Archive for the ‘Swindon Borough Council’ Category

Send In The Clowns – SwindonTories Break Election Pledges To ‘Fight Inappropriate Development’ Just One Month After Being Elected

Over recent years North Swindon residents have been keeping their eyes on large swathes of development land close to their homes in Oakhurst and Redhouse because, at some point, the owner of the land, (Crest Nicholson), would wish to develop it and realise some return on their investment. That time arrived recently, and on the [...]

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Where’s Woody? – The Curious Case Of The Swindons Vanishing Councillors

“This strikes me a being more than a little curious and quite contrary to my previous perception that liberal democrats are wedded to the notion of demanding transparency, openness and honesty from elected public servants”

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Clowncil Talk: Would you trust a Circus Clown with your wallet?

It doesn’t matter how much grease-paint and comedy-custard Bonzo Bluh hoses into the eyes of the audience, we know that the wheels and doors will fall off his car eventually.

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From Wifi’asco to Wimax – And Swindon Gets £1.2 Million Worth Of New Lamp Posts

I humbly ask that readers consider the above and reflect on whether the council is seeking investors solely for the failed Digital City Wifi’asco, or is actually using the heat, light and smoke generated by the WiFi’asco to disguise a much bigger purpose

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Swindons Ministry of Truth: Councillors Re-writing History of WiFi-Lies?

“Swindon’s Conservative councillors are already re-writing recent history as they attempt to escape the consequences of their smear campaign against members of the public”

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More WiFi Lies Busted: Vindication & Exoneration For the ‘Swindon 4′

“I’m giving Councillor Perkins, Councillor Williams and Justin Tomlinson MP a short time in which they are invited to apologise of their own volition. If the lying and smearing continue after this ‘short period’ ends, it will be gloves off and, as Alice Cooper so eloquently put it: “No More Mr Nice Guy”

‘BathGate-Gate’ – Swindon’s Conservative Cllr’s Call This ‘Industrial Espionage’

“Determined to make things worse for themselves, Swindon’s Tory’s are determined to put themselves back on the National media stage as they ‘hunt down like a dog’ the person that ‘Buggered Bathgate’ for them”

FOI requests received by West Lothian Council Regarding Digital City (UK) Ltd & the Bathgate WiFi Project

Members of Swindon Borough Council say they are seeking to determine the identities of correspondents who have contacted West Lothian Council in relation to Digital City (UK) Ltd and its recent involvement with the Bathgate WiFi scheme.

Rod’s Bluhnderbirds Wishing For A WiFi’asco Rescue

“Swindon cannot save those who aggressively resist being saved, but it can save itself from them.”

Denials, Defaults & Defamation- Swindon WiFi’asco Down, But Not Quite Dead

“If this is to be a battle of wits, it looks like the first three Conservative politicians on the battlefield have arrived completely unarmed”

What’s the best way to lead Swindon Council?

If the intention is to exclude the public from council business it is almost as effective as barring the doors to the council chamber, so, the irony is obvious when the leader of the council, says: “This is about people who will end up suffering when the money isn’t there. We want a partnership with Government but we’re not even invited to the table.” Tosser.

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The Walcot Chronicles: Abandoned Principles Pt 2

As the £225,000 Bath University paid to SBC disappeared into Cllr Mark Edward’s Budget Black Hole, neither Cllr Mallinson or Cllr Childs uttered a single word in comment or challenge”