New Forest deer

Letters: Talk is cheap when dogs keep killing the deer

SIR — Having lived and worked in the New Forest for a long time, I have witnessed many deer being maimed and killed by dogs – all kinds of breeds from large and small. And...
Pony warning sign

Letters: Won’t closing the car parks concentrate the crowds?

SIR — I am disappointed to read of the closing of the bigger car parks in the New Forest. Yes, I understand closing the campsites and pleasure parks is sensible during this difficult time –...
Eling Wharf

Letters: Our just-in-time businesses are not ready for crisis

SIR - Over 20 years ago I was flattered to be asked by the then Department for Trade & Industry (DTI) to write a guide, to be issued by them to all UK organisations,...
New Milton Aldi

Letters: Panic buyers are selfish and thoughtless

Sir - Panic buyers come across as selfish, thoughtless people who by their actions cause inconvenience to others, myself included. Shopping online as usual, I was faced with a minor irritation of not being able...
Hordle Lane

Letters: Horrified by country lane’s loads of litter

SIR - I found 108 cans and 48 bottles in half a mile. Where? Hordle Lane. On Wednesday 4th March, while walking home to Hordle after dropping my car off for an MoT, I was...

Letters: Closing pubs to Travellers was clear-cut racism

SIR - Local pubs and eateries closing last Thursday solely to avoid having to serve Travellers attending a child's funeral is a clear-cut instance of racism, whether or not their owners and managers consider their...

Letters: Can you help me find my stolen military medals?

SIR - I wonder if there is a chance through your newspaper to find two medals. Some years ago we were unfortunate by being burgled. The thief took anything that was shiny, regardless of value. Among...
Lymington parking

Letters: Don’t copy parking mistakes that hurt Worthing town centre

SIR - We moved to Lymington six years ago from West Sussex. Worthing's town centre has suffered dreadfully as the result of high taxes and stringent parking meter restrictions. We owned a development of eight shops...
Claymeadow depot

Letters: Relocating council depot just moves the traffic problem

SIR - It was with some interest that I read the report of the planned re-siting of the New Forest District Council Claymeadow depot to the Hardley Industrial estate. Your report states that council consideration...
Wet wood

Letters: Banning sales of wet wood for burning is ludicrous

SIR - As a resident of the wood-producing New Forest, I would like to question recent actions by the government. We now hear we can no longer burn 'wet wood'. Now all wood grows wet,...
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