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Entries Tagged as 'Broadfield Barton'

More broken windows

March 4th, 2006 · Comments Off on More broken windows · Politics

I am returning to the theory of broken windows, which I have mentioned a few times before. The idea is that low-level crime and antisocial behaviour thrives in an environment which shows signs of neglect, and serious crime thrives in an environment where low-level crime is rife and tolerated. The theory supposes that if a […]

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Legal (?) Notice

January 12th, 2006 · Comments Off on Legal (?) Notice · Life

This supposed legal notice in the window of a local video and computer games shop has confused me since the first time I spotted it. (You will need to view the full-sized photo to be able to read it)

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Another Trolley

November 17th, 2005 · Comments Off on Another Trolley · Life

There are all sorts of criticisms you could make about this blog, but nobody could say that there are not enough photos of shopping trolleys! Anyone from outside Broadfield might see this and wonder why this one has a metal rod sticking into the air as if it has aspirations to be a dogem car. […]

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Broadfield Barton

November 17th, 2005 · Comments Off on Broadfield Barton · Life

I was asked if I could take a couple of photos for the Broadfield North labour newsletter. They wanted a photo of the new K2 leisure centre and a photo of the shops. And could I make the Barton look ‘relatively attractive’. I took that as a challenge. And failed. It was a bright, clear, […]

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Post Office

March 13th, 2005 · Comments Off on Post Office · Life

I was at the Broadfield shops this morning, picking up a few emergency groceries, and while I was there I was told that the Post Office is going to close soon. The reasons are not clear, although someone did say it was because the PO could not guarantee the security of the place. Now that […]

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