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Never a Bridge When You Want One

A recent performance at Ace Space, our local stand-up venue, of a poem set to music concerning the Troll Bridge and other Bbridges of Newbury. There’s Never a Bridge When You Want One

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WBC try harder

WBC get it better

The recent signs in Newbury bring to mind the mayhem brought by the Troll bridge. The badly worded TRO reprinted here in full. “Oh what a wizard wheeze that troll bridge! Such a cash-cow. We did laugh. ” A WBC

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A BridgeToo Far

(Updated 13.4.14) The post-war Ministry of Transport passed through 9 re-namings, before arriving at the current ‘Department for Transport’ which, in the first decade of the new millennium, drew up a comprehensive set of road signs, found delineated in the

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Spot the bridge

There is no bridge on Park Way. So why Did West Berkshire Council insist on issuing penalty charge notices for the fictitious construction?

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The Shambles

CLARIFICATION OF ABOVE GOBBLEDEGOOK (Barrie Singleton) Insofar as direction-of-motion complies with the requirement: “two way under signal control”, and provided no police constable in uniform directs otherwise, or objects, ALL persons may cause or permit any vehicle (including bus, taxi

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Troll Bridge Newbury

A government dispensation from the Department for Transport gave West Berkshire Council (WBC) permission to configure and administrate (under civil law) a bus-lane scheme across the Kennet and Avon Canal bridge at Newbury Berks. WBC enacted the scheme via a

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