So much rubbish in the park

1:03pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Sir - Living near to Gheluvelt Park I take my dog for a walk through it on a daily basis.

I can't blame Sooty for not coming to Worcester

10:55am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Sir, after reading Richard I Birds letter inFriday 25/7/14 issue of Worcester news, I really don't blame them and would have been worried for their welfare.

Give the pigeon man a medal

10:38am Tuesday 29th July 2014


Birdscarers essential to protecting our wonderful way of life

10:22am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Sir - In response to Ms Tanner's letter regarding bird scarers. This is a recommended, regulated, essential and successful form of bird control to protect crops during the growing season;British farmers have to follow and adhere to stringent growing guidelines as opposed to produce grown and imported from other countries

Immigration out of control

9:48am Monday 28th July 2014

SIR, I think people in England are so fed up with seven point million immigrants in this country, that the pressure cooker lid is going to blow.

There can be no military solution in Gaza

1:23pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Sir - It was remarkable to witness the peaceful protest in Worcester against the escalating Israeli attacks on Gaza (Worcester News Wednesday 23 July).

Council should be shamefaced over the condition of St Andrew's gardens

1:19pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Sir - Given the summer weather, I have changed my evening dog walk route and now walk through the Cathedral gardens, along the riverside and past St. Andrew's Gardens.

The rights v madness debate over Gullett Quarry

1:06pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Sir - Is it perhaps our right to dice with death?

We should celebrate walk-in centre, not close it

1:02pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Sir - the headline about the Worcester walk-in centre in Farrier Street, in the Worcester News Tuesday, July 22, also speaks for the many thousands of people who also have used this excellent walk-in medical facility in City Centre. To read comments from the South Worcestershire CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) that this facility was to close because it was too busy, is unbelievable, when the success of the walk-in centre should be celebrated by our clinicians.

PETA is being misrepresented

1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Sir Prolific anti-animal letter-writer Jon Burgess knowingly and disingenuously misrepresents what PETA US does (Worcester News, 18 July). PETA US transfers adoptable animals to open-admission shelters so that they have a chance of finding a loving home. The animals for whom PETA US provides a merciful release are broken beings, including highly aggressive dogs who have been kept chained for their whole lives; are enduring heart failure from advanced heartworm disease, which is endemic in rural North Carolina; have been shot or run over; or are old and ailing and need the merciful release that their guardians cannot afford at the vet.

That's why you can't take the Greens seriously

12:58pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Sir - In response to the letter by Louis Stephen - Worcester Green party (17 july 2014),and would like to point out to Mr Stephen that I feel he mi unterstood what is being said here.

I need help tracing someone

12:53pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Sir - I'm researching my family history and are looking for information on Elizabeth Bourne nee Collins she was married to Thomas Bourne and had children.

Our grateful thanks

9:38am Sunday 27th July 2014

SIR, On Tuesday July 15, my daughter and I set out on our holiday to Cornwall. We decided to call for petrol at the Tesco Express garage on London Road.

Who is responsible for council tax pain?

6:37pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Sir - The front page Worcester News story (10th July) about the 'surge in number of tax dodgers' and the crocodile tears of our Conservative MP does not give the full picture regarding Council Tax.

Raise council tax for some nice flowers

6:34pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Sir - While driving through Pershore last week I couldn't help but admire their floral displays of hanging baskets and tubs.

Need I go on?

6:31pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Sir - So Worcestershire County Council have about £40 odd million to kick start the economy etc.

The editor needs to employ a Barista

6:29pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Sir - I was disturbed to read the Gema Bate’s Fair Point in the Worcester News on Monday 21 July, headed why choose a cuppa over a cool cola?

Moving article about Wolfie

9:01am Saturday 26th July 2014

SIR, Re: Dave Bradley. What a wonderful and fitting tribute to a much loved pet, not a hint of cricket, rugby, camper vans or even grandsons, just all about Wolfie. I read the article with a tear in my eye thinking about all the pets we have lost over the years and know just how I felt. I do hope in the future you will be able to give another dog a new home where it will be loved by all.

Vegans are friendly, come and be one

6:24pm Friday 25th July 2014

Sir - I agree with Andrew Brown ("This is detracting from animal welfare work", Worcester News, July 17th) that Jon Burgess does appear to "spend his life contriving his next attack on the institutions and organisations of animal welfare".

Snubbed by Sooty!

6:22pm Friday 25th July 2014

Sir - I noted with dismay, disbelief and disappointment the The Sooty Show is preparing its National tour but not for us. Its is visiting over 100 towns and cities throughout the kingdom, but not Worcester!

About time these problems were tackled

6:06pm Friday 25th July 2014

Sir - I am pleased to see that the City Council propose to tackle the problem of business waste currently left out overnight. This on-going problem along with the two-legged vermin that drop litter and go unpunished is one of the reasons why we have seen an increase in the rat population.

What you eat is a matter of choice

11:57am Friday 25th July 2014

Sir - Replying to the letter from Andrew Brown (Worcester News 17th July). It must be pointed out that Mr Brown has recently shown an utter lack of compassion the Jewish people and contempt for our farmers by describing British livestock farms as "a holocaust".

Tribute to PC Duncan Jones, a true sportsman

Worcester News: (8507280)

11:09am Friday 25th July 2014

Sir - Following your report on the tragic death of Duncan Jones: as he was senior club coach at Worcester Judo Club and I am head coach at Kidderminster's Samurai Judo Club, so our paths often crossed at competitions and training events.

We want to bring this pigeon fancier to account

10:43am Friday 25th July 2014

Sir - I have been forwarded a copy of a letter from Gary Kibblewhite published in Worcester News.

Use it or lose it

10:41am Friday 25th July 2014

Sir - As someone who is Worcester born and bred, it was a delight to watch the history of our Faithful City brought to life at The Swan Theatre in song and dance with a few surprises.

Driving through Worcester is an horrendous experience

10:19am Friday 25th July 2014

Sir - Just had the horrendous experience of trying to travel through Worcester this Sunday lunch time. It’s taken 42 minutes to travel from the bridge to the Northwick picture house.

George, join our union, we aren't fat cats

6:41pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Sir - Whilst we, like many of your readers, enjoy George Cowley's regular letters, we were disappointed to read his letter of 21st July ("My father was right about union leaders").

This isn't the image Worcester wants to purvey

6:39pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Sir - I agree with COLIN MAJOR's (Mon 21st July) comments about Foregate Street Station.

End the benefits culture

5:06pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SIR - Benefit Britain is a life on the dole.

All animals have a right to a decent life

1:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SIR - In reply to Mr Burgess' letter (July 16) stating that I lack knowledge of animal husbandry.

Stop these petty squabbles

12:47pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SIR - Re letters by G Cowley, D Barlow, G B Dipper, L Presley, Jo Burgess, A Brown etc ad infinitum.

My thanks to the hospital staff

11:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

SIR - May I through your letters page thank the doctors, nurses and staff at the Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

Sad about Gove going

10:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

SIR - I am sorry Education Minister Michael Gove has been sacked.

Britain's surveillance society

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

SIR - Re the letter from Dr Bridget Price (Friday, July 11).

Do something about the injustice in Gaza

6:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Sir - Yesterday, I decided that shouting at yet another B.B.C. news report of a disproportionate Israeli bombardment and killing of innocent Palestinian civilians was not an adequate response on my part, and that I would join the peaceful protest outside Worcester Guildhall and the march to B.B.C. Hereford and Worcester in Hylton Road.

Memories of happy days

12:58pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Sir - AS a child in the latter part of the 1940's . I remember visiting the old cattle market in the Butts, with my friend Pam Bray,

Where does Harriett stand on the Euro-sceptic movement?

8:20pm Monday 21st July 2014

Sir - "Open Europe" yesterday produced a flash analysis looking at the implications of David Cameron's reshuffle and the nomination of Lord Hill as the U.K.'s EU Commissioner, noting that Phil Hammond's appointment as Foreign Secretary "sends a clear message both at home and abroad that reform is not just desirable but fundamental to the U.K.'s EU membership.

Take the hint and go, Alan

8:10pm Monday 21st July 2014

Sir - Alan Amos now has a precedent to follow.

We need sanctions against Israel

6:26pm Monday 21st July 2014

Sir - Outside the Guildhall last Friday, names of people killed in Gaza during the latest Israeli attack were read out.

A tragic loss - PC Duncan Jones will be very sadly missed

12:52pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Sir -I read with utter dismay of the untimely, tragic death of a thoroughly decent Worcester man, and proud police officer, Duncan Jones.

Help me find my missing Lulu

8:12pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Can any WN readers help? My recently-rescued cat Lulu has gone missing from Bath Road near the Ketch.

The rich should pay for this

5:26pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SIR - So the Edgar Tower needs £300,000 for restoration at Worcester Cathedral.

Disappointed by city flowers

4:35pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SIR - Having been born and bred in Worcester, I am very disappointed at the flowers in the city.

As old as you feel

4:22pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SIR - You feel fab at 65, Mr Phillpott (July 12).

Who do we have this food fascism?

2:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Sir - In his letter (Worcester News 11th July) Ronald Lee of Worcester Vegans and Veggies carefully avoids mentioning People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, although this organisation is central to this topic of correspondence.

Great entertainment

1:18pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SIR - On Saturday I went into town.

Hold your tongue, George

12:30pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SIR - I must protest of what George Cowley said about Len Presley (Worcester News, July 11).

We need more disabled spaces

12:15pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SIR - Two friends of mine both well into their eighties spent 45 minutes looking for a disabled car parking space when they went down town last week.

It is our business - trouble in Palestine has roots in World War One

12:04pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A few hundred Worcester people marched through the city centre on Friday afternoon to demonstrate their concern at the developments at the end of the week culminating in the ground operations by Israel which mark a very worrying deterioration in the situation in Gaza.

Surely not cynical or anti-male sexism, is it?

12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Sir - Given that government Cabinet members can only be selected from their own MPs, I wonder how Cameron squares that with suddenly selecting so many new women into his Cabinet?

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