Tuesday, 23 August 2016
Friday, 19 August 2016
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Tuesday, 2 August 2016
"A new allotment in the park provides a sustainable project to utilise their skills. They grow potatoes, vegetables and summer fruits, which are made into hearty meals and tasty puddings in the park’s new Pavilion Café. The profits are then used to buy seeds, creating a virtuous cycle."
Tuesday, 26 July 2016
Monday, 25 July 2016
Those considering this course can now have a drop-in chat on any Wednesday (9.30am to 12 noon) at One Smithfield (the new Council building in Hanley). Or just email them direct on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, 19 July 2016
Monday, 18 July 2016
* Shopper numbers down a bit, on the High St.? "Nothing to do with all that wet weather we had! It's Brexit!"
* House prices dipped a bit? "Nothing to do with the totally normal midsummer cut in asking prices. It's Brexit!"
I doubt most people believe it, any more than they believed all the 'Project Fear' nonsense before the vote.
Will the Remoaners also try to blame the current heatwave on Brexit? "Nothing to do with the sun being hot in July. Lettuces wilting? Blame Brexit!"
I wouldn't be surprised if, tomorrow, some especially over-broiled London journalist reaches for a headline-grabbing combination of Brexit and Global Warming. Global Brawming, anyone?
Here's a corrective on the house price hysteria, from today's Express, which is rapidly becoming a half-readable newspaper once again (it used to be appalling). Certainly a better option than the wall-to-wall pro-EU spin that seems to infest the BBC News website these days, at least.
The article shows fairly clearly that house prices are actually fairly normal for the time of year...