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Bonkers Blog Index 2018

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August 2018

17 August (Part 2) - All change please

17 August (Part 1) - Philip Read. Dishonouring his office

16 August - Paul Moore, not all bad

15 August - Casual misogyny. Constant mendacity

13 August (Part 2) - Council Chief Executives. They are all cast in the same mould

13 August (Part 1) - “A Tyranny of Experts” in Bexley and Hong Kong

12 August - Slow road construction and fast broadband

11 August - Think of a number, any big number. Then spend it

9 August (Part 4) - The Bonkers Boris of Bexley

9 August (Part 3) - Arguing with oneself

9 August (Part 2) - Better off out!

9 August (Part 1) - A Fayrer Facebook Group?

8 August - Bexley’s answer. A load of Bull

7 August (Part 2) - Smelly but fun

7 August (Part 1) - Two pubs turned to dust

6 August (Part 2) - Cretinous

6 August (Part 1) - Congratulations and Good Luck to Councillor Craske

5 August - Wilde Read. He’s lost it

4 August (Part 2) - Is it worth it?

4 August (Part 1) - Abbey Wood. Up and coming or down and out?

3 August - Wilde Road or wild road and future slum?

2 August - Wilde celebrations

1 August - Read all about it

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July 2018

31 July - Parking in Abbey Wood

30 July (Part 2) - County wide corruption?

30 July (Part 1) - Fake News

29 July (Part 3) - Clowns and Circuses

29 July (Part 2) - Professionals versus Cowboys

29 July (Part 1) - The Hard Left in Bexley

28 July - Council Audit. Is it worth the paper it is written on?

27 July - Council Leader continues to overuse the F word and sets about proving herself to be something of a technophobe

24 July (Part 2) - The Bexley No Deal

24 July (Part 1) - Right first time. Not Bexley Council

23 July - Even when Councillors agree there is conflict

22 July - New policy, no Scrutiny, no need because “we’ve got the mandate”

21 July (Part 2) - Time runs out for the Harrow Inn Car Wash

21 July (Part 1) - Unfortunately it is all true

20 July - The Bexley Deal. It’s a DIY solution, the Council has no money

19 July - Full Council. A taste of things to come?

17 July - Councillor Craske is appealing. Yes, really!

16 July - Bexley’s housing stats. They make depressing reading

14 July (Part 2) - Utter, utter scumbags

14 July (Part 1) - Educational questions; they’re academic

13 July (Part 2) - Bexley has among the highest levels of teenage smoking, bowel cancer and HIV

13 July (Part 1) - Questionlime

12 July (Part 2) - Two and two make…

12 July (Part 1) - Health at a stroke

11 July - Radical developments

10 July (Part 2) - Bexit

10 July (Part 1) - Cops and Communities

9 July (Part 2) - She’s gone. Rejoice

9 July (Part 1) - Another interesting Register error?

8 July - It’s not cricket

7 July - Saturday Quiz. What’s your big bang theory?

6 July (Part 2) - The answer to all ills is narrow lanes, mini-roundabouts and speed humps

6 July (Part 1) - A date for your diary

5 July (Part 2) - Mainly rubbish

5 July (Part 1) - Got it to a Tee

4 July (Part 2) - The Royal Charlotte

4 July - Going Places (Part 1)

3 July - Opinions vary

2 July (Part 3) - He says, they say…

2 July (Part 2) - Council cheats

2 July (Part 1) - Google bug again

1 July - Crossrail update

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June 2018

30 June (Part 2) - Google bug

30 June (Part 1) - Even more on Cabinet

29 June (Part 2) - Dirty pictures, corrupted images and a useless front

29 June (Part 1) - More on Cabinet

28 June - New Chairman, new Committee. New approach

27 June (Part 2) - Help please

27 June (Part 1) - Sidcup Library moves. No consultation, no community engagement, no Councillor Scrutiny

26 June - Electric Bexley

25 June - Something to hide?

24 June - Death in Bexley

23 June - The Saturday selection

22 June - Two vote Val’s legacy to Bexleyheath

21 June (Part 2) - Avoiding the Bexley Path of Doom

21 June (Part 1) - Institutional Corruption

20 June - Lull before the storm? Possibly

16 June - The company they keep

15 June - Eastside Quarter. If it proves to be an eyesore blame Councillor Val Clark and Mayor Khan

7 June - Welcome departures

5 June (Part 3) - Crossrail to Ebbsfleet. An engineering challenge

5 June (Part 2) - LandQ in the gutter

5 June (Part 1) - You don’t often see…

4 June - LandQ. Like it or lump it

2 June - Work continues…

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May 2018

30 May - Why let the facts get in the way of a good story?

29 May - Flooding Bexley with dishonest slogans

28 May (Part 2) - Her obedient servant

28 May (Part 1) - Avoid Sainsbury’s - or wear a huge Sombrero

27 May - Councillor numbers down 29%. Total Special Allowances up

26 May (Part 2) - Who’s for a pay rise? “We are”

26 May (Part 1) - Blood on their hands?

24 May (Part 2) - Of Mayors and Bishops

24 May (Part 1) - Crossrail train departs from Abbey Wood station

23 May (Part 2) - More bad news for Abbey Wood

23 May (Part 1) - The tiniest car park?

22 May - Bexley Council reconvenes at last

20 May - The new train timetable. Not a good start

19 May - Die like real men

15 May - A break but not much of a holiday

11 May - UKIP Bexley - You’llֺ be missed

10 May (Part 2) - If at first you don’t succeed

10 May (Part 1) - Changes

9 May (Part 2) - What a creep!

9 May (Part 1) - Vandals rule - both trains and Council

8 May - Welcome to Abbey Wood

7 May (Part 2) - No gas

7 May (Part 1) - Site migration - All done

6 May - Out with the old, in with the new

5 May - Perfect

4 May - Feeling blue?

3 May (Part 3) - The deed is done

3 May (Part 2) - The future is nearly here

3 May (Part 1) - Some bad, some good

2 May (Part 2) - Dirty tricks

2 May (Part 1) - Under the thumb?

1 May - Poisonous Phil

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April 2018

30 April - The lull before the Friday storm

29 April - Me a Socialist? Pull the other one

28 April - CCTV : There is more to it than meets the eye

27 April - Belvedere matters but so does all of Bexley

26 April (Part 2) - Mobile friendly Bonkers

26 April (Part 1) - The Council Leader’s report allowed yet more electioneering

25 April (Part 2) - Neglect leads to Crime and Disorder

25 April (Part 1) - Bexley Council. Inflexible killjoys

24 April (Part 3) - The choice

24 April (Part 2) - On the slow train

24 April (Part 1) - The questions fraud continues

23 April (Part 2) - Broadway. Some loath it, few love it

23 April (Part 1) - Rent it Wrong

22 April (Part 2) - A Godsend for burglars

22 April (Part 1) - Bexley turns its back on hate; and about time too

21 April (Part 2) - The book of the Blockbuster film

21 April (Part 1) - On May 3rd. Anyone but a Conservative

20 April (Part 2) - Useless Idiots

20 April (Part 1) - Useful Idiots

19 April - A quick filler

17 April - Rent it Right

16 April (Part 2) - It’s time for change

16 April (Part 1) - The three Jays

13 April (Part 2) - Stirring Twitter

13 April (Part 1) - One in, one out

12 April - CCTV. Bexley Conservatives’ number 2 weak spot

11 April - Election propaganda, Kent Police and Estate Agency for sale

9 April - In Bexley the “Forgotten team players” were all sacked

8 April - Kent Police. Useless or what?

7 April - The Rumour Mill. Or is it?

6 April - Bexley; a high tax borough

5 April - Going Places

4 April - Burying more lies. Burying more residents?

1 April - Spot the difference

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March 2018

31 March - Bonkers Bexley

30 March - Money for nothing

29 March (Part 2) - Bexley’s health strategy

29 March (Part 1) - Andrew Bashford is Head of Highway Services

28 March - Signs of things to come? Police don’t show up

26 March (Part 2) - Jobs for the boyos

26 March (Part 1) - Police record

25 March - Tories didn’t like the Wilde Road proposals but lacked the courage to reject them

23 March - No one was Wilde about their plans

22 March - What a tangled web!

21 March (Part 2) - The Streisand Effect

21 March (Part 1) - On yer bike!

19 March - Medics’ pay. Useless cops. Stupid Councillors

16 March - Four Friday Farces

15 March - Harrow Place?

14 March (Part 3) - An analysis of a Statement

14 March (Part 2) - Endemic police corruption

14 March (Part 1) - Five days late

13 March (Part 3) - Health warning

13 March (Part 2) - Another day, another massive deception

13 March (Part 1) - A confusing two pronged approach

12 March (Part 2) - Experts in the art of deception

12 March (Part 1) - “The sergeant must be identified and punished”

11 March - Fallen on hard times? No vote for you then

10 March - Feeling better now

9 March (Part 3) - An independent look at the Fothergill case

9 March (Part 2) - Exposing wrong doing is costly

9 March (Part 1) - Happy Wood

8 March - Vote Labour

7 March (Part 2) - Some thankyous are due

7 March (Part 1) - The natives are revolting

6 March - What can I say?

5 March - Wasting police time

4 March - A fly tipper’s tale

3 March - The London Plan. Bexley’s view

2 March - Simply trivia

1 March (Part 6) - The Council Tax debate

1 March (Part 5) - Guess the borough

1 March (Part 4) - What the lady says…

1 March (Part 3) - One rule for them

1 March (Part 2) - No buses across Bexley? Blame TfL not Bexley Council

1 March (Part 1) - Fibre future

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February 2018

28 February (Part 2) - Snow is not just fun for skiers it also leaves Bexley’s needy uncared for

28 February (Part 1) - Not quite a metre deep or minus twenty!

27 February (Part 2) - London Borough of Culture

27 February (Part 1) - 15-2=13

26 February (Part 4) - Council Tax

26 February (Part 3) - Abbey Wood mysteries

26 February (Part 2) - I’ve been stood up

26 February (Part 1) - A snowball in a supernova

25 February - Places Scrutiny report: More Bexley road disruption possible soon

24 February (Part 4) - Address and electoral boundary confusion

24 February (Part 3) - Demo? What demo?

24 February (Part 2) - Abbey Wood station - step free at last

24 February (Part 1) - It’s still a date

23 February (Part 3) - Exactly how does one get a Blue Badge these days?

23 February (Part 2) - Utility companies. Each one as useless as the next

23 February (Part 1) - It’s deceptions and lies again. In Bexley they are never ending

22 February - Residents come last

21 February (Part 2) - You are amazing!

21 February (Part 1) - Contact Us

20 February - Harassment, a minimal report

19 February - Who’s the Troll?

18 February (Part 2) - Wilton Road, Abbey Wood. A quiet backwater

18 February (Part 1) - The Crossrail train is back

17 February (Part 2) - The Big Stink returns

17 February (Part 1) - Thames Water Survey - What a waste of effort!

15 February (Part 2) - Better late than never

15 February (Part 1) - Harassment News

14 February - Nothing to see here

13 February - Bexley. A Council built on lies and deceptions

12 February (Part 2) - People Plans and Praise

12 February (Part 1) - What’s the point of the trial Chariot service?

11 February (Part 3) - A dream or a nightmare?

11 February (Part 2) - Resources Report - The Twittery bits

11 February (Part 1) - The Crossrail update

10 February (Part 2) - From the post bag

10 February (Part 1) - Resources Report - Money talk

9 February (Part 2) - Harrow Manorway regeneration

9 February (Part 1) - Sweet Chariot?

8 February (Part 4) - Who pressed the self destruct button?

8 February (Part 3) - Gravel Hill

8 February (Part 2) - No more Barge Pole

8 February (Part 1) - Smokefree Bexley

7 February - The W1 address sounds expensive to me

6 February (Part 2) - Harassment News. Help required

6 February (Part 1) - The police everywhere appear to be off their heads

5 February (Part 2) - Harassment News

5 February (Part 1) - It’s unhealthy and it stinks

4 February - Crossrail. A pessimist’s view

3 February (Part 2) - The Sleazebuster is back

3 February (Part 1) - In Confidence

2 February (Part 2) - Harassment News

2 February (Part 1) - Belvedere’s bomb site

1 February (Part 2) - Kent Police prosecute

1 February (Part 1) - Maybe a blog later, but probably not!

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January 2018

31 January - Six little ones

30 January - Tax increases create resentment. © Cllr. Read

29 January - Marking time

26 January - Generally dull

25 January (Part 3) - It was roads and bikes too

25 January (Part 2) - More trains (C2E)

25 January (Part 1) - Just trains

24 January - Buses and trains

23 January - Four little ones

20 January - The Ministry of Misinformation

19 January - A favour for Fendyke

18 January - Harassment. A brief as possible summary of the situation

17 January (Part 2) - Wilton Road

17 January (Part 1) - Family networking

16 January (Part 2) - Are Councils frightened of Bonkers?

16 January (Part 1) - It’s completely wild, man

15 January (Part 2) - As it turned out, it was rocket science

15 January (Part 1) - Help is at hand

14 January (Part 2) - Councillor statistics

14 January (Part 1) - Saint Nick nicked?

13 January (Part 3) - They are all as bad as each other

13 January (Part 2) - Beware of chain saws

13 January (Part 1) - He’s not dead

12 January - Mick (@sleazebuster) again

12 January (Part 1) - Harassment charge rumbles on

11 January (Part 3) - My Labour Councillor

11 January (Part 2) - Michael Barnbrook

11 January (Part 1) - Immoral fibre

10 January - Coincidence? Probably not

9 January (Part 3) - He’s even more grumpy now

9 January (Part 2) - FM Conway goes back to work

9 January (Part 1) - Back to work

8 January (Part 2) - The email trail, part three

8 January (Part 1) - The email trail, part two

7 January (Part 2) - The Maggot Sandwich is on the right track

7 January (Part 1) - The email trail, part one

6 January (Part 2) - Too many Christmas presents?

6 January (Part 1) - A simple harassment summary

5 January - Press Release

4 January (Part 2) - Censored by Kent Police

4 January (Part 1) - Your typical Bexley Tory Councillor

3 January - Revenge and Retribution

2 January - Fighting back

1 January (Part 2) - New Year’s Resolutions

1 January (Part 1) - Cheers everyone - except for those planning a drink at the Charlotte

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