Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Q6 – Healthy Travel on the Menu

You know that the M1 is a motorway and the A1 is a trunk road. Well, now we have Q routes, or Quietways and the Q6 from Barkingside to Mile End is now officially open with the completion of a new troll free bridge in Valentines Park.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

GP Shortage Crisis
– Redbridge Asked to build more Surgeries

This coming Thursday, 22 June, there will be a deputation, lead by Andy Walker, at Redbridge Full Council asking that they follow the example of other councils and build GP surgeries.

Wickford – July 2016
Milton B. Keynes – March 2016

Monday, June 19, 2017

Redbridge Council pull Dead Rabbit out of Hat - Oakfield: Now we Wait

Last Wednesday, 14 June, was Oakfield day at the public inquiry into Redbridge Council’s “Local Development Plan”. It was all over by lunchtime but not before Redbridge Council tried to pull a “fast one”.

Just before proceedings started the Council pulled a dead rabbit out of the hat when their QC issued a very late Council document dated 9th June (the previous Friday).

Thursday, June 15, 2017

And now for something Fishy

Being an island Great Britain has had a long association with the sea, and fish. But with “modern” fishing practices and regulations sustainable fishing is under threat, due mainly to by catch. Large amounts of fish are thrown back into the sea, dead, because they are not allowed to be landed. Step forward an innovative new British company with their new technology aptly called PISCES.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Ilford Forest

This evening I had a date with John Howard, the Redbridge cabinet member for something or the other. He was late. Apparently he has a drink problem and had spilled his coca cola, resulting in a rather embarrassing damp patch.

So while we were all waiting and after we had eaten all the sandwiches I had a look out of the 7th floor window of Lynton House. My oh my!