Author Archives: Lucy

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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Derby City Council’s Cycling Champion

I was surprised and amazed tonight.  Derby City Council made me their cycling champion, and the position wasn’t even on the agenda! I don’t think of myself as a keen cyclist, it’s just that cycling is a really good way … Continue reading

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