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Bonkers Blog Index 2013

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December 2013

30 December - No pay and thirty hour shifts

24 December - Silent Knight

23 December - Christmas hospitality from H.M.P.

22 December - Christmas Cheer

21 December (Part 2) - The focus is on indolent councillors

21 December (Part 1) - The focus is on fat indolent smokers

20 December - Site note

19 December (Part 2) - Bexley’s history to be locked away in a cabinet by a cabinet?

19 December (Part 1) - Better late than never

18 December - A collection of oldies updated

17 December - Most messages have been spam recently

16 December - Cockeyed optimists

15 December - It makes it all worthwhile

14 December - Teresa O’Neill. More proof of dishonesty

13 December (Part 2) - Josephine Robbins v London Borough of Bexley

13 December (Part 1) - The money goes round and around and ends up in councillors’ pockets

12 December (Part 2) - Cheryl Bacon tipped for the Christmas No. 1

12 December (Part 1) - Happy Christmas Sharon

11 December - Police help keep Peter Craske’s name in the headlines until election time

10 December - A burning issue

9 December - Outlook depressing

8 December - Making a complaint. It’s a walk in the park

7 December - Bonkers dents the Tory vote. By one at least!

6 December - Tuckley has no answers so he resorts to idle threats

5 December - At last a new Home page

1 December - Another year of road chaos looms

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November 2013

28 November - A lull before the next storm

27 November - Another thought

26 November - An interesting thought

25 November - Answering emails, and occasionally not

24 November - Beware of geeks bearing gifts

23 November - For councillor Tandy and other trainspotters

22 November (Part 2) - Complaints Review. No obvious progress

22 November (Part 1) - Lady in Red

21 November - There must be an election coming

20 November (Part 2) - A little about not a lot

20 November (Part 1) - Feeling safe should be a basic requirement of care users

19 November (Part 3) - BHS. BexleyHeath Shopping or Bad, Hopeless Salesmanship

19 November (Part 2) - Deceit and dishonesty at every level

19 November (Part 1) - The Bacon grind continues

18 November - Children’s train rides and juvenile concerns

15 November (Part 2) - Councillor Cheryl Bacon’s lies

15 November (Part 1) - Howbury. The last word?

14 November (Part 2) - Bexley council. Ok for a fraction of a second but no depth

14 November (Part 1) - The party of business shows how to do the business

13 November (Part 4) - Council meeting finally wrapped up

13 November (Part 3) - First pictures of Bexley’s cabinet in session

13 November (Part 2) - Another back door payment?

13 November (Part 1) - In case you weren’t convinced

12 November (Part 2) - Pure theatre

12 November (Part 1) - Keeping it off the balance sheet

11 November (Part 3) - Tories vote against the celebration of ethnic diversity

11 November (Part 2) - Gallions Housing “rapped”

11 November (Part 1) - They didn’t remember

10 November - Question time

9 November (Part 3) - She can’t stop them coming. The lies that is

9 November (Part 2) - Abbey Wood, a foreign land

9 November (Part 1) - The Cheryl Bacon Index

8 November (Part 4) - Planted questions

8 November (Part 3) - Recording council meetings

8 November (Part 2) - The Howbury Friends deputation to Bexley council

8 November (Part 1) - Common sense disabled

7 November (Part 4) - Two more firsts

7 November (Part 3) - A Bexley First

7 November (Part 2) - Farce about Ace

7 November (Part 1) - Broadway bodging

6 November (Part 2) - Recording council meetings

6 November (Part 1) - More readers’ comment

5 November (Part 2) - Councillor Cheryl Bacon exposed due to council error. More evidence that she lied

5 November (Part 1) - News

4 November (Part 2) - More Howbury stuff

4 November (Part 1) - Bacon headed

3 November (Part 2) - Eco Communities beat Howbury Friends on Finance by 16·5 points

3 November (Part 1) - What do they know?

2 November (Part 2) - Crossrail news

2 November (Part 1) - Blocked Bridleway 250

1 November (Part 3) - About turn

1 November (Part 2) - Bonkers’ readers are on the ball

1 November (Part 1) - “Lying”. The word is hostile, abusive, offensive and unreasonable

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October 2013

31 October - End of month trivia

30 October (Part 2) - Howbury point scoring

30 October (Part 1) - Bexley Adult Education College compromised

29 October (Part 3) - Bexley council. Offensive and unreasonable

29 October (Part 2) - Bad link

29 October (Part 1) - Donald ducks out of history

28 October (Part 5) - Eric’s been and gone and done it!

28 October (Part 4) - How was Howbury buried?

28 October (Part 3) - Crime and Disorder

28 October (Part 2) - It’s a bit windy

28 October (Part 1) - Monkeys

27 October - A big hit

26 October (Part 2) - About time too

26 October (Part 1) - A wet argument

25 October (Part 2) - How low can they go?

25 October (Part 1) - A mire of its own making

24 October (Part 2) - Councils, criminals and Cheryls

24 October (Part 1) - More council cuts. Another flawed consultation process

23 October (Part 2) - Woman of the mouth

23 October (Part 1) - Man of the month

22 October - Howbury. No friends in high places?

21 October (Part 2) - An admirable Crichton?

21 October (Part 1) - Cheats never prosper

19 October (Part 3) - Crossrail news

19 October (Part 2) - Unsubstantiated allegations

19 October (Part 1) - The bus stop spotters have been out again

17 October (Part 2) - Berks in Bexley? Probably not this time

17 October (Part 1) - Bexley council future cuts

16 October (Part 2) - Brainless

16 October (Part 1) - Shameless

15 October - Is anyone surprised?

14 October - If you put your foot in it, rejoice over the 16 pence a year you’ve saved

12 October - Old computer heading for the skip

11 October (Part 2) - Corrupt councils

11 October (Part 1) - Read about the money

10 October (Part 2) - Why are we waiting?

10 October (Part 1) - There was no need to lie, but it was the preferred option

9 October (Part 2) - Wanted! One honest copper

9 October (Part 1) - More bus stop silliness

8 October (Part 2) - Website proliferation. Everybody’s doing it

8 October (Part 1) - What’s the big secret?

7 October (Part 3) - Hush money

7 October (Part 2) - More invented excuses to help councillor Cheryl Bacon out of her hole

7 October (Part 1) - Beware the Electoral Registration trap

6 October (Part 3) - Many rats doing a runner

6 October (Part 2) - The cashless society

6 October (Part 1) - Be careful where you park

5 October (Part 2) - Another week, another shop lost from Broadway

5 October (Part 1) - Silvertown tunnel protest in Greenwich

4 October (Part 3) - Cheryl Bacon is alone in referring to shouting. No other witness does so. Strange that!

4 October (Part 2) - The more the merrier

4 October (Part 1) - Vote Conservative, get the opposite

3 October (Part 4) - Strategy 2014 – You couldn’t make it up but Bexley council can

3 October (Part 3) - Grumpy Old Men

3 October (Part 2) - Absolutely mad

3 October (Part 1) - Things to avoid

2 October (Part 3) - Councillor Cheryl Bacon must be desperate

2 October (Part 2) - Crossrail news

2 October (Part 1) - Bexley council’s website. Uniquely tacky

1 October (Part 5) - Councillor Cheryl Bacon. Wrong, wrong, wrong!

1 October (Part 4) - The Howbury Centre

1 October (Part 3) - A question answered

1 October (Part 2) - Another rubbish story

1 October (Part 1) - Healthy debate. Councillors perform lobotomy on NHS

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September 2013

30 September (Part 2) - Must do better

30 September (Part 1) - Passing the time

29 September (Part 3) - Bexleyheath Broadway. It’s gone to the dogs

29 September (Part 2) - You should read Bexley is Bonkers

29 September (Part 1) - They have spent your money but what has been achieved?

28 September - You wait ages for a joke on Bonkers and three come along together

27 September (Part 3) - General pointlessness committee

27 September (Part 2) - Don’t hold your breath

27 September (Part 1) - Audit plaudits

26 September (Part 2) - Jobsworth misses a trick

26 September (Part 1) - Stainless steel clutter

25 September (Part 2) - A jobsworth speaks

25 September (Part 1) - Meeting priorities

24 September (Part 3) - The Labour line on councillor Cheryl Bacon’s ‘Closed Session’ meeting

24 September (Part 2) - The Bexley Lie Machine has gone into overdrive

24 September (Part 1) - The Craske affair

23 September (Part 3) - Parking enforcement. The tricks of the trade

23 September (Part 2) - Closure of Bridleway 250. Secrecy and lies

23 September (Part 1) - First customer hits Abbey Road

22 September (Part 2) - Cops at the shops

22 September (Part 1) - Blogging competition

21 September - Not a big spender

20 September - An unexpected present for my birthday

19 September - Walk for an extra two or three minutes or pay £3.80. What would you do?

18 September - Readers’ recent comment

17 September (Part 2) - Only obeying orders maybe; but inventing, truth bending and sinking in the council’s own mire

17 September (Part 1) - Confusing or what?

16 September (Part 3) - Felixstowe Road car park closed. All’s well at 7 a.m.

16 September (Part 2) - Pleading poverty but doing OK thank you very much

16 September (Part 1) - Sign of things to come?

15 September (Part 2) - Minor site change

15 September (Part 1) - I nominate Nicholas Dowling for forcing a Bexley council climbdown

14 September (Part 2) - Home alone?

14 September (Part 1) - Fantasyland

13 September (Part 3) - Bexley well behind the times

13 September (Part 2) - Still waiting, still hiding

13 September (Part 1) - Bountiful Bexley

12 September - Minor updates

11 September - Two rotten boroughs, but which is worst?

10 September (Part 2) - Early intervention

10 September (Part 1) - Quiet around here

9 September (Part 3) - Cheryl Bacon’s illegal meeting. It’s not over yet

9 September (Part 2) - Little Waitrose, Sidcup

9 September (Part 1) - The Black Horse, Sidcup

8 September (Part 2) - Flash, Bang, Wallop, what a picture!

8 September (Part 1) - More site news

7 September (Part 2) - Bourne Road in trouble again

7 September (Part 1) - Site news

6 September (Part 2) - On yer bike Teresa

6 September (Part 1) - Filming and photography. What next?

5 September (Part 2) - Bridleway 250. Still blocked

5 September (Part 1) - Tavy Bridge demolition in its final stages

4 September (Part 2) - Photography is banned in Bexley

4 September (Part 1) - The Constitution reviewed

3 September (Part 2) - Victory for Nicholas

3 September (Part 1) - Will sense prevail or are they just casting around for a face saver?

2 September (Part 4) - Defy, fudge or obey. That is the question

2 September (Part 3) - Caring Charters

2 September (Part 2) - An apology

2 September (Part 1) - Neighbour from hell

1 September - Felixstowe Road. Crossrail taking over

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August 2013

31 August (Part 2) - Running scared

31 August (Part 1) - Bexley shut down

30 August (Part 3) - Windows shut down

30 August (Part 2) - Labour stuck in a rut

30 August (Part 1) - Excuses, excuses

29 August - Another day, another law broken by Bexley council

28 August (Part 2) - Disruption downgraded

28 August (Part 1) - Lying. It’s just not worth it

27 August - Inconvenient evidence

26 August - Same old tricks

25 August (Part 2) - Cheryl Bacon’s closed session public meeting. The excuses and lies

25 August (Part 1) - CPS breaks the law

24 August (Part 2) - Teresa O’Neill v Eric Pickles

24 August (Part 1) - Do not believe in the NSL Good Fairy

23 August (Part 2) - LX04 AOJ and MT06 LLR, take a bow

23 August (Part 1) - Bexley council lies to the press again

22 August - Rhys Lawrie. After the trial. Bexley council’s involvement

21 August - NSL and Bexley council. Together they are killing our high streets

20 August (Part 2) - Tall story

20 August (Part 1) - Rip off Bexley

19 August (Part 2) - Abuse of power. By Bexley council leader and her traffic wardens

19 August (Part 1) - Rhys Lawrie. The trial and beyond

18 August - You just can’t get reliable staff

17 August - Arnsberg Way. Slow progress

16 August (Part 2) - Colin Campbell says council meetings suffer “planned disruption”. Council says it has issued no warnings

16 August (Part 1) - If you want to know the time, ask a policeman. Except in Bexley

15 August (Part 2) - Councillor Colin Campbell. Reputation confirmed

15 August (Part 1) - Mayor of Bexley. Smooth operator

14 August - When Rhys Lawrie died, where was Cameron?

13 August - Rhys Lawrie. The mother’s story

12 August - Death by 1,000 cuts

11 August (Part 2) - Confusion is profitable

11 August (Part 1) - Crossrail takes over Felixstowe Road car park

10 August (Part 2) - Lessons not yet learnt?

10 August (Part 1) - The Bexley Riviera

9 August (Part 3) - Rhys Lawrie. Bexley council’s suspicious behaviour

9 August (Part 2) - Bexley council leads the way

9 August (Part 1) - Blue badge photo

8 August - Peculiar parking photos

7 August - Colin Campbell’s claptrap

6 August (Part 4) - Checking out Bexley’s accounts

6 August (Part 3) - Checking out ASDA

6 August (Part 2) - Robin Joker

6 August (Part 1) - Correction

5 August (Part 3) - Crossrail comes to Abbey Wood

5 August (Part 2) - Belvedere ASDA opens despite the initial opposition from Bexley council

5 August (Part 1) - Are Bexley’s Controlled Parking Zone charges illegal

4 August - Planning ahead

3 August - The Waitrose effect

2 August - Consulting was insulting

1 August (Part 3) - History repeating itself

1 August (Part 2) - Booking the crooks

1 August (Part 1) - Cooking the books?

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July 2013

31 July - In like a lion, out like a lamb

30 July - Bexley council still doesn’t get it

29 July - Keeping the pot boiling

26 July (Part 2) - A plastic blot on the landscape. Recommended for approval

26 July (Part 1) - Twitter

25 July (Part 2) - Bexley Cabs are Go!

25 July (Part 1) - Bridleway 250. Illegally blocked

24 July (Part 2) - Relief in sight?

24 July (Part 1) - Economical with the truth

23 July - Bexley is not Barnet

22 July (Part 3) - 39 injuries from falling off a sofa. Death from natural causes!

22 July (Part 2) - What is it this time? Still dodging the issue

22 July (Part 1) - Projecting their image

21 July - Bexleyheath uncovered

20 July (Part 2) - Chopping and changing

20 July (Part 1) - The coin is still spinning

19 July (Part 6) - Fobbed off by the Local Government Ombudsman

19 July (Part 5) - The acceptable face of street clutter

19 July (Part 4) - Another disgraceful blog

19 July (Part 3) - No hiding place

19 July (Part 2) - Cruelty towards the elderly

19 July (Part 1) - On yer bike, Frizoni

18 July (Part 4) - The Woodland Trust. I wouldn’t

18 July (Part 3) - Council meeting report

18 July (Part 2) - Better late than never

18 July (Part 1) - It’s a T junction

17 July (Part 3) - Hunted down

17 July (Part 2) - Horses bolted

17 July (Part 1) - Nice work if you can get it

16 July (Part 3) - The liars are at it again

16 July (Part 2) - Rhys Lawrie. The final weeks

16 July (Part 1) - Bexley Cabs are on the way back

15 July (Part 5) - It’s a roundabout. See the proof on video

15 July (Part 4) - An open and shut case

15 July (Part 3) - Rhys. The neglectful years

15 July (Part 2) - Jobs for the boys

15 July (Part 1) - Bonkers has joined the Twits

14 July (Part 4) - Riverside Gardens fun. No thanks to Teresa

14 July (Part 3) - Not royalty!

14 July (Part 2) - If at first you don’t succeed. Again!

14 July (Part 1) - Rotten Borough

13 July (Part 3) - The Magic Roundabout. It vanished overnight

13 July (Part 2) - Caring for Rhys. Bexley council’s lamentable failure

13 July (Part 1) - Rattled!

12 July (Part 5) - Boy’s body, black, blue, bruised and broken

12 July (Part 4) - Site news

12 July (Part 3) - If at first you don’t succeed…

12 July (Part 2) - Lying on TV. Next stop OFCOM

12 July (Part 1) - More expensive parking

11 July (Part 5) - Child murder

11 July (Part 4) - Crossrail exhibition at Abbey Wood

11 July (Part 3) - Arresting a disabled old man - Bexley style

11 July (Part 2) - Bexley Action Group claims another scalp

11 July (Part 1) - Twitter

10 July (Part 5) - Bonkers bouncing

10 July (Part 4) - Degrading their reputation bit by bit

10 July (Part 3) - Cabinet control freakery

10 July (Part 2) - Bexley’s lie production department fails to plug the holes

10 July (Part 1) - Crime and Disorder at the Civic Centre - Round 3

9 July (Part 2) - Disorder at the Civic Centre?

9 July (Part 1) - Crime and Disorder at the Civic Centre - Round 2

8 July (Part 4) - It’s official! Bexley council lies on national TV

8 July (Part 3) - Bexley dithers. It’s last again

8 July (Part 2) - Crime and Disorder at the Civic Centre - Round 1

8 July (Part 1) - Viva Arriva

7 July (Part 4) - Danson Park - fine

7 July (Part 3) - Council excels itself. Not a single truthful word

7 July (Part 2) - Labour facts and Tory obfuscation

7 July (Part 1) - On your bike, Bexley

6 July (Part 2) - Fantastic Free Fun

6 July (Part 1) - Weekend pedantry

5 July (Part 5) - Danson Festival this weekend

5 July (Part 4) - Photography and Bexley council

5 July (Part 3) - Accidents up, sales down

5 July (Part 2) - UKIP invites you to a meeting

5 July (Part 1) - Deckchairs shuffled while Sidcup Titanic sinks

4 July (Part 5) - Democracy at work

4 July (Part 4) - The Sunday Politics Show

4 July (Part 3) - Tyred of life in Bexley

4 July (Part 2) - The Craske affair

4 July (Part 1) - The Beggar’s Opera

3 July (Part 2) - Maybe he has an alibi

3 July (Part 1) - Charlton bombed. Bexley bewildered

2 July (Part 5) - Hoo bloody ray!

2 July (Part 4) - Safari on an iPad

2 July (Part 3) - The dangers of Cut and Paste

2 July (Part 2) - Statistical deception

2 July (Part 1) - Running repairs

1 July (Part 3) - Reader comment

1 July (Part 2) - Public Realm report : Round 4

1 July (Part 1) - Bonkers on the move

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June 2013

30 June (Part 2) - Like governor of a Siberian Gulag

30 June (Part 1) - Where am I?” said the road tsar

29 June (Part 4) - Site news

29 June (Part 3) - UKIP doing well in Welling

29 June (Part 2) - @mayor_of_bexley

29 June (Part 1) - Can he hack it?

28 June (Part 6) - It’s enough to make you ill

28 June (Part 5) - Government condemns Bexley council

28 June (Part 4) - O’Neill’s out, but wrong one

28 June (Part 3) - More parking nonsense

28 June (Part 2) - And they got on to the BBC for this!?

28 June (Part 1) - Corporate Manslaughter

27 June (Part 5) - Cheryl Bacon and the consequences of her uselessness

27 June (Part 4) - UKIP Day of Action in Welling. Get yourself on TV

27 June (Part 3) - BELL ends

27 June (Part 2) - Election news

27 June (Part 1) - Crossrail cometh

26 June (Part 5) - You couldn’t make it up

26 June (Part 4) - The liars are at it again!

26 June (Part 3) - Falling off the log

26 June (Part 2) - Bouquets and brickbats

26 June (Part 1) - Support from inside the tent

25 June (Part 2) - Outside the tent peeing in (†)

25 June (Part 1) - Public Realm report : Round 3

24 June (Part 9) - Definitely not saved by the BELL

24 June (Part 8) - Brunswick Road report - A very big mistake

24 June (Part 7) - Barnet’s democratic council

24 June (Part 6) - Nick Dowling makes it into the Shopper

24 June (Part 5) - Today’s joke. It is a joke isn’t it?

24 June (Part 4) - Planning Department

24 June (Part 3) - Gossip Department

24 June (Part 2) - Teresa Kim Jong O’Neil

24 June (Part 1) - For whom the BELL tolled again

23 June (Part 3) - A blast from the past

23 June (Part 2) - From the weekend postbag

23 June (Part 1) - If at first you don’t succeed

22 June - Something for the weekend

21 June (Part 6) - Am I bovvered?

21 June (Part 5) - It leaks like a rusty old tub, and is about as frightening

21 June (Part 4) - For whom the BELL tolled

21 June (Part 3) - They don’t like it up ‘em

21 June (Part 2) - Standing Orders

21 June (Part 1) - Usual persecutions continue

20 June (Part 8) - Kevin R. Fox

20 June (Part 7) - Ladies of the night shift

20 June (Part 6) - It’s taken 42 years but fame has finally caught up with Nicholas Dowling

20 June (Part 5) - Toxic atmosphere

20 June (Part 4) - Foul libel

20 June (Part 3) - Public Realm report : Round 2

20 June (Part 2) - Apologies are due

20 June (Part 1) - The Public Realm Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting that never was

19 June (Part 3) - Finance and Corporate Services Committee meeting

19 June (Part 2) - Thinking aloud and no thinking allowed

19 June (Part 1) - Unintentional career wrecking

18 June (Part 3) - News Shopper reports that Bexley council defies Eric Pickles again

18 June (Part 2) - The elderly are failed by one Bexley system while motorists are pursued by another

18 June (Part 1) - Death by council cuts

17 June (Part 3) - Undesirable elements

17 June (Part 2) - Land grab?

17 June (Part 1) - Corporate boredom

16 June - Crayford Fun Day

15 June - Broadway. It’s terrific! Or should that be terrorific?

14 June (Part 3) - Blockbuster Eric

14 June (Part 2) - Fatal clangers

14 June (Part 1) - You read it here first

13 June (Part 2) - Bexley council. Penalizing motorists at every opportunity

13 June (Part 1) - Officially recognised. A £3·5 million disaster zone

12 June - Didn’t they do well for themselves?

11 June - Never trust a policeman

10 June (Part 2) - Respect - and the lack thereof

10 June (Part 1) - Bexley parking services. On your side

9 June - Mayor on display in public for first time - and a new bust of the Queen gets a look in

8 June - Queen Elizabeth comes to Bexleyheath tomorrow

7 June (Part 2) - Hypocrisy and irony

7 June (Part 1) - Rumours

6 June (Part 3) - County Gate, CPZ permits, Phone only parking, Broadway. One common factor - Peter Craske

6 June (Part 2) - Broadway balance

6 June (Part 1) - Ring any BELLs?

5 June (Part 2) - Readers have their say

5 June (Part 1) - Toe the line or lose it

4 June (Part 2) - Is it a roundabout, a T junction or a dodgem car rink?

4 June (Part 1) - Accident waiting to happen

2 June (Part 2) - Urban clearway

2 June (Part 1) - Down by the riverside

1 June - Secrecy always prevails

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May 2013

31 May - Fine when it’s raining

30 May - Welling, Bedonwell, neither’s well

29 May - Old Bonkers story gets into Evening Standard

28 May - Information blackout

26 May (Part 2) - Clock this if you can

26 May (Part 1) - Boris browses Bonkers

25 May - Regina v Peter Craske

24 May - Slow progress

23 May - Clear the way, VIP coming through

22 May - Bexley. Off their noodles?

21 May (Part 2) - Pray it doesn’t rain on Sunday 2nd June

21 May (Part 1) - Bexley’s uniquely splendid isolation

20 May - Bexley Tories. Incapable of being truthful

19 May (Part 2) - Bexley goes for gold

19 May (Part 1) - Bourne free

18 May - Today on Broadway

17 May - It’s so easy to be open and transparent, but Bexley council cannot manage it

16 May (Part 2) - Total secrecy at all costs

16 May (Part 1) - Purposeful neglect

15 May - Poor losers

14 May - There must be an election due

13 May - Craske investigation. “Incomplete” says CPS

11 May - Pay and policies

10 May - No blog today

9 May (Part 2) - Now that they are exposed as out of touch, will Bexley’s Tories live up to their slogan?

9 May (Part 1) - Gone but not forgotten

8 May (Part 2) - Conspiring to deceive

8 May (Part 1) - More dirty tricks?

7 May - Slogans, lies and expensive propaganda cannot mask the truth

6 May (Part 2) - Mark & Spencer

6 May (Part 1) - Entering the closet

5 May - Going to the top

4 May - Constitutional improprieties

3 May - They have a common purpose

2 May - One year to go and it is Bexley’s turn

1 May - U kip if you want to. Witham man is not for turning

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April 2013

30 April - Bexley council, bluffing again

29 April - Address request addressed

26 April - The woman who doesn’t care

25 April (Part 3) - Building bridges. I think not!

25 April (Part 2) - Many questions; few answers

25 April (Part 1) - Fib and Fudge. Question time at Bexley council

24 April (Part 3) - Plodding

24 April (Part 2) - Relief in sight

24 April (Part 1) - Secret sessions

23 April (Part 3) - Olly Cromwell. Under attack but not offended

23 April (Part 2) - A lack of communications

23 April (Part 1) - Shutters ‘R’ Us

22 April (Part 2) - Arses and elbows?

22 April (Part 1) - Ghost town

21 April (Part 2) - Parking trap

21 April (Part 1) - Crazy paving

20 April (Part 2) - Marked for life

20 April (Part 1) - Cameron on wicked socialists

19 April (Part 3) - Turning over a new leaf?

19 April (Part 2) - Vote for change

19 April (Part 1) - Incompetence?

18 April (Part 2) - Monitoring the situation

18 April (Part 1) - Teresa O’Neill. Caught red handed

17 April (Part 2) - Thirty minute theatre

17 April (Part 1) - Scammers - of the doorstep and the parking variety

16 April - Nowhere near done yet, but you may be at B&Q

15 April - Your life in their hands

14 April - Should we be afraid?

13 April - The road to nowhere

12 April - Beware of pickpockets

11 April - Let there be light

10 April - Several barrels well and truly scraped

9 April - Kept in the dark

8 April - Crime and Disorder in Bexley

7 April - Dear anon…

6 April - The lights are out at Bexley council too

5 April (Part 2) - Chris Taylor. The man who doesn’t care

5 April (Part 1) - A rare outbreak of honesty?

4 April (Part 2) - Adults’ Services Committee. Not listening, working against you

4 April (Part 1) - Review of the Review

3 April (Part 3) - Totally Bonkers

3 April (Part 2) - Interest undeclared

3 April (Part 1) - Bexley council are not good eggs

2 April - Just Bonkers

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March 2013

28 March - Dumb insolence

27 March (Part 2) - Design failure

27 March (Part 1) - It costs no more to get it right, but they don’t

26 March - Sweet Coralline

25 March (Part 2) - i-con or i-sore?

25 March (Part 1) - Keeping you in the dark

24 March (Part 2) - Statistics and lies

24 March (Part 1) - Courting trouble

23 March - Because she can

22 March (Part 4) - Keep it in the family

22 March (Part 3) - Bexley council. A job well done

22 March (Part 2) - Questionable purposes

22 March (Part 1) - Bexley council. Breaking the law again

21 March - Better paid jobs for the boys - and girls

20 March - Jobs for the boys - and girls

19 March - Bexleyheath. Keep out

17 March - ASDA. Another ugly warehouse in Belvedere

15 March - Nothing new there then

14 March - Nothing new there then

12 March - Biter bitten

11 March - Jam on it

10 March - The money goes around but the buses don’t

9 March - Bexley council, the School for Scandal

8 March (Part 2) - Good cop, bad cop

8 March (Part 1) - Paddling their own canoe - with your money

7 March (Part 2) - War of words

7 March (Part 1) - Loitering with intent

6 March (Part 2) - Scrutiny of the group that scrutinises the committee that scrutinises the council

6 March (Part 1) - Propaganda machine goes into overdrive

5 March (Part 2) - Bexley the bridge bashing borough

5 March (Part 1) - Postponed Cabinet meeting

4 March (Part 3) - Council Tax frozen

4 March (Part 2) - Another Ghost of Craske?

4 March (Part 1) - Ghost of Craske

1 March (Part 2) - Cock up. No conspiracy

1 March (Part 1) - Finance, fiction fraud or fib?

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February 2013

28 February (Part 2) - Wheeling, dealing and stealing

28 February (Part 1) - Bexley council. Uniquely secretive and dishonest

27 February (Part 2) - Parking fines. Exposing Bexley’s dishonesty. (Episode 14)

27 February (Part 1) - Missed meeting

26 February (Part 2) - Little white lies

26 February (Part 1) - Gagged again

25 February - Then and now

24 February (Part 2) - B&Q Belvedere endorses illegal sanctions

24 February (Part 1) - Setting the record straight

23 February (Part 2) - Railing at blocks, blockages and balls

23 February (Part 1) - All’s well that ends well. Director of Customer and Corporate Services proves his worth

22 February (Part 4) - Stepping back from the brink

22 February (Part 3) - Gowen, gowen, gone

22 February (Part 2) - Caught in the Local Government Act

22 February (Part 1) - Another day; another law broken

21 February (Part 2) - Bad day for Craske

21 February (Part 1) - Taxes up but no discussion

20 February - Gridlock in Bexley. Parking in Bromley

19 February - Conspiring to get Peter Craske off the hook

17 February (Part 2) - One month on

17 February (Part 1) - Impressive imagination

16 February - Road blocked

15 February - More readers’ input

14 February (Part 3) - Broadway - very literally

14 February (Part 2) - Broadway style before Bedonwell safety

14 February (Part 1) - Welcome to Bexleyheath

13 February (Part 2) - A postscript

13 February (Part 1) - A point of view

12 February (Part 2) - Charge and countercharge

12 February (Part 1) - Teresa O’Neill refused to slim down. Bromley council follows suit

11 February (Part 3) - More law breaking by Bexley council

11 February (Part 2) - More blatant lies by Bexley council

11 February (Part 1) - Craske double cross

10 February (Part 2) - Gareth Bacon’s grand plan. Bridges and phones both go down the tube

10 February (Part 1) - Town Halls are fleecing you - Daily Mail

9 February - The Bexley Liar returns to the scene

8 February - Crime & Disorder at the Civic Centre

7 February (Part 2) - Teresa O’Neill - Law breaking again? Looks like it

7 February (Part 1) - Couldn’t’ve put it better myself

6 February - Another Bexley council business venture founders. Top pay is essential to attract the best brains

5 February - ‘Bexley’ and ‘Trust’ in the same sentence. It’ll end in tears

4 February (Part 2) - Salty Bacon

4 February (Part 1) - Contract negotiation, Bexley style

3 February - Bexley council. Dishonest at every level

2 February - Nothing much to report

1 February (Part 2) - What Victim Satisfaction?

1 February (Part 1) - Parking fines. Exposing Bexley’s dishonesty. (Episode 13)

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January 2013

31 January (Part 3) - Thames Crossing Consultation

31 January (Part 2) - Police & Crime consultation postscript

31 January (Part 1) - Stuck in car ‘n age

30 January (Part 2) - The most loved police force in the UK

30 January (Part 1) - Concluding the Bexley police corruption saga

29 January (Part 2) - Take a hike, courtesy of the Bashing Streets kid

29 January (Part 1) - Course waterlogged

28 January (Part 3) - Million pound fat cats and the lies told to protect them

28 January (Part 2) - And then he was gone

28 January (Part 1) - He’s back!

26 January - Thank goodness it’s the weekend

25 January - The Purpose Generally is to confuse and deceive

24 January (Part 2) - Miserable? They may be now

24 January (Part 1) - Excuses and lies

23 January (Part 3) - It’s not just Bexley then?

23 January (Part 2) - Oh no, it's the Keystone Cops again

23 January (Part 1) - Personal service

22 January (Part 2) - A protocol is not a policy it is an operational matter

22 January (Part 1) - What’s in it for me?

21 January (Part 3) - Before and after Craske

21 January (Part 2) - A ferry political message at your expense

21 January (Part 1) - Cat among the pigeons

20 January (Part 4) - Kiss him goodbye

20 January (Part 3) - What did you do in the war Daddy?

20 January (Part 2) - It must be in the genes

20 January (Part 1) - I have a dream

19 January (Part 2) - It takes all sorts but Bexley is just take take take

19 January (Part 1) - Home from home

18 January (Part 3) - Soft in the head

18 January (Part 2) - Peter Craske is innocent. OK?

18 January (Part 1) - Any excuse will do

17 January (Part 2) - Review of the council’s Overview and Scrutiny Function Sub-Group

17 January (Part 1) - Councillors who have been sectioned

16 January (Part 2) - Those bad boys in blue again

16 January (Part 1) - Overview and Scrutiny Committees, the overview

15 January (Part 2) - Mob rule

15 January (Part 1) - Five months of chaos

14 January - Parking fines. Exposing Bexley’s dishonesty. (Episode 12)

13 January (Part 2) - Hollier than thou

13 January (Part 1) - Losing the plot?

12 January (Part 2) - Something to hide

12 January (Part 1) - Councillors living in fear of their lives

11 January (Part 3) - Councillors living in fear of their lives

11 January (Part 2) - Notomob reborn

11 January (Part 1) - Call 999. End up in the cells

10 January (Part 3) - There’s one rule for them…

10 January (Part 2) - They are all in it together

10 January (Part 1) - Where are they now?

9 January - Chief Inspector Tony Gowen investigates

8 January - Matters arising

7 January (Part 2) - Chief Superintendent Victor Olisa presides over a cesspit of corruption

7 January (Part 1) - Site changes

6 January (Part 2) - Listening to you. Working for you. Not

6 January (Part 1) - Parking Mad

5 January (Part 2) - ASDA Belvedere

5 January (Part 1) - Steve ‘n’ thievin’

4 January (Part 2) - Consultation fatigue

4 January (Part 1) - Another fine mess

3 January - Newsreel

2 January - The unending corruption among Bexleyheath police

1 January (Part 2) - Done a runner

1 January (Part 1) - Highway robbery

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