Readers' Letters

  • Leuchars logical choice for airport

    21 April 2015 3.37pm.

    Sir, – There are two opposing views about the future of Dundee Airport - close it and save £4.5 million to boost Dundee’s economy, or keep it open and build on the existing service to Stansted. While the Dundee area deserves a decent regional airport, it is not working in its present form.

  • ‘Hypocrisy’ displayed in Dundee

    20 April 2015 4.18pm.

    Sir, – It was with interest that I read your article (April 15) regarding Dundee Lord Provost Bob Duncan’s visits to our twin cities.

  • Rethink UK’s defence priorities

    20 April 2015 2.16pm.

    Sir, – Although I disagree with the SNP on many things, I think they are right on Trident.

  • Ospreys will survive T in the Park

    17 April 2015 4.04pm.

    Sir, – Your report (April 15) on the late arrival of the osprey Lady at Loch of the Lowes reminds us that ospreys have been breeding in Perthshire for more than 25 years.

  • Key to Slessor’s success was faith

    16 April 2015 9.55pm.

    Sir, – We recently welcomed to Dundee a group of Nigerians from Calabar to celebrate the life of the Dundee missionary Mary Slessor.

  • Time to wield axe on Police Scotland

    15 April 2015 4.11pm.

    Sir, – I write in response to the question posed in your editorial on Saturday about Police Scotland’s latest exercise in bureaucracy — a document on micro-management.

  • Political fall-out hits Scots farmers

    14 April 2015 5.25pm.

    Sir, — Few people outside of the farming community will have attached much significance to Ewan Pate’s excellent article (April 10) - Irish beef cattle trade represents marked contrast.

  • Bank phone calls a source of frustration

    13 April 2015 4.53pm.

    Sir, — Today I made a telephone call to the Royal Bank of Scotland.

  • Angus home help should be top priority

    10 April 2015 4.44pm.

    Sir, — How can it be that Angus councillors are too late to speak up to save the service? (“Councillors too late to save home help service” – Courier April 8.

  • 'Jockophobia' has no place in the election

    10 April 2015 11.00am.

    Sir, — I write to express the sense of shame and disappointment I feel for the Westminster system and some areas of the media.

  • Murphy re-brand moves have failed

    9 April 2015 12.19pm.

    Sir, — The recent Labour Party conference was dominated by attempts to re-brand Jim Murphy.

  • Lack of ambition from Dundee United board

    8 April 2015 10.38am.

    Sir, – As a lifelong Dundee United supporter I am appalled by the tone of and the lack of ambition shown in the statement by the club’s board reported in The Courier on Friday.

  • We should not play political games with Gaelic

    7 April 2015 1.44pm.

    Sir, – I write in response to recent queries on the Gaelic spelling of Perth from Garry Barnett and Bob Ferguson.

  • Crematorium road was imposed on Perth

    6 April 2015 11.11am.

    Sir, – We wish to extend our gratitude to the five councillors who voted against the proposed road at Perth Crematorium.

  • No modern need for abortion on demand

    3 April 2015 3.51pm.

    Sir, – It seems from your report (March 30) that abortion rights campaigners demand the right to free speech but are unwilling to offer the same democratic right to anyone who disagrees with them.

  • North Haugh can accommodate new school

    3 April 2015 3.44pm.

    Sir, – The scorn and attempted irony by Colin Topping of Glenrothes in his letter of March 23 do him no credit.

  • It is time to end this notion of entitlement

    1 April 2015 5.20pm.

    Sir, – The United Kingdom General Election will take place almost exactly 75 years to the day since Winston Churchill entered the House of Commons as Prime Minister and made one of the most famous speeches in the history of this country.

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