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May 2024

27 May - Wagwan endz mandam?

25 May - Zero transparency leads to wanton waste

24 May - It’s a point of view

23 May - A pretty good day outside of Downing Street too

22 May (Part 2) - Bexley’s new Mayor is…

22 May (Part 1) - Corruption everywhere

21 May - Scouting, Suspicions and Statistics

20 May - Shameless

19 May - Bexley answers the question while most donְ’t

18 May - A pain in the backside

17 May - Information Commissioner moves the goal posts

16 May - How did it go so wrong?

15 May - ‘V’ for vexatious, vindictive, vendetta

13 May - The gutter press

12 May - A new lark in the park

11 May - Marking time

10 May - Sorry. No idea

9 May - Funambulism

8 May - Something to celebrate

6 May - Intelligence required

4 May - Another reason not to vote for Rishi Sunak

3 May - Delay by design

2 May - Sidcrap

1 May - A Fantastic Fun Fifty

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April 2024

30 April (Part 2) - No more Khanage please

30 April (Part 1) - Ye Olde Memory Battle

29 April - Twelve years of progress

28 April - 53 Questions. Few Answers

27 April - And They All Lived Happily Ever After

26 April - Friday Fillers

25 April - No show

24 April - No easy answers

23 April - Potholes first

22 April - Into the abyss

21 April - How do you solve a problem like Dimitri?

20 April - Bexley says StuffYourStreet

19 April (Part 3) - The all electric home

19 April (Part 2) - Buy a boat

19 April (Part 1) - Promises, promises

18 April (Part 3) - When in a hole, buy a bigger spade

18 April (Part 2) - Non-PC AT & Tea

18 April (Part 1) - Lightning strikes twice

17 April - Three failures

16 April - Out Foxed

14 April - No Trading Standards has consequences

13 April - Thames Water is mainly crap (in rivers). Octopus Energy is mainly clapped

12 April - Someone may be fibbing

10 April - Twice a year is not enough

8 April (Part 2) - Road relief

8 April (Part 1) - Yarnton Way crossing

7 April (Part 2) - Bexley is truly Bonkers

7 April (Part 1) - A short history of SEN failure

6 April - B is not for Blocks, it’s for burglary. R is not for Resin, it’s for rape

5 April (Part 2) - Council breaks your bin. Wait five months for another

5 April (Part 1) - Lion Steam Cleaning Services

4 April (Part 2) - In praise of Shenstone School

4 April (Part 1) - The SEND inquest

3 April (Part 2) - Spinning in his grave

3 April (Part 1) - Bye bye bin

2 April (Part 2) - Can it get any worse?

2 April (Part 1) - Bexley bodge boys

1 April - Looking out for their own

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March 2024

31 March - It’s all bad news

30 March - Bad management in Watling Street

29 March - Scammed?

28 March - From Contact Centre to Chatbot

27 March (Part 2) - Child care and education

27 March (Part 1) - Sent to Coventry

24 March - Blocked drains explained

22 March - Rail Road matters

21 March (Part 2) - Bexley’s Safety Survey

21 March (Part 1) - 2,000 lies

20 March (Part 2) - Bexley has above average GP numbers - if you exclude Thamesmead

20 March (Part 1) - Bexley Council’s 2,000 lies. Here’s another one

18 March - Things will get busy, but not just yet

16 March - Making Bexley Even Wetter

14 March - Tories preen themselves while Felix ruffles their feathers

13 March - A fantastic Budget says the Bishop

12 March (Part 2) - What is the point of our Express bus?

12 March (Part 1)- Budget Amendment rejected

11 March (Part 2) - Well that told ’em

11 March (Part 1) - It will not end well

10 March (Part 3) - When is a tweak not a tweak?

10 March (Part 2) - The way they live in HMOs

10 March (Part 1) - The Amendment is a piecemeal Fudge

9 March (Part 3) - Turkish and Delight

9 March (Part 2) - Bedlam, Building and Bins

9 March (Part 1) - Who’s a Wonka?

8 March - BexleyCopout

7 March (Part 2) - Leader and Deputy talk tough

7 March (Part 1) - Taking the pee

6 March - Jam today and jam tomorrow

5 March - Local Labour Loons

4 March (Part 3) - Give them an inch…

4 March (Part 2) - Slow and Late (3)

4 March (Part 1) - Crime and Prejudice

3 March (Part 2) - All talk

3 March (Part 1) - Subservience is what you need

2 March (Part 2) - SENDing best regards

2 March (Part 1) - Bexley Council is playing Silly Buggers

1 March (Part 2) - When Meeting Minutes lies

1 March (Part 1) - False names and fake news

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February 2024

29 February (Part 4) - Left wing trolls

29 February (Part 3) - Worrying words

29 February (Part 2) - Michael Barnbrook

29 February (Part 1) - Fickle

28 February - From the BiB post box

27 February (Part 2) - Am I a skinflint?

27 February (Part 1) - If you don’t like my excuse, I have more

26 February (Part 2) - I was a Hotten Tot

26 February (Part 1) - Gaslighting Council is not good enough

25 February (Part 5) - Riku Fryderyk. Queen of buses

25 February (Part 4) - One oak. Few blokes

25 February (Part 3) - Bexley is in “a very sad place”

25 February (Part 2) - Superflop cancels Superloop on Day 2 while Superloon has a Sunday lie in

25 February (Part 1) - Crossing Yarnton Way

24 February (Part 3) - Superloop SL3

24 February (Part 2) - Crossing swords

24 February (Part 1) - Well this is a little embarrassing

23 February (Part 2) - The financial future. Starmageddon?

23 February (Part 2) - Costs up, reserves down

22 February - Ancient and Moderna

21 February - “Eye-watering sums”

19 February (Part 2) - Another “diatribe”

19 February (Part 1) - June the 1st

18 February (Part 2) - A little bit of finance

18 February (Part 1) - We plan on ripping you off until you rebel

17 February - Labouring the point

16 February - Everything is broken

15 February (Part 2) - Customer Experience

15 February (Part 1) - Michael Barnbrook, 25th March 1943 - 14th February 2024

14 February - We have a plan; to spend another £55k.

13 February - Enough is enough. Too much actually!

12 February - How to cripple Bexley’s Night Time Economy

11 February - Sunak is not a Looney

9 February (Part 2) - More ‘Places’

9 February (Part 1) - Who is the clown?

8 February - Hayley the Unhelpful

7 February - The electric tube is coming to Bexley

5 February - If it ain’t broke, break it

4 February - Black Lives Matter

3 February - It has to stop

2 February - Shangrila on Thames

1 February (Part 2) - Council intent on impoverishing voters

1 February (Part 1) - “Self-entitled bastard”

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January 2024

31 January - It is true what they say about BMW drivers

30 January - Where’s the evidence?

29 January - Smoke and fire

28 January - Buses and bikes

27 January - Railway matters

26 January (Part 2) - Stop the war

26 January (Part 1) - Keep Bexley UnTidy

25 January - They got there in the end

24 January - A spoke in their works

23 January - Electrical waste of time

22 January - Prepare to dig deep

21 January (Part 2) - Chinese laws take precedence in St. Pancras

21 January (Part 1) - Every journey matters

20 January - We have bins (and pots!)

19 January - The open reach of BiB

18 January - Crooked accounting

17 January - Dry January

16 January - Another unauthorised building start

15 January (Part 2) - No one cares

15 January (Part 1) - They took their time

12 January - The vagaries of a bin man’s mind

11 January - We are well and truly stuffed

10 January - Another £65 reduction to our Council Tax bill

9 January - Do now, ask later

8 January - My Street Fixed

7 January - Men of straw

6 January - Depreciating assets

5 January - Feedback

4 January (Part 2) - Where are we now?

4 January (Part 1) - Please Fix My Council

3 January (Part 2) - What’s the missing link?

3 January (Part 1) - Bin waiting a long time

2 January - Keep on digging

1 January - Whatever happened to No. 2?

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