Monthly Archives: June 2008

Meanwhile in the real world …

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Tax 'n' spend: they're parking mad!

Household fuel bills to rise 40%; food up 5-15% depending on who you believe; mortgage interest payments rising by the month; 10% tax rate gone; petrol prices way up. The list goes on … Meanwhile at Bristol City Council – … Continue reading

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Open season!

The meeting of Bristol City Council’s Audit Committee on Friday to sign off the authority’s accounts for the year 2007-08 will soon be the trigger for a very handy piece of legislation indeed for you dear reader, citizen and voter. … Continue reading

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Fancy recycling that!

“Bristol City Council still plans to introduce “pay-as-you-throw” rubbish collections – and residents could end up having to buy bags for their waste,” thunders today’s Evening Cancer. Who’d’ve thunk it? Er, anyone who read The Bristol Blogger nine months ago … Continue reading

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Fwd: Save Grove Wood – Act Now!

Save Grove Wood – Act Now! A large workmen’s hut was erected on 30th May 2008 in Grove Wood. We understand from Bristol City Council that the erection of buildings in Grove Wood contravenes this Conservation Area and that the … Continue reading

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Oxbridge watch

Further evidence, as if it’s really needed, that the statement, “I studied English at Cambridge” actually means “I’m a thick toff who’s been taught by idiots”. In order to get on down wit da kids daddio and demonstrate their up-to-the-minute … Continue reading

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