The comment by Adam Murray, director of Coda Planning, that he thinks a conservation area has stopped developments such as his proposed Mirador at Shalesmoor, misrepresents how such areas work (Telegraph, 4 October).
I was interested to read two letters expressing concern about the care and keeping of the gravestones at Sheffield Cathedral. For very many years, even from the early 18 th century the headstones have been laid flat in what was affectionately known as ‘t’owd Church’ grave yard.
I hate to sound like “Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells,” but I have lost count of the misapprehensions in thespecial feature on racism last week. My parents and their siblings were Jewish, and grew up in the East End of London, in the days when it was a Jewish enclave, then called a “ghetto.”