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What happens after you get a drought ?
"California 'bombogenesis' storm pushes north" BBC
CICs in theory fit in with the broad aims of empowering people (to a limited extent) at a local level - in practice imho the vehicle has the flaw (feature?) of being easily hijacked by ideologically driven and wholly political outfits who are exploiting the lax administrative regime to obfuscate both their aims and their funding to operate well outside the intended spheres of car parks, playgrounds, village halls, sports grounds and patches of nature, skills centres, historic buildings etc. that are obviously "community" assets which require management of a limited sort.
It is not, I think - an accident that Sandbag chose this form of legal entity for their incorporation. I wonder at the funding and if I was to guess - given the boiler plate text which abounds on their web site - EU money is being tipped in the top to fund all the eco-NGO like antics that Sandbag are claiming some expertise in.... In fact I'd be willing to wager that Sandbag is either directly EU funded or via EU grants to GP / FoE / WWF who've agreed off the record to fund Sandbag at arm's length from Brussels - it's a bag - but it ain't full of sand.
Somebody above my amateur status should challenge Bryony for full disclosure on this - that much is abundantly clear.
Squarespace commenting scripts seem quite batty today....
That shoul read "Here is an example of just how low some of the MSM have sunk."
He is an example of just how low some of the MSM have sunk.
@Robert Christopher, Feb 18, 2017 at 10:36 PM
German consumers voted for Mad Merkel and Greens who are driving force behind EU lunacy for their own benefit.
Yes, Germany does benefit from EU lunacy as it makes Euro lower on FX which benefits Germany at the expense of suffering in others: Euro Disaster
Germany leaving Euro would help rest of Eurozone.
@tomoRe: Sandbag lack of info
Cameron's last weeks:
9 June 2016 — News storyCommunity Interest Companies and the Confirmation StatementFrom the 30th of June 2016 the Annual Return will be replaced by a confirmation statement.
From the 30th of June 2016 the Annual Return will be replaced by a confirmation statement.
USA voters inspired by Brexit vote for change
Obama inspired by Cameron's "screw you" message to voters.
@stewgreen, Feb 17, 2017 at 11:56 PM
Pcar do you agree that BBC/MSM have lost the plot ?They always were rather selective about stories they decide to run but nowLike Russia Today has been reporting- for days about the Paris riots- about Wikileaks revelations about US agencies tricks in the last French election.- About how the issue of how the UK be paid for EU fixed assets like parliament building s worth tens of billions.Yet MSM just run continual newesverts for their mates.I can't watch/listen to ITV/BBC news progs for than a minute these daus.
Yet MSM just run continual newesverts for their mates.I can't watch/listen to ITV/BBC news progs for than a minute these daus.
Yes. There is a lot of bias by omission, bias by invited (and not invited) interviewees as John Redwood pointed out in his article last week.
Furthermore, on News programmes the presenters and reporters too frequently give opinion instead of news.
Example: Video: BBC.Newsnight.170215.James.OBrien.Insulting.Asra.Nomani.Goes.Wrong
Apparently things are worse than we thought for the German consumer:NoTricksZone: German Power Consumers Now Saddled By Staggering 35 Billion Euros In Taxes, Feed-In Tariffs
Well it narks me that Martha Lane Fox is digital ambassador despite her pumping up LastMinute.com and then its share price collapsing leaving investors £hundreds of millions worse off.
floated March 2000. The shares were placed at 380p, valuing the company at £571mIn the first week of April, the shares dipped below 190p, half the issue priceThe company was acquired in 2005 by Sabre Holdings, owner of online travel company Travelocity, paying 165p per share.In December 2014, the firm was bought by Bravofly Rumbo for £76 million
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