Letters to the Editor

Fabulous NHS helped me

Friday, April 29, 2016

LETTERS From Mrs Margaret Conway, Totland:
As a nonagenarian, I wish to express, publicly, how I appreciate the help and support I have had recently.

Concerns over speed limit in small harbour

Friday, April 29, 2016

LETTERS From Don Young, Fishbourne:
MOST Fishbourne residents are willing to accept Wightlink’s proposals for the Fishbourne terminal for the benefit of the whole Island.

Compulsory purchase is not about profit

Friday, April 29, 2016

LETTERS From Roger Bunney, Hants:
Having read reports relating to Red Funnel’s aspirations for its new East Cowes ferry terminal, I must admit to losing a degree of respect for this company.

She’s quite right on that score

Friday, April 22, 2016

LETTERS From Brian Greening, Newport:
Charlotte Hofton asks if we can name the police commissioner or any of his equally expensive assistants (CP, 15-04-16).

Terrorism nothing to do with religion

Friday, April 22, 2016

LETTERS From Phaedra Kelly, Ryde:
J. G. Watson should be informed terrorism is nothing to do with religion and never was (CP letters, 08-04-16).

This is no way to behave

Friday, April 22, 2016

LETTERS From Philip Crispin, St Lawrence:
I am 70 years old and unable to drag a 140-litre bin 250 metres to the end of my rough road.

Island needs a referendum to settle fixed link debate

Friday, April 22, 2016

LETTERS From Howard Hawes, Carisbrooke:
The pro-tunnel group are a minority within the Island population.

Lack of loos marred holiday

Friday, April 15, 2016

LETTERS From Robert Jones, Mid-Glamorgan:
Last week, my wife and I visited the Island for the first time in 50 years. It is just as beautiful as we remember it.

Bins spoil Island for tourists

Friday, April 15, 2016

LETTERS From Cherry Shannon, Ventnor:
What is happening to our Garden Isle?

Why is it no longer safe?

Friday, April 15, 2016

LETTERS From C. Greene, Cowes:
It is puzzling why households living on unadopted roads are now required to deliver waste to ‘collection points’ because of safety concerns (CP 08-04-16).

Look forward to more fly tipping

Friday, April 15, 2016

LETTERSFrom Paul Hayward, Shorwell:
I worked for Croydon council until 2012.

Callous ‘attack’ does Island few favours

Friday, April 8, 2016

LETTERS From Andrew Dore, Newport:
LAST Friday, my wife and I were unfortunate enough to witness an unpleasant incident.

Religion cause of these atrocities

Friday, April 8, 2016

LETTERS From J. G. Watson, Newport:
Bernard Cooke’s grand sermon (CP letters, 18-03-16) regarding the placing of the crosses and the encouraging assurance that God is acting positively on behalf of us all, contains the paragraph,“Can the crosses and what they represent remain silent, after the London bombings, Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the Tunisia beach attacks and now Ankara?”

Council should stick up for Isle of Wight residents

Friday, April 8, 2016

LETTERS From Duncan Barnes, Freshwater:
I am compelled to write regarding the allocation of bins. Having explained via e-mail and phone at great length to the council, I am dismayed at the utter lack of concern for our circumstances.

Health decisions need to be open

Friday, April 8, 2016

LETTERSFrom Morris Barton, East Cowes:
Having recently experienced the death of a close relative at St Mary’s Hospital and other recent experiences involving the 111 service, I am disgusted to read of the decisions made by health management to cut back services at the Beacon, and threaten yet more cuts to urology services.

What about fishing policy?

Friday, April 1, 2016

From Daniel Moss, East Cowes:
Michael Lilley, of the Green Party, asks for justification from the anti-EU crowd why the UK should leave the European Union (CP letters, 04-03-16).

No fears about isolation

Friday, April 1, 2016

From Mrs J. Capenerhurst, Lake:
I would like to respond to the letter from Robin Sheath (CP, 04-03-16).

Services have gone and yet still the precept rises

Friday, April 1, 2016

From Jonathan Fitzgerald-Bond, Ventnor:
My letter (CP, 17-03-16) about the incredible increase in Ventnor’s council tax precept demands, provoked some predictable responses.

A warm welcome awaits you

Friday, April 1, 2016

From Maretta Heap, secretary, Vecta Lodge of Oddfellows, Newport:
An invitation to get your spring back.

Why we can’t have a referendum

Thursday, March 24, 2016

LETTERS From Jonathan Bacon, leader of the IW Council, St Helens:
I would like to offer some clarification on the subject of a potential devolution referendum (CP, 18-03-16).

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