Sir, – In response to the comments made by David Taylor, Fred Bruce and the Courier Editorial “Local Workers Can Solve Berry Crisis” (July 27), that soft fruit farmers have abandoned local labour in favour of foreign workers, and should be making a greater effort to make the work appealing to local people to fill their demand for labour.
Sir, – There has been a lot of talk of late about the issues surrounding Brexit.
Sir, – I read the article on the demise of Ailsa Hayward and her two-day pitch at Forfar Loch (“Council in the ‘brownie’ stuff over baker row”, Courier, August 23) with horror.
Sir, – I have lived in Dundee for 50 years and I am very proud of the city, particularly the progress made over the last couple of decades in transforming the city from the dark and dreich place it used to be, into the progressive modern city it is now.
Sir, – It was Winston Churchill who said he would rather argue against a hundred idiots than have one agree with him.
Sir, – Why do people use the Halbeath and Ferrytoll park and ride facilities (Courier, February 26)?
Sir, – With regard to decommissioning projects in the North Sea and Dundee in particular, the latest epistle (involving plans to build the Moonraker offshore heavy lift vessel)is almost fantasy (a little like the film of the same name).
Sir, – I read in The Courier of Perth and Kinross Council’s proposals for the “biggest yet” switch-on of our Christmas lights, (“Perth Winter Festival shows to shine bright after budget increase”, October 4).
Sir, – With regards to your letter “Scotland should decide its own destiny” (August 27), it may have escaped the author that we already decided our own “destiny” in 2014, after almost three years of debate and going over all the various procedures and issues many, many times.
Sir, – Last week Lesley Laird, Scottish Labour deputy leader, condemned Nicola Sturgeon for forgetting the cost of establishing an independent Scotland.