Sir, – A study published by Sheffield Hallam University on the impact of welfare reform shows that, on average, the loss to the Fife local economy is £660 per (all) working age adults.
Lottery fans across the world are holding their breath and crossing their fingers and toes in anticipation of the biggest lottery draw in world history. Last week, after no takers, the US Mega Millions rolled over to the equivalent of £1.2 billion – a world record.
Tourists have ranked V&A Dundee only 40th on a list of the best things to see or do in the city.
Sir, – It is claimed that 83% of Scots favour the reintroduction of beavers to Scotland’s rural areas (“Scots back return of beavers in government consultation”, Courier, October 18).
Sir, – I must admit it, the wind was well and truly taken out of my sails when reading the news this week.
Sir, – I read with interest the article on winter deaths (“Winter death increase ‘fuelled by cutting of the public purse to the bone’”, Courier, October 17).
A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed on a farm in Aberdeenshire.
Sir, – Correspondent Allan MacDougall apparently believes the UK’s historic sin of international bullying in past centuries should deter complaints about present day rudeness and bullying by EU negotiators (Letters, October 16).
Sir, – Since 2016 I have listened to and read copious amounts of garbage regarding Brexit.
Sir, – I have always been rather sceptical about the design of the V&A right from its inception.