Tag Archives: Derby

Political thoughts 1 – the NHS and schools

The NHS is a valuable service for us all, and an efficient provider of excellent health services.  The UK is rightly proud of this national institution.  I would hope no political party would seek to damage the NHS.  However, that … Continue reading

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Derby ideas help JCB

This morning a road repair crew arrived at the top of my road to deal with a pothole collection.  The worst ones had been filled a few weeks ago, but the general deteriorating area was today’s task. This was particularly … Continue reading

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Derby Uni students ask – and I answer.

Just had an exciting lunchtime – and early afternoon tweeting answers to Derby Uni students’ questions. For the NUS it’s the start of the General Election campaign.  Derby has been the guinea pig university for what I gather will be … Continue reading

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How many betting shops are too many?

The answer undoubtedly depends on who you ask. In Chaddesden, Derby there are already four betting shops; one on Wiltshire Road, one on Wood Road and two on Nottingham Road.  William Hill have recently submitted an application for a betting shop, which … Continue reading

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