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We have too many Lords

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WE are led to believe that, for the UK, “A major milestone in our long-term economic plan has been reached”.

My life saved by medics

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

MAY I thank the doctors and staff of ward 16 RBH for the double operation they performed on me on the August 19, which saved my life.

Well done for top column

Bournemouth Echo: Faith Eckersall

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BEING someone who has recently criticised Faith Eckersall in your letters columns, I feel obliged to comment again on what Faith has written.

Pick up after yourselves

Bournemouth Echo: Rubbish bin

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WE here in St Peter’s Rd/Charmouth Drive are so lucky to have ‘a little bit of nature’ so near to our flat and having a dog to run round the man-made pond.

Enterprise and fairness

Bournemouth Echo: SUPERSTORE: A new Sainsburys store will form part of the flagship Cross Hands West development.

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

I would like to congratulate Sainsburys supermarket in Somerford for their extreme efforts to please and keep the peace.

Build rink and they will come

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THERE is good news that there is serious discussion now on a development of a much needed ice rink in Bournemouth.

‘Boscombe regeneration is needed now’

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

I am surprised that, living where he does, John Walker (“Need a new reputation” 26th August) has obviously not seen much of the evident deprivation in Boscombe that I have witnessed through walking round the area for some years whilst working for a local letting agency.

Politics should stay out of loo

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

IT IS disappointing that politics takes over from common sense over the issue of the provision of toilets in Ashley Road.

Technology can help us

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

I CANNOT be the first person to think that with present electronic aids, both local authorities and Dorset Police have not considered the uncontrolled mayhem on our roads in time of an accident.

Fess up when in the wrong

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

WITH regard to the Echo item August 26 on closure of Jubilee toilets, Richard Wilson in his criticism of the council has clearly entirely overlooked the fact that in January traders advised the council that: “several outlets were interested in taking part in the toilet scheme”.

What are the savings?

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

In view of her remarks (August 26) perhaps Cllr. Xena Dion could substantiate her claims by explaining how and why the community toilet scheme “offers a much better service”, what are the total financial savings achieved and which other services have been protected as the result of these savings?

A law unto themselves

Bournemouth Echo: Travellers set up camp in Creekmoor

10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

All that needs to happen to stop the traveller incursions into our towns is for the police and local authorities to apply the laws that already exist.

Waiting for improvement

Bournemouth Echo: PROPOSAL: No council tax rise has been proposed for Borough of Poole

10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

The point made in one of the letters in Tuesdays Echo (August 26) highlights the concern I have made in writing to Poole Borough Council recently, which to this day they choose to ignore!

Crossing sensor is not working

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

FURTHER to the report (Echo August 21), Poole level crossing on closing hitting an 80 year old lady twice, this confirms my conviction when they upgraded it in February/March this year that the observation cameras are not working as well as the previous system. This happened to my wife and myself (Echo June 5) when the barrier hit our umbrellas (could have been our head).

Bins scheme to boost recycling

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

IN RESPONSE to Mr Roberts-Butler’s comments about Borough of Poole’s bin swap I would like to assure him no bins are being burnt or destroyed and money is not being wasted.

Golf balls to the... fore!

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A MINUTE or two after passing Cooper Dean roundabout driving westbound on the Wessex Way, I noticed what I thought to be a small piece of paper flying erratically over the road.

Pet policy at crematorium

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

MANY elderly people who live in residential care homes in our area benefit from regular visits by visiting dogs under the umbrella of various charities such as Caring Canines.

Incorrect use of caddies

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

I THOUGHT I would bring to notice that I have come to find some people are not using the food waste caddies that have been provided, and I have just seen them thrown about in their gardens, any old how. Even containing rubbish other than the purpose they are provided for.

Long battle to save our bank

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

IN response to A G Ruffhead (Echo, letters) can I say that there was a lot work and petitions to try to keep the last bank in Highcliffe open.

Thanks for all the help

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:04am Wednesday 27th August 2014

I SHOULD like to use this page to express the gratitude of my husband and myself to all who helped in his removal to Poole hospital recently.

Community, not political

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:03am Wednesday 27th August 2014

MANY letters have appeared in the Echo over the years questioning the whole political make-up of councils.

Signs are so confusing

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:03am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WE read a lot about the malfunctioning of the Twin Sails Bridge in Poole. It is no wonder when even the advisory signs are confusing to say the least.

Music would ease problem

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:02am Wednesday 27th August 2014

I am rather surprised that no one in authority saw the recent article in the Sunday Times concerning how a town in Europe has solved the problem of a traveller invasion.

No one can break law

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:01am Wednesday 27th August 2014

I agree with Ken Cole (‘No road tax for Travellers’, August 18) about how travellers seem to be above the Law.

‘Toilet scheme isn’t working’

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

I KNOW the Echo has covered this topic with some vigour but may I comment further as a local trader and as a member of the traders’ association.

Need a new reputation

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:14am Tuesday 26th August 2014

I REFER to the Daily Echo article “A New Lease of Life” in the issue of Saturday 23rd August.

Charge for use of loos

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:14am Tuesday 26th August 2014

There have been several letters recently regarding the closure of public toilets in Parkstone and Broadstone with the respective Councils stating that this was due to a lack of funds.

It will smell like a sewer

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:13am Tuesday 26th August 2014

I AM sorry to bring up the subject of the closure of the toilets in the Jubilee Road car park at Parkstone again, as I know it has been mentioned here many times before.

I want to ride my bicycle

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:55am Monday 25th August 2014

RIDING a bicycle is great fun. It’s the freedom to just get on your bike and go.

Petitioning the council

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:54am Monday 25th August 2014

On the matter of petitioning local authorities, as far as I can see Poole council seems to be the only council that does not have up-front petitioning guidance clearly posted on the borough website.

No data protection

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:54am Monday 25th August 2014

I HAVE resided within Bournemouth and Poole for many years with numerous private lettings. I quickly discovered that each time I filled out a lawfully-required electoral roll form, I soon became bombarded by junk mailers who appeared to know all about me, including my telephone numbers.

‘Approach is just not acceptable’

Bournemouth Echo:

10:53am Monday 25th August 2014

I WOULD like to add to the views of Howard Atkins in Echo letters, August 16th, on the matter of replacing part-time councillors with full-time commissioners.

We are denied our orchestra

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

HOW I agree with all the complaints about the lack of air conditioning, particularly in the Lighthouse theatre.

Big thanks to the postmen

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

I WANT to say a big thank you to the Sorting Office in Poole.

Good folk are still around

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

I WOULD like to say a very grateful thank you to the kind person who not only retrieved the prescription which blew away out of my car, but took the trouble to take it into Boots so it could be made up.

Bridge hazard for pensioner

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

REGARDING the railway crossing in Poole High Street, oh how most of us echo R. Bryant’s views being a ‘senior citizen’ to scramble up the stairs with bags.

Why can’t we all get along

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

ANYONE who has had to drive across the junction of Cavendish and Beechey Roads with Lansdowne Road will know at once how difficult this can be.

Show totally unbearable

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

MY HUSBAND and I had the misfortune to visit Bournemouth Pavilion to see An Evening with Stars from 'Strictly Come Dancing which was terrible.

What a waste to change bins

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE Borough of Poole has decided that all our blue wheelie bins are too small and all our black ones are too big.

No help for the lost dog

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

RECENTLY at 11.30pm my husband found a labrador wandering by the side of the road.

No sentence after attack

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT is beyond belief that 21-year-old Bournemouth estate agent Yasmin Thomas, who smashed a glass into a man’s face at the BarSo nightclub, should have been spared from jail – despite having no less than 17 previous convictions for assault (Daily Echo, August 12).

Lots of things for the family

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

MANY residents complain about the services provided by Bournemouth council.

Office should stop disorder

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

It is not surprising that supporters of the establishment, cartel parties and various lobbyists of the authoritarian left are jittery and using smear as a substitute for proper debate over the Pokesdown UKIP office.

Think of who to prioritise

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Whilst I applaud the call of Poole People’s Party councillors to use council reserves to cope with rubbish, I cannot help but wonder whether they have considered the priorities of the people of Poole when considering the spending of our precious resources.

What is the cost of clean-up after travellers

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

I SEE that the Creekmoor ‘park and ride’ site is again hosting a group of travellers, and that the council has provided them with toilet and rubbish facilities.

Tremendous process of healing

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

I want to express my great appreciation for all those who have expressed their kind thoughts and well wishes regarding my unfortunate incident.

Gratitude for a great NHS Direct service

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

I WOULD like to express my sincere gratitude to the NHS Direct service and to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

They just don't get arrested

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

I have been reading the articles in your Echo over the summer and noted claims of urinating in public, fly tipping, criminal damage, threatening behaviour, unlawful parking, but there has been no mention of arrests or fines for these offences.

What exactly is the problem with travellers?

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

As we get every year in Poole in July-August there is huge clamour and outrage that travellers have again arrived and are pitched up all over the borough.

Fixed price for electricity unit

Bournemouth Echo:

10:07am Wednesday 20th August 2014

I read a recent letter from reader John Lambon (‘Turbines at what cost?’, July 10) with concern.


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