Save the 250 & 251 – Epping Forest rally for buses and public transport

On Monday 3rd July I organised a small lunchtime rally for the Epping Forest Transport Action Group, in support of buses and public transport in Epping Forest. The rally was partly to build support for the campaign to save the 250 and 251 bus routes and also to launch Catch the Bus Week. The Campaign for Better Transport came along

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Email to Eastern MEPs: Please vote against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (#TTIP)

(Email sent via writetothem.com) Please vote against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Dear David Campbell Bannerman, Patrick O’Flynn, Tim Aker, Richard Howitt, Geoffrey Van Orden, Vicky Ford and Stuart Agnew, I am writing to ask you to vote against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on Wednesday. I believe that TTIP represents a threat to our democracy

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UKIP, climate change and our economy

Originally posted as a comment on the Epping Forest Guardian story ‘Green Party candidate criticises Andrew Smith of UKIP after ‘dangerous’ climate change comments‘. Even if Andrew Smith is correct about anthropogenic (man-made) climate change, which would fly in the face of the vast majority of expert opinion, what harm is there in us reducing CO2 emissions anyway? By investing

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