Category Archives: Liberal Democrats

Keep angry!

Print PageThis graffiti appeared a week or so ago down by Markeaton Brook.  And I respect its message (though not the way it has been delivered). Anger can be good.  It can motivate. The first time that I recognised this strongly in … Continue reading

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Derby Manufacturing

Print PageIt’s second nature to those of us who’ve worked in manufacturing in Derby, that Derby is a manufacturing city. Derby was at the forefront of the industrial revolution; factories, engineering and production are in our DNA.  The manufacture of ‘things’ from trains, … Continue reading

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Losers – and winners

Print PageLet me tell you a story. “The school summer fair was in full swing when the family arrived.  The eldest was allowed to go around on her own.  She was eight now, it was her school – and she’d … Continue reading

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City trees – present and future

Print PageTwo days, and two people have shared with me their sorrow about trees in Derby being cut down.  First was the avenue of lime trees alongside Liversage Street Car Park.  Second were flowering cherry trees on Chaddesden Park Road. The lime … Continue reading

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