Letters

  • 16 April 2014

    I AM disappointed to note that such a respected, if staunchly Unionist, political commentator as David Torrance seeks nevertheless in his latest article to cast aspersions on the modern SNP's inclusive civic nationalism ("Curious case of SNP's shift from ethnic nationalism", The Herald, 14 April).

  • 16 April 2014

    I NOTE with interest Rosemary Goring's article in which she raised the issue of women in prison ("Why are so many women held in prison?", The Herald, April 14),

  • 16 April 2014

    I RECENTLY viewed a series of paintings entitled The Stations of the Cross at St Patrick's Church in Anderston, Glasgow.

  • 16 April 2014

    THE Scottish Government spokeswoman's statement on the Scottish Civil Courts Reform Bill is typical of the kind of excuses we usually hear from Westminster ("Fears court reforms to deny dying former shipyard workers justice", The Herald, April 14).

  • 16 April 2014

    THE weather is improving, so for many S4 pupils in Scotland, it is traditionally the time to prepare for the exams they will face in the near future.

  • 15 April 2014

    YET again Nicola Sturgeon has underlined the SNP's determination to rid Scotland of nuclear weapons as quickly as possible ("Sturgeon urges all Labour voters to back indepen­dence", The Herald, April 12).

  • 15 April 2014

    WHILE it is nice to see some positive comments from Keep Scotland Beautiful (KSB), its director, Derek Robertson, is naive if he thinks "40,000 litter pledgers" will make any impact on the disgraceful behaviour of many of the population who despoil our towns and countryside, or the millions of pounds spent by our councils each year trying to deal with litter (Letters, April 12).

  • 15 April 2014

    I WAS interested to note the various comments on proposed expenditure on Church of Scotland properties in Govan (Letters, April 7, 11 &14).

  • 15 April 2014

    THE Commonwealth Games 2014 organisers must be congratulated on their decision to abandon plans to include live filming of the demolition of the Red Road flats in the Games opening ceremony, whether on grounds of safety, or under public pressure, or after a careful review of the appropriate­ness of the spectacle ("Glasgow 2014 in U-turn on Red Road flats demolition", The Herald, April 14).

  • 15 April 2014

    RSPB Scotland's expansion of native woodland at Abernethy through the planting of 100,000 trees is a valuable project that deserves to be applauded ("Forest to be planted with extra 10,000 saplings", The Herald, April 14).