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Letter: Unite to save our declining stores

Letter: Unite to save our declining stores

Letter: Unite to save our declining stores

SIR – It was very encouraging to walk into Lymington to see the town full of people enjoying the chilly sunshine with shops open at last.


Letter: Couple ignored hurt jogger on Lymington sea wall

Letter: Couple ignored hurt jogger on Lymington sea wall

Letter: Couple ignored hurt jogger on Lymington sea wall

Normally the sea wall is a lovely friendly place to walk. The following event is most unusual.


Reader's letter: Gender debate a waste of time

Reader's letter: Gender debate a waste of time

Reader's letter: Gender debate a waste of time

I have to admit that I had to read your article more than once before I could fully digest what was being debated at BCP Council about gender bias


Reader's Letter: Don’t pick up after litterbugs

Reader's Letter: Don’t pick up after litterbugs

Reader's Letter: Don’t pick up after litterbugs

The more you publicise volunteer “pickers” clearing rubbish from local beauty spots, the problem will not be solved.


Letter: Where’s the gratitude for New Forest's pop-up campsites?

Letter: Where’s the gratitude for New Forest's pop-up campsites?

Letter: Where’s the gratitude for New Forest's pop-up campsites?

SIR – I read with interest your article about the national park authority’s (NPA) plans to restrict pop-up campsites in the New Forest.


Letter: Outrageous hike in my policing tax

Letter: Outrageous hike in my policing tax

Letter: Outrageous hike in my policing tax

SIR – My 2021/22 council tax bill from New Forest District Council shows an increase of 4.7% over the bill for the previous year.


Letter: Hurst Castle collapse is all part of change

Letter: Hurst Castle collapse is all part of change

Letter: Hurst Castle collapse is all part of change

SIR – Although we all regret the collapse of a part of the castle, it is important to see this change as part of the natural evolution of the coastline and to recognise that although it would be possible, with large amounts of money, to “hold back nature”, in the end it is much better to work with rather than against nature...


Letters: Readers respond to Barry Rickman's resignation

Letters: Readers respond to Barry Rickman's resignation

Letters: Readers respond to Barry Rickman's resignation

SIR – Much as I empathise with the general point made by Caroline Harris (Letters, 26th March) that we all should be “kind in these unforeseen difficult times”, I would take issue that robust criticism of our political leadership by media and others should be muted...


Letter: There has never been a more urgent time for the preservation of New Forest

Letter: There has never been a more urgent time for the preservation of New Forest

Letter: There has never been a more urgent time for the preservation of New Forest

SIR – It was interesting to note that 21st March was the International Day of Forests , celebrating and raising awareness of all the wellbeing benefits of forests and trees around us...


Letter: What is the New Forest for?

Letter: What is the New Forest for?

Letter: What is the New Forest for?

SIR – Jon Bray ( Letters , 19th March), regarding visitor rights, raises the interesting philosophical question: what is the New Forest for?...


Letter: Give us one council tax for whole New Forest

Letter: Give us one council tax for whole New Forest

Letter: Give us one council tax for whole New Forest

SIR – This will most likely hit a nerve with most of us and it is about the council tax we pay...


Letter: Cost of asbestos disposal is encouraging flytipping

Letter: Cost of asbestos disposal is encouraging flytipping

Letter: Cost of asbestos disposal is encouraging flytipping

SIR – Today I had a timed slot at the Efford recycling (tip) centre. One of the items we were getting rid of was an old ironing board...


Letter: A growing hostile environment for visitors to the New Forest

Letter: A growing hostile environment for visitors to the New Forest

Letter: A growing hostile environment for visitors to the New Forest

SIR – Does anyone else get the impression that the administrators of the New Forest would be happiest if none of us ever went there again?...


Letter: What really led to the Hurst Castle wall collapse?

Letter: What really led to the Hurst Castle wall collapse?

Letter: What really led to the Hurst Castle wall collapse?

SIR – Am I alone in thinking that the collapse of part of the east wing of Hurst Castle was predictably inevitable?...


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