Shouldn't they have thought about handrails earlier

11:35am Monday 11th August 2014

HOCHTIEF says it has been waiting for bespoke handrails for Abbey Bridge.

How disgusting

8:18pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Sir - What a disgusting and filthy nation we are! Your photograph on page 5

If you think a doctors' surgery spoils the town, what about wheelie bins?

12:47pm Monday 4th August 2014

I FIND it incredulous that Councillor Chris Turner objects to the new Stow doctor’s surgery being built on the field in Stow, where drawings and plans show that it is very sympathetic in design to the surrounding areas.

Road system at new Abbey Bridge just doesn't work

Tewkesbury Admag: (8720185)

2:45pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

WHOEVER is responsible for the traffic management system at the junction south of the new bridge – A4184/B4035 – should be made to use it in order to experience its dangers.

Let's encourage the next generation into agriculture

2:36pm Monday 28th July 2014

The Government has a consultation under way on vocational school subjects and they may discontinue Environmental and Land Based Science (ELBS), which is a very popular course at Chipping Campden school.

I'm glad that fish were saved, but not so they can be used for 'sport'

11:55am Monday 28th July 2014

IT was disturbing to read about thieves taking aerators from Manor Farm Leisure (Equipment raid puts fish stock in danger, Journal, July 17), and I was pleased to learn that the theft was discovered in time to save the lives of thousands of fish in the company's lakes.

We collected 45 bags full of rubbish from Evesham's streets and parks

11:41am Monday 28th July 2014

MAY I, through the columns of your newspaper, thank the good people of Evesham who turned out in force to take part in the Big Evesham Spring Clean last week.

Developers are doing what they do best – making fast bucks

11:37am Monday 28th July 2014

YOU quote Peter Luff MP as responding to communities’ impotence about housing, saying (Letters, July 17): “I condemn the opportunism of developers who have wickedly exploited the current position in Wychavon etc”.

Can you help hospital radio?

11:29am Monday 28th July 2014

THROUGH your newspaper can I make an appeal for volunteers?

Problems getting to medical centre in Bidford

11:23am Monday 28th July 2014

THERE has been a lot of publicity recently about the difficulties people are finding in getting to the new medical centre for Bidford.

Our roads are good, but what about the manhole covers?

11:06am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MOST agree that our roads are in an absolutely appalling state! Or are they?

Free shuttle bus for Evesham United supporters

11:51am Monday 21st July 2014

TO all Evesham United fans, please not that EUFC Supporters Club now runs a minibus shuttle service to all first team home games.

The Vale can become a great source of clean energy

11:37am Wednesday 16th July 2014

IT is understandable that people are nervous about solar farms, but a pity so few attended the open day at the BElectric Willersey solar farm on July 4.

Can you help Pershore Heritage Centre?

Tewkesbury Admag: (7916078)

12:25pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

PERSHORE Heritage Centre is part of Pershore Heritage and History Society, which has been in existence for 20 years.

Crop circles vandals must be caught

12:20pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

I READ with interest the story on the crop circle that appeared in Harewell Lane in Besford, near Pershore (Journal, June 26).

What a wonderful weekend to be a resident of Evesham!

12:53pm Monday 14th July 2014

WHAT a fabulous weekend to be a resident of Evesham, or a visitor to the town.

Loss of our Hinton-on-the-Green fete signs was such a blow

11:45am Monday 14th July 2014

HINTON-on-the-Green is a very small village and there are precious few people who step forward to run events here.

Protect your assets, Pershore!

3:49pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

PERSHORE people protect your assets!

Would these Nimbies prefer a huge power station instead?

1:40pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

WHY, oh, why, do these Nimbies have a knee-jerk reaction to such a sensible system of generating electrical power.

Old toilet block is an eyesore

12:16pm Monday 7th July 2014

NOW that the gateway to our historic town (which, by the way, looks more like a motorway bridge with no character) is open again, I was wondering

Solar panels belong on roofs, not farmland

11:00am Monday 7th July 2014

I FEAR that your editorial on solar farms falls a little wide of the mark.

Solar panels will scar a beautiful view from Bredon Hill

10:58am Monday 7th July 2014

IT is sad to see the editor of the Journal take so little account of the glories of our surroundings.

Villager's should use their local pub... or lose it

10:50am Monday 7th July 2014

"WE want our pub back," was the cry of concerned villagers in Elmley Castle when their pub was closed for several years, and now once again the future of this historic hostelry seems in doubt, at least for the rest of the summer and possibly into the new year.

A Short Guide to Asum Etticut

1:32pm Monday 30th June 2014

This letter was in homage to Emma Haynes' wonderful Evesham Facebook page and the interest that has been shown in the old Evesham dialect:

I'm trying to trace the family of Arthur Morris

12:11pm Monday 30th June 2014

I AM trying to get in touch with the family of Arthur Morris, son of Charles and Annie Morris, who were from Pershore.

Now, this is the spirit of Evesham we need!

12:09pm Monday 30th June 2014

I HAVE just visited the Relay for Life 24 event at Evesham High School.

Things are looking up as garden and the Red Lion open in Evesham

11:17am Wednesday 25th June 2014

I AM happy to report two welcome changes in Evesham this weekend which will make a real difference and improve our wonderful town.

Our town needs a water park for children

1:46pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

MY name is Natalia Kuc, I am from St Egwin's CE Middle School, and as part of my school project I would like to tell you the problem in Evesham.

Festival should have given some profits to charity

11:13am Tuesday 24th June 2014

"EVERY single penny of net profit will be ploughed back into the local community."

Thanks for your wedding dresses

1:44pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A HUGE thank-you to all those who responded to our request for wedding dresses for a display we will be putting on in All Saints Church in August.

Garden display was quite moving

1:41pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

I WOULD like to congratulate the council gardeners for the beautiful wild flower

Pershore's open gardens were a delight

5:04pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

JUST to say a huge thank-you to the organisers of Pershore Open Gardens.

We don't want to end up with a giant county council

11:41am Sunday 15th June 2014

YOUR recent reports about combining the chief executives of Wychavon and Malvern were interesting and ok as long as we do not end up with a giant county council.

Only solution is to slow traffic down

12:46pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

I WRITE in response to your front-page article ‘Driver hit 130mph on notorious Vale road’ (May 29).

Evesham has enough out-of-town stores

12:27pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

REGARDING your front page story on Thursday, May 29, (Planners agree first phase of country park's £30 million project) and B and M home stores going to Worcester Road.

Thanks for voting for me

12:40pm Monday 9th June 2014

A sincere thank-you to all of the electors of Fladbury ward who turned out to vote on May 22.

A speeding car is a deadly weapon

12:32pm Monday 9th June 2014

REGARDING your front-page revelation of excessive speeding (May 29).

Should Wychavon be involved in Waitrose scheme?

11:25am Monday 9th June 2014

IT is good to have the new bridge open and even to see the 7.5-tonne weight limit removed.

It's the drivers, not the road, who are dangerous

4:46pm Friday 6th June 2014

COUNCILLOR Adrian Hardman claims the A46 Sedgberrow bypass is one of the most dangerous lengths of road in the county, if not the country.

Golf day success

4:43pm Friday 6th June 2014

MAY I through your letters column express our sincere thanks for all those who supported our Childswickham Fun Texas Scramble Golf Day at the Vale Golf Club, at which we raised £640 for the St Richard's Hospice charity.

Rise in parking charges

1:15pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Does Councillor Mark Goodge feel justified by rising the price of parking tickets to 50p for half an hour? What can people do in half an hour?

Stamp out bad behaviour in pleasure gardens

12:44pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

NOW with summer on us and this nice weather we see lots of visitors enjoying picnics in the park.

A fantastic day at Pershore carnival

12:27pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

Sir - Pershore Carnival Committee have pulled off a hat-trick this year with yet another fantastic day for the town and I would like to thank each and every one of them for all their hard work.

So why is our town so dirty?

2:55pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

THERE is hardly a week goes by when the question of cleanliness of our town is raised by members and of the Worcestershire County Council is responsible for cleaning the streets of Evesham, and we (EDPA) are becoming more and more angry and frustrated that the pavements, roads, and the cleanliness' of our town centre and side streets does not appear to reach their claim that our town is above the average standard.

Let's have a ring road around the town

12:21pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

THE high volume of road traffic in the Evesham town area would suggest that a complete ring road around the town would be a sensible plan.

Why our our elected councillors being ignored?

12:11pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

DAVID Cameron said he wanted local councils to have more control of local matters.

We should remember just they the European Union was crafted

2:48pm Monday 19th May 2014

TIM Congdon says “I want my Country back” (Journal, May 8).

My response to EDL criticism

1:51pm Friday 16th May 2014

MAY I respond to the letter by Silvia Dunn (Journal, May 8).

I get a better 3G in China than I do here

3:02pm Monday 12th May 2014

I THINK your highlighting of the poor broadband service provided by the monopoly of BT, under whatever new name their cabling division is currently using, is to be commended.

BNP takes aim at soft targer

2:57pm Monday 12th May 2014

JOHN White, British National Party (May 1), takes aim at a rather soft target in attacking the local church leaders in their opposition to the English Defence League.

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