Christchurch has much to offer Bournemouth in many ways, yet … I cannot for the life of me think what Bournemouth can offer Christchurch. (Justin Black, Oct 28)
The great majority of Christchurch-born people … do not want to be governed by Bournemouth at any price. (DC Jones, Oct 20)
What can Christchurch hope to gain from agreeing to be taken over by Bournemouth?
(DC Jones, Oct 26)
I think the way to completely bury Christchurch is to join forces with Bournemouth (Mudyford Mick, Oct 28)
Christchurch is an independent town of history, culture and natural beauty, we’ve got to fight for its democracy survival. Bournemouth wants our Priory for its City Cathedral and Christchurch to take on its share of debt. (Oct 4, taken from Facebook)
We do need more housing, as does everywhere, but at least we have an element of control over its nature. Just compare Bournemouth and Poole with Christchurch to show that it could be like. I know where I’d rather live! (Andrew Bradshaw, Oct 20)