Monthly Archives: August 2014

Cat among the Pidgeons

Well if Douglas Carswell was intending to cause a severe attack of panic in the conservative party, he certainly seems to have succeeded. We have heard from the Party line that ‘he was a loner as a back bencher’, an … Continue reading

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Referendum?

Following on from Douglas Carswell’s move from the Conservatives to UKIP and his condemnation of the way that Cameron and Co have no real intention of modifying our membership in the EU. I was struck by why successive British Governments seem … Continue reading

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Well Done Douglas

Finally an MP with the courage of his convictions whilst Mick Page and co wring their hands, and complain of hypocrisy and betrayal, a real pot and kettle situation, we have an MP in Douglas Carswell who is prepared to … Continue reading

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Eco Friendly, but at what Cost

Like many others I am sceptical of the doom and gloom merchants who constantly peddle the line that all of the world’s ills are due to man polluting the environment with fossil fuels, blah, blah, blah. My question though is what … Continue reading

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Update on TDC Grand Housing Plan for Jaywick

UPDATE Well from what I have been able to gather TDC has resorted to its usual strong arm tactics, in that previously if they could not block your planning in Jaywick due to flood risk, they would use the old chestnut of … Continue reading

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A Bygone Era

I just could not help laughing when I read that Frinton Council is not in favour of Sainsburys moving into Connaught Avenue, partly because of their signage. Where do they find these people, I know that Connaught Avenue used to be … Continue reading

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Government Just Don’t Get It

DECC publishes new proposals for minimum energy efficiency requirements for landlords to combat fuel poverty 1st Aug 2014 Proposals to give home tenants the right to request their landlords to carry out energy efficiency improvements from 2016 have just been published. The … Continue reading

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Clacton Air Show 21st and 22nd August

The last pair of Second World War Lancaster bombers have flown together for the first time in 50 years – and they will repeat the feat at the Clacton Air Show. It may be one of just a handful of … Continue reading

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Martello Beach Holiday Park Success

Martello Beach Holiday Park has finally got 11 month opening for holiday use all static and touring caravans across the holiday park.

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Who Said there are no Dictators

A piece of paper from Holland on Sea Residents Association was brought to my attention today. It refers to the unmitigated cheek of Tendring District Council’s intent to let development take place on the Greensward between the pier and Holland … Continue reading

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