First Bus pleased with bus cuts!

First Bus pleased with bus cuts!

The headline to the Worcester News story about First Bus cuts to services says it all: "Bus firm pleased with the changes." Cutting back on less profitable routes and focussing on those that make the most money is, I'm sure, very pleasing to First Bus. However, users...

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Bike thefts in Worcester continue to deter cycling

Bike thefts in Worcester continue to deter cycling

Following my previous concerns with the poor levels of cycling a constituent suggested that one reason why cycling rates are so low is due to the large number of bike thefts in Worcester. The Worcester News reported back in 2009 (see the article here) that over three...

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Support for NHS Junior Doctors

Support for NHS Junior Doctors

I went along to Worcestershire Royal Hospital this morning to show my support for the junior doctors on strike today. Their protest is, in my view, valid and the fact that they have had to resort to strike action - the first in 40 years - shows what a desperate...

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Climate march in London

Myself and others from the Worcester Green Party travelled to London with fellow Greens and other Worcestershire residents concerned about the environment to join the over 50,000 who marched through the capital to urge world leaders to take the action that is...

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How Worcester Cycling Levels Compare to Cambridge

In an earlier post I looked at how Cambridge had become the leading city in the country for cycling and asked what Worcester could learn from the policies they implemented. In this post I'm going to look at the data collected over the past four years that highlights...

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Britain throwing away lead in tidal energy, say developers @dpcarrington reports

Okay. One follower who retweets this will get this signed first edition hardback before everyone else. It isn’t published until July 6th. Could be in your hands next week. Go!

Shame @worcscc doesn’t do more to improve cycling infrastructure in #Worcester and encourage more people to use cycling as a sustainable transport method 🚴🏻‍♀️

And it's also the last day of the LitFest & Fringe Festival. At Drummond's Bar/The Swan from midday it's The Double Whammy Spammy & Finale.

Gove is strong on rhetoric but we cannot trust this government an inch when it comes to having a truly independent watchdog to protect our environment.

Government has a lamentable track record eg failing to act on air pollution, evidenced by being taken to court by @ClientEarth

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