Monthly Archives: December 2014

Happy Christmas (guaranteed no politics)!

          Hi all, This is just to wish all readers a very happy Christmas and a merry New Year. (That’s always seemed the right way round to me.) Special greetings to anyone who is on their … Continue reading

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Government hammers Broxtowe/Privatisation kills the dermatology service/But Beeston turns the corner!

Hi all, I was intending to make this a non-political festive newsletter, but events have crowded in. Government targets Broxtowe for spending cuts The Government has, bizarrely, singled out Broxtowe as the area in the country to receive the largest … Continue reading

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Toton by-election result

Hi all – Just a note to say congratuations to Mia Kee for winning the by-election. The results were: Mia Kee (Con) 952 (-525 compared with the Conservative average last time) David Patrick (Lab) 454 (-442 compared with the Labour … Continue reading

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Fake message rounds off embarrassing Tory campaign/Recovery on YOUR credit card?

Hi all, 1.      A fake message rounds off the Tory by-election campaign This last by-election before the General Election finishes on Thursday. The frankly embarrassing Conservative campaign seems to have rounded off with a fake message purporting to be … Continue reading

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If this is localism, it’s ridiculous

Hi all, 1. The National Grid decides we need more building works I’ve just heard that (a) the National Grid have announced that, after two years of excavation work for the tram project, they’ve decided that the time has come … Continue reading

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