It was interesting to read Edward Wheatley’s letter in regard to the Hunstanton Coastal Community Team. (March 8).
Like Mr Wheatley, we have never been asked our opinion of the way forward for Hunstanton; however, we disagree with his final comment ... ‘incompatible with those of us who seek retirement in tranquility’. I have never understood why people move to an area, then complain about it. Move next to a church and complain about the bells? Move next to a farm and complain about the cockerels crowing? Like it or not, Hunstanton is a tourist resort; their presence is essential for the work of many people, and the maintenance of the place we love. A business-like approach has to be taken. I despair when I read of all the objections raised to any planning application, without thought that younger people have to work and live in homes. It seems there will be no alternative for the local youngsters but to move out of an area in which they have been brought up in, to accomplish these simple requirements. We need young blood in the town.
As for retiring tranquilly – take a look at the people using the Oasis facilities, the local clubs, pubs and restaurants, volunteering at many locations – we may be pensioners but we don’t all want to sit in and watch TV. We are truly lucky to be living in Hunstanton, whatever the season.
Karen Kjolsen, Seagate, Hunstanton