Letter: Protecting the vulnerable of all ages from Coronavirus ought to be first priority of all public services

man washing hands

This reader believes in light of the Coronavirus outbreak in the UK, the vulnerable are not adequately protected - and that this ought to be the first priority of all our public services

Monday, 16th March, 2020 9:06am

By David Moorse with 9 readers' comments

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for your Alzheimer’s support


Given the high number of Alzheimer's sufferers on the Isle of Wight, this Letter from David Moorse will strike a chord with many.

Thursday, 18th June, 2015 12:42pm

By David Moorse

Letter: Stronger penalties needed for reckless driving

Emergency services

David Moorse says he was witness to a near head-on collision last week and questions whether stronger penalties for reckless driving should be considered.

Monday, 11th May, 2015 11:19am

By David Moorse with 9 readers' comments

Cuts to services and travel concessions will be devastating, say campaigners

Bus Stop:

The Isle of Wight Bus and Rail Users' Group say the proposed package of proposed cuts to services and concessions amounts to the most serious and possibly irreversible damage to public transport on the Island seen for decades.

Saturday, 10th January, 2015 2:03pm

By David Moorse with 38 readers' comments

Letter: Slippery resurfaced roads not just affecting horses

Smooth tarmac

David Moorse speaks from experience when he says it's not just horses who are having problems with slipping on Isle of Wight roads resurfaced by PFI contractor, Island Roads.

Friday, 5th December, 2014 6:41pm

By David Moorse with 12 readers' comments

Letter: House flooding fears after Island Roads’ re-surfacing

Hyde Road -

Although residents are pleased to have a shiny new road, there are fears the lack of drop kerb since resurfacing could result in flooding to their gardens and properties.

Thursday, 17th July, 2014 9:16am

By David Moorse with one comment

Letter to the Editor: What makes a cruel person kind or a kind person cruel?

Elderly woman looking out of the window:

This letter may strike a chord with those who watched the recent Panorama programme about falling standards in care for the country's older generation.

Friday, 9th May, 2014 1:41pm

By David Moorse with 10 readers' comments

Stable Story nativity a success for Shanklin pupils

Latest musical at the school has set the standard for future events

Wednesday, 26th December, 2012 10:30am

By David Moorse

Shanklin Primary pupils celebrate Harvest Festival

Celebrations enjoyed by all, especially the elderly of Shanklin who received Harvest Festival gifts from pupils.

Friday, 12th October, 2012 12:23pm

By David Moorse with one comment

Primary school joined in World’s Biggest Coffee morning

Shanklin Primary:

Shanklin primary school pupils join in charity event

Monday, 1st October, 2012 8:44am

By David Moorse