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Letters

CITY: The High Street was recently repaved, but CD Lee wonders how well new surfaces will stand up to use by heavy vehicles

Wednesday's letters including 'Lorries would soon ruin any new paving'

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JAM: Friday’s tailbacks on the M5, in which some people were stuck for several hours

Tuesday's letters including 'What happened on the M5 was a disgrace'

Monday's letters including 'Answer questions on stadium, Councillor'

Monday's letters including 'Answer questions on stadium, Councillor'

Friday's letters including 'Council tax rise means paying more for less'

Friday's letters including 'Council tax rise means paying more for less'

SIR – In your two reports of the recent Worcester City Football Club AGM (Worcester News, 30th January), club director Mr Jeremy Pitt was reported as saying that “without Perdiswell there is no club, and that’s the bottom line”.

Thursday's letters including 'Club has been living beyond its means'

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CHIEF: Mark Yates has done a lot for the fire service, says correspondent Alan Vernalls

Wednesday's letters including 'Fire chief did a good job in turbulent times'

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VIEW: An artist’s impression of the proposed Worcester City FC stadium at Perdiswell

Tuesday's letters including 'Houses get go-ahead, so why not stadium?'

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FLOOD: The main Worcester bridge was closed to vehicles in 2014

Monday's letters including 'City is in deep water without new bridge'

BELISHA: The new crossing lights on St Peter’s Drive

Friday's letters including 'So glad to see crossing has been improved'

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CCTV: Footage captured two men attacking a homeless man sitting on a Worcester pavement earlier this month

Thursday's letters including 'Lock up thugs who attacked rough sleeper'

ISLAND: The Ketch roundabout that has caused such controversy

Wednesday's letters including 'Safety problems obvious from the start'

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FALL: Driver failed to assist young mother by not using “the kneel down”switch as she alighted from the bus

Tuesday's letters including 'Bad bus drivers let the good majority down'

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ROUNDABOUT: The remodelled Ketch island on the A4440

Monday's letters including 'Who does revamped road really benefit?'

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THE proposed site of the of the Norton Parkway station, which should bring improved journey times from Worcester to London. But one letter writer says we are not setting our sights high enough when it comes to speedier journeys

Friday's letters including 'Train time targets need to be set higher'

ISLAND: The Ketch roundabout, showing the multi-lane highway approaching it and the single-lane bridge beyond

Thursday's letters including 'What’s the point of this aircraft runway?'

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Flooding at Severn Stoke, near Worcester, caused severe problems in 2014. Picture by Nick Toogood

Wednesday's letters including 'It’s unfair to blame MP for so much'

UNDER PRESSURE: Debris piled up against Worcester Bridge during the recent floods

Tuesday's letters including 'What would happen if city bridge collapsed?'

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HUNT: Horses and hounds in Pershore on Boxing Day

Monday's letters including 'Why hunting is as cruel to hounds as foxes'

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WATER: Gheluvelt Park was flooded again after the recent bout of bad weather

Friday's letters including 'Park under water, but where are the ducks?'

SIGN: The councillor for St John’s, Richard Udall, is concerned about traffic in the area

Thursday's letters including 'Well done for traffic campaign, Councillor'

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RISE: Police and crime commissioner Bill Longmore with his assistant Barry Sheldon

Wednesday's letters including 'Why should police boss Bill raise our bills? '

FLOOD: Carrington Bridge, pictured by Paul Attwood Aerial Photography

Tuesday's letters including 'What our city really needs is a third bridge'

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ARTIST’S IMPRESSION: How the John Lewis store would look at the proposed Worcester Woods development

Monday's letters including 'Wise words about Worcester Woods site'

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FUN: The Splashpad is one of the attractions that brouht 800,000 people to Gheluvelt Park last year

Friday's letters including 'Money well spent on this magnificent park'

BULLIES: Anyone being picked on should tell parents or a teacher, says Carole Roberts

Thursday's letters including 'Boy was left traumatised by bullies’ attack'

PARK The new play equipment recently installed at Diglis in Worcester

Wednesday's letters including 'Are our play parks safe from privatisation?'

ARTIST’S IMPRESSION: Worcester’s proposed new Parkway station

Tuesday's letters including 'It’s obvious – build houses near station'

HOMELESS; Carole Roberts says not all rough sleepers spend what little money they get on alcohol, cigarettes and drugs

Monday's letters including 'Not everyone on the streets is the same'

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PLAN: The new pool design for Perdiswell Leisure Centre

Thursday's letters upload including 'A very big thank you for £2m pool grant'

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HOUSING: This site near Lower Howsell Road, Malvern, is one area under threat from the developers

Wednesday's letters upload including 'Countryside concreted over for immigrants'

RETHINK: Jim Price urges the council to reconsider plans to outsource services at County Hall

Tuesday's letters upload including 'Rethink before these skills are lost forever'

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Friday's letters upload including 'Why sheep farming causes flooding'

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GRAZING: Sheep have a hard life, says our letter writer

Monday's letters upload including 'Dog attacks are the least of sheep’s worries'

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Below the Surface (49113604)

Friday's letters upload including 'Help us support homeless this Christmas'

LIGHTS: Phil Pegler is happy with work that has been taking place around Worcester

Tuesday's letters upload including 'New traffic lights are a great improvement'

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BUILDING: Housing plans will mean ‘disruption, congestion, frustration and loss of green spaces’ says Nicholas Blake

Monday's letters upload including 'Ill-advised building plans promise disaster'

CROSSING: Letter-writer JC Butterfield is unimprerssed and says it is dangerous

Thursday's letters upload including 'Waffle about useless pedestrian crossing'

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ROAST: Laura Synnuck, volunteer development manager with Pershore Volunteer Centre, and Scott Rea, a butcher from St John’s who posts demonstrations of his butchery workshops on YouTube, with the ‘turducken’

Wednesday's letters upload including 'Festive fare means suffering for animals'

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Monday's letter

Monday's letters

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HISTORY: Editor’s PA Roni Skye with one of the bound archives which are being given away free to readers – and letter writer Peter Cresswell is delighted to own a piece of Worcester’s history

Friday's letters upload including 'I was elected to deal with city’s problems'

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ROUNDABOUT: The controversial new Ketch island

Thursday's letters upload including '‘Leaks’ were a cover-up for incompetence'

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COUNCILLOR: Politicians such as Simon Geraghty is accused of ‘milking the taxpayer’ by reader Robyn Norfolk

Wednesday's letters upload including 'Councillors are so lucky to get a pay rise'

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ROUNDABOUT: Three council officers were put on ‘gardening leave’ over the Ketch island controversy

Tuesday's letters upload including 'Suspended highways staff were scapegoats'

CONGESTION: John Matthews found his progress blocked by traffic like this in The Tything, Worcester

Monday's letters upload including 'Late again, thanks to congested Worcester'

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HOSPITAL: Letter writer Ann-Marie Bullock has nothing but praise for the Royal

Friday's letters upload including 'Care I had at the Royal was just excellent'

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ARTIST: Worcester Porcelain painter Harry Davis pictured in the 1950s

Thursday's letters upload including 'Harry – a true craftsman and a gentleman'

HOMELESS: C Roberts was saddened to see a former soldier out on the streets like this man

Wednesday's letters upload including 'Why will no one help this former soldier?'

PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Letter writer Peter Neilsen was aghast that our report about hospital parking problems did not once mention buses, the obvious way to ease traffic issues in the roads around Worcestershire Royal.

Tuesday's letters upload including 'Take the bus to ease hospital parking'

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan meets head teacher Neil Morris at Christopher Whitehead Language College and Sixth Form along with Robin Walker MP. Mr Morris has hit out at claims that schools have a huge amount of money in reserve

Monday's letters upload including 'Education Secretary Nicky Morgan’s visit Christipher Whitehead's school'

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BRAVE: We send our troops into danger but when they come home injured we treat them appallingly, says letter-writer G B Dipper.

Friday's letters upload including 'Way we treat injured soldiers is a disgrace'

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