I would trust our police with sensitive information

Worcester News: (10156169)

2:51pm Friday 31st October 2014

SIR - Your article entitled Police Slammed over Snoop Stats on Monday, October 27 may seem to have a point but the unmentioned assumption of people like Emma Carr of Big Brother Watch is that several magistrates are necessarily more trustworthy than our British police force.

I'm sad to read of Worcester's darker side

Worcester News: (10156169)

8:24pm Thursday 30th October 2014

SIR - A friend visiting me from Droitwich was kind enough to bring six Worcester News which after living away from Worcester in Addis Ababa for nine years gave me an insight into grass roots of what makes the city tick over as it does a part of life I had completely forgotten.

I hope they give George osbourne a knighthood

Worcester News: (10156169)

6:21pm Thursday 30th October 2014

SIR - Most people will find this letter controversial, so please take a step back, a deep breath and count to ten, before you start shouting.

Why all the fuss about Black Cherry?

Worcester News: (10156169)

4:17pm Thursday 30th October 2014

SIR - The lap-dancing club I see got a few objections - The Black Cherry in Lowesmoor.

Charity begins at home

Worcester News: (10156169)

3:11pm Thursday 30th October 2014

SIR - Well done, David Cameron, refusing to pay an extra £2,000,000,000 to the EU.

Happy trainspotter

Worcester News: (10156169)

2:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

SIR - Like you, Dave Bradley (October 18) I love the old steam engines.

He should have married her

Worcester News: (10156169)

1:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

SIR - I hooted with laughter at DAvid Southwell, of Droitwich (Front page, October 18).

We need young immigrants in the UK

Worcester News: (10156169)

11:58am Thursday 30th October 2014

SIR - Too many people in our small country saysCarole Roberts, September 24, Worcester News, sending immigrants home might be a good idea.

Thanks for helping me in M&S

Worcester News: (10156169)

10:51am Thursday 30th October 2014

SIR - On Monday, October 24 I was taken ill whilst going into Marks & Spencer's food hall at approximately 10.30am and wish to thank the staff who were so very kind in calling the ambulance and telephoning my husband.

Election time! What will Cameron promise next?

Worcester News: British Prime Minister David Cameron, center, speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. EU leaders will gather Thursday for a two-day summit in which they will discuss

10:28am Thursday 30th October 2014

So David Cameron is ready to throw down the gauntlet on immigration. Or is he?

Rita's brother needs your help

Worcester News: (12125036)

10:06am Thursday 30th October 2014

SIR, I wonder if any of your readers could help me with this photograph of three teenager girls walking down Church Street in March 1973.

County museum should be in Worcester, not stuck out in Hartlebury

Worcester News: Exterior of Hartlebury Castle, which has been awarded £5 million by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Pic Jonathan Barry 8.10.14 41147240 (11250508)

10:22am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Sir - I trust I am not the one who greets the news that the HLF will give £5 million for Hartlebury Castle with less than enthusiasm.

The root of Naziism

Worcester News: (10156169)

10:19am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Sir, In your letters column on Wednesday 22nd October, Wendy Hands lectures us lesser educated people about what Nationalism means. She tells us that its latin root is "Nasci".

Widen Carrington Bridge before new homes are built

Worcester News: (11132193)

10:16am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Sir - Horse before the cart, or in the case of the South Worcester Development its the cart before the horse. Development gone crazy, with 2,500 new houses between Dines Green and Broadheath and 2,400 new homes by Crookberry Way.

Ring me, I've got the solution to the Carrington bridge problem

10:21am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Sir - Whilst driving over the Carrington Bridge this morning coming from St Peters, turning right at the Ketch roundabout then crossing the river, it came to me!

Only the Greens have the vision

1:53pm Sunday 26th October 2014

Sir - There is a loss of trust in the political system in this country and many people are looking elsewhere, however only the Greens are offering a radical alternative to 'business as usual'.

NHS, EU, democracy - who can you rely on?

Worcester News: (10156169)

1:44pm Sunday 26th October 2014

Sir - Ed Milband in the press last week stated changes he would make to the NHS but not until after 2020.

We need honesty and a points system for immigration

Worcester News: File photo dated 03/05/13 of a Ukip candidate's rosette as the party has surged into the lead in the European election contest despite a bruising week of controversies, according to a poll. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday April 26, 2014.

4:34pm Saturday 25th October 2014

SIR - The latest commentator on UKIP’s success is Labour PPC Joy Squires (Worcester News October 14th). Whilst correct in acknowledging our threat to Labour, I fail to see how UKIP ‘isn’t being honest with people’ on immigration.

We will never shop at Aldi's rip-off store again

1:40pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Sir - I'm absolutely incensed that me and my family have been entrapped by Aldi Worcester, into a £70 parking fine, when I spent 34 minutes shopping for my family of four within the Aldi Store, Worcester.

Authorities slow in acting on paedophilia claims

Worcester News: (10156169)

1:35pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Sir - Following a recent letter from Robin Walker MP. Regarding a lost dossier on paedophiles in Parliament. The then home secretary Leon Brittan was handed a dossier on the paedophiles . Then no more action was taken.

Why so much fuss about building a football stadium?

Worcester News: (10156169)

12:17pm Saturday 25th October 2014

SIR - Will someone please explain why there is all the fuss surrounding the building of a new football stadium for Worcester City FC?

You rotten litter lout

Worcester News: (10156169)

10:32am Saturday 25th October 2014

SIR - To the lazy litter lout who parked for free in Moor Street on Saturday, October 11 and then threw a bag of rubbish in the road before driving off, thank you.

Scattered stalls improve Worcester city centre

Worcester News: Market stalls on the High Street, Worcester. 30.9.14  4014714301 (10927723)

5:04pm Friday 24th October 2014

Sir - I do not know if the temporary location of the market stalls has benefitted the stall holders financially or not? However, aesthetically I feel it has improved the city and made it far more vibrant and interesting.

Will I be conned by UKIP card-trick?

Worcester News: File photo dated 03/05/13 of a Ukip candidate's rosette as the party has surged into the lead in the European election contest despite a bruising week of controversies, according to a poll. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday April 26, 2014.

1:32pm Friday 24th October 2014

Sir - In the Spectator, Hugo Rifkind writes that UKIP is reaching out for neglected voters so that it can neglect them too. He sees it as transitioning from a party which attracted disaffected Tory voters to a party which aims to attract disaffected Labour ones.

Increase police pay

Worcester News: (10156169)

1:18pm Friday 24th October 2014

SIR - I sympathise with our police.

I agree

Worcester News: (10156169)

11:16am Friday 24th October 2014

SIR - I agree, D Walton (October 16) deport the CRASBO shoplifter.

Tories leading us back to Dickensian times

10:08am Friday 24th October 2014

Sir - I should like to give my support to the letter of Mrs Lyn Marshall.

What an amazing show by WODS

Worcester News: (11786338)

10:03am Friday 24th October 2014

Sir - St Paul`s creative group would like to say a huge thank you to Peter Brown & WODS for giving the group complimentary tickets to see the show (Mack and Mabel) on its opening night & looking after us so well.

This music is rubbish

Worcester News: (10156169)

7:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SIR - Like you, John Phillpott (October 11) I reckon Arctic Monkeys and Kaiser Chiefs are insincere rubbish.

New Crickley Drive garden plans are for everyone, not just a few

4:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Re Susan and James Pearse garden in Crickley Drive, I used to live in Crickley Drive. Yes, the was lovely. But when I lived there, it was not available to the neighbours.

Obama is a good man

Worcester News: (10156169)

3:57pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SIR - President Obama is a good, honest, hard-working man.

Thanks for supporting Poppy Appeal

Worcester News: (11683617)

2:57pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SIR - On behalf of Worcestershire Royal British Legion, I wish to thank all who attended the excellent show Voices of War at the Swan Theatre.

Peter Luff is wrong, if the Palestine vote is a gesture, it is a gesture of hope

Worcester News: Palestinians carry a person killed in a blast outside a UN run school in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. UNRWA's Director of Operations in the Gaza Strip said preliminary findings indicated the blast was a result of an Israeli

1:28pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Given what happened in Gaza over the summer it is a great pity that Sir Peter Luff felt unable to support the recognition of a Palestinian state in last week’s Commons vote.

I'm worried about loss of open space in Worcester

Worcester News: (11675687)

1:23pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Sir - Having just read an article about the Green party and its opposition to the proposed football stadium,I find it very difficult to understand the objection to the stadium but would welcome a swimming pool.

Labour no-hopers

Worcester News: (10156169)

1:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SIR - I notice Daniel Giles (Letters, October 10) doesn't deny that Ed Balls is going to stop fuel payments.

When will Walcot Ford be replaced by bridge?

Worcester News: Nigel Poole Stranded Drakes Broughton Ford (11629643)

2:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Sir - When is the ford (Walcot Ford, Drakes Broughton) going to be replaced by a bridge. I wrote to the county council after another person became stuck and that was as well as the man being killed a few years before.


12:54pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Sir - Both through personal experience and observation the most used word in our city must be "Sorry".

We should be at Gheluvelt to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of our men

Worcester News: Gheluvelt by Stuart Jancey (11057936)

2:20pm Monday 20th October 2014

Sirs - The Mercian Regiment celebrate their forebears, the Worcs Regiment, with a commemoration at Gheluvelt Park, on October 31st. However, I’m amazed Worcester Council won’t send delegates to the Belgian town of Gheluvelt’s 100th year celebration, later this month.

If they are serious about animal welfare, they need to drop the mob rule

2:12pm Monday 20th October 2014

Sir - Yvonne Birchall (Worcester News 17th October) admits her fellow anti live export protestors shout and scream through megaphones and make threats to the drivers and their families.

Human rights gravy train

Worcester News: Hand Writing (10153711)

2:41pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Sir - Is it any wonder the argument continues to rage about the human rights act, when we read Britain spends more on legal aid than any other European country.

Stop TIPP and keep our NHS safe

Worcester News: File photo dated 23/04/12 of the NHS logo as hospitals are so full that elderly patients are being discharged in the middle of the night and routine blood tests are being conducted at 3am, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has warned. PRESS ASSOCIATIO

2:31pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Sir, I would like to make aware to the public just how our NHS is being given away

Hunting act stands in way of animal welfare

Worcester News: Fox Hunting (11037790)

2:22pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Sir -Both Mrs S Garner and C Stanley (Worcester News 10th October) condemned Robin Walker MP for his measured comments on the Hunting Act (2004).

Worcester's traffic future - speeds of 5 miles a fortnight

Worcester News: Nick Toogood - 26/09/12. Traffic passes over the Carrington Bridge with the Severn flood plains behind, under water.  (6140740)

2:01pm Sunday 19th October 2014


Say yes to more homes in Worcestershire

Worcester News: (11132193)

1:55pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Sir - As a resident of Worcestershire, I’m concerned about the lack of serious local debate on the homes we need in our community when there’s clearly a big problem.

Pool is an exciting development for all swimmers

1:50pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Sir, -

Nationalism is not negative, and neither are UKIP

Worcester News: File photo dated 1/10/2014 of Ukip leader Nigel Farage as his party has surged to 25% in the polls and the soaring level of support would secure the party an astonishing 128 MPs in a general election, experts have claimed. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue d

1:45pm Sunday 19th October 2014


I wasn't banned from Malvern Hotel, it was my dog

Worcester News: (11270912)

12:35pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Sir - Yesterday I had my attention drawn to an item in Tom Edwards's column regarding myself and the Great Malvern Hotel.

Worcester's booming shops! Who says so?

Worcester News: 4114726103 Paul Jackson 10.10.14 Worcester - A busy Worcester High Street, The city's High Street is doing well bucking national and regional trends. (11348077)

2:37pm Saturday 18th October 2014


UKIP chances grow week on week

Worcester News: (11044477)

2:19pm Saturday 18th October 2014

SIR - I find myself agreeing with Robin Walker’s assessment of the recent parliamentary by-election results (Worcester News, 11th October).

I watch the disgrace of live animal exports day after day

Worcester News: (10156169)

2:16pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Sir, I do appreciate the bigger picture, J Burgess Worcester news 7th Oct,

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