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News and Comment Index 2020

Index: 2020


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June 2020

2 June (Part 2) - Local Government is a job for life

2 June (Part 1) - Covidiots everywhere

1 June - What’s in a name?

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May 2020

31 May - The critics in Newham join those in Bexley and Barnet

29 May (Part 2) - More NHS crap. Far too literally in this case

29 May (Part 1) - Of journalists and other reptiles

28 May (Part 3) - Twitter nonsense

28 May (Part 2) - The police lie. Is anyone surprised?

28 May (Part 1) - One One One. Win Win Win

27 May (Part 3) - Crap for the NHS

27 May (Part 2) - Barnet, Bexley and a bin

27 May (Part 1) - The last straw for one of the awkward squad

26 May - Bad odours and more traffic planned for Belvedere

25 May - Those who don’t learn from history are condemned to repeat it

23 May - Bexley’s downward spiral

22 May - Operation Restore

20 May (Part 2) - A very good choice

20 May (Part 1) - Be alert. Bexley needs Lerts

16 May - The end is nigh

2 May - Coincidence? Probably not, could be a plan

11 May - It will be carnage

10 May - Absolutely bonkers

9 May - Asking for a friend

8 May (Part 2) - Unlucky or lucky?

8 May - VE Day 75

1 May (Part 2) - Another police cover up?

1 May (Part 1) - What lockdown?

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April 2020

29 April - A third planning application for Leather Bottle site

28 April - 200% idiocy

27 April - 100% idiocy

23 April - What a bore. It has to end

21 April - That went well then

20 April (Part 2) - Eff ‘em

20 April (Part 1) - Odd Bins

18 April (Part 2) - One rule for them - again!

18 April (Part 1) - Slashed Bonkers

16 April - One rule for them

14 April - Bexley-was-Bonkers

12 April - Caring Council v Callous Council

11 April - Bexley’s Kentish Belle clanger

10 April - No one to see but Traffic Wardens

9 April - Where is everyone?

6 April - Who has fallen through the cracks?

5 April - It just doesn’t work

4 April - Stay at Home

3 April (Part 4) - Inconvenience or death. You choose

3 April (Part 3) - A Councillor you can count on

3 April (Part 2) - Ridiculous

3 April (Part 1) - Heartless

2 April - Get yer brown bins out! Confused? Join the club

1 April - Colour confusion

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March 2020

31 March - Relief is on its way

30 March (Part 2) - The wolves are at the door

30 March (Part 1) - The wolves are out in Bexley

29 March - Corona has other ways of killing

28 March (Part 2) - Around and about Bexley

28 March (Part 1) - COVID-19 for business

27 March - It’s getting closer

26 March - Lock Down but Look Up!

22 March (Part 2) - Lesnes Loons

22 March (Part 1) - I went to the pub

21 March - Looking for the bright side. Not easy

19 March (Part 2) - Councillor Complacent is on the case

19 March - Sainsbury’s Geriatric Shopping Experience (Part 1)

18 March (Part 2) - Hot desk high risk

18 March (Part 1) - See you on the others side?

17 March - Unbelievable!

16 March - Care? What care? Some care workers do not know what care is

15 March - Across the water

9 March - Self isolation

8 March (Part 2) - A cheap laugh

8 March (Part 1) - How things have changed

7 March (Part 3) - Another Abbey Road accident

7 March (Part 2) - Work at a standstill

7 March (Part 1) - More than just a rumour mill?

6 March - When bus stops are news

5 March - A waste of everyone’s time

4 March - Mystery solved

3 March - Hiding things across the river

1 March - Pier Road West, Erith. Future plans

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February 2020

29 February - How popular are Bexley’s EV chargers?

28 February - Five years in the planning, 15 minutes discussion. Abbey Wood changed for ever

27 February (Part 3) - Longer pub hours in Abbey Wood

27 February (Part 2) - Zap Map App

27 February (Part 1) - Council Tax. It’s up by 3·99%. Did anyone believe otherwise?

26 February - Where’s a CEO when you need one?

24 February - Weeding Bonkers

22 February (Part 2) - Anonymous messages

22 February (Part 1) - What took them so long?

20 February (Part 2) - We told them so

20 February (Part 1) - Councillors on the case

19 February (Part 2) - We have trees!

19 February (Part 1) - Another Leather Bottle?

18 February - Scrutinising Children’s and Adult’s Services

17 February - Scrutinising Bexley’s Budget

16 February (Part 2) - That’s the way to do it!

16 February (Part 1) - The Metropolitan Police’s aversion to seeing justice done

15 February (Part 2) - BexleyCo or another BexleyCock-up?

15 February (Part 1) - Gayton Road. More Bexley Council stupidity

14 February (Part 2) - Some people never give up!

14 February (Part 1) - My Old Man’s A Striking Dustman

13 February - Wet excuses

12 February (Part 5) - Loopy

12 February (Part 4) - The police wrap up their report to Scrutiny

12 February (Part 3) - Does anyone know?

12 February (Part 2) - Will they ever learn?

12 February (Part 1) - Electrifying news

11 February - The poshest cells in town

10 February (Part 2) - Bonkers has been to Weight Watchers

10 February (Part 1) - Police question time

9 February - Bonkers update. A running commentary

8 February (Part 6) - All change at Bonkers

8 February (Part 5) - Not so Smart Motorways

8 February (Part 4) - Gareth Going Great Guns!

8 February (Part 3) - Turning over a new leaf?

8 February (Part 2) - Are we done yet? Not quite

8 February (Part 1) - Good cop, bad cop

7 February - A frosty response

6 February (Part 2) - Is your garden safe from the London Mayor?

6 February (Part 1) - Another thing that’s Bonkers

5 February (Part 2) - A little less Bonkers

5 February (Part 1) - It’s Bonkers

1 February - Bins, Bulb and Bollox - again

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January 2020

31 January - It’s Bollox to Broadway Day

30 January (Part 2) - I’ve bin everywhere, man

30 January (Part 1) - Public meeting censored

29 January (Part 2) - Dancing maiden makes speech

29 January (Part 1) - A short report on a very short Cabinet meeting

28 January (Part 2) - Bexley residents’ budget ideas

28 January (Part 1)- My Old Man’s A Dustman

27 January - From flicks to flats

25 January - Conspiracy theorist?

24 January - For one week only

23 January - Resources and Growth Scrutiny meeting

22 January (Part 4) - Who are they spying on now?

22 January (Part 3) - She’s in for a surprise

22 January (Part 2) - Snoopers’ Charter

22 January (Part 1) - Newham looks forward, Bexley looks backward

21 January - Buses, Bikes and Bashford

20 January - No trains for nine days 15th to 23rd February

19 January - White elephants?

18 January (Part 2) - Train issues. Stef versus Southeastern

18 January (Part 1) - Police: Bexley’s biggest transport problem is “kids in the Broadway”

17 January (Part 2) - Once it was the Bottle, now it’s jam jars

17 January (Part 1) - Which of Bexley’s bright sparks could be so incompetent?

16 January - The Bulb blub continued

15 January - Broken Bulb

14 January - Bringing home the Bacon

13 January - Does nobody at Bexley Council stop to think?

12 January - “I think L and Q are trying to kill me”

10 January - Calling all accountants

9 January (Part 2) - If only… 😢

9 January (Part 1) - Sods at the end of a spade

8 January - Bellway Homes promotes tower blocks. Bexley Council promotes failure

7 January - Doomed to disappointment

3 January - Any answers?

2 January - Abbey Wood beggar moves into Belvedere

1 January - Just a temporary (?) filler

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