Thursday's letters: What are your fellow readers writing in about today?

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Parking is causing a real problem for residents

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Wednesday 27th May 2015

I AM not sure how figures can be arrived at about damage done to business in Oxford since introducing Park & Ride charges (May 22).

It’s time we considered the facts about trams

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Wednesday 27th May 2015

ALL buses in Oxford are low-emission, at least 75 are hybrids, but central Oxford air quality still breaches public health limits.

Chain deserves sympathy over failed restaurant bid

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Wednesday 27th May 2015

I have just read that the Hungry Horse chain has had its application turned down for its new restaurant in Cowley.

Join campaign to get real reform of voting system

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Wednesday 27th May 2015

Recent correspondence has highlighted the archaic and undemocratic way in which we elect our parliament. We have UKIP attracting 3.9 million votes to elect one MP whilst the SNP (1.4 million) elects 56, and the Lib Dems (2.4 million) equates to eight seats.

She embodied a determination and dedication to be of service to others

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Wednesday 27th May 2015

The Oxford Mail appreciation (May 21) of the luminous Val Smith recounts how in 1989, when Andrew Smith, MP, stood down from his Blackbird Leys council seat, his wife “stepped in to fill his shoes”.

Magnificent political ode deserves a prize

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Tuesday 26th May 2015

WHAT an absolutely magnificent ode to all things politically- minded from David Tinson (May 18).


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