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Letters

One rule for Hampshire?

Friday, January 19, 2018 — 11:30

From R. Hards, Whippingham: The IW Council cabinet meeting last Thursday demonstrated both one of the best aspects of our local democracy in action and one of the worst.

Heartfelt thanks to NHS

Friday, January 19, 2018 — 11:00

From Christopher Jenkins, Cowes: At A time when the NHS has been getting a lot of bad press I feel obliged to make known my own life-saving NHS experience.

Our service expectations are not wrong

Friday, January 19, 2018 — 10:30

From John Baldry, Ventnor: Re: the J. Gibbons letter ‘The Care Dilemma’(CP, 12-01-18).

Can Wightlink promise us jam tomorrow?

Friday, January 19, 2018 — 10:00

From Tony Cooper, Fishbourne: So, Wightlink is going to reduce the frequency of ferries to an hourly service on the Fishbourne to Portsmouth route but will increase the car-carrying capacity by 70 spaces (CP, 12-01-18).

How can ferries be deemed to be arriving on time?

Friday, January 12, 2018 — 11:30

From G. Lewis, Ryde: The postman recently delivered a marvellous brochure extolling the wonders of Wightlink and its marvellous new ferry, Victoria.

Police cuts go deeper on IW

Friday, January 12, 2018 — 11:00

From Dene Francis, East Cowes: The Hampshire and IW Police and Crime Commissioner is seeking views on an increase in the police precept to help ‘maintain and restore policing in certain areas’ (CP, 05-01-18).

Valuable record of proceedings

Friday, January 12, 2018 — 10:30

From Christopher Offer, Brading: I refer to the article by James Woolven regarding filming of Brading Town Council meetings (CP , 05-01-18).

Yellow peril idea is half-baked

Friday, January 12, 2018 — 10:00

From Mrs R. C. Thomas, Newport. I was disgusted to learn of the proposal for yellow lines around Freshwater Bay, apparently to satisfy the wishes of a few very selfish residents, who at present remain nameless (CP, 05-01-18).

Precious memory filed away

Friday, January 5, 2018 — 11:30

From Yvonne Yelland, Newport: We purchased a small two-drawer filing cabinet some months ago and have just found the attached photo inside it.

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Friday, January 5, 2018 — 11:02

From Marion Draper, Bembridge: Jake Harrison is quite right in pointing out the futility of making New Year’s Resolutions we have no realistic likelihood of keeping.

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