It is something of a major achievement to persuade 600 busy farmers from all over Somerset to come to Bridgwater on a sultry July evening - but that is exactly what happened last night at the Sedgemoor Livestock market. I was there too - … [Read more...] about Farmers show their strength
The plight of those who suffer with blood cancer is serious. The bravery of people affected is beyond question. The search for a cure must go on. I have much sympathy for the cause which is highlighted so effectively by the Anthony Nolan … [Read more...] about The quest for a cure
This picture (of a fictitious front page) was part of an over-hyped IBM push to win business for South West One, the disastrous joint venture with Somerset County Council, Taunton Deane and Avon and Somerset Police. Needless to say no new … [Read more...] about No gain, just pain
Today the essential legal structure to get Flood Re up and running was laid before Parliament. Flood Re is a collaboration between the insurance industry and the Government and will cap the insurance of home owners in flood-prone areas to … [Read more...] about Flood Re – latest progress
The struggle to bring high-speed broadband to remote parts of Somerset - Exmoor is a good case in point - has been slowed down by last week's surprise decision of the partner councils to reject BT's bid to do the work. Tens of millions of … [Read more...] about BROADBAND FIASCO?