Sir, – Some years ago in Australia, in order for the organisers to get a bit of peace and quiet no doubt, the concept of “Men’s Sheds” was brought into being.
Sir, – I have over the past four years sought clarification on the use of seatbelts on buses from the various houses of parliament and departments of transport.
Sir, – It is with disappointment, but not surprise, that I learned of the fresh concerns over the future of Stracathro Hospital in The Courier (June 14).
Sir, – In 1998 the Scottish Parliament Bill was debated in the House of Commons, meeting as a committee of the whole house. This process took 353 days and a total of 47 hours and 35 minutes.
Sir, – Last week Lesley Laird, Scottish Labour deputy leader, condemned Nicola Sturgeon for forgetting the cost of establishing an independent Scotland.
Sir, – For those of us who supported the creation of a Scottish parliament, it was a delight that Jenny Gilruth MSP hosted an event there to celebrate Glenrothes at 70 (The Courier, June 9).
Sir, – Having recently retired, we moved back to Dundee after an absence of 50 years.
Sir, – I am writing to express my great concern about Perth and Kinross Council’s plans to increase instrumental music fees at schools by 60% over the next three years.
Sir, – I was alarmed to see a recent Courier photograph captioned as the rare white variety of our native wild hyacinth. It was not, but was the pallid-coloured but strong-growing hybrid of the invasive Spanish bluebell.
Sir, – It was with a heavy heart I read the comments from Broughty Ferry Councillor Philip Scott, covered by Stefan Morkis (“Councillor blasted for benefit reform stance”, The Courier, June 5).