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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?...


Letter: We must discuss Milford-Barton clifftop erosion

Letter: We must discuss Milford-Barton clifftop erosion

Letter: We must discuss Milford-Barton clifftop erosion

SIR – Anyone who has walked along the Milford to Barton clifftop over the last few years will certainly have noticed the alarming advance of the cliff erosion. I would guess that the pathway has been pushed back at least 50ft in some places over the last five years...


Letter: Is the New Forest turning into a toilet-free zone?

Letter: Is the New Forest turning into a toilet-free zone?

Letter: Is the New Forest turning into a toilet-free zone?

SIR – Is the New Forest District Council area to become a toilet-free zone?...


Letter: Frustrated by preventable Hurst Castle collapse

Letter: Frustrated by preventable Hurst Castle collapse

Letter: Frustrated by preventable Hurst Castle collapse

SIR – I would like to show my frustration and disappointment at the collapse of some of the wall of Hurst Castle...


Letter – Toilets revamp will eradicate the history of Lymington Town Quay

Letter – Toilets revamp will eradicate the history of Lymington Town Quay

Letter – Toilets revamp will eradicate the history of Lymington Town Quay

SIR – The article on new views of the Town Quay toilets revamp (A&T, 19th February) left me amazed how New Forest District Council can justify spending £1.2m on building new toilets and seven shower units for yacht owners...


Letter: Not flushed with closing Barton beach toilets

Letter: Not flushed with closing Barton beach toilets

Letter: Not flushed with closing Barton beach toilets

SIR – The proposal to shut down the public toilets in Barton “because the prefab block was only meant to be temporary and has reached the end of its lifespan” (A&T, 19th February) seems another typical council response to the alternative of scratching the noggin, putting in some work and finding a solution...


Letter – What is the value of Brockenhurst Tesco bike racks?

Letter – What is the value of Brockenhurst Tesco bike racks?

Letter – What is the value of Brockenhurst Tesco bike racks?

SIR – Regarding the cycle racks installed on the road in Brockenhurst, taking up three parking spaces; used in the summer maybe, but are there, empty, for the remaining 46 weeks...


Letter – Sympathy with DIY crossing at Mudeford Quay

Letter – Sympathy with DIY crossing at Mudeford Quay

Letter – Sympathy with DIY crossing at Mudeford Quay

SIR – I can sympathise with Mr Laurie Phillips (A&T, 12th February) about his DIY pedestrian crossing in Mudeford Quay ...


Letter: The problem with 'affordable' housing

Letter: The problem with 'affordable' housing

Letter: The problem with 'affordable' housing

SIR – Last week’s letters , “Housing not at all affordable” and “Stand up to the developers”, highlighted a critical social issue here in the Forest: can people who are born here afford to build a life here? The contributors seemed doubtful, and sadly I agree...


Letter: The pony-endangering culture of urban New Forest residents

Letter: The pony-endangering culture of urban New Forest residents

Letter: The pony-endangering culture of urban New Forest residents

SIR – I regularly see dead animals that have been killed in collisions with vehicles on the straight open road across Hilltop. The vegetation has been cut back providing good visibility and I am rarely overtaken by speeding drivers, so it is difficult to see how these collisions occur...


Letter: No excuse to kill New Forest animals just because you’re driving the speed limit

Letter: No excuse to kill New Forest animals just because you’re driving the speed limit

Letter: No excuse to kill New Forest animals just because you’re driving the speed limit

SIR – I'm very disappointed at the excuses Hampshire police give for the drivers of vehicles that kill our roaming animals...


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