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Bonkers Blog Index 2019

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May 2019

20 May - Bexley Conservatives. Lying naturally from 2013 through to 2019

19 May (Part 2) - Facebook Folly

19 May (Part 1) - The Green Man emerges

18 May - Back home

17 May - Failing Grayling

16 May - Gayton Road, open at last

15 May - Why, why, why? Yoga, Yellow, Yuck

14 May - Newham University Hospital. The Omnibus Edition

13 May - Andrew Marr’s car crash interview. A ‘Must Watch’

12 May (Part 3) - Danny and me. In and out of trouble

12 May (Part 2) - A ha’porth of tar

12 May (Part 1) - They got that wrong! Badly wrong

11 May - The end of an era. 78 years!

10 May - It’s still no go in Newham

9 May - Promises promises. Broken promises

8 May - It’s Desperation Day plus one in Newham

7 May - It’s the day of reckoning

6 May (Part 2) - The grinning incompetents from Newham Hospital

6 May (Part 1) - The cretins who run Newham take a break

5 May - Trouble at the Abbey?

3 May (Part 3) - Round in circles in Newham

3 May (Part 2) - Lesnes Abbey Good Coffee to close

3 May (Part 1) - The state of the NHS in Newham

2 May - The state of the National Health Service today

1 May (Part 2) - Abbey Wood closed for business. Please go away

1 May (Part 1) - The police. Are they corrupt or simply incompetent beyond belief?

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April 2019

30 April - Pull the other one, it has bluebells on it

29 April - NHS envy of the world? Not when run by Barts Health NHS Trust

27 April - Barts Health NHS Trust. Totally incompetent, dangerous and liars too

26 April - Abbey Wood. The chaos continues

25 April - Bed blocking. Barts Health NHS Trust haven’t a clue how to manage it

24 April - What Crossrail means to Abbey Wood

23 April (Part 3) - Who runs the better rail service, Southeastern or TfL?

23 April (Part 2) - Arsonists return to Lesnes

23 April (Part 1) - Labour favours Red

22 April - The Leader’s report. Fabulous!

21 April - Stage managed questions

20 April (Part 2) - Bexley Conservatives lend their support to Jeremy Corbyn

20 April (Part 1) - Read and write no evil

19 April - Councillor Hackett sees Red?

18 April (Part 2) - A conflict of interests?

18 April (Part 1) - Trouble for London

17 April - Road planning madness

16 April - Worse than Philip Read?

15 April - The good, the bad and the bespectacled in Sevenoaks

14 April (Part 3) - Not totally Bonkers then?

14 April (Part 2) - Bad PR for P and R

14 April (Part 1) - Plastic Peter

13 April - BexleyCon trick again?

12 April (Part 3) - Virtue signalling

12 April (Part 2) - Not so Planny Danny?

12 April (Part 1) - In good company

11 April (Part 3) - Planny Danny

11 April (Part 2) - Growing old disgracefully

11 April (Part 1) - The shape of things to come

10 April (Part 2) - The North South Divide

10 April (Part 1) - The police can’t cope

9 April - More jam has been approved for tomorrow

5 April (Part 2) - How do you put a clown back into his box?

5 April (Part 1) - Intoxicated by his own verbosity again?

4 April - Cabinet Member for Children. Sounds about right

3 April (Part 2) - Useless cops. Corrupt cops. Murderous cops

3 April (Part 1) - Tax stats

2 April - Michael Slaughter

1 April (Part 2) - All Fools Day

1 April (Part 1) - The police. Are they corrupt or simply incompetent beyond belief?

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March 2019

31 March (Part 2) - Crossness sewage pumping station reopens

31 March - Slower is good and quicker journeys are good too. Bexley Council likes both

30 March (Part 3) - It might put Thamesmead well and truly on the map

30 March (Part 2) - Now it is four bins to clutter your garden

30 March (Part 1) - Cutting remarks

29 March (Part 4) - Not guilty. Bexley Tories are probably making it up

29 March (Part 3) - Councillor Leaf nails his colours to the flag pole

29 March (Part 2) - Amey down the toilet

29 March (Part 1) - Oh no! Not another one. ™ Brenda from Bristol

28 March (Part 3) - Erith. Itְ’s both good and not so good despite what Bexley Tories say

28 March (Part 2) - BexleyCo-lapse

28 March (Part 1) - Bexley Council is still near the bottom of the class

27 March (Part 2) - Not much enthusiasm shown for local shopping facilities

27 March (Part 1) - Defeating Brussels

26 March (Part 2) - Jackie Belton

26 March (Part 1) - Just sayin’

25 March - Crossrail. More money to be spent

24 March - Farcebook

23 March - Designed by a loser?

22 March (Part 2) - Drive into Abbey Wood’s Wilton Road at your peril, there may be no way out

22 March (Part 1) - People are at breaking point and Bexley Council lies again

21 March (Part 4) - Abbey Wood again. It’s going to be carnage

21 March (Part 3) - The Public meeting that isn’t really

21 March (Part 2) - Pause for thought

21 March (Part 1) - A thirst for knowledge

20 March (Part 2) - Fines, taxes and charges. In Bexley they are all skyrocketing

20 March (Part 1) - The police no longer deserve any respect whatsoever

19 March - Another money raising trap to look out for

18 March - Sell ’em cheap and buy ’em dear

17 March - Network Rail explain the Barnehurst landslip and TfL fails to say anything about their DLR map which includes Abbey Wood

16 March - Ancient woodland destroyed while Bexley Council stands by powerless to stop it

15 March (Part 2) - Not every journey matters. © TfL

15 March (Part 1) - How does she do it?

14 March (Part 2) - Trolling Philip Read

14 March (Part 1) - Don’t count on it Philip

13 March - Deception is our game

12 March - Hypocrisy among politicians is not really news

11 March - Responsible fly tipping

10 March - The budget debate - Seconds out, Round 2

9 March (Part 2) - The budget debate - Seconds out, Round 1

9 March (Part 1) - TfL. Failed again

8 March (Part 2) - Am I black listed?

8 March (Part 1) - No one is impressed. Two years of disruption and it is not pedestrian friendly

7 March (Part 2) - Myth busting

7 March (Part 1) - Full Council report. The moderately short version

6 March (Part 2) - Better late than never

6 March (Part 1) - Same here!

5 March - Hunger, Idiocy, Contradiction, Corruption and Incompetence

3 March (Part 3) - The Leather Bottle site remains a mess, should we believe the developer’s plans for Woolwich Road?

3 March (Part 2) - Just what was the point of that?

3 March (Part 1) - Four offences in one. OV58 DZU

2 March (Part 2) - Another fiftieth anniversary

2 March (Part 1) - 50 years ago today

1 March (Part 2) - Councillor Peter Craske does a hand brake turn. Who yanked his string?

1 March (Part 1) - There! At last

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February 2019

28 February (Part 2) - Pay to park by phone. Oh dear! Bexley Tories are lying again

28 February (Part 1) - Nice little earner

27 February - Nearly there

26 February (Part 2) - Catching up on things

26 February (Part 1) - It’s the economy stupid

25 February (Part 2) - The Grand Old Duke of York

25 February (Part 1) - Will he or won’t he?

23 February (Part 2) - Oh Danny Boy!

23 February (Part 1) - Backward Bexley

22 February - Place your bets now

21 February - Bexley’s road planners are a disaster for vehicle automation

20 February - Bombing Hall Place

19 February - Cashing in on Crossrail

18 February - Refreshing

17 February - Recycling. The choice is between “significantly worse” and “marginally worse”

16 February - Art and Belvedere all in danger of being washed away

15 February (Part 2) - Free money

15 February (Part 1) - Tory lies destroyed

14 February (Part 3) - All forgiven?

14 February (Part 2) - Three week bin collection is not popular but it is one of Bexley’s preferences

14 February (Part 1) - Kent Police. Still intent on dodging every issue

13 February (Part 3) - Erith’s Carnegie (former) Library reopens

13 February (Part 2) - Houses in Bexley. Too expensive and too small

13 February (Part 1) - Improving the retail experience

12 February - Along County Lines

11 February - Bexley’s Budget. Conservatives ask no questions; no one has any bright ideas

10 February (Part 3) - Watts at IKEA?

10 February (Part 2) - Made in Erith

10 February (Part 1) - Where are all the kids?

9 February - From Charlton to Concorde via Cairo and Churchill

8 February - Socking it to the Domestic Abusers

7 February - You’re far too fat. (Yes we have no bananas)

6 February - Harrow Manorway flyover. Far too slow and far too quick

5 February - Keeping it in the family

4 February - The survivors

3 February (Part 4) - From Belvedere to Hinkley’s Point

3 February (Part 3) - BexleyCon?

3 February (Part 2) - House buying ramps up

3 February (Part 1) - BexleyCo business plan : Selling Bexley by the pound

2 February - Bexley’s budget. When 18 minutes seems like five years

1 February - Hall Place - You are going to have to pay

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January 2019

31 January (Part 2) - Carol and me

31 January (Part 1) - Just deserts

30 January - What do residents think of the coming cuts and stealth taxes?

29 January - Money grabbers, vandals, more vandals, xenophobes and criminals

28 January - Kent Police: Intransigence, Incompetence or worse?

26 January - Are we nearly there yet?

24 January - More on Bexley’s transport issues. Narrowed roads, long drawn out reconstruction and accidents

23 January - Grab yourself a quick hundred quid. No catch!

22 January - Shaping the future of Belvedere

21 January - Faster trains, slower buses

20 January - They just can’t help it. Lying that is

17 January (Part 2) - Peabody updates its plans for 498-500 Abbey Road

17 January (Part 1) - A spoke in the Harrow Manorway works

16 January - My second referendum

15 January - The lamest police excuse yet

14 January - Ruxley Corner. Accident blackspot

12 January - Transport issues

11 January (Part 2) - You don’t have to be an idiot to rise to the top of Kent Police…

11 January (Part 1) - Seeking the stamp of approval

9 January (Part 2) - No Crossrail extension - not yet anyway

9 January (Part 1) - Scammers everywhere

8 January - A tangled web

6 January (Part 2) - Trust no one

6 January (Part 1) - Sandwell Council on the skids

5 January - When the letters P and O stand for Pee Off?

3 January (Part 2) - Following Elwyn

3 January (Part 1) - Friends and foes

2 January - To pay or not to pay?

1 January - No longer Bonkers?

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