Making life easier for workers

What a great thing the link road has proved to be, making life for the workers in this world easier when getting to and from work, a concept that would probably be alien to many of the campaigners against the road, I suggest.

Of course the true effect of the road will only be seen once all the mums with no legs drive their overweight children to school in the new term! Again, I would ask how it can still be preached that the Coombe Haven Valley has been destroyed, as much of the road is built on private low grade farmland and only briefly touches the beautiful and little used marshes.

Little used I know they are because as a regular user of the marshes I see very few people on them but I did and still do see plenty of wild life.

I also find the comments from Michael Crotty strange as they clearly have not tried driving from Bexhill to the east as he calls it, as they would have noticed the traffic on Bexhill Road on the Glyne Gap roundabout and the queues on De La Warr Road, and as a worker who in the past has had to commute home from Eastbourne to the bad lands in the east, the major problems were well after I had got through Little Common.

On a different subject, how dare Carole Woodland suggest that council tax should be put up rather than asking for a contribution of 20 per cent from those at present contributing nothing.

There are a lot of people paying the full rate and who struggle to do so, and many of these people ask for little from the system so leave them alone.

As a plumber I get to work in a lot of rented accommodation and I know that a lot of these tenants are on benefits and therefore in receipt of council tax rebate and what a lot of these people need is a lesson on house keeping and cooking as they tend to smoke tailor made cigarettes and eat rubbish/junk food.

So if the time spent on food banks and campaigning on their behalf was spent on cooking lessons, they would have enough money to feed themselves and be able to join the rest of us in paying out.

When will those that see the world through rose-coloured glasses realise by handing things to people for nothing they will become dependent as many have, so stop giving and start encouraging and their lives will improve, and before you call me heartless I’m not, I’m a realist.

Graham Bisson

Vale Road

St Leonards

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