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More Labour hypocrisy

Fresh from the news about Labour Mayor Steve Bullock both praising and condemning local swimming pool campaigners, we have news from Blaydon of Labour campaigning against local council parking policies. No prizes for guessing which party it is that runs the local council…

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One Mayor, one pool, two views

There has been a successful campaign in Lewisham to save the Ladywell swimming pool.

The (Labour) Mayor, Steve Bullock, had these lovely words to say about the campaigners:

“I feel the passionate and enthusiastic campaign by Save Ladywell Pool, although challenging at times, is a great example of how local people can get their views heard. Their work is an example to all communities and shows how people can get together and make a real difference.”

What a shame then that on the same day as these words were uttered, the latest edition of Time Out appeared, with these words from the very same …

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