Author Archives: jasperbouverie

About jasperbouverie

I am Jasper Bouverie. I have two blogs: jasperbouverie.com which is about promoting sustainability in the village of Wye in Kent (and beyond); and FunderFilms.com which I will fill with short films dedicated to promoting social and environmental awareness and change. Find me on Twitter: funderfilms and finelinej

Long Legs

It’s interesting to speculate as to what might be happening if Wye had voted ‘no’ in the Neighbourhood Plan referendum last week. Various members of the community would be walking round in a gloom. Developers would be licking their lips … Continue reading

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Ordinary person from Norwich ignored

I’ve never taken part in a focus group but I can imagine the experience would be quite fun. In my mind they start with cheery if slightly patronising bonhomie, followed by intense scrutiny of a particular product or colour or … Continue reading

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WYE WITH HINXHILL FOR GOVERNMENT

A power vacuum. We’ve said goodbye to Brussels. Westminster has dissolved into squabbling about the precise emissions from its own rear end. There seems no alternative. Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council will have to take control. In these difficult times, … Continue reading

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PARISH HEADLINES 46

This is my recollection of last week’s parish council meeting: Councillor Shoults chaired the meeting in the absence of the council chair Noel Ovenden. The community warden was also busy elsewhere. Councillor Shoults updated the council on the ongoing discussions with … Continue reading

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PARISH HEADLINES 45

This is my recollection of last week’s parish council meeting: The council elected Noel Ovenden to be Chair of the Parish Council, to replace Councillor Shoults who is standing down. A vote of thanks was proposed to Councillor Shoults who … Continue reading

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PARISH HEADLINES 44

This is my recollection of the parish council meeting last week: The new parish clerk, Vinny McLean, was officially welcomed to the Council. She is going to be working from the new parish council office on Bramble Lane (Briar Close). … Continue reading

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PARISH HEADLINES 43

This is my recollection of last week’s parish council meeting: It was agreed to accept the revisions to the Neighbourhood Plan as recommended by examiner Richard High. (These revisions had been previously accepted by the community at a public meeting … Continue reading

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