From 1935 my family lived in Hampton. 1941 I attended Junior (Now primary) school in the old 'Grammer School' in Oldfield Road. Percy Road School was being used as an ambulance station and community clinic. I say 'ambulance', they were no more than old grey vans with a couple of metal stretchers inside. The playground had a very big static water tank holding thousands of gallons. The old Grammer School had a very large field and grounds in the grounds was the engineering factory's 'Gay…See More
"My suggestion to curb 'Fly-Tipping was to impound the offending vehicles ( The same as police and other officers impound uninsured vehicles). I wrote to the DoE, the Mayor and 'Keep Britain Tidy. My suggestion fell on deaf ears."
"I agree with you Janice, that was uncalled for. Communication is King. Surely it is not too difficult to have-accurate time of opening and closing on the web. My wife walked to the Chemist, only to find they had reduced their opening times. No big…"
"Hello Janice, Do you how I can contact the Editor? Twelve years ago I write a piece about my time working at Bushy Park., it may be of interest. At 86 and not being PC Literate I would like to send a hard copy to the Editor. Thank you. Bryan. …"
"I would like to publicly thank Sir Vince Cable for being a brilliant constituency MP. I do not vote LibBem but Sir Vince has always supported my family and me whenever we have asked his help. My wife and I will miss Sir Vince."
"Well done Cathy, Councils spend millions clearing up after 'Fly-Tipping' It would appear they are happy to do this by discouraging residents to use Council re-cycling tips. I hope every DIY person signs the 'Petition' …"
"We are told by the Media that 'Fly-Tipping has reached epidemic proportions. I have written to Michael Gove, Theresa Villiers, and Sediq Khan. Suggesting a way to curtail Fly-Tipping, that would be to impound the offending vehicles. I received…"
"Today I have received my 'Questionnaire' regarding the Hampton Parking Study. I live in Cleveland Avenue which is, thank god, a de-restricted road, which means in the words of private Fraser from Dads Army 'the Council is not going to…"
I have just taken delivery of a pair of made to measure wooden gates. Supplied by Wortley Brothers (www. wortleybrotherswoodengates.co.uk). The quality and workmanship are fantastic I have never seen better. I recommend you look at their website.See More
""Insufficient boosters" sounds like a load of rubbish. Each meter records usage and sends the reading, normally every half an hour via the cellphone network to a data collection hub.
I certainly won't have a smart (electricity) meter…"
"Hi Bryan, this is just to make you feel better. Today E-on asked me for meter readings, I read the electric ok and then managed to sort out the gas. Only when I put the readings into my account they wouldn't accept it. Phoned…"