Monthly Archives: February 2015

Back Slappers United

Well having gone along to the Jaywick Forum meeting this morning and after being presented with the thrilling sight of Mick Page plus two TDC officers presenting the position so far in regard to the latest Big Idea. When asked … Continue reading

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A Fundamental Change?

I keep hearing this expression or something similar being espoused by Mr Page and all those who seem hell bent on changing what makes Jaywick the place it is. This all coming from a group that seems unable to decide … Continue reading

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Shock of Shocks!

Sure sign an election is impending. After commenting the other week on the lacklustre visit to Jaywick from a Transport Minister we had in the Daily Gazette of Monday 23rd February ‘Minister calls for ambitious plans to regenerate Jaywick’. The text … Continue reading

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Snobbery at its most pointless

Whilst not particularly edifying, there is something reassuring knowing that Mrs. Hyacinth Bucket is alive and well and living in JAYWICK. I refer of course to the story in the Clacton Gazette on the 19th February, that “Angry residents in a … Continue reading

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The ECC Blackout

  I have been trying with a Freedom of Information Request to find out exactly how Essex County Council concluded it had the mandate or even the right to impose part night time turnoff of street lighting on we mere … Continue reading

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Superfast Broadband

Stumbled across this little gem on the TDC website featuring the always publicity hungry Carlo Guglielmi. Its all about the intent to spread Superfast Broadband across the whole of Essex and includes a link to the ECC SUPERFASTESSEX site with … Continue reading

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Another Channel 5 Hatchet Job

If ever a piece of so called journalism gave the appearance of pure malice against a place last nights Benefits Britain: Life on the Dole, Channel 5’s latest piece of Tabloid stupidity was most certainly it. Instead of focusing on … Continue reading

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Full Blown Waffle

Sure sign the election season is upon us. Having read the story about Giles Watling and the Transport Minister paying us a state visit, here in good old Jaywick. It becomes even more apparent that Mr Watling knows as much … Continue reading

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Seeing is Believing

Finally the £84,500 which was Essex County Councils ever diminishing contribution to regenerating Jaywick has been spent. Money that several years ago was a £2 million pledge by the ever changing ECC. TDC has allocated it to repair the entrances … Continue reading

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Council’s green strategy launched

No not TDC, but the other half-assed coalition in Colchester, lead most notably by the failed Labour candidate for Clacton Tim Young. It would seem that they are really concerned with the possibility of the Greens overtaking them at the … Continue reading

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