Letters to the Editor

Claire's experience of caring for parent rings so many bells

Friday, December 9, 2016

LETTERS
From Mary Ransom, Totland:
Well done Claire Groves (Human face of care crisis, CP 25-11-16).
In March, I started caring for my dad because my mum (90 next birthday) was exhausted.

Mainland trips are so stressful

Friday, December 9, 2016

LETTERS
From J. Baldwin, Totland Bay:
My wife has a little-known illness, called Sjogren’s Syndrome.
Because of the lack of expertise on the Island she had been travelling to Southampton General Hospital.

Sort your lights out

Friday, December 9, 2016

LETTERS
From Gavin Osborne, Sandown:
My wife and I travel to Wootton three times a week and have been surprised at the number of cars we have seen without a headlight on the near side.

Open the lid on what is in the waste contract

Friday, December 9, 2016

LETTERS
From Deb Gardiner, Brading:

Anecdotally and through the CP’s letters page, it is evident that the Isle of Wight waste contract is still far from perfect. Whether or not these ongoing issues are evidence of deeper flaws in the new arrangement is difficult to gauge however as the IW Council, elected on a ticket of openness and transparency, remains taciturn about its new contract.

Mobile bank could do better

Friday, December 2, 2016

LETTERS
From Colin Peckham, Freshwater:
A Lot of people have been complaining about banks closing on the Island.

Governor's words say much about schools

Friday, December 2, 2016

LETTERS
From Peter Shreeve, branch secretary Association of Teachers and Lecturers, Carisbrooke:
The headline “Schools at breaking point” (CP, 25-11-16) caught my attention.

UKIP site is Daryll’s domain

Friday, December 2, 2016

LETTERS
From Iain McKie, Totland Bay:
You report (CP, 25-11-16) Cllr Daryll Pitcher stated attempts by him to airbrush me from the party are a figment of my imagination.

Anti-freeze peril for all animals

Friday, December 2, 2016

LETTERS
I would like to warn people of the dangers posed to pets and wildlife through the careless use of anti-freeze.

We need to hear more from councillor

Friday, November 25, 2016

LETTERS
From Jeff Manners, Newport:
Hallelujah. Cllr Julie Jones-Evans is alive and, I assume, well (CP letters, 18-11-16).

Price of air on the rise

Friday, November 25, 2016

LETTERS
From Andy Osborn, Niton:
I wonder if anyone else has noticed the new pricing structure for putting air in your tyres at Tesco petrol station.

And they say the camera never lies?

Friday, November 25, 2016

LETTERS
From Cllr Geoff Lumley, Newport:
Was that some Photoshopping I spotted in last week’s County Press?

Ferry staff were no ‘Cruellas’

Ferry staff were no ‘Cruellas’

Friday, November 25, 2016

LETTERS
From Fran Weil, Bembridge:
Following your report regarding ‘Dancing Jim’ of Red Funnel, who meets and greets with great style and aplomb, I would also like to sing the praises of their staff, in particular those on board the Red Osprey last Thursday.

We need to reach agreement over Cowes Week

Friday, November 18, 2016

LETTERS
From David Walter (former mayor), Cowes:
In 2011, Cowes Week Limited (CWL) applied to the Intellectual Property Office to register the name “Cowes Week”.

Battle of Somme remembered

Friday, November 18, 2016

LETTERS
From John Lea, Wootton Bridge
I wrote this poem last week to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.

Church needs Christmas tree

Friday, November 18, 2016

LETTERS
From Alan Philpott, Ventnor:
I am writing in my capacity as churchwarden at St Alban’s Church, Ventnor.

Vocal few trying to dictate Brexit terms

Friday, November 18, 2016

LETTERS
From Barry Green, Freshwater:
Daryll Pitcher UKIP IW seems to be either confused or is deliberately trying to mislead.

JPs could decide on death cases

Friday, November 11, 2016

LETTERS
From J Gibbons, Ryde:
ASSISTED SUICIDE
Charlotte Hofton's article was interesting but she seems to be sitting on the fence in this topic

No smoke without ire

Friday, November 11, 2016

LETTERS
From Rosie Claire Forland, Ryde:
I work in an environment that is due to go non smoking.

Village is wary of charity’s motives

Friday, November 11, 2016

LETTERS
From Nip & Fay Wade, St Helens:
Recently there was an article in the County Press telling us all footpaths and bridleways had to be registered on the Definitive Map, which is due to be upgraded, or they could be lost forever.

Isle of Wight great but could do better

Friday, November 11, 2016

LETTERS
From Mr A. Collins, Forest of Dean:
We recently returned from yet another relaxing family week’s holiday in the sunny IW, which we enjoyed very much.

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