Category Archives: CONsultants

Customer service pants

News is drifting in about how Bristol City Council has gone about CONsulting on their planned closure of most of their customer service points or area housing offices as we used to call them before the loonies took over. Apparently … Continue reading

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Give us a C! Give us an O! Give us an N! Give us a dodgy ginger minger planning boss!

Put it all together and what’ve we got? CONsultation … Oh look it’s Friday, must be time for another CONsultation about the stupid ‘Cycle Houses’ on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path nobody wants. The new Lib Dem administration – … Continue reading

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Colin Sexstone's web of intrigue

It looks like Bristol City’s dopey Chief Exec Colin Sexstone has had orders from big boss Stevie Lansdown to get on the offensive over their plans to build a Tesco at Ashton Gate. So Sexstone’s called in the corporate CONsultation … Continue reading

Posted in Ashton Vale, Bristol, Bristol North west, CONsultants, Developments, Planning, Politics, South Gloucestershire, World Cup 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , | There are 6 comments

RED TROUSERGATE: land still not sold, another bloody CONsultation in the offing …

The Red Trousergate saga continues … David Bishop’s dodgy deal with George Ferguson last year to sell off protected public park land on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path still rumbles on. These are some questions and answers from tonight’s … Continue reading

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CONsultation of the week: Ladies and gentleman Tescos and Bristol City FC are floating in space

Here’s a sample of the Bristol City FC/Tesco CONsultation that took place at Ashton Gate this weekend about building a supermarket on the site. The full document is below. Further comment seems superfluous … Here’s the full document:

Posted in Ashton Vale, Bristol, Bristol South, CONsultants, Developments, Environment, Local government, Merchant Venturers, Planning, Politics, Southville | Tagged , , | There are 3 comments

BANKSY BALLS: Gagged!

Was Friday’s synchronised pant wetting from Bristol City Council and the Evening Cancer over the Banksy exhibition quite what it seemed? The Blogger’s hyperbole-o-meter went through the roof when the Cancer gushed, “The world’s most famous living artist is coming … Continue reading

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City council: filling their boots but not emptying the bins

Fancy that! Bristol City Council is predictably sitting on its hands doing nowt to support their own bin men asking for less than twenty quid a week extra in their pay packets to help feed their families during a recession. … Continue reading

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Court circular #5

Still no sign of a CONsultant plumber on the third floor of the Counts Louse to fix the leaks … Today we hear that this copper from Sheffield who doesn’t know where Easton is who’s been put put in charge … Continue reading

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Court circular #4

Thanks to reader Overayard, we have some more news on the latest ludicrous private sector CONsultant to board the Counts Louse gravy train, Mark Fletcher. Fletcher is a senior partner at the fashionable (ie. expensive) PR and communications agency ‘Reputation’. … Continue reading

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Court circular #3

More news drifts in about this copper from Sheffield who doesn’t know where Easton is that’s been put in charge of marketing at the city council on a salary of just £140k a year. A reader writes: Why does Bistol … Continue reading

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