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by Darcy Sarto
Tue 17 May, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: Housing
Topic: Beesons Yard
Replies: 2
Views: 2247

Re: Beesons Yard

"There is a plaque in Cowbridge ( I forget which shop possibly the old DIY one)" - That'll be the one on the right of Oh My Cod as you look at it. Was called "Biggles House" for a few years.
by Darcy Sarto
Tue 19 Apr, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: Aviation
Topic: V-22 Osprey
Replies: 12
Views: 7188

Re: V-22 Osprey

... and probably heading for Lakenheath where the Jumbo gets parked whenever the president visits Europe.
by Darcy Sarto
Tue 19 Apr, 2016 11:28 pm
Forum: Shopping
Topic: New Wine Shop
Replies: 24
Views: 9239

Re: New Wine Shop

My mum lives in a town centre far "ooop north" but with a similar (if older) demographic. A wine shop opened just round the corner from her which very much has the look of an Oddbins style off licence but also has a couple of tables inside and out where you can drink your purchases immedia...
by Darcy Sarto
Mon 18 Apr, 2016 6:10 pm
Forum: Shopping
Topic: New Wine Shop
Replies: 24
Views: 9239

Re: New Wine Shop

If you stock "proper" French cider at a reasonable price and Banyuls then you'll get my custom but, try ad I might, it may not be enough.
by Darcy Sarto
Fri 08 Apr, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Bengeo Gravel Extraction
Replies: 12
Views: 4929

Re: Bengeo Gravel Extraction

As a Bengeo resident I have sight of a letter encouraging me object in the strongest terms. Now don't misunderstand me - I am against the development and will likely be objecting but those wishing to object must base their objections in the factual world and not the realms of unsubstantiated rumour ...
by Darcy Sarto
Sat 26 Mar, 2016 4:04 pm
Forum: Policing
Topic: Beckwiths vandalism
Replies: 7
Views: 4928

Re: Beckwiths vandalism

Ooo er! Let's hope they do a better job on the restoration than was made on the remains of St Mary the Less!
by Darcy Sarto
Thu 24 Mar, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Taxi Drivers Flouting Regulation and Law
Replies: 1
Views: 1071

Re: Taxi Drivers Flouting Regulation and Law

Agreed - this is worrying. I know I am generalising here and there will be exceptions but I also have to observe that our local representatives of the taxi driving fraternity are also less than courteous to other drivers and not scrupulously compliant with speed limits. I say "fraternity" ...
by Darcy Sarto
Thu 24 Mar, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Proposed Waste Incinerator
Replies: 4
Views: 1921

Re: Proposed Waste Incinerator

Yes - there will, inevitably, be a clamour from concerned citizens frightened that toxins released from evil incinerators will cause all sorts of science fiction type health issues. The more reasoned objections are usually more to do with the volume and timing of lorries going to and fro. Well yes ...
by Darcy Sarto
Thu 24 Mar, 2016 3:25 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Proposed Waste Incinerator
Replies: 4
Views: 1921

Re: Proposed Waste Incinerator

Yes - there will, inevitably, be a clamour from concerned citizens frightened that toxins released from evil incinerators will cause all sorts of science fiction type health issues.

Truth is, done properly and well regulated, it is better than sticking it in a hole in the ground.
by Darcy Sarto
Thu 24 Mar, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Counterfeit Drink
Replies: 2
Views: 1630

Counterfeit Drink

I don't suppose anyone knows/is willing to say which off licence?

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