Letters to the Editor

Say no to housing refugees

Friday, September 23, 2016

LETTERS
From P. Avery, Sandown:
I was totally disgusted to read in the CP (16-09-16) Syria refugees to be housed on the Island.

New business is needed in village

Friday, September 23, 2016

LETTERS
From Susan White, Totland:
Re the article Council unhappy about car wash ‘danger’ (CP, 16-09-16), I really can’t see how Cllr Clive Fleury can say the valeting business is in the wrong place — being situated next to a garage and a car wash.

Flower festival success

Friday, September 23, 2016

LETTERS
From Beryl Couchman, Whitwell flower rota, Whitwell:
The Whitwell Flower Festival was recently held in the parish church and I would like to thank the ladies of the flower rota, together with others, for achieving some marvellous arrangements in the many forms of transport.

Ferry fares not comparing like with like

Friday, September 23, 2016

LETTERS
From Laurence Mortram, Ryde:
Re the article by Matthew Chatfield (CP, 09-09-16), some of it is Nonsense,

Have your say on Solent Deal

Friday, September 16, 2016

LETTERS From Cllr Jonathan Bacon, leader of the IW Council:
We are now into the last few days of the Solent Deal consultation, which closes on Sunday at 5pm.

Speeding driver killed our poor cat

Friday, September 16, 2016

LETTERS From G. and S. Davies, Ventnor:
We would like through the pages of CP to speak to the person, who killed our cat on September 4 on Whitwell Road at the entrance to Foxhills.

Need to look behind press statement

Friday, September 16, 2016

LETTERS From Mark Voller, Sandown:
Once again police declare a major festival has passed off safely, thanks to great co-operation between themselves, other agencies and the promoters.

Allotment value more than monetary

Friday, September 16, 2016

LETTERS From Clive Whitewood, Shanklin:
It was with great dismay I read last week’s headline Don’t axe our Green and Pleasant Land (CP, 09-09-16) and report about the IW Council serving notice on allotment holders in Shanklin.

Bonfire problem real issue

Friday, September 9, 2016

LETTERS From Mrs B. Norris, Cowes:
WITH reference to Letter of the week (CP, 02-09-16) concerning bonfires.

Selling water back to company it came from?

Friday, September 9, 2016

LETTER From Rob Hart, Niton:
I agree with Mr Holmes’s point (CP, letters, 02-09-16) that bottled water should be sourced on the Island.

Some improvement at Lynnbottom!

Friday, September 9, 2016

LETTERS From Harry Pritchard, Newport:
Anyone taking their rubbish or garden waste to the “improved” Lynnbottom Recycling Centre should be made aware that they are no longer “allowed to walk”.

Good work Stan, shame about headline, CP!

Friday, September 9, 2016

LETTERS From Phaedra Kelly, Ryde:
I am very proud of our Stan Baker not only for becoming Page Three girl (CP, 02-09-16) but also for the effort and work in aid of others more needy.

University not practical

Friday, September 2, 2016

LETTERS From Brian Tyndall, Brading:
I read with great interest your article (CP, 26-08-16)about the proposal for the IW University but, as with a great number of proposals from the existing leader of the council, Cllr Bacon, it had two great flaws.

Council not hearing our 30mph plea

Friday, September 2, 2016

LETTERS From Amanda Byerley and the residents of Leeson Road, Ventnor:
Thank you for printing the article about our request to have the speed limit reduced from 40mph to 30mph in Leeson Road (CP, 26-08-16).

Why not come for Isle of Wight-produced emergency water

Friday, September 2, 2016

LETTERS From David Holmes, chairman, Osel Enterprises, Wight Crystal, Newport:
Following the recent burst water mains in Ryde, (CP, 26-08-16) customers of Southern Water, whose supply was cut off, were further inconvenienced when emergency water supplies failed to arrive promptly.

Ragwort is valuable

Friday, September 2, 2016

LETTERS From Bill Ellson, London:
Irene Baggott suffers a number of misconceptions (Why is ragwort allowed to spread? (CP letters, 26-08-16).

Island Roads made my day

Friday, August 26, 2016

LETTERS From Brian Keightley, Sandown:
While returning from Newport to Sandown last Friday, at approximately 2.15pm, I had the bad fortune to have water problems with my car.

Poor use made of local produce

Friday, August 26, 2016

LETTERS From Mark Martin, Surrey:
As a frequent visitor to the Island, I am always disappointed at the poor availability of local produce in cafes, pubs, shops, restaurants and attractions.

Why is ragwort allowed to spread?

Friday, August 26, 2016

LETTERS From Irene Baggott, Freshwater:
All of us who live on the IW know it is, indeed, a very special place.

Healing power of holy water worked for me

Friday, August 26, 2016

LETTERS From Phaedra J. Kelly, Ryde:
The healing power of holy water seems to have been missed by J. Gibbons (CP letters, 12-8-16).

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