Monthly Archives: November 2012

Barnes wants to make it easier for your car.

A major junction in Barnes is getting a consultation aimed at ‘reducing traffic queues‘. The junction in question is the five-way one at the left of this image from Google Maps:   You can see the consultation, here, and there’s … Continue reading

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An open letter to Richmond’s Cabinet

Dear Councillors, On Thursday, you’ll be looking at the Twickenham Action Plan and, specifically, the street scene proposal. You were going to talk about this last month, but it was delayed so the engineers could make it a bit nicer … Continue reading

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It’s not too late to stop Twickenham being gassed.

This Thursday the council’s cabinet will meet. You can read the 218 pages of papers here: Agenda meeting page reports pack But the key bits you need to read are from page 45 of the reports pack. There’s no diagrams included, … Continue reading

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Want to shop with people, or shlep with cars?

One of the biggest changes promised for Twickenham is that it will become a destination, and not just somewhere to drive through. But take a look at these two photos, and tell me where you’d prefer to come and have … Continue reading

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Sisyphus is stil with us.

Sisyphus was condemned to push a boulder up the hill, so it could roll back down again. Endlessly. And that’s what we seem to be doing in Richmond – as at countless other places across London. Every time you make … Continue reading

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What can you learn from Starbucks?

This week I went into Starbucks. And I saw a lot of drinks advertised which didn’t sound much like coffee to me (pumpkin latte is the obvious example). But Starbucks is one of the most successful coffee businesses in the … Continue reading

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