Monthly Archives: July 2012

Norton Fitzwarren By-pass

A number of local residents have asked me what is happening with the Norton Fitzwarren by-pass now that the housing developments at Langford Mead and The Old Cider Factory are well-advanced.   Having discussed it with the appropriate people at County … Continue reading

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The Shame of the House of Lords

Consider this.  An African state has, as part of its legislature, an assembly comprising tribal chiefs and mates of the current and previous Presidents.  We would scoff at such cronyism and demand that they implemented reform under threat of suspension … Continue reading

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Conservatives Back-down on Public Forests Sell-off

Cast your minds back to early 2011 and you may recall the furore generated by the Government’s proposals to sell off the public forests. After more than half a million people publicly objected to the plans, the Government backed down, … Continue reading

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