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Bonkers Blog July 2013

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5 July (Part 3) - Accidents up, sales down

CongestionThe News Shopper has carried a couple of interesting reports in recent days, maybe you missed them.

On cycling Bexley council admits “the number of casualties on the borough’s roads has risen by 70 per cent in a year”. A Transport for London survey reveals the number of cyclists pedalling to work went up by 1% in the same period. Bexley council insiders have reported problems with their cycling training courses before.

The same reporter says that retail sales in the Broadway were down down by 7·1% January to May compared to the same period last year. Almost ten times as bad as the national average.

Spike in casualties - Retail sales down.


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