Letters to the Editor

Pro-link person needed as MP

Friday, March 24, 2017

LETTERS
From George Bristow, Brading:
Andrew Turner MP seeks assurances the new owners of Red Funnel must guarantee lower fares and more regular and later crossings, this is good news and shows he understands how important the link to the Island is.

A year on, works not finished

Friday, March 24, 2017

LETTERS
From Mr P M Bennett, Winford:
Last year, I received a letter dated March 17, 2016, which stated Island Roads were to commence resurfacing work near my home.

Special parade planned by scouts

Friday, March 24, 2017

LETTERS
From Barry Groves, assistant district commissioner, East Wight Scouts, Sandown:
THIS year is the 110th anniversary of the start of the scout movement by Sir Robert Baden-Powell.

Don’t risk public cash on property

Friday, March 24, 2017

LETTERS
From Jim Moody, IW Council Labour candidate, Ryde:
Slipped into the Conservative/UKIP coalition budget is a wacky wheeze: borrowing £100 million to play the property market.

East Cowes hopes for more

Friday, March 17, 2017

LETTERS
From Cllr Karl Love, East Cowes:
The facts behind events taking place at Red Funnel are not being fully explained to the public in a manner that makes them transparent and understandable.

Litter bin contents could be recycled

Friday, March 17, 2017

LETTERS
From Bernard Coleman, Cowes:
Further to the comments on litter marring our delightful Isle (CP, 03/10-03-17), I notice in London, and at the Red Jet entrance on the Island, there is a divided litter bin, for recyclable and non-recycleable rubbish.

It’s great to get our pub back

Friday, March 17, 2017

LETTERS
From John Glazebrooke, Binstead:
I would like to express my sincere thanks to Michelle and Ros, the new owners of the Fleming Arms, Binstead.

Kindness of strangers

Friday, March 17, 2017

LETTERS
From Janet Beckett, Shanklin:
A big thank you to the Busy Bee, Ryde, first aiders who attended to me on Saturday, when I was taken poorly.

‘Smelly Farm’ all over again, I fear

Friday, March 10, 2017

LETTERS
From A. Jones, Ryde:
The Westridge Farm planning application is now going into a third meeting. Why?

Floatie should have been IW-built

Friday, March 10, 2017

LETTERS
From Glenn Steen, East Cowes.
So, the new floating bridge is being delayed. Surprise, surprise!

Staff so helpful

Friday, March 10, 2017

LETTERS
From R Hall, East Cowes:
My wife and I took some recycling and garden recycling to the tip on Wednesday.

If you must charge for parking, make sure meters work

Friday, March 10, 2017

LETTERS
From Clive Boorman, Shanklin
There have long been arguments about how much seasonal parking should cost and when it should apply.

Pension changes unfair to women

Friday, March 3, 2017

LETTERS
From Mrs V. Morrison, Ryde:
I urge all women born in the 1950s who are affected by state pension reforms to give their backing to the Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) group.

Mobility scooters a hazard on buses

Friday, March 3, 2017

LETTERS
From Jane Bowskill, Binstead:
I have been barged by a tank yet again, on an Island bus.

Despair turned to joy as precious necklace returned

Friday, March 3, 2017

LETTERS
From Katrina Catling, East Cowes:
my dad lost his gold chain necklace at the Medina Leisure Centre, Newport, while using the gym on Monday.

IW’s beauty is fading fast with litter ruining countryside

Friday, March 3, 2017

LETTERS
From Jackie Hawthorn, Freshwater:
My family and I moved to the Island in 2010. Having lived in a big city, we marvelled at the lack of graffiti and litter here.

Words are not enough to save IW, Andrew Turner

Friday, February 24, 2017

LETTERS From Simon Wratten, Fishbourne:
I wrote to the CP at the beginning of December to ask that Andrew Turner resign from the Conservative party; a move that would show the government he is serious about the desperate financial plight of his constituency.

Historic day is looming

Friday, February 24, 2017

LETTERS From Martin J. Young, Cowes:
I suspect most Islanders will be unaware February 28 could mark a momentous date in the history of The Isle of Wight.

Our lovely Sid was rescued by kind stranger

Our lovely Sid was rescued by kind stranger

Friday, February 24, 2017

LETTERS
From Dave and Wendy Wyeth, Newport:
A very kind man found our gorgeous ginger cat, Sid, unconscious by the side of Staplers Road, Newport, this evening at around 6pm.

Not a protest but an eloquent support of positive values

Friday, February 24, 2017

LETTERS
From Rupert and Lindsey Besley, Newport:
We attended the gathering on January 31 in Newport and are very happy to count ourselves among those whose conduct P. Dobson (CP letters, 17-02-17) finds so nauseating.

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