Sir, – I seem to recall that the plan to reuse Perth City Hall as a food market with ancillary social and community activities and benefits was brushed aside by Perth and Kinross Council as they intended to reopen the City Hall as a world-class arts venue.
The unhappiness of young girls is a tragedy and a crisis. We have created a social structure which is unduly tough on adolescents, for no obvious purpose. The young were once under pressure to find work, marry or help the family – as these old economic forces die away, so Scotland should reinvent childhood.
If the Tay Cities Deal is to be signed then it will be administered in a post-Brexit environment.
Sir, – Among all the praise for the new V&A there has, locally at least, been a lot of “yes but...”.
Sir, – The story on Fife Council scrapping the Adopt A Street plan is a terribly sad reflection on the local authority and its workforce.
What did illuminated manuscripts ever do for Dundee? This question arises on looking at a colourful medieval book on show at the city’s new V&A, Scotland’s first design museum.
The government’s potential humiliation over primary one tests is just the latest setback for the SNP in its dismal handling of education over the past decade.
Sir, – As a nurse of almost 30 years. I believe that everyone deserves to have access to safe, high-quality health and social care services.
Sir, – I take my hat off to the Perthshire school that has banned pupils using mobile phones in school (“Perthshire school calls time on phones”, Courier, September 5).
This is not the best time for the Scottish nationalists to raise the issue of independence, as the more sensible among them would probably admit.