Day: March 22, 2015

West Hill Watch

Jim Gowans’ West Hill Watch… Street Survey In February Councillor Lizzie Deane, together with a senior Projects Manager from the City Council and local residents, spent a morning walking the West Hill. The group identified a range of problems: damaged trees, blocked roadside drains, incorrectly positioned satellite dishes […]

Family Shape Up

Family Shape Up is a free 12-week healthy lifestyle group programme for 6-13 year olds who are above their ideal weight. Each child needs to be accompanied by an adult family member and siblings are welcome to join in too. We guide and help your family learn about […]

Round and round

Bob Potter forwarded The Whistler this response from a Council spokesperson about the state of that award-winning million pound roundabout… “We are aware of the problem with loose kerbs at the Seven Dials roundabout. However, we do not consider them to be a safety risk for either pedestrians […]

Vin de France

Andrew Polmear writes for the love of wine… There’s a wine on sale at Naked Wines called La Gare Old Vine Carignan from Domaine Jones. It’s a sumptuous Languedoc red; rich, complex and full of the sunshine of the south of France. But when you look to see […]