AROUND this time of yearit’s sobering to think the reasons young men might have rushed off to serve God, King and country a hundred years ago might not be so far from the reasons young men have been rushing off to serve God and IS today. Lest we forget that young men are as foolish as ever.
Stephen Wye,WaratahAN increase of 25 per cent in the retail price of fuel. Who’s kidding who?The government can’t control the banks andwon’t control fuel retailers. When are people going to start paying attention?
Doug Ros,New LambtonI THINK too much emphasis on political correctness has skewed Toni Lorentzen’s view (Letters,26/04). Anzac Day was originally a church service tocommemorate the war dead. Religion and Anzac Day have always been intertwined. It is the one day of the year where the majority respect tradition -believer or not.
Anne Brown, Tanilba BayNOT only do we have to dodge motorists not stopping at the Stop signs in Kahibah, I can add to the hazards push cyclists roaring through also. It looks like they haven’t heard it is compulsory to wear a helmet.
Daphne Hughes,KahibahI USED to live near Koppers and never had a issue with the smellKeithCraig (‘Mayfield mystery odours tied to Koppers Australia plant’,Herald23/4). I ampretty sure my neighbourshave had no issues with them so stop complaining.
Reg Jones,Waratah WestTHANKS to the vandals at Redhead that stole our stuff from our cafe’s courtyard and lefta mess for us to clean up over Anzac weekend. You know who you are.
Neil Trappel,RedheadROB Ward (Web Words 22/4) you have got to be kidding, mate. There’s a lot of people that need the David Jones car park. Have you been in town recently and triedto find a park? I wonder if you work for the Liberal government. I will say it for the last time leave Newcastle alone.
Colin Geatches,MayfieldI WOULD like to express my thanks to the medical staff at the Groovin’ the Moo concert who took the time and care to look after my son who was injured.Thank you.
Steve Wait, MerewetherLISTENING to the Treasurer as he states that under the negative gearing proposals of Labor, the buying of a new home will be like buying a new car. Its value diminishes straight away. What perverse logic.
Donald Mennie, The EntranceTHE POLLSWho do you think should be the Liberal candidate for Paterson?
Karen Howard 31%, Ken Jordan 31%, Michelle Moffat 13%, Bob Geoghegan 10%, Other 14%Should stricter penalties be enforced on the roads during long weekends?
Yes 57%,No 43% Do you think the Knights’ game is improving?
Yes 57%, No 43%