Monthly Archives: March 2019

Taking liberties- Who picks up the mess?

When industries involving dangerous chemicals fold there is a very big problem. Who picks up the mess when these companies shut their doors for the final time and the workforce move on? I have seen it many times and stories … Continue reading

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Stranger than fiction

  They say that life is stranger than fiction. A couple of observations just lately have left me with tears of laughter strolling down my cheeks. I have outlined the full list of planning applications for the vile Trinity street … Continue reading

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Ode to The Oldbury Smell

    “The Oldbury smell”– a cat pong bomb, The Langley liquor with an odour of Tom, It withered the bush of Councillor Gunn, Kept people awake, released by the tonne It drifted in plumes, turned chocolate white Then disappeared … Continue reading

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HS/040- Oldbury Hazardous substance updates

  Some time back- 26th July 2018, The Belgian Solvay , (former French company Rhodia, former American owned, former British company Albright and Wilson),¬† put in a rather clandestine Hazardous substance consent to Sandwell council. Sandwell themselves were rather secretive¬† … Continue reading

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