What's your "slightly more revealing quarantine song" (although marginally less likely to tell the world your birth date): the highest placed song you've recently listened to in the charts of the week of your 12th birthday? Mine: "You should be dancing" by the Bee Gees...
If only my great-great-grandfather, Thomas Benfield Harbottle, had lived until the advent of quizzing. He'd have rocked. Seriously bonkers facts in his 1903 "Dictionary of Historical Allusions" gutenberg.org/files/57864/57…
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Once again, Conservative Councillors at Winchester City Council have voted down a proposal from the Lib Dem group to have a tougher policy on air quality in the city.
I summed up on a proposal at today’s council meeting that it should be …
Topics include: Station Approach, Station Area Parking, New Tory ‘Tip Tax’, Our crossing campaigns, The local vote to ‘remain’. Air Quality. Grammar Schools. Safer Routes to School
This followed a letter in the Hampshire Chronicle attacking council offers for recent failures at the council.
Cllr Gottlieb is wrong to blame all the ills of the council on the council’s senior management team.
The people that authorised the Station Approach Planning …
Last week’s full council meeting about Silver Hill is on the front page of the Hampshire Chronicle today. Here’s what I said in the meeting.
Conservative plans for ‘right to buy’ are bonkers and will mean we lose a large proportion of council housing in Winchester.
The Conservatives have announced plans to force councils to sell off the most expensive 210,000 council houses and use the money to pay for a national programme of ‘right to buy’ for housing associations right across the country.
For Winchester this will …