No Man holes on roads Mary's memory City fall thanks Who pays rent?

HAVING just returned from the Isle of Man, I noticed while driving I never encountered one pothole on the roads.

Loading Comments
Share
Print

Granted, the volume of traffic is a lot lighter than mainland Britain, but I would like to know how they do it, better materials, maintenance?

Primarily my reason for writing is that my own Lora Drive, particularly the Paisley Road West end, is like the surface of the Moon and has been for years, with no work done – a scandal.

Dr Derek Whithorn Mosspark

I READ with interest about Maria Fyffe's bid to place Mary Barbour more prominently in the history of our city.

I was vice chairman of Castlemilk Tenants' Association and Secretary of the Rents Action Group set up to challenge the Tory government's Housing Finance Act in the early 1970s.

During that campaign, the memory of Mrs Barbour was raised many times, usually by older tenants. I was of a younger generation and Mary and her leadership of the struggle in 1915 was something I was unaware of.

It is long overdue that Mary Barbour and her achievements should be recognised. All strength to Maria Fyffe's efforts.

Robert Brennan Glasgow

MANY thanks to the kind couple who helped me when I fainted in Watt Bros last week. You told me I had bumped my head, which I hadn't been aware of, and that proved vital when I got to hospital.

Anne Martin Paisley

YOUR writer Stewart Paterson raises good points about the bedroom tax, but part of the problem is a lack of suitable social housing.

The flat next door to mine is owned by North Glasgow Housing Association and is let to a man who does not live in it. He only appears now and then. I suspect housing benefit pays.

I just wonder how many times this happens throughout Glasgow?

Annoyed resident Midton Street

Business

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

118674

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Sussed in the City

New Year resolutions

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.

Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

Yorkhill does great work and Black Friday

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.