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Mimic Transport for London, and get lower bus fares

Millions of bus passengers outside London are getting overcharged as local authorities do not have the necessary powers to control fares, the Institute of Public Policy Research has warned in its report “ 253 more words


Our library is under threat

If we don’t act now, the future of our nearest library looks grim …  That appears to be the message from campaigners who have been studying the latest proposals for the library service across Staffordshire. 573 more words

Community Action

Staying afloat as cuts bite

I spent a few hours the other day with the senior management team of a planning and regeneration service. The session was to think about how they would deal with significant budget reductions up to 2020. 803 more words

Five pounds of possum

If you’re a fan of Blue Grass music you may
recognize the phrase and if not some of us have
seen a time, at some point in our lives, when we… 194 more words


"How The Supreme Court Protects Bad Cops": How Many More Deaths And Riots Will It Take Before SCOTUS Changes Course?

Last week, a grand jury was convened in St. Louis County, Mo., to examine the evidence against the police officer who killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, and to determine if he should be indicted. 1,073 more words

Civil Rights

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This site has been created with the intention of discussing Neighbourhood Planning amongst any interested parties – practitioners, public managers, academics and students.

It will feature content from academic papers, reports from policymakers, media interest and updates on policy progress via the Notes on Neighbourhood Planning series produced by the DCLG. 29 more words



I just had my first look at the new Visit Fremantle website: http://www.visitfremantle.com.au and I am flabbergasted why the home page has a photo of the Round House on the top, the second one is of Kings Park and the third one of the Perth CBD. 63 more words

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