Public meeting about the closure of the Gladstone Road Post Office

I went to the public meeting about the closure of the Gladstone Road Post Office on Friday. Julian Brazier was there, and as well as coming out very clearly in support of the franchising out of services to a supermarket, he also went on to say a number of interesting things about the delivery office closure too. He said, “I compared notes with Sir Roger Gale and neither of us has had a single complaint. The issue was, they believed they could run it more efficiently that way, and the fact that there haven’t been any of the predicted disasters … Continue reading Public meeting about the closure of the Gladstone Road Post Office

Big-hearted warrior for a better world

Jon Elliott, the man who put a stink bomb into the ballot box during the last election, has had his sentence increased, from a curfew, to six weeks in prison. He’s been in the news a lot lately. First of all he was bound over to keep the peace, having rushed at Prince Charles’ car before the ceremony of enthronement for the new Archbishop of Canterbury in March this year. He got in all the national newspapers for that. He was described as “lunging” at the car, but Jon says he thought it was David Cameron, and he was trying … Continue reading Big-hearted warrior for a better world