Author Archives: Lucy

Millennium Wood path formally opened by Mayor of Derby

Early rain cleared to leave a bright day for the opening of the new path through Millennium Wood, near Heatherton, on Friday 15th March.  As its name suggests, the park has been there for nearly 20 years, providing a valuable … Continue reading

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Saving the 35 bus

The 35 bus carries mostly older people to do their shopping, to visit friends, the doctors or the hospital and similar trips – during the middle of the day.  But back in July this was due to end. Since June … Continue reading

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Could social housing be as personal as private ownership?

Could chains in social housing – Council or Housing Association homes – help more tenants to have the home they’d like? People who’ve bought or sold houses know about ‘chains’.  Estate agents will advertise ‘no chain’ against a property they … Continue reading

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I’m just back from Radio Derby

Today’s question: Would it make any difference to walkers in the New Forest whether cyclists all had bells on their bicycles? This feels like a storm in a teacup to me but it is the reason why I was asked to go … Continue reading

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