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Feed The Goats…

In the summer of 2017 I found myself backstage waiting to interview Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys. Yes, you read that right. Even as I  write those words it seemed faintly ridiculous, but it is all true. I was producing a documentary on the legendary Pop Art...
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We Were Part Of The Queen’s Coronation

Two veterans have been sharing their memories of the Queen’s Coronation in 1953 Vic Needham Crofton Tom Weatherall Veterans Vic Needham Crofton and Tom Weatherall have become great friends as part of the Taxi Charity Fundraising Bucket Collection Team. Little did they...
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A NICE LITTLE EARNER…

When I started in the newspaper industry in 1982, my first real ‘guvnor’ was a fella called Bill Bateman. Bill was in his late 50s, and someone we all had respect for. He was a real sweetheart who somehow kept control of a room full of a load us ‘nuisances,’ London...
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LIES, DAMN LIES AND STATISTICS

All over London and elsewhere, local borough councils have taken the opportunity during the Covid crisis to bring in LTNs, the main tool to force motorised traffic off of the streets. Islington BC is a microcosm of this, introducing seven LTNs under the cover of...
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Road closure plan for the Queens Platinum Jubilee

Road closure plan for the Queens Platinum Jubilee. Day 1 (2 June) – Trooping the Closure – Horse guards ParadeDay 2 (3 June) – Service of Thanksgiving at St. PaulsDay 3 (4 June) – Platinum Party (Queens Memorial Park)Day 4 (5 June) – The Pageant (St. James Park –...