Letter: Dresden justified

Dresden took a hammering 70 years ago today

It amazes me that we are now being accused of committing a war crime concerning Sir Arthur “Bomber” Harris’ fronting the bombing of Dresden where 25,000 people were killed.

Letter: Fairtrade events to make a difference

The Fairtrade Fortnight website

Fairtrade Town Shrewsbury is calling on the local community to support Fairtrade Fortnight 2015 and bring about positive change for millions of farmers and workers in developing countries.

Letter: Parking ‘tickets’ can be cancelled easily


With reference to letters about parking “tickets” being issued at Meole Brace Retail Park, customers and staff should realise that these are in no way the same as parking fines issued for parking incorrectly on a road, which are legally enforceable.

Letter: Rugby club a victim of parking charge


Telford Town Park is a community facility, and as such people should be encouraged to visit it, but despite Councillor Kuldip Sahota’s pledge not to introduce car parking charges in Telford towns during his term (Shropshire Star, August 2013) visitors who use a vehicle to visit the park have to pay parking charges at the Southwater entrance.

Letter: NHS care is first rate

General view of Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury.. Credit:Anita Maric/newsteam.co.uk 14/09/2010  (9049177)

We were very surprised to read the report that said that the care at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital was not up to standard.   

Letter: Budget controls


I started work with the NHS in1976 which was just after the Community Health and Ambulance Services were taken over from the local authorities.