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The predestination of Broomhill and Division St along with Pinstone St is detrimental to blue badge owners and elderly. For 7 years I and 10 others worked with SYHA to look at loneliness and isolation in over 50s. The outcome was the WHO age Friendly City's project. This was handed over to council to implement. So the 3 Street schemes above go against all that the WHO (World Health Organisation) advocates. In AGE FRIENDLY CITY'S

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Tribune writes: "It’s time we started thinking about rolling similar [flood defence] schemes out across the city". I went to Pollen Market yesterday (on a Trib recommendation) and got talking to a nice man from Moors for the Future who was talking about the ecological restoration they are doing on the top of moors, stopping peat erosion and rain runoff (e.g. by planting and damming in gulleys). Some of that moorland rain ends up in the city rivers, so actions *outside* the city can also play a part in city flood defence.

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The car-free Division St looks great! It often depresses me how much cars have taken over our city, obstructing pavements everywhere taking over as much of our space as selfish drivers can get away with! There's always a whine from that quarter when these attractive schemes are announced, good on the Council team for showing leadership! More please!

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You definitely are abnormal if you're willing to pay out upwards of a tenner to listen to a talk on kinks and fetishes in the context of the psychology of sex. I thought we'd got all that sorted in the 1960s. And we did very well without all the apparatus you seem to have to buy today. What really shocked me about "50 Shades of Grey" was the way in which Capitalism had got into the act. We didn't need all that expensive stuff - we used our imaginations 😑

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