Millwey: readers rush to reply to celebrity chef Hugh's Chicken Run comment

PUBLISHED: 13:50 23 January 2008 | UPDATED: 21:29 15 June 2010

Mr Fearnley-Whittingstall's remarks and general approach to Millwey Rise and its residents are totally unacceptable. I am sure your readers will not be surprised at my feelings as, when I was mayor, I made it my aim to make Millwey residents realise th

Mr Fearnley-Whittingstall's remarks and general approach to Millwey Rise and its residents are totally unacceptable. I am sure your readers will not be surprised at my feelings as, when I was mayor, I made it my aim to make Millwey residents realise that they were a very important part of our town and to try and abolish the image of 'the camp'. He knows nothing about our history or our town.An apology is certainly necessary but totally inadequate. In poultry terms, he has made a complete cock-up, in a fowl programme, but is probably too chicken to admit it and will make eggs-cuses galore.Michael SteerAxminster

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