Monthly Archives: February 2017

All Quiet!

Sorry for the delay in my weekly update – been partially ‘Off the grid’ – travelling to visit family in Malaysia. Since my last posting about ‘A deposit scheme for cans, bottles & plastic’ I am pleased to inform that … Continue reading

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From me – Letter to MP Steve Barclay

Extract of e-mail sent to Steve Barclay MP I know you are a busy man these days, but I feel compelled to raise the issue of recycling once more. It has been widely reported that government ministers have signaled that … Continue reading

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WTC Planning Meeting 20th Feb

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Library Quiz – Your Challenge

                Invitation to quiz teams, social event, and a good night with a Fish & Chip supper included (Or Chicken if preferred) BYO Drinks…. Raffle Prize Draw. The poster quotes: The questions are easy if you know … Continue reading

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Yet more on Streetlife – Nextdoor

Ha Ha – Is this the end of Whittlesey Streetlife™? I see that in order to register/sign up, ‘they’ want you to sign up 9 other people in your area/vicinity in a period of 21 days in order to validate … Continue reading

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Trending observations on WTC Meeting & Streetlife

At least one kind person sending reports to me and the public whilst I am away – thanks. Of course more people could attend these meetings and hear first hand on how your council debate? So I see from the … Continue reading

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WTC – Full Council Meeting Report Wednesday 08th February

Disclaimer: These observations are not the ‘official’ minutes of the meeting, these are supplied by Whittlesey Town Council, normally (1) month following the meeting and can be viewed on their website. Many thanks to our correspondent who sent the following … Continue reading

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The Bobby Scheme

Maybe not many have knowledge of ‘The Bobby Scheme’ it is a support unit for: Victims of crime Vulnerable elderly people People who are prone to repeated crime The Cambridgeshire Bobby scheme does outstanding work in helping these victims and … Continue reading

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No News on Whittlesey Railway Upgrade – or is it only bad news?

Updated 08-02-17 @ 0500 utc Train operator Abellio has agreed to sell 40% of its Greater Anglia rail franchise to Japanese firm Mitsui.  The line has been run by Greater Anglia since 2012 and the company renewed the franchise in … Continue reading

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‘Streetlife’ has been Trumped!…

Updated 08-02-17 @ 0500 utc “How do you build an online community that isn’t an echo chamber and doesn’t descend into an ugly shouting match? Make it local, is the answer from two neighbourhood networks, one British, one American, that … Continue reading

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