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Ockhamite Diary: When the News Evaporates and TV Interviewers Interrupt

A sidelong glance at the world from Tony Edwards… Not quite the news Back in the days when Janet Street-Porter co-hosted a breakfast show on LBC radio, she almost interviewed…

Comment: Will the NHS Cope with the Ash and Tongham Population Boom?

By David Reading Are we heading for a primary healthcare crisis here in Ash and Tongham? In light of the present house-building boom and soaring population, it’s a fair question…

Opinion: Sitting Tight On the Local Plan Is Still the Safest Option – For Now

By George Potter Lib Dem borough councillor for Burpham Neils Laub, in his opinion piece North Hertfordshire Planning Decision Has Implications for Guildford astutely points out the planning inspector’s report…

Comment: GBC Is Not Responsible for the Tumbling Bay Weir Repair

By John Rigg Lead councillor for generation and R4GV borough councillor for Holy Trinity Guildford Borough Council has made every effort to persuade others to come to the table and…

Comment: Where Does the Latest Political Upheaval Leave Guildford’s MP?

By Dr Mark Shanahan Associate Professor of Political Engagement, University of Surrey Professor Shanahan spent over 20 years in journalism and corporate communication before transitioning his career into Higher Education…

Opinion: North Hertfordshire Planning Decision Has Implications for Guildford

By Niels Laub Dip Arch RIBA The data on which the housing targets for Guildford are based is unsound and should be reviewed with immediate effect. The local council continues…

Ockhamite Diary: When Gratitude is Outdated and Swearing is Redundant…

A sidelong glance at the world from Tony Edwards… No thanks – I can’t be bothered I’d like to sincerely thank you for taking the time to read this week’s…

The Worplesdon Witness October 2022

Jan Messinger with her round up of news from the parish of Worplesdon. A wonderful four days celebrating Worplesdon Memorial Hall’s centenary Worplesdon Memorial Hall’s centenary events reflected on its opening…

Rubens’ Blog: Navigating Neurodiversity At Work

Rubens King currently works as an armed forces caseworker for young people, helping people find training, work experience, volunteering, and paid work. He also writes giving advice on mental health issues…

Ockhamite Diary: Paint It Black

A sidelong glance at the world from Tony Edwards… A subliminal colour choice The hottest summer on record and recent to’ings and fro’ings at Number 10 have dramatically affected my…