I frequently see the feathered variety of the beautiful yellowhammer bird nestling in the hedgerows of West Somerset, but until Parliament insisted upon it being revealed I had not read the official Operation Yellowhammer planning document. … [Read more...] about Yellowhammer – see for yourself
On the long drive to Westminster this week I expect to hear a sad little Scottish voice echoing in my head: “We’re doomed. Doomed, I tell you, doomed”. Private Frazer of Dads Army was an undertaker, but his catchphrase may seem appropriate … [Read more...] about Brexit – my opinion
Great news for Bridgwater today. The town will benefit by up to £25million as part of the Government's Town Fund initiative which was announced by the Chancellor this week. In total there is £3.6billion now intended for 100 hand picked … [Read more...] about Bridgwater – worth every penny!
Captain Jessica Tyson has every good reason to celebrate. She is Sedgemoor District Council's Deputy Harbour Master (they have no less than three well qualified mariners on the payroll) and despite the fact that she has only been with … [Read more...] about The Honourable Lady
This is all that remains of The Pines after a major fire that may have been started deliberately. It is a sad picture of a popular place where I have spent happy times. My sympathy goes out to the owner, manager and loyal staff. The Fire … [Read more...] about Why fire service cuts must be challenged.