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Architect’s Journal does a write up on Thamesmead

I found an article online today. It seems largely accurate with comments such as Southmere Lake is where ‘regeneration’ started a few years ago, and the results were sad. Owners Gallions Housing Association demolished all the parts of the lakeside area … Continue reading

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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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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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Lazy journalism

A couple of things in the press have irked me slightly over the past few days. The first is by no means restricted to this area, but instead is a blight on local news everywhere. I keep an eye on … Continue reading

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Duck!

Over the past week or so there’s been a flurry of excitement from local twitchers regarding a duck. I can’t say that I’m anything like an expert on birdlife or fauna, but it’s nice to see the area getting some … Continue reading

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