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Ian Alleyne - Not The Hero We Need

If you’re a friend of mine, it’s no secret that I hate Ian Alleyne’s CrimeWatch. I think that it’s an ego-maniacal rant that managed to get sponsors and dupe the general public into thinking that there’s a hero listening directly to them. 596 more words

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Houston co-director talks fair housing and comprehensive reinvestment on public radio

Fair housing is all about providing choice – the right to choose a living situation free from discrimination. But when it comes to the responsibilities of local governments, “fair housing is the law. 408 more words

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Continuum Toward Community/Indigenous-Led Development

I found this diagram from this presentation by Nan Wehipeihana really helpful… not only for indigenous evaluation but any community-led, indigenous-led development agenda.

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Home-Start Butser Help


A little bit of your time could make a BIG difference to a local family! Be the Difference! VOLUNTEER TODAY! Are you a parent or grandparent with 2 -3 hours a week to spare? 121 more words

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Street Violence in Dunedin

In a recent article by Newshub on violence in city centres is a real wake up call for Dunedin. Statistics New Zealand mapped the 2015 police crime data to reveal the areas with the highest number of assaults, sexual assaults and robberies in public places. 337 more words

Paul Pope

Local Crime and Policing

Theft From Vehicles Continues

A week ago I posted about a spate of thefts from vehicles and this has continued. Between 21st and 22nd August a further 4 vehicles have been broken into in Clanfield on Redwing Road, Green Lane, Endel Way and Beech Road with possessions being taken in each case. 148 more words

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Full Council Meeting 23 Aug 2016

Please see my Council Agendas Tab for a summary of the Full Council meeting to be held Tuesday 23 August 2016.

For the full agenda and the minutes (minutes available online a few days after the meeting) please visit the Mitcham Council website.

Mitcham Council