Barry Kirby

August 21, 2010 - 0 Comments

An Article in the Citizen today about the Youth Courts is quite interesting and a good piece for informing the general public about the way it works and the options available tot he Magistrates. I...

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August 17, 2010 - 0 Comments

The reason for voyaging up north last week was to see Dalston show.  Dalston is the village in Cumbria where my folks live and it was good to be able to take the kids up...

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August 17, 2010 - 7 Comments

  This post has two uses, firstly to use the functionality to send a picture from my phone straight to my blog – but it doesn’t do it in a particularly nice way. Secondly, we...

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August 16, 2010 - 8 Comments

In many ways I like the idea of the ‘Big Society’.  Lets face it, anyone who gets involved in voluntary work is already doing it.  From those scout leaders, sports club coaches and managers, to...

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August 12, 2010 - 0 Comments

This article in the Citizen is a much refreshing change from what Kingway usually got a year or so ago. There was a Kingsway Fun day yesterday organised by the Housing Associations and my wife...

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August 10, 2010 - 1 Comments

No matter how hard we try to recycle, we always seem to have slightly too much rubbish for the black bin (on our fortnightly rota).  I looked at the council website to see if they...

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August 8, 2010 - 2 Comments

There has been a lot made of the fact that the state of the economy has given the Tories the ideal opportunity to do what they have always wanted to do and that is cut...

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August 6, 2010 - 2 Comments

News in the Citizen today reveals that the Railway Triangle will be turned into a “desirable estate”. “The plans would see 360 new homes, including 309 townhouses, built on the 30-acre site in a £65million...

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August 4, 2010 - 5 Comments

It seems crazy to me that we as a nation do not encourage more mothers to breastfeed their children.  We have allowed the infant milk produces to make us believe (largely) that their product is...

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August 3, 2010 - 28 Comments

There is a proposal of building a new MSA (Motorway Service Area) just off J11a on the M5. The model that is being used is that of Tebay in Cumbria, which I have to say I...

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