Madam, – With reference to your headline “Not one fly-tipping prosecution since 2010, says council”, (Courier, August 6) I’m sure there are difficulties and frustrations experienced by the regulatory authorities in tackling this antisocial crime, including the fact that penalties imposed on the culprits if and when they are prosecuted are often not sufficient to act as a deterrent.
Madam, – Cliff Richard is right to seek anonymity for those accused of sex crimes since naming the accused before they are formally charged breaches the rules of natural justice and, in the febrile atmosphere of #MeToo-ism, wrecks lives.
Madam, – The publication of the latest GERS (Government Expenditure and Revenue for Scotland) figures has triggered a now traditional feeding frenzy (Claim £12.6bn deficit is no barrier to independence, Courier, August 22).
Madam, – Today I watched from my window as car after car came down the narrow St Gregory’s Lane to park on the cliffs at Kirkhill in St Andrews.
Madam, – Like most of your readers, I would think, I was not aware of the Chagos Islands, a British colony of small islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean, until it hit the news recently.
Madam, – Steve Kerr (Independent schools are not charities, Courier, March 29) is sincere I’m sure, but he is entirely wrong in his take on the High School of Dundee.
Madam, – European elections in the past have had little interest for the electorate, with only about 30-35% turnout.
Madam, – It was encouraging to read recently that Dundee’s economic development convener is exploring Park & Choose options on the Fife side of the Tay Road Bridge.
Sir, – I am struck by the hypocrisy on the part of the independence deniers, none of whom have ever put a valid case or argument in favour of retaining the status quo.
Madam, – With the ongoing nationwide publicity regarding Spring Cleaning Britain and the anti-social aspect of dropping litter and dumping rubbish, it is very disappointing and infuriating to observe the result of continued fly-tipping activities in the country roads around the villages of Liff and Fowlis.