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To: Dave Thomson SNP MSP Highlands and Islands
I think that we are on the same wavelength. See below sent to the Inverness Courier - not printed
To: First Minister Alex Salmond The Scottish Parliament.
You were invited on TV by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to put forward a capital project that will ameliorate their economic downturn,
The Nessie Monster Bridge is the ideal project to put to him. Have you yet spoken to him?
A new Forth (road) Bridge because the previous one is now not up to scratch!!
Why has this one been favoured over the Inverness Nessie Monster Bridge?
Ian King, Kings Jazz Review, Inverness, Scotland IV3 5NH
It seems very unlikely that he is capable of undertaking such a simple task
The Inverness Courier,
The answer to your exclusive “is this the road to nowhere?” headline with reference to the Inverness, Scotland TLR road works being left out of the “Strategic Transport Projects Review” document that sets out the Scottish Government’s capital projects priorities over the next 20 years in favour of the Hi-Trans connection of the A9 to the A96 routes to the TLR is;
- ‘it will become a well thought out place or ‘CLOSE’ for happiness’.
I can agree with SNP MSP Thompson with exaggeration in saying that for far too many neglected wasteful years ruled by the Liberals, and latterly, by the Scottish poll tax wimps Labour government brigade, such has been an utter disaster for Inverness and the Highlands of Scotland.
Moreover, whosoever thought up of the TLR clutter road clearances, having our Nessie crawling under the canal forming an aqueduct above it instead of leaving her to live quietly in the Loch Ness where she belongs, is the kind of chap (not an inanimate person guy) who is best paid serving us by keeping his mouth shut during - serving his whole term in office.
To the fellow in your article of “critical mind” on his under described infrastructure needed that will give the best river and canal crossing, linking up the A9 and A82 hopefully, he was referring to the very bright elderly gentleman who has proposed that the best TLR replacement crossing for Inverness would be a well designed pleasing to the eye, soundly constructed, labour intensive more that mechanical machinery used
Nessie Monster Bridge, stretching over the said part of the city, joining up at both ends of it - at the highest points of the A9 and A82 roads at Raigmore and Kilvean cemetery entry roads.
The major egress and access points being at Bught Park, the others I leave out for the people of Inverness to squabble over.
Look, surely we can do likewise for the city of Invernes.
Somehow - I much expect that we can't.
Our Nessie Monster Bridge is the ideal project to fill those needs.
Complete that, and Scots will once become a nation holding heads high.
Ian King, Kings Jazz Review
Saturday the 13th of December 2008