Monthly Archives: November 2011

Let the buses – and cycles – through!

trentbarton’s express bus services between Derby and Nottingham, the Red Arrow is a public transport success.  Using the A52 – Brian Clough Way – it speeds its way between these cities with a bus every 10 minutes during the day. Most … Continue reading

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A short-term annoyance for a long-term benefit

For the last few months the ‘Riverside Path’ from behind the Council House to Bass’s Rec has been fenced off.  The signs directing people around this blockage – which is part of Sustrans Route 6 – are inadequate.   Despite Derby Cycling Group … Continue reading

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Bombardier Poster shows business support

Yesterday I took examples of a new poster down to the Derby Telegraph offices.  It was designed and printed in Derby in by local businesses to support the campaign to keep train-building in Derby and the UK. It feels very … Continue reading

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Today’s a day when we remember all those who have died in war… When I was at school, my mother gave me money to get a red remembrance poppy as they were brought round the school, classroom by classroom.  She had clear memories of 1939-45, of … Continue reading

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