Evesham Traffic

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Evesham Civic Society is having a meeting this evening to discuss various proposals for improving the traffic flow in the town centre, and in particular restoring two-way access from Workman Bridge to/from the High Street. I can’t be there, as I have another meeting to attend at Wychavon, but I thought I’d stick my oar …

British Values: Simon de Montfort and Representative Democracy

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“British values” have been in the news recently. I was going to write a blog article listing my own choices for what British values consist of. But, instead, I thought I’d write about a few people that I think have done a lot to shape British values. None of these people are particularly obscure, although …

If it aint broke…

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Remember the Apple Maps fiasco? Google clearly didn’t. I’ve previously blogged about how Google has managed to get the colour scheme horribly wrong in the latest redesign, but the latest change plumbs yet new depths of inanity. You may have seen media reports of how Google managed to rename Basingstoke, but when my Maps were …

Traffic management during Abbey Bridge Closure – a few reasons why it is what it is

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With further delays to the re-opening of Abbey Bridge, one of the things that’s repeatedly cropping up on social media is the question of why the current traffic management system was chosen. In particular, people want to know why we have the crossover at the end of Oat Street, instead of reversing the flow in …