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Rotary Good Neighbour Shuttle Bus - Needs more Drivers!!

The launch of the Round Town Shuttle bus to take in the new Health Centre due to be launched on May 23rd is now under threat due to a sudden shortage of drivers.  59 more words


Police Commissioners - time for the government to admit defeat

I’m writing this the morning after a reasonably confusing set of local election results (I’ll leave it to others to unpick those) but what really caught my eye was the following comparison: 167 more words


Vote - election on 5 May

It’s your chance to vote in Chipping Norton on Thursday 5 May for our representatives on Chipping Norton Town Council and West Oxfordshire District Council, and for our Police Commissioner. 31 more words


On Patrol

Three street cleaners on Rue St Martin, heading for their lunch break.  Sweeping the streets is never going to be many people’s dream job, but the Ville de Paris council takes this essential service seriously and makes sure the public is aware of its value.   174 more words

Paris Streets

Boscawen Park Devolution

Truro City Council is now the owner of the popular Boscawen Park which has transferred from Cornwall Council, securing the future of this important leisure area for Truro’s residents and visitors. 473 more words



The extraordinary result in the Wadebridge West by-election seems to have dragged me out of my blogging retirement – at least for the time being. With that in mind I thought I’d reproduce here the text of an article I’ve just written for the Cornish Guardian (which will be reproduced in the West Briton and The Cornishman). 388 more words


On Libraries

I’ve always loved them. Ever since I was a child I have revered the fact that there are places in the world you can walk into and walk out with books FOR FREE. 473 more words