WE are constantly being reminded of the problems of obesity and the strain it puts on our health services, which prompts the question, what has happened to common sense? Our main shopping areas are now dominated by fast food, coffee shops, charity shops, betting and pay day loan shops.

That appears to be the norm, nationwide.

CWAC has now approved the opening of another fast food outlet in Leftwich and Kingsmead has a plethora of them as can be seen by the amount of litter thrown around! Is this how we wish to define our country?

Somehow I don’t think so!

Peter Friston Leftwich