Monthly Archives: February 2015

Rampisham Factcheck #2: Democracy

              It seems appropriate in this, the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, that the question of democracy and what it means in the 21st century, should be alive and kicking. The Magna Carta … Continue reading

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Rampisham: Kicked into the Long Grass?

          The Long Grass (c) Miles King Today West Dorset District Council informed various people (including myself) that the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (CLG), the Right Hon Eric Pickles, has directed West … Continue reading

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Super-Ridley blats the Bat-people: But will the evil Raccoon win out?

        “Escaped pet raccoons are beginning to establish themselves in northern England with potentially devastating consequences for native wildlife.” Viscount Matt Ridley Viscount Matthew White Ridley is many things. He is a very rare beast: a hereditary … Continue reading

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