Tag Archives: John Bees

"Six in bits"? Greenbelt grab nodded through with barely a wimper

Bristol City Football Club are to get a new stadium on the city’s greenbelt at Ashton Vale after councillors voted 7-2 in favour of the controversial development last night. At a very long meeting featuring a very short debate – … Continue reading

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Labour Party leadership speculation Easter special

Our man sipping Champagne with the socialists says there’s already open talk in the Bristol Labour Party of the possibility that they could lose eight council seats at the local elections on June 4. This has led to much speculation … Continue reading

Posted in Bristol, Budget, Elections, Labour Party, Local Elections 2009, Local government, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | There are 33 comments

Howzat!! Bristol Labour Party caught taking orders from cricket club toffs and House of Lords lobbyists

The Gruesome truth about school places in North Bristol: what you won’t be reading in the Evening Cancer … by lilly manilly Whatever happened to that new school at Ashley Down? They spent enough money on the feasibility studies and … Continue reading

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RED TROUSER GATE: the Cabinet questions

Here’s the answers to Ashley Fox’s questions to Cabinet on Thursday regarding the Railway Path land sell-off. The Blogger’s comments are in red. It’s certainly a fascinating insight into the quality of governance we’re getting: Questions from Councillor Ashley Fox … Continue reading

Posted in Bristol, Bristol and Bath Railway Path, Bristol East, Conservatives, Cycling Demonstration City, Developments, Easton, Environment, Labour Party, Local government, Merchant Venturers, Politics, Transport | Tagged , , , , , | There are 16 comments

They don't know what they're doing! Pt. 2

“Asked by Mrs Janke if he could explain how the sale of the park affected the Area Green Space plan, Mr Bees’ answer was: “The area is well served by green space.” Bristol Evening Post, October 15 2008 Bristol’s new … Continue reading

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E-democracy conflab joy

Are they keeping this a secret so that selected council staff can scoff all the tax payer-funded canapés themselves? An alert reader flags up the forthcoming Bristol E-Democracy Day – ‘Modern Methods of governance – democracy in action or mob … Continue reading

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