07 September 2021

Why?

Editor, Why are all the well and healthy people kept at home locked down. Why are all negatively tested workers not allowed to work. Why are all the shops with an approved QR and Covid plan not allowed to open.

07 September 2021

Just get vaccinated

Editor, It distresses me to realise how many people are hesitant or outright opposed to being vaccinated against COVID-19. One unfortunate aspect of this situation is that quite natural concerns or uncertainties are being exploited on social media and elsewhere by groups with extreme pseudo-scientific or other views to promote various conspiracy theories and extreme political agendas.

07 September 2021

We’ve done it!

Editor, We’ve done it, we’ve done it, we have finally had our second Astra injection. It is really not much to skite about but oh boy is it a relief to know our chances of getting the virus have been minimised. 

07 September 2021

Riposte by Lisa Ashurst

As you know, I have watched some of the football whenever The Bloke has been visiting so I am familiar now with a lot of the on-field antics because I’ve seen enough of them to understand that over-the-top appears to be the norm in football.

31 August 2021

The Post Man Calls

This extended lockdown we are now dealing with has a few people concerned and really starting to struggle with a lack of social contact.

31 August 2021

Doomsday oracles

Editor, I note that the predictions of doom and gloom appear to be a weekly event in our newspaper. These “news” pieces are usually by a couple of people within the community who want to predict the future, and the end of the world, just like the Oracle at Delphi used to do.