Planning Alerts. com

You may have read in the press that Royal Mail has issued an injunction against a company that supplies post codes to Planning Alerts. See link. Whilst this hasn’t affected the feeds coming from Planning Alerts to our site as they are are longitude/latitude based, it does look likely to affect the long term viability […]

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Sports Led Regeneration of Old Trafford Cricket Ground and Environs – Open letter to Consultation and Trafford Leisure Trust

To LCCC Consultation and Bernie Jones, Chief Executive Trafford Leisure trust   Following attendance at the neighbourhood forum consutation event on the Old Trafford regeneration, I wanted to put into writing my concern about the absence of Trafford Leisure Trust as a key proactive partner in this project.   The project is a key strategic development. […]

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Digital Switchover

I went to the digital switchover event on Tuesday night for councillors and officers. I can’t add the publicity in terms of what to do to switch over but there was one particularly relevant advice. Apparently when the analogue service is terminated, the digital signal used by freeview TVs and boxes will be boosted tenfold. […]

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Public Schools – Elitist, Exclusive and Exempt

The Tory loyalists have got themselves into a lather at Conservative Home. The charity commission have had the downright cheek to threaten removing the charitable status of two public schools; St Anselm’s in Bakewell and Highfield Priory in Preston. The Preston school does not provide any bursaries; its only claim to charitable status according to the Independentbeing that […]

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Trafford Park Station continued

I spotted this report on the Manchester Evening News political blog of David Ottewell , their chief politcal correspondent. Since the report suggests that the minister, Chris Mole, would like to experience the overcrowding for himself, I thought I’d get in there and make the point that it’s not just the packed trains that put people off; […]

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