Poor supply and demand

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11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

I always thought business was about supply and demand, or should I say, where there is a demand someone should have the initiative to offer a supply.

Imbalance in the cabinet

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11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

In voicing his opinion that the last cabinet reshuffle was tokenism, Richard Drax has only stated the blindingly obvious.

The tourism effect

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11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Last weekend my husband and myself visited our daughter who moved to Weymouth 15 years ago.

The kindness of strangers

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

After a funeral I lost my mobile phone between Prezzo's and the Crown.

Affordable housing

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Where will affordable housing for local residents be in built in Dorchester?

Big thank you from us at Q

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

I opened Q in Dorchester under the NGS (National Gardens Scheme).

Get cycling menaces off our roads

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

James Wellman is correct that there are a small number of suicidal cyclists who prefer to dodge and weave amongst cars, lorries and buses on main roads even though there is a suitable and safe cycle path.

Thanks you for helping me after my fall

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

2:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

Please could I thank through your letters page the kind people who helped me when I had my fall in South Street on May 30.

Congratulations to Weymouth's Sainsbury's for new bus service

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2:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

How often can it be said that we read the word congratulations in the letters page of the Echo?

Closure of Castle Cove beach

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2:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

I've just come back from a public meeting held at St Nicholas Church Hall, about the closure of Castle Cove Beach.

Traveller site is a travesty

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12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

May I suggest our council- lors join with the local residents at the proposed area for a permanent travellers site in a planned demons- tration where we intend to chant: “What do we want? A travellers site! When do we want it? Now!”

Praise for departments

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12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

I swim once a week. Last week unfortunately when I was removing my ear plugs, one didn't come out. It was the type that is soft and you mould into your ear. I took myself to my doctors who couldn't get it out, so they made me an appointment to the Ear, Nose and Throat at DCH.

With thanks after bike run

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12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Following the John Wells 18th Classic Bike Run, we would like to thank Simon and Rachael at the Crown Inn and to all our many helpers.

All park and no ride

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12:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

It is no surprise that the Weymouth Park and Ride is under-used and is costing a fortune.

Park on pavements

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11:11am Friday 18th July 2014

I have lived next to one of Weymouth’s primary schools for the past 15 years and fully understand the compromises and problems that come with living in this location, but some things never cease to amaze me even after all this time.

Excellent care at our hospital

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11:14am Friday 18th July 2014

Despite the increasing criticism of the NHS, I have just spent two weeks under the care of the new Home-Hospital Scheme at Dorchester Hospital.

Please stick to cycle paths

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:12am Friday 18th July 2014

If I could cast readers’ minds back a few weeks to the announcement in the Echo about the completion of cycle routes in the borough, proudly stating that you could now cycle from Portland to Dorchester using only cycle paths.

Pirates show was a great panto

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11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

We have just returned home from the first performance of the summer pantomime, Pirates at the Pavilion.

Thanks from Mencap

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11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Many thanks from Mencap On behalf of Mid Dorset Mencap Group I would like to express my sincere thanks for the donations and support for helping to establish our shop in High East Street Dorchester, the shop facility is giving local people with learning difficulties the opportunity to gain skills that will help them in making life style changes.

New policy on building of bonfires

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11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

I read with interest the long letter complaining about bonfires and, for a large part of the letter, I agree with the writer's concern.

No shortage of car parking spaces

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:02am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Your recent stories about the release of the currently unused car park at Dorchester Prison reflects credit on those who negotiated the extra spaces.

Facing work catastrophe

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11:06am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Local Government Association (all political parties involved in this) recently met just down the A35 in Bournemouth.

Signs are so unecessary

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:05am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Can anyone explain why we have temporary trailers with electronic signs dotted around the town.

Remembering lovely Pat

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11:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Reading the news in the family announcements of the death of Patricia Griffiths brought back some memories of a lovely and brave lady.

Wonderful to see service

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11:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

May I say how pleasing it was to see so many people and military associations attend the service of remembrance at the Keep Military Museum Dorchester on June 6, 2014, to remember the men and women of all services who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the duty of their country, and to give their blessing to all who returned.

Land train is dangerous

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Aaaaaah, Weymouth, my glorious hometown.

Saved by the bell

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Many years ago, when I was younger, before the days of Lycra and hybrid bikes, bicycles used to carry this really useful piece of equipment called a bell.

Skater girls' event an 'awesome' success

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11:00am Monday 14th July 2014

THE numbers of girls and women heading to the skate park ramped up at a community fun day.

In praise of the NHS

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Monday 14th July 2014

Having been rushed to hospital by ambulance recently with a life-threatening illness, I cannot praise too highly the treatment and care I received from the doctors and nurses of both the intensive care unit and the high dependency unit.

Give tourists a quiz

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Monday 14th July 2014

Our beautiful area of Weymouth and Portland relies heavily on the tourist trade.

Tax disc internet scam

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:04am Monday 14th July 2014

Towards the end of May, I like many others, applied for my vehicle tax disc on the internet as I have done on many occasions in the past.

Who suggested traveller camp site?

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Can the people be named who suggested a travellers’ camp at the old army base off Camp Road?

Training camp could be a top class camping facility

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Regarding the former use of the Wyke Regis Training Camp: with its superb views, its basic infrastructure, water, electricity, sewage, buildings and hard standing, couldn’t the council or powers at be turn it into a top class French style municipal campsite?

Qeustions need to be aimed at Condor

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

I have written on several occasions about the Condor situation at Weymouth over recent years.

Honouring heroes

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Friday 11th July 2014

We have to take issue with some of the comments in Linda Woods’s letter ‘Killing is so wrong’ (Dorset Echo Have Your Say, July 5).

Seeking an old friend

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:25am Friday 11th July 2014

Nearly 20 years ago due to work I lost touch with my good friend Dave Carr who then lived in Charlestown, Weymouth.

Still waiting for licence

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:24am Friday 11th July 2014

After reading your article concerning the passport office, I would like to share my experience concerning the DVLA.

Thanks from St John Ambulance

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:10pm Thursday 10th July 2014

On behalf of Weymouth St John Ambulance Unit, I would like to say a big thank-you to all who helped us on our Flag Day and Street Busk. We raised £443.65. This money will go towards buying new equipment for the unit.

Please don't release balloons

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:08pm Thursday 10th July 2014

CAN I appeal to organisers of fetes and parties, etc, to please not release balloons tied together.

Silly time to be booking seats

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:06pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Here in Weymouth in the second week of July, a giant advertisement on the side of Pavilion announces to the world that we should ‘Book Now’ for the Christmas Pantomime Cinderella.

Don't light your bonfires

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:05pm Thursday 10th July 2014

There has been much anger directed at inconsiderate bonfire users, from Weymouth householders, in the Echo recently and on their website.

Big thanks to all hospital staff

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

I have recently spent two weeks in Ilchester ward in Dorset County Hospital and must commend the staff for their dedication to duty.

Let's do something creative with gasholder

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

 It seems everyone wants to get rid of the gasholder.

Cycling on the Esplanade is a recipe for disaster

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

I see the Cycling on The Esplanade question has been raised again. As a former (law abiding) cyclist, I would like to make a few points.

Do governments go to war simply to occupy the military?

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:04am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Now, I hate to be a party pooper. But the missive from Linda Wood (Your Say, July 5) leaves me feeling a lot puzzled.

Is there a defence for war?

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

In response to Linda Wood’s letter (Dorset Echo, July 5) I have to say that whilst agreeing with some of the contents I think that some of her observations are wrong.

Great work on facilities

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

I AM writing on behalf of Wareham Town Trust to thank Wareham Town Council for their excellent work in refurbishing Wareham’s public toilets.

More please of Alan Carr

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

Can I please thank Dorchester Arts Centre for bringing Alan Carr to the Corn Exchange in Dorchester.

Killing is so wrong

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

I AM wondering if we as a society are beginning to accept without questioning that a military solution to conflict is the best way forward.

Plea for mini buses

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:12am Friday 4th July 2014

I write regarding the mini buses owned and leased by local schools in and around Dorchester.



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