to coastal towns is likely to be worse than previously thought and that Britain needs to seriously improve...
Barton cliffs erosion

Letters: We should work with shoreline erosion, not fight against it

SIR - Mr Wolton’s letter in last week’s A&T sort of misses the point when he suggests work to restrict further erosion in order to “protect” beach huts at Hordle cliff. He also suggests that...
Royal Mail

Letters: Stop the rot and save our post offices from closure

SIR - I have always imagined the Royal Mail and the Post Office were intrinsically linked. It appears that I am wrong. I was also under the impression that they were both a form...

Letters: Protect the New Forest from this invasion of dogs, cyclists and visitors

SIR - I write as a private individual and not as a member of any organisation or group. I write as a resident of the New Forest and as one extremely concerned about the future...
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