Tag Archives: Basingstoke

Basing View -the business park the future forgot.

        Basing View is Basingstoke’s unforgotten, unloved legacy from the 1970s. Basingstoke and Deane council, Hampshire County Council and  Basing View marketing seem determined that it will remain marooned in a time gone by. From time to … Continue reading

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Walk on! A panegyric for May’s interventionism.

  This footpath is not a road – it is a footpath; it is not closed, it has been closed; it is not blocked by roadworks , the footpath is walkable but the pedestrian has to walk past some red tape. If … Continue reading

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Hands off office Christmas parties (they’re just fine)!

The sad demise of Eamonn Kilbride (46) who collapsed of a heart attack after dancing Gangnam style at his office party should not lead to a ban on middle aged men dancing. Indeed, when he has his conversation with St … Continue reading

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Bugger Basingstoke

If King  George III had had to commute into Basingstoke in 2011 these words would not have been far from his lips. It is no mean feat of mismanagement that Basingstoke and Deane council have managed to transform a fine chunk … Continue reading

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