Category Archives: thamesmead people

I’m all for diversity but…

I’m a little baffled by the local primary school that has decided to celebrate the “gift” of dyslexia. I know it is generally poor form to begin an argument with “Some of my best friends are…” but I actually do … Continue reading

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Community Voice Meeting

I went along to the Thamesmead Community Voice meeting last night, at The Link. The last time I went to a meeting there the Thamesmead Residents Group were protesting and filled the hall to the point where people were standing. … Continue reading

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Is Icon Back at Work?

  The early days of this blog covered a lot of snaps of graffiti around the area by a local artist who goes by the moniker Icon, or more lately, Trust Icon. He (or, indeed, she) has seen a lot … Continue reading

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Regularity and Lakeside Medical

Following in the footsteps of The Thamesmead Grump (http://thethamesmeadgrump.blogspot.co.uk/), I’ve decided that I will probably do a better job of posting to this blog if I make it a regular thing, rather than posting when I feel I have time. … Continue reading

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Tavy Bridge Regeneration Residents Action Group

I learned last night about the existence of a group known as the Tavy Bridge Regeneration Residents Action Group from a couple of members of the committee. They are keen to encourage more involvement from the local community and have … Continue reading

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Needless nannying

There’s clearly not much news about in the Thamesmead region right now, since this little tale has made the pages of Newsshopper: Thamesmead shopper finds ‘deadly’ bleach among wine and cider in Abbey Wood supermarket The story can be summarised … Continue reading

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Thamesmead South Regeneration Neighbourhood Group

This picture shows the results of an icebreaker from the Thamesmead South Regeneration Neighbourhood Group (hereafter referred to as the Neighbourhood Group to save typing!). The quality isn’t fantastic, but it does the trick. We were each asked to stand … Continue reading

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South Thamesmead Neighbourhood Group

Something interesting happened to me yesterday. I was invited to join the South Thamesmead Neighbourhood Group, an invitation that I have happily accepted. The group is being set up by Gallions and according to Lesley Edwards who invited me: The … Continue reading

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Just another abandoned blog?

It’s something like a year since my last update. I’ve dropped in from time to time to approve comments and delete spam, but the blog content has been worse than sparse and for that I apologise. Where did it all … Continue reading

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