Category Archives: Waste and recycling

Gas or renewables – we need both for now

Print PageNewspaper articles have recently hit out at an apparent willingness of the government to allow more gas-fuelled power plants.  Critics fear this indicates a weakening of support for renewables.  I’m less certain. The UK is way behind many other countries in … Continue reading

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Local Plans – get involved now!

Print PageThree times in the last two weeks I have had a chance to comment on what the future balance of homes and open space should be in Derby – and also other spatial-related things like where to put business and how to … Continue reading

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Farewell help

Print PageYesterday I went to the thanksgiving service for one of our Liberal Democrat members whom I first met about 10 years ago, Joyce Hayes.  For nearly all that time she had been a reliable helper, doing a regular Focus … Continue reading

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Picnicking and music in Littleover

Print PageIt was an early start on the Jubilee Bank Holiday Monday, to help transform part of King George Vth Playing Fields from plain grass to a community celebration. I wasn’t the only one down there early.  The networking and … Continue reading

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