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Entries Tagged as 'Roads'

Fill that hole!

April 9th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Technology

Can I recommend this new website – fillthathole.org.uk? Just the other day somebody was telling me how somebody at the county council (I think it was a member, but might have been an officer) was saying how potholes are not really such a big problem because modern cars have suspensions that can cope with them, […]

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Mean streets

January 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Mean streets · Life

The streets of Horsham are not the place to be at the moment.  Looking at the RSS feed for ‘Horsham Today’ here are eight headlines for consecutive stories within the last 12 hours: Power failure after car crash Vehicles collide at junction Crash near Bolney Car ends up on side Two cars in A24 collision […]

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Further On Up The Road

August 16th, 2008 · Comments Off on Further On Up The Road · Life

On Thursday Jayne went into hospital for a few hours as an out-patient to have some work done on her hip.  It was supposed to be urgent, but she had it postponed until the school holidays so she would not have to take any time off work – not something I would have done I […]

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You Build Me Up (To Bring Me Down)

August 1st, 2008 · Comments Off on You Build Me Up (To Bring Me Down) · Life, Work

I couldn’t believe it today.  Only a couple of weeks ago we saw the end of a whole week of chaos while the road outside our workplace was dug up and resurfaced. ((Just one side of it))   Today it was down to a single lane while another lot of blokes were digging holes in […]

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Those evil buses

June 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Politics

It looks like I was falling short of 100% accuracy in an earlier post, when I was gobsmacked about the apparent wackiness of a local councillor in blaming the state of the roads on buses.  Now I have seen the e-mails involved it is clear that I was taking two different people’s remarks and ascribing […]

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Section 106

June 10th, 2008 · 10 Comments · Politics

Last week the Crawley News included the regular insert from the council: Crawley Live. Normally this is noncontentious to the point of dullness, but one article this time really wound me up: the one on page 7 about Section 106 agreements. It lists all the various benefits to society resulting from money extracted from developers […]

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Potholes

January 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Politics

I was just flicking through last week’s Crawley News before sending it to the recycling bin, and stopped to read a story about potholes in the town.

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