Online newsletter now available

Online newsletter now available

Welcome to my first ever e-newsletter for the Arboretum area (in colour and with more information than the printed version). I hope you enjoy the newsletter, and I look forward to meeting you in person again soon. I plan to deliver a physical version of the newsletter...
Lack of decent cycle parking at Parkway

Lack of decent cycle parking at Parkway

I find time the other day to cycle over to Worcestershire Parkway, the new railway station just outside Norton. I was interested to see the secure cycle storage I had hear about. Unfortunately, the secure storage was nothing of the sort. As the pictures show, when the...
A Mockery of Democracy

A Mockery of Democracy

Worcestershire County Council has a Cabinet led administration, where non-majority members of the council have only a limited role in determining how the council is run. One way in which we can have a say and hold the leadership to account is through notices of motion...

Brexit: What a mess!

I cannot believe what a state the country is in. Over three years ago we had a referendum where a majority voted to leave the EU. This was an advisory referendum, but was treated by many, including the then Prime Minister, David Cameron, as binding. The leave campaign...
Loss of School Crossing Patrols

Loss of School Crossing Patrols

Fifteen school crossing patrols will be lost throughout the county, including two within St Stephen, following a policy change by the county council. The crossing patrols by Perdiswell Primary School and St Barnabas Primary School are being removed because they have a...
Am I a cycle-mad moron?

Am I a cycle-mad moron?

Worcester City Council is proposing to allow cycling in the pedestrianised area of the city centre. I think this is a sensible idea, although I understand that others disagree. The majority of cyclists understand the need to cycle differently depending on the...