Local Authorities

Electronic road signs have potential for emergency service traffic

Electronic road signs can be a boon for our emergency services

Modern digital road signage, where different messages can be displayed from a remote control unit, offer a marvellous opportunity to ease the way for emergency services. With the advent of almost-instant 5G communications and the Internet of Things (IoT), joined-up…

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NHS is being privatised

The NHS may be privatised by Christmas

The NHS is under real threat of terminal privatisation by Christmas, and the impact of the Health and Care Bill 2021-22 is likely to be very significant. The Bill has had its second reading and been voted through by the…

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Electric car recharging on the street

Localism and Electric Cars – Regenerating UK Economy

Innovation must be a driving force behind regenerating the UK economy post-Covid. Focused localism with well-chosen projects gives people a chance to get involved, feel a sense of ownership and use their capabilities to rebuild the country. We make the…

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Photo of privatised school meal parcel

The rise of the predator class

predator prĕd′ə-tər, -tôr An organism that lives by preying on other organisms. any animal or other organism that hunts and kills other organisms (their prey), primarily for food A person or group that robs, victimizes, or exploits others for gain.…

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Cycling is so good but we need to make it safer

Pedalling a future

Walking around Amsterdam on a still and sultry late summer evening, there is no breeze but the air is fresh. No obvious traffic pollution assails our nostrils. We are struck by how it’s cyclists that generate air currents as they…

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Voluntary community service in action

A better way of dealing with council tax arrears

Local authorities depend on several streams of income for funding, such as council tax and parking fines, apart from central government assistance. Cutbacks caused by austerity policies restrict budgets for front line services and make these alternative revenue sources even…

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Volunteer today - help the NHS fight the coronavirus pandemic

Join the NHS volunteer force today

You can join the NHS volunteering effort at this link: https://www.goodsamapp.org/NHS Everybody over 18 who is healthy and fit and is not experiencing any symptoms of illness is welcome to join. Tasks will be carried out at safe distancing. What…

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