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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

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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

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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

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Devolution

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

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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