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July 12, 2017 - 0 Comments

The past two months since leaving the County Council have not been usual given the general election, but the past few weeks have been somewhat of an unsettling revelation about just how much of a...

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January 12, 2017 - 0 Comments

Last year I posted a miserly 2 blog posts.  Considering how rollercoaster last year was, I failed to record much of it.  I fell into my own trap of knowing that people were reading it...

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September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments

I am very proud of being part of the Labour County Group, I think we are making some serious headway in achieving our manifesto commitments, albeit from third place.  One of the fundamental reasons behind...

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April 11, 2014 - 0 Comments

I am really pleased that the City Council have taken on board my comments that the initially proposed £11k tax being levied on the provided community centre is too much.  It is great that Cllr...

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January 23, 2014 - 0 Comments

Having looked at the press today, it’s quite bizarre.  It would seem that the Liberal Democrats went to a different Full Council meeting than I did. Firstly, they delivered a press release that stated they...

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January 5, 2014 - 0 Comments

There are many arguments around climate change, some of it fanatical, some of it strongly argued science, some of is discredited and some of it based on rather dodgy assumptions.  Personally I feel that we...

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December 11, 2013 - 2 Comments

I’m thinking of changing my car next year, but I’m struggling slightly.  On car sales sites, you can search by many things but car width generally isn’t one of them.   One of the crucial...

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November 2, 2013 - 0 Comments

Yesterday saw the start of Movember – where men, who are usually clean-shaven, grow a moustache to highlight men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer etc.  I have thought about doing it the past few years, but this...

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January 5, 2013 - 0 Comments

  Customer Service is becoming the real area of Competition in the marketplace, and recently I was initially pleased that Dominos had invited me to highlight my concerns over a  number of order discrepancies.  However,...

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December 31, 2012 - 0 Comments

Having seen a few reviews of 2012, it reminded me that this has been a year of fantastic change within the Kirby Household so I thought I would capture some of the Highs and Lows....

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