“Lobbying firms paying our MPs? It’s probably fine… “

Sunday, October 1, 2017 admin 0

It’s not often one of our local MPs is the subject of a column in the Guardian… but today David Mitchell has written about James Duddridge here.  And if you are thinking “Who’s that guy David Mitchell?” , it’s the guy with the punchline in this video:  

What’s As Long As Two Football Pitches And Disgusting?

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 admin 1

The Guardian explains: A fatberg weighing the same as 11 double decker buses and stretching the length of two football pitches is blocking a section of London’s ageing sewage network. The congealed mass of fat, wet wipes and nappies is one of the biggest ever found and would have risked […]

Chinese Delegation Flies In !

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 admin 0

A group of senior officials from Shanghai, China are in  the UK  this week  to sign a joint Wetland Affiliation Agreement between the RSPB at Wallasea Island and the Shanghai Chongming Dongtan National Nature Reserve. As the District Council website explains: The RSPB’s Wallasea Island team has been assisting with […]

A Video For Election Day

Thursday, May 4, 2017 admin 0

It’s traditional for onlineFOCUS to have a video on election mornings. This time let’s hope we have a perfect day…

Gimme Gimme Gimme A Vote Before Midnight

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 admin 4

Just finished a marathon 4-hour district council meeting that just finished at 11:34 pm as weary councillors walked into the night air. We’ll do a write-up tomorrow. As Abba almost said , “Gimme Gimme Gimme A Vote For Midnight”