Ploy to make us use costly car parks

3:39pm Saturday 12th April 2014

REGARDING Ledbury's proposed new parking rules (Reporter, March 28), this is another cynical attempt by the Herefordshire and Ledbury councils to force people to use the town's very overpriced car parks.

Thanks for supporting Community Action

3:59pm Friday 11th April 2014

ONCE again can I say thank you to the people of Malvern for their continued support of Community Action.

Why not build a garden city here?

3:44pm Friday 11th April 2014

I WORKED in housing and local government for 43 years until I retired to Malvern in 2012.

Requiem was superb

12:14pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

I would like to say how much my wife and I enjoyed the performance of Verdi's Requiem at Malvern Theatre last Saturday evening.

Alps cope with cable cars, so why can't we?

4:36pm Saturday 5th April 2014

TO use the vernacular Malvern resident Martin Burd should wind his neck in'

Concern over council spending

4:31pm Saturday 5th April 2014

TOWN councillors are 10 a penny, Malvern Hills district councillors on the other hand cost up to £350 an hour for one, plus expenses. Oh, and those allowances they just voted themselves (hefty size pocket-money) as icing on the cake.

Support the Elgar Pound

4:26pm Friday 4th April 2014

An opportunity exists for Malvern to have a local currency, the Elgar Pound.

Don't compare us with Derbyshire cable car

4:21pm Friday 4th April 2014

COUNCILLOR Mike Charles is very mistaken in comparing the cable car at the Heights of Abraham in Derbyshire with the proposal for installing one on the Malvern Hills.

Flippant suggestions?

12:45pm Friday 4th April 2014

Is Peter Atkins' suggestion (Letters, March 21) that fewer rescue centres would solve the pet overpopulation problem rather flippant?

Let's disband Ledbury Town Council

11:40am Friday 4th April 2014

As usual in such situations the town councillors who have suggested, and indeed those who have backed, ideas for silly parking demonstrations and illegal vandalism over car-parking issues in Ledbury reveal far more than the paucity of their ideas alone.

Anger spoiled a good meeting

11:22am Friday 4th April 2014

I attended the annual meeting of Malvern Town Council last week.

We're so worried about homes plan delays

11:32am Thursday 3rd April 2014

In common with many other communities across south Worcestershire, Malvern Wells Parish Council is extremely concerned at the delays which have taken place during the inspection phase of the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP).

Should we have the Malvern Pound?

11:26am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Peace tranquillity and friendship are predominantly at the very heart of our Malvern community; however, it takes a lot of effort and mutuality to keep it that way.

Our carnival committee needs new blood

12:27pm Monday 31st March 2014

AS a founder member of the committee that reformed the carnival in 1975, I was disappointed to note the recent news in the Ledbury Reporter.

Leader must listen to what people say

12:22pm Monday 31st March 2014

THE leader of Malvern Hills District Council seems completely blinkered to the opinions of the ratepayers

Bus stop contribution

12:18pm Monday 31st March 2014

HAVING reflected upon the recent newspaper coverage of the successful installation of Pound Bank Road bus stop, I notice that support from two individuals at Malvern Town Council was not mentioned. I ask that we now recognise that contribution.

I don't advocate vandalism!

12:11pm Monday 31st March 2014

I agree with the many critics of the call for wanton acts of vandalism by Councillor Martin Eager (Ledbury Reporter, March 14).

A triumph of good sense and humour

12:10pm Monday 31st March 2014

I am pleased to read that Malvern Town Council is considering the ‘adoption’ of the Elgar paintings on Wells Road.

Please run a 10k for us - to help others

12:06pm Monday 31st March 2014

Sir - We are urging people to blaze through the beautiful Bristol 10k to help beat meningitis.

Please run a 10k for us - to help others

12:06pm Monday 31st March 2014

Sir - We are urging people to blaze through the beautiful Bristol 10k to help beat meningitis.

I'll help them with their socks!

12:05pm Monday 31st March 2014

MAY I ask the authorities who, if anyone, coordinates utility work on our roads?

Now that was a speedy appointment!

12:03pm Monday 31st March 2014

Congratulations to Malvern Community Hospital's X-ray department.

Cut opening hours if you must, but keep our library open

12:13pm Sunday 30th March 2014

I was very interested to read the article in the Ledbury Reporter (March 14) with regard to the lack of letters from Ledbury residents, and sadly it's quite true.

Station is so much smarter now

11:54am Sunday 30th March 2014

The Friends of Malvern’s Railway Group, a sub group of the Malvern Civic Society, approached Network Rail last year before the redevelopment work at Malvern Link station started.

Perhaps these were innocent people going about their business

11:51am Sunday 30th March 2014

It is disturbing the number of people seen behaving suspiciously in Malvern and where the police ask for further information.

Fast broadband is available in West Malvern now

11:47am Saturday 29th March 2014

Dear Editor

Help me oppose councillors' allowances

11:41am Saturday 29th March 2014

At a meeting of Malvern Hills District Council on February 25, a councillor asked for the £1,000 per councillor grant to good causes to be restored.

Elgar himself would have smiled!

11:34am Saturday 29th March 2014

May I offer my appreciation of the Elgar artworks added to the shelter in Great Malvern?

Headline

6:06pm Friday 28th March 2014

It was good to see from the Ledbury Reporter that our town council have decided to reverse their decision to close the ‘heritage area’ toilets in Church Lane and keep those in Bye Street open.

Science weekend was sheer magic

3:51pm Thursday 27th March 2014

I am writing to thank and to congratulate the organisers of the Science and Faith weekend that took place at a variety of locations across Malvern at the weekend.

Thanks for your generosity

5:17pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

I write on behalf of the officers and members of the Boys' and Girls' Brigades in Malvern to thank all of those shoppers in Morrisons Malvern Link, on March 8 for their kind generosity and support.

Where (and what) is the 'wetside village'?

Ledbury Reporter: (4466688)

5:54pm Thursday 20th March 2014

I had a big surprise when I went for my regular workout at the Splash gym.

Wow, what a fun night!

5:47pm Thursday 20th March 2014

The Malvern Bed and Breakfast Consortium fund-raiser. Wow, what a night of fun, curry and race night!

Council had no choice but to support housing plan

5:31pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Recriminations abound in your pages, not least the Letters page, but in the end Malvern Hills District Council did not have too many practical alternatives other than support the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP).

Why have councillors who can't say what they think?

5:26pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Councillor Grove voted last week to defend our fire service.

The only people to blame are dog owners themselves

5:22pm Thursday 20th March 2014

HAVE the dog owners who support rescue dogs thought about why there are so many such dogs in so many such centres?

Town councillors don't get paid

5:55pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

WITH reference to the news item in the Malvern Gazette about the councillors' pay increase, I would like to emphasise that Upton town councillors do not receive any remuneration.

I though we paid for services, not councillors

5:23pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

Who decides how much a councillor is worth?

No point in living in a democracy

4:44pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

I understand from the Malvern Gazette that Malvern Hills District Council will not be responsible for decisions made on housing developments in this area because of its failure to establish a five-year plan.

Law makes cable car idea a non-starter

5:18pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Having read the correspondence expressing various opinions about the possibility of a cable car being built on the hills, I feel it necessary to write a few words to show why the project is totally out of the question.

Get your hands out of my pockets!

6:17pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

Hey, Malvern Hills District Council, either take your ruddy hands out of my pocket, or use my money wisely, protecting and retaining public services vital to the most vulnerable, and getting a housing development plan in place in a timely manner that protects our areas of outstanding natural beauty!

What's happened to our broadband?

5:13pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

I AM becoming increasingly frustrated with BT's complete lack of interest or knowledge on the issue of broadband in West Malvern.

Older people deserve access to hills too

5:06pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

In the Malvern Gazette recently there have been several letters both for and against the cable car proposal.

Councillors should decline these rises

5:02pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

HOW can our underperforming Malvern Hills district councillors justify the large increases voted for in the meeting on February 25?

I'll donate my allowance increase to charity

4:36pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

Council tax is increasing, services are being cut … and Malvern Hills District Council votes senior councillors an increase in allowances.

Are our councillors worth it?

4:33pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

WHAT can possibly justify Malvern Hills' leading councillors voting themselves a 17 to 20 per cent pay rise?

Headline

4:29pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

Having read in last week's Malvern Gazette that Malvern Hills District Council has applied for nine more refuse vehicles, I was left wondering just what is going on.

Keeping up donkeys tradition

7:16pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

I agree entirely with Roger Cutts' "Inspiration Call" letter.

An answer to rail station woes?

7:06pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

SINCE there is no money available from London Midland, why not consider the following proposal to help passengers to board trains for Birmingham.

Follow Phil Grove's example

6:42pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

So often I see our local Conservative councillors and members of Parliament wringing their hands and complaining "It's all the Government's fault".






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