Another local campaign I would like to see promoted is that, whilst the location I live in comes under the Lee Valley and by implication, has many rivers and tributaries our local council sees fit to reduce the number of swimming polls in the area when there are already too few for the local population to enjoy.Whilst I think there should be an onus on the council to provide such a service to enable all children to at least be able to learn the basics that may one day save their life it is also ironic to me that the Olympics will stage a number of water born activities here just 15 miles from the proposed Olympic village in East London but what chance of local talent
competing all the Olympic committee seem interested in is who is using the their symbol inappropriately like this!
Well Lord Coe We want or swimming pool back and it is a great credit to local campaigner June Crew and rebel Tory counsellor Jim Metcalf (who was dismissed from the council from raising the plight of the swimming poll that should never have been closed!)
Another campaign I am surprised to learn about is the possibility
that pensioners may lose the right of free travel on buses and if
you click on the title of the blog you can sign a petition to stop