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Bonkers Blog Index 2017

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December 2017

11 December (Part 1) - Councillor Daniel Francis, an easy winner

10 December (Part 2) - Fibbing is not corruption, right? Contract fixing may be

10 December (Part 1) - Crossrail again. Do the negatives outweigh the positive?

9 December (Part 4) - Hide your lodger

9 December (Part 3) - Fake invoices or malicious fake news?

9 December (Part 2) - Normal service can now resume

9 December (Part 1) - How do you define corruption?

8 December (Part 2) - Don’t ignore old wives’ tales

8 December (Part 1) - And now it’s war

7 December (Part 2) - A Tale of Two Councils

7 December (Part 1) - Police official report. Delay, ignoring CPS, political interference. The aim? Get Craske off the hook

6 December (Part 2) - Albion Road improvements shredded!

6 December (Part 1) - Department of inconsequential blogs

5 December - Department of silly blogs

4 December - Cheryl Curr; Despicable Me

3 December - Normal service will be resumed - eventually!

2 December - Bexley Council. Not guilty; this time

1 December - Three days off?

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November 2017

30 November (Part 2) - An apology, but what’s good for the goose…

30 November (Part 1) - Craske rolls a double six

29 November (Part 2) - Despite what Craske claimed, Bexley has never had the cheapest parking in SE London

29 November (Part 1) - Bexley Council fails again

28 November (Part 3) - Crossed lines over Crossrail

28 November (Part 2) - It takes one to know one

28 November (Part 1) - Enjoy the sights and delights of Abbey Wood

27 November (Part 2) - What can they ruin next asks Youtube man. Maybe he should ask Andrew Bashford

27 November (Part 1) - One man encourages fly tipping, now it’s official Council policy

26 November - The odds on the following being fiction are 2:1. (According to Labour!)

25 November - Craske. Will he stay or will he go?

24 November (Part 2) - Political interference is admitted, but from where? Elwyn thinks he knows

24 November (Part 1) - Bexley police lie too. Every police officer will lie when so ordered

23 November (Part 2) - Bexley’s Cabinet Member for Pornography

23 November (Part 1) - It’s looking like Steve Didsbury really did do nothing with fly tipping video

22 November (Part 2) - Bexley Conservatives. Still economical with the truth

22 November (Part 1) - Whitewash. It was silly to expect anything else

21 November (Part 2) - An early Christmas message to Bexley Council

21 November (Part 1) - Not all sweetness and light

20 November (Part 2) - What’s watts?

20 November (Part 1) - More light relief!

19 November (Part 3) - Drawing a line

19 November (Part 2) - Some light relief…

19 November (Part 1) - Three libels and a Court Claim

18 November (Part 3) - The law does not come cheap

18 November (Part 2) - The Eastside Quarter

18 November (Part 1) - There are none so blind as those who will not see

17 November (Part 2) - Bexley’s LED street lamps are not as bright as Sodium, no one can deny it

17 November (Part 1) - Mention a Councillor’s name and police minds turn to jelly

16 November - You’ve read the teaser, it’s time for some facts

15 November (Part 2) - White washing over the decay

15 November (Part 1) - Patience is a virtue, or so I am told

14 November (Part 2) - In the High Court - and out again within minutes

14 November (Part 1) - Leader’s report to Council. Many questions, fewer answers

13 November (Part 3) - Bexley’s homeless problem gets steadily worse

13 November (Part 2) - The Living Wage Party

13 November (Part 1) - The price of lying

12 November (Part 2) - Bexley’s northern outpost. Going down hill fast

12 November (Part 1) - Which Bexley Councillor is going to hit the headlines this time?

11 November - Go green. Cut the hot air

9 November - Cunning pre-election stunts

8 November (Part 2) - Resigned to it

8 November (Part 1) - And then there was one…

7 November - No joking matter

6 November - The natives are restless

5 November - A misleading word from the experts

4 November (Part 2) - Bexley’s lying Tory Councillors change tactics. Clever but dishonest

4 November (Part 1) - Black, no sugar

3 November - Another lucky escape? I hope so

2 November (Part 3) - ‘Labour Councillors welcome police station decision’

2 November (Part 2) - Censoring cycling

2 November (Part 1) - Spot the connection?

1 November (Part 3) - None so deaf as those who will not hear

1 November (Part 2) - TfL : Your journey doesn’t really matter a jot

1 November (Part 1) - Diamond Geezer

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October 2017

31 October - Safety statistics. Not all what they appear to be

28 October - Facebook. How the hell did it get to be so popular?

27 October (Part 3) - You are just wicked!

27 October (Part 2) - Lack of moral fibre too?

27 October (Part 1) - Well that didn’t take long did it?

26 October (Part 3) - Overage and over price

26 October (Part 2) - The green and mean Councillor Craske

26 October (Part 1) - Cash flow. From you to them naturally

25 October - Borough of Culture. Bexley bid bombs

24 October (Part 3) - Bexley Regeneration report. Coming off the rails?

24 October (Part 2) - Alright for some

24 October (Part 1) - Perfectly legal but…

23 October (Part 2) - Overview and Scrutiny

23 October (Part 1) - Yellow versus Orange

22 October - Magnificent!

21 October - Abbey Wood station goes from SouthEastern’s control to TfL

20 October (Part 2) - Crime’s up, officers down, station for the chop

20 October (Part 1) - Spot the difference

19 October - Overage gambling

18 October (Part 3) - Bexley’s webcasts. Technically none too good

18 October (Part 2) - Bexley Council. Raising their digital game

18 October (Part 1) - Expertly managed pandemonium!

17 October (Part 3) - Oh the irony! (And who would you choose?)

17 October (Part 2) - #BrilliantBexley

17 October (Part 1) - What is it about Thames Water?

16 October - The epitome of police corruption

14 October (Part 3) - L&Q. Like it or lump it

14 October (Part 2) - The terrible threesome

14 October (Part 1) - The correct response is bonfires

13 October (Part 4) - What’s Taboo in SE2?

13 October (Part 3) - Crossrail opening. The scene that no one wanted (or is supposed?) to see

13 October (Part 2) - To the Mayor of London every journey matters. Oh yeah!

13 October (Part 1) - It’s not a good week for Bexley police

12 October (Part 2) - Bottle plan smashed

12 October (Part 1) - In Bexley they are all crooks. Is this the ultimate proof?

11 October (Part 2) - From the top of Knee Hill you can see the chickens coming home to roost

11 October (Part 1) - A whole year of uselessness

10 October - Pay homage to the God of Lycra - and get it wrong

9 October (Part 2) - Live in DA16? Then read this (or at least the last half)

9 October (Part 1) - A collection of little ones

8 October - The useless Steve Didsbury

7 October - No Tesco, fewer parking spaces, a road closure but things are looking up. 12 floors up!

6 October - Abbey Wood. Going upwards and downhill at the same time

3 October (Part 2) - From VHS to digital Ultra High Definition

3 October (Part 1) - Repeat after me; The Met is Institutionally Corrupt

2 October (Part 2) - No Part 2!

2 October (Part 1) - Abbey Wood station. It will open on 22nd October

1 October (Part 2) - Oh Je-re-mee Corbyn. Oh Theresa May, what have you done?

1 October (Part 1) - Bexley’s culture. It’s never going to change

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September 2017

30 September (Part 1) - No more Lightbox

30 September (Part 2) - ‘Councillor Philip Read is an idiot’. If that’s the best BiB can come up with, has it done its job?

30 September (Part 1) - No more Lightbox

29 September - Canary Wharf in 11 minutes. Same as from Knee Hill to Sainsbury’s

28 September - The Royal Charlotte. Shut, given a life-line, now the rug is pulled again

27 September - Albion Road and Wilton Road, audited

26 September - Booze Bobbies

24 September - A landmark or a blot?

23 September (Part 2) - Shoppers feel threatened but it is the traders who are

23 September (Part 1) - Bexley’s Cabinet makes three good decisions

21 September - Bonkers is changing, very slowly

20 September (Part 2) - An RBG takeover?

20 September (Part 1) - Hypocrite or idiot or both?

19 September - Road wrecking in Bexleyheath and Abbey Wood - and a bit of a flood

18 September - The Council sponsored website you’ve never heard of

17 September - Bureaucracy gone mad again

16 September - Locally at least the Conservatives really are the nasty party

15 September - Smoke and Mirrors

14 September - Persona non grata. That’s me!

13 September - For the lack of a stake - or vandals? No, it’s dogs

12 September (Part 4) - It’s all happening in Wilton Road

12 September (Part 3) - Which of us will have egg on his face?

12 September (Part 2) - They are Bexley Tories. What else would you expect?

12 September (Part 1) - Pots and Kettles

11 September - Social media stirred officialdom when formality didn’t. So let’s do it again

10 September - What Councillors believe. What the public thinks

9 September - Accept it and move on. Bexley Council despises you

8 September - Bexley’s Wild West Frontier

7 September (Part 2) - Bexley bunglers may rule but perseverence pays

7 September (Part 1) - Bexley Tories. Shooting themselves in the foot

6 September (Part 3) - Bexley Conservatives, a bunch of financial incompetents

6 September (Part 2) - Councillor Craske - Vampire Man

6 September (Part 1) - Crossrail news from yesterday’s Liaison Panel meeting

5 September (Part 2) - Andrew Bashford continues his mission to make Bexleyheath a No-Go area

5 September (Part 1) - Bexley’s Tory liars become ever more devious

4 September - The Bexley Gazette

3 September (Part 4) - Lesnes Abbey - You pay for the private party

3 September (Part 3) - Success. Definitely a sneaky git!

3 September (Part 2) - More unaffordable houses

3 September (Part 1) - Campaign for a Crossrail extension continues

2 September (Part 2) - Abbey Wood vandals strike again

2 September (Part 1) - Erith Quarry. Not for your average Erith family

1 September (Part 2) - Not listening after all

1 September (Part 1) - Officially a sneaky git

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August 2017

31 August - The Charlotte. It’s back!

30 August - Mock outrage from one, delusion from the other

29 August - Abbey to lies via musical flies

28 August (Part 2) - Drinkers and beggars successfully deter shoppers

28 August (Part 1) - A screw loose?

27 August - Limping back on line

23 August - The cretinous Councillor for Northumberland Heath

22 August - Narrow minds, narrow roads

21 August - Peter Derrick Gussman : 19th January 1930 - 7th August 2017

18 August - The Jewel in the Crown - and Edith

15 August (Part 2) - The ‘delightful’ Cllr. John Davey

15 August (Part 1) - The deluded Cllr. Read thinks Bonkers supports Labour!

14 August - Making a difference to residents’ lives. By sending cops to their doors?

13 August - And today’s Bexley Council lie is…

12 August - Bexley Council’s “abysmal” website

11 August (Part 2) - Bexley Council’s lie of the day. Their latest attempt to rewrite history

11 August (Part 1) - The man can’t help it

10 August - Better late than never - again

9 August (Part 2) - It may be efficient and effective tweeting, but is it true?

9 August (Part 1) - Better late than never

8 August (Part 3) - Poor Alex

8 August (Part 2) - The nasty party’s Mr. Nasty

8 August (Part 1) - Dismal days

7 August (Part 2) - The Met. Police. Beyond parody

7 August (Part 1) - It looked suspicious to me

6 August - Bexley Council - No compassion for the dying

4 August - Beach vandals

3 August - Cuts hurt. Caring for residents - Bexley style

2 August - Twitter policing

1 August (Part 2) - New York Times features Abbey Wood

1 August (Part 1) - Can someone check if Philip Read needs help please? (Repeated.)

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July 2017

31 July - Can someone check if Philip Read needs help please?

30 July - The monthly update - Crossrail and Lesnes Abbey

29 July - The Coach and Horses have bolted

28 July (Part 2) - What’s his motive? What does he hope to achieve from a constant stream of nonsense?

28 July (Part 1) - Shameless Councils design road traps and rake in their ill-gotten gains

27 July (Part 2) - This should have been a wholly positive report but…

27 July (Part 1) - It was Sainsbury’s choice

26 July - The Wednesday waffle

25 July (Part 2) - Railway freight yard hits the buffers

25 July (Part 1) - More on last week’s Council meeting

24 July (Part 4) - It isn’t called Scabby Wood for nothing

24 July (Part 3) - When is a pub not a pub? When it is a refurbished bar

24 July (Part 2) - The one time Bexley Council listened to residents - and the result won it an award

24 July (Part 1) - The rats will develop a taste for fish and chips

23 July (Part 2) - A vision for the future?

23 July (Part 1) - No longer Faceless on Facebook

22 July - What’s the point of questions to Council? (Showing off and bad jokes)

21 July - Trains are cancelled regularly and their managers follow suit at meetings

20 July - “Serial liars”

19 July - Magic money found by “Smart arses”

18 July - Coptefield car conflagration

17 July (Part 2) - Sunny Slade Green. Community under attack by Bexley Council

17 July (Part 1) - It’s Confuserail

15 July - When stuck for something to say, lie about the opposition. It’s the Bexley way

14 July (Part 2) - Councillor Craske splashes the cash. Everybody’s going to party!

14 July (Part 1) - Abbey Wood’s night time economy takes a knock

13 July - Slum Green?

12 July (Part 3) - Selling up and moving on

12 July (Part 2) - Scary stuff best taken with a pinch of salt for the moment

12 July (Part 1) - In the absence of adequate explanation the rumour mill will flourish

11 July (Part 3) - Lambeth Council bowls a googly. Bexley is definitely second XI

11 July (Part 2) - Modesty Blaze

11 July (Part 1) - The day I decided Mrs. May had to go

10 July (Part 3) - Taxing times, or taxidermy if you’d prefer it

10 July (Part 2) - Bexley Council resorts to lies and deceptions of every description

10 July (Part 1) - Andrew Bashford’s Abbey Road claims another victim

9 July (Part 2) - Bexley’s roads. Moronic!

9 July - Red House, Red tape, Red face (Part 1)

8 June - Playing with fire

7 July - The Friday Foursome

6 July (Part 2) - Buses diverted. Fly tipping problem recognised. Lollypop budget disappears

6 July (Part 1) - Reader’s rant

5 July (Part 3) - Peabody’s presentation to Bexley Council

5 July (Part 2) - Council dimmo says new lights are brighter. They know they are not

5 July (Part 1) - Beyond belief

4 July - A pub destined to return from the dead?

2 July - Lesnes Abbey. A shameful lack of progress

1 July - Hunt the hamster

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June 2017

29 June - Who’s the tosser?

28 June (Part 2) - Breaking News!

28 June (Part 1) - Councillor Philip Read is compounding the lies

27 June (Part 2) - Joseph Goebbels would be proud

27 June (Part 1) - Peter’s pseudo paddling pool. Completion close

26 June - Gas bags on parade

25 June - Croydon, Bexley, Tower Hamlets, Sutton. Poor decisions everywhere

24 June - Perhaps the dozen Bexley cops under investigation can be increased to 13

23 June - A dozen Bexley cops will now wish they had said no to Bexley Council

22 June (Part 2) - Bexley, a Council built on lies

22 June (Part 1) - The Beach Bum who denies that Bexley has a fly tipping problem

21 June - Much improved rail station coming to Abbey Wood but worse train service

20 June - Beautiful Bexley. A burning issue?

16 June (Part 3) - Didn’t he do well?

16 June (Part 2) - How many old tower blocks are there in Bexleyheath and Sidcup?

16 June (Part 1) - They are just pants

15 June - Fake News

14 June - Bexleyco Limited - Alison Griffin’s parting gift to the borough

13 June - A slow news day

12 June (Part 2) - Bexley Council has plans to make the poor even worse off

12 June (Part 1) - Where are the Building Inspectors?

11 June (Part 2) - Be glad you live in Bexley

11 June (Part 1) - Madder and madder

10 June (Part 2) - Another stabbing in London

10 June (Part 1) - Teresa O’Blockhead

9 June (Part 2) - Thanks to statistics, everyone’s a winner

9 June (Part 1) - A bad case of epistaxis

7 June (Part 3) - Train delays set to become the norm

7 June (Part 2) - Lib Dems are still fighting yesterday’s battles

7 June (Part 1) - Five long years

6 June (Part 2) - It’s not really favourtism

6 June (Part 1) - TfL. (Time frequently Lost)

5 June - Nasty evil people taking pleasure from inflicting pain

4 June - Rock hard Brexit or barely there Will-o’-the-Wisp Brexit?

3 June (Part 2) - Zero footfall

3 June (Part 1) - I’ve been everywhere man. (Apart from Erith and Thamesmead)

2 June (Part 2) - Craig Mackinlay. My small part in his downfall

2 June (Part 1) - This hypocrite says Bexley’s motorists are hard done by, and then sets traps for them

1 June - Send in the clowns. Councillor Clark is back

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May 2017

31 May (Part 2) - Facebook

31 May (Part 1) - He’s like a dog with a bone

30 May (Part 2) - HMO bullyboys

30 May (Part 1) - Overpaid. Brutal. Egotistical

29 May - Three for the price of one

28 May (Part 2) - E and T Hustings. A comprehensive collection of candidate responses

28 May (Part 1) - Crash, Bang, Wallop, what a picture!

27 May (Part 2) - Ever the optimist

27 May (Part 1) - Three zero one. Go!

26 May (Part 2) - Poor road design and Coroner’s advice ignored. Result, carnage

26 May (Part 1) - Say goodbye to the bridge that gave the area its name

25 May (Part 2) - Another Ruxley wreck

25 May (Part 1) - Bexley has a new Mayor. Conservative of course

24 May (Part 4) - Weak and wobbly

24 May (Part 3) - Sainsbury’s jam exhibition

24 May (Part 2) - Exactly who is barking mad?

24 May (Part 1) - There’s democracy and then there is Teresa O’Neill’s Bexley

23 May (Part 2) - Work started on 1st March and tomorrow Bexley Council will tell you what is going on

23 May (Part 1) - They were all smashed

22 May - Forget Thursday, now it’s Saturday

21 May - Question Time in Thamesmead

20 May - Where do care workers come from?

19 May - Three for the price of one

18 May (Part 2) - Going for Growth

18 May (Part 1) - What have they done? Lab v Con in E and T

17 May (Part 3) - It’s a Murky business

17 May (Part 2) - Where’s Edward? Who is Edith?

17 May (Part 1) - Sidcup. Once again the message must be, avoid it if you can

16 May - Tories will grovel while Labour position is vindicated

15 May (Part 3) - Tosser on the radio?

15 May (Part 2) - Tosser on TV

15 May (Part 1) - Mr. Bill Stickers is being Hunted down

14 May (Part 2) - Oh the irony!

14 May (Part 1) - Sitting on a gold mine

13 May (Part 3) - The long and the short of it

13 May (Part 2) - Mr. Brown, what a clown!

13 May (Part 1) - Contrast and Compare

12 May (Part 2) - Parliamentary Election Candidates and Agents

12 May (Part 1) - Who the hell is Edward Baxter anyway?

11 May (Part 4) - Dentist appointment cancelled

11 May (Part 3) - Beyond the barriers. A look inside the new Abbey Wood station

11 May (Part 2) - Creating chaos while making money

11 May (Part 1) - Where’s the dentist?

10 May (Part 2) - Breaking the news blackout

10 May (Part 1) - Accidents by design and waiting to happen

9 May (Part 3) - Time for an update

9 May (Part 2) - Five long years

9 May (Part 1) - Out, and out and about

8 May (Part 3) - The “reprehensible” Terry Osborne. Assistant Chief Executive of Bexley Council

8 May (Part 2) - Too posh to push for an Asian

8 May (Part 1) - A bit more waffle before BiB gets back to business

7 May (Part 2) - 30 years in Bexley and my name is mud

7 May (Part 1) - Grinding their teeth?

6 May (Part 2) - Shades of Robin Hood in reverse

6 May (Part 1) - Lots of cutting. No trimming

5 May (Part 3) - Thamesmead Tories’ turmoil

5 May (Part 2) - The charade of challenges and the lengthening gravy train

5 May (Part 1) - The Leader lies?

4 May (Part 2) - The Leader reports

4 May - Cryptosporidium in Belvedere, Phytophthora Ramorum in Lesnes

3 May - A rare moment of agreement

2 May (Part 2) - Working hard for you and me

2 May (Part 1) - Remind you of anyone?

1 May (Part 2) - Collect of the Day. Pray for Sidcup

1 May (Part 1) - Who they gonna call?

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April 2017

30 April (Part 2) - Wilton Road is nearly done. And about time too

30 April (Part 1) - Beware the 7 day parking restriction coming to a street near you

29 April (Part 2) - Teresa Pearce first off the starting block. Tory heads still on one

29 April (Part 1) - Vodafone to give Bexley two fingers?

28 April - Vodafone gives Bexley the finger!

27 April - The last Full Council meeting - The first half

26 April - The last few days of Tavy Bridge

25 April - Bexley’s Code of Conduct Committee; cards in close proximity to chest again

24 April - Councillor Craske conquers Cryptosporidium. Contracting Conway

23 April - In Abbey Wood either the train service is a mess or the roads are

22 April (Part 2) - And you think parking in Bexley is bonkers!

22 April (Part 1) - Bin Tax On Track

21 April (Part 2) - People Scrutiny meeting, continued

21 April (Part 1) - Oh no, not another one!

20 April (Part 2) - Selling Bexley down by the river

20 April (Part 1) - People Scrutiny. Children and Cops

19 April - Growing Resources

18 April - Katie Quitter

17 April (Part 2) - Two tribes go to war - With each other

17 April (Part 1) - Targeting tossers and linking Bexleyheath to Barking. Not barking

16 April (Part 2) - Two tribes go to war - on one!

16 April (Part 1) - Councillors comment on Bexley’s long term growth strategy. They all like it but can the promises be kept?

15 April (Part 2) - Water woes

15 April (Part 1) - Has Bexley Council made the right parking choice?

14 April - BexleyCo. Coming soon

13 April (Part 2) - An improving Council? (Or am I going soft?)

13 April (Part 1) - Irony meets the iron road

12 April (Part 2) - Another stealth tax for Bexley

12 April (Part 1) - Bexley Council has big plans. They are only ten years late

10 April - Back to front planning

9 April - Sidcup in the sun. Belvedere beached. Wilton Road wrecked

8 April - Bexley Council’s lie machine goes to court

4 April - Bexley Conservative Councillors are lying - and proud to do so!

1 April (Part 2) - Catching up

1 April (Part 1) - It may be April 1st but Bexley Tories are lying not joking

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March 2017

29 March - Council Tax. Compared to elsewhere, Bexley slips again

28 March (Part 2) - No more Trust

28 March (Part 1) - Bexley Council’s website. Oh dear!

24 March - Road closures all over the place

23 March - The Ridgeway

22 March - Latest news from the Crossrail bosses

21 March (Part 2) - Please don't hang your dog poo bags from trees

21 March (Part 1) - An open but shut case

20 March - Harassment. The Masseys and the police don’t seem to have any idea what it is

19 March (Part 2) - Wilton Road regeneration, running very late

19 March (Part 1) - Lesnes Abbey. Looks good if you can afford it

18 March (Part 2) - Albion Road to be closed. Expect traffic chaos

18 March (Part 1) - Council Tax bills hit the doormats. Finance Director does a runner

17 March - Bexley Council holds a public meeting from which the public is excluded entirely

16 March - Losing it

15 March - General Gordon, Peter Craske and Thames Water

14 March - Two crap stories

13 March - There will be no escalators but what use will the old stairs be?

12 March - Is there no integrity anywhere?

10 March - 30 years of police corruption

9 March - Paying the Ferry man

8 March - Driven over the Edge

7 March (Part 2) - TfL. Making roads that little bit more dangerous. It’s what they do.

7 March (Part 1) - Alex Sawyer. Heartless money grabbing hypocrite maybe. But not a cretin

6 March - What’s good for Abbey Wood is not good anywhere else

5 March (Part 2) - No more Fat Controller

5 March (Part 1) - Network Rail passes a major milestone. FM Conway contemplates one

4 March (Part 2) - Budget divisions. More cuts presented as Manna from Heaven

4 March (Part 1) - Use it or lose it. Not a slogan that impresses the Post Office

3 March (Part 2) - When tipped off by BiB, Dan's your man and Peter's the procrastinator

3 March (Part 1) - Have a sweetie, don’t worry about the cyanide pills

2 March - The eyes have it

1 March (Part 3) - Abbey Wood road chaos may become the norm

1 March (Part 2) - Double yellow hazard

1 March (Part 1) - A really nice pot hole

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February 2017

28 February (Part 2) - The big deception. It has been a long time in the planning

28 February (Part 1) - Bexley Council. Incompetent from top to bottom

27 February - The cat will likely be among the pigeons

26 February (Part 2) - Even if not corrupt, they like to put on a show

26 February (Part 1) - Crossrail buffers installed. Lesnes Abbey regeneration hits them

25 February - Buses stop being useful

23 February - Rare praise for the police. Not Bexley’s obviously

22 February (Part 2) - Cooking the books about borrowing the books

22 February (Part 1) - What’s in store for Harrow Manorway?

21 February (Part 2) - Harrow Manorway. Does it have the capacity to fully serve the Crossrail station?

21 February (Part 1) - Council tax is up. What did the Cabinet have to say about it?

20 February (Part 2) - Another Council tax rise approved. Up by 3.99% again

20 February (Part 1) - The never ending traffic queues in Bexley

19 February (Part 3) - Crossrail progress including the next station closure dates

19 February (Part 2) - Crayford strip pub redevelopment

19 February (Part 1) - Surely not another of Bexley’s fibs?

18 February - Bexley Council believes there was no realistic alternative to approving the Slade Green rail freight hub

17 February (Part 3) - Erith’s Carnegie Building has a future

17 February (Part 2) - Places Scrutiny. The more interesting bits and the very interesting bits

17 February (Part 1) - Top brass laughing all the way to the bank. You won’t be

16 February - One can dream. Gareth Bacon in charge. Teresa O'Neill on one?

15 February - Places Scrutiny. The simpler and sillier bits

14 February - Another Conservative promise is about to be broken

13 February - Bexley Council. Raising money any way it can

12 February (Part 2) - One tit from Blackfen. Two more from Beckenham

12 February (Part 1) - The racist thoughts of Bexley Council

10 February (Part 3) - TfL. Thoroughly faulty Lights - fixed!

10 February (Part 2) - An exhibition for posh houses held in a very posh house

10 February (Part 1) - And they’re off!

9 February (Part 2) - Holes big and small

9 February (Part 1) - And Massey makes three

8 February - Almost nothing to report

7 February - Nothing to report

6 February - More wildlife displacement

5 February (Part 3) - Lesnes Abbey and Crossrail cracking on

5 February (Part 2) - Fast and Furious

5 February (Part 1) - Nothing in Bexley is safe from attack. Budgetary sparrow hawks pounce

4 February (Part 2) - It’s all about the money

4 February (Part 1) - Accidents by design

3 February (Part 2) - Police update updated

3 February (Part 1) - Road works

2 February (Part 2) - A rare happy ending

2 February (Part 1) - Is it worth the effort?

1 February (Part 2) - I’m not the only one

1 February (Part 1) - Old Farm Park - Planning proposals

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January 2017

31 January (Part 3) - Old Farm Park - Planning proposals

31 January (Part 2) - Police update

31 January (Part 1) - Bexley Council is dipping your pocket again, and ever deeper

30 January - Council and police compete in the corruption stakes

29 January - Crossrail cares, maybe too much

27 January - No more Capital Punishment in Bexley, not in an election year anyway

26 January - Just a quick nodding exercise

25 January (Part 2) - From the post bag

25 January (Part 1) - After Craske’s magic show, the support acts

24 January (Part 2) - Conjuror Craske

24 January (Part 1) - Update on Albion Road

23 January (Part 2) - You’ve never had it so good

23 January (Part 1) - At last, a Bexley Council meeting to report!

20 January - Bexley Council is ‘Having a Larf’

19 January - Escapee from the swamp

18 January - No one makes progress

17 January - Shining a dim light into murky corners

16 January - Follow the Bazalgette sewer from Plumstead to Crossness

14 January - What’s new?

13 January - The odd couple

12 January (Part 3) - Good news. The station (if perhaps not Southeastern trains) will be on time

12 January (Part 2) - Abbey Wood Village. Not open for business

12 January (Part 1) - An investigation approaching a full stop?

11 January - Lesnes Abbey slipped. Crossrail station slipping?

10 January (Part 2) - How not to save the half mile Crossrail detour

10 January (Part 1) - Two Councils combine forces in an effort to kill Abbey Wood Village

9 January - Only two years to wait!

8 January - More rubbish about Bexley

7 January - Bexley hasn’t got a fly tipping problem. Well it is what the Council says

6 January (Part 2) - Would I like to? No I wouldn’t

6 January (Part 1) - Regenerating Abbey Wood Village

2 January (Part 2) - Bexley Council wouldn’t have the bottle for it

2 January (Part 1) - The long and the short of it

1 January - A Happy New Year

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