Free parking *may* help to keep our town centre alive

This past weekend, I submitted my first letter to the editor of our local newspaper, “The Rotherham Advertiser“. I’m not sure if it will be published, but the text is:

Give us free parking, and we will come.

Reading the yourletters@ pages over the last few weeks, I’ve been seeing more and more references to Tesco’s parking fiasco and the death of the town centre. Each time I’ve frustratedly yelled “But the issue is that the council aren’t providing free parking!”. After another rant this week, I turned the page to see Graves finally headline the requirement. Continue reading “Free parking *may* help to keep our town centre alive”

BBC News – Twitter Aggregator?

When did the BBC News website turn from genuine journalism to becoming a basic Twitter Aggregator?

I’ve relied on the BBC News platform for well over a decade to bring me the latest news, in an unbiased fashion, with deep investigations, opinions, and real-life genuine journalism. I remember having the BBC news ticker when it was first released, and loving it.
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How do I feel about the killing of a dog?

I posted a short opinion on Google Plus today, on this piece of news from the Daily Mail about a man killing a dog.  I’ve tried to expand on that opinion in this post.

I’m still not 100% sure how I feel about it, maybe 10 hours after reading it, but felt I should probably put my thoughts down here.

So – my first thoughts.  Continue reading “How do I feel about the killing of a dog?”