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National Sickie Day – Good and stupid reasons to take a day off work. | Stephen Liddell

According to national statistics the first Monday in February is the day when people are most likely to pull a sickie. One of the factors attributed to this is the first payday since Christmas, meaning people have been out celebrating all weekend with a particularly heavy one. Another theory is that people have a tendency…
— Read on stephenliddell.co.uk/2019/02/06/national-sickie-day-good-and-stupid-reasons-to-take-a-day-off-work/

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ESNG meeting – 7 February 2019 | esngblog

A massive 13 members turned out yesterday evening, even without the Cha(I)rman, who had gone missing.  As the treasurer commented, ‘I didn’t know we had that many members!’ As for the trains, it was ‘Hallo Kitty’ time, as Paul’s latest bullet train had arrived.  Lovely model, but not convinced about the colour?   Business as…
— Read on esngblog.com/2019/02/08/esng-meeting-7-february-2019/

Dorset life, Nature, travel

In the Winter Woodland – The Dorset Rambler

Looking back over the last month, it seems amazing that I actually walked 125 miles despite being unable to do very long walks because of my ankle. For the most part, the walks have been shorter and more local but there have just been more of them 🙂 ! I have also cycled the best…
— Read on thedorsetrambler.com/2019/02/05/in-the-winter-woodland/

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BEDWARDINE ROAD DEVELOPMENT PLANS SUBMITTED – “No policy requirement for Brick by Brick to provide affordable housing” | NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE

Three planning applications for sites in Bedwardine Road have been submitted by Brick by Brick (which is 100 per cent owned by Croydon council) to Croydon council for their approval – or otherwise. But NO Brick by Brick application has, so far, ever been rejected by any Croydon council planning committee The revised plans show…
— Read on newsfromcrystalpalace.wordpress.com/2019/02/01/bedwardine-road-development-plans-submitted-no-policy-requirement-for-brick-by-brick-to-provide-affordable-housing/

More to come I bet ☹️