Archives for March 2017

The Wrong Arm of the Law 2

It may not be your favourite bedtime reading. Or mine for that matter! But I am told that most self-respecting local government lawyers are never far from a copy of the magazine which bears the same esteemed name. The latest issue picks up on the letter from Sedgemoor District Council to Taunton …
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Trumpton Deane

If Donald Trump discovers what Taunton Deane intend to spend on their old HQ he will probably go into tweeting overdrive, blame it all on the media, and accuse me of wiretapping Councillor Williams office.  Thankfully, back here on Planet West Somerset, we can see through the fake news! I am greatly …
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“Ian! Lucius Malfoy. We meet at last.”

He took off the wig for our get-together and didn't turn up with that menacing silver stick in his hand or the evil look in his eye. In the flesh the man behind the mask of Lucius Malfroy is a very nice actor indeed called Jeremy Isaacs. He and I share one big thing in common. We are both …
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“They think its all over”………..

I can assure you that it is not. The pathetic excuse for consultation about the merger may have concluded. It was arranged and orchestrated by Taunton Deane Borough Council and- thankfully - is now formally closed. The whole thing was a sick joke. Anyone from anywhere could complete their online …
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