Letter: Green electricity more likely to cause a power blackout


With the advent of more and more solar panels plus the growing number of wind generators being connected to the local electricity network I fear the incidents of overloading will undoubtedly increase, resulting in possible brownouts and in the worse case power blackouts – especially in the more rural areas.

Letter: Health service for people who need it

NHS logo

Having been involved in the great hospital/health debate for several years, I am still greatly concerned that services will be designed for the health service and not for the people using the services.

Letter: Web porn is a real threat to our young

Child on computer

Regarding: The dangers of internet pornography (Letters Page  August  15) I am sure that all  readers will agree with the detective inspector who described the case of a 14-year-old raping a 10 year-old as ‘deeply disturbing’.

Letter: Ways to reduce the fly-tipping problem

An old sofa and rubbish dumped in Lilleshall

I read with interest Wayne Breese’s article (Shropshire Star, August 5) on fly-tipping in Lilleshall and also the poll which said 97 per cent of people would like more severe punishments for those found guilty of fly-tipping.

Letter: Division by Cameron


Writing as a sympathetic follower of the Conservative Party, I am disgusted with the way David Cameron has ruined the progress of the party to end its class-driven reputation.

Letter: Parking charges are self-defeating

I have just collected a modest bet I had with my wife a few months ago. This was to the effect that Telford & Wrekin Council would not take long to realise that there was “money to be made” by imposing charges at the popular and currently free car park at Dark Lane near Telford Town Park.

Letter: Risk of river

The River Severn in Shrewsbury is a dangerous stretch of water, claiming many lives over the years, so why would anybody deny our youngsters a swimming baths?

Letter: Officer to the rescue

Through your letters page could I say a big thank you to the off-duty policeman Stuart Lippitt and his wife, who stopped and helped my mum with her car when she skidded and spun on an island on Saturday, July 19 in Shrewsbury.

Letter: Bedroom tax mess

So Lib Dem Danny Alexander has finally admitted that the rehousing policy he helped to bring in is not workable and has simply put ordinary people into debt.