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Thoughts on the night-time economy, in Colchester and elsewhere

I spent several cold hours out in Colchester last Saturday night as part of the Castle Ward night of action. Since I’ve been a councillor, I’ve been out in the town centre on Friday and Saturday nights several times to see what happens there, and I know that the issue of the night-time economy is […]

Castle Ward night of action

Following the day of action in the ward on Thursday, there was a night of action in and around the town centre last night. Unlike the day of action, this was something we couldn’t tell people about before because advance knowledge of it happening could have affected the success of it. (It’s hard to catch […]

Why isn’t poker more like bingo?

As I’ve mentioned here a few times before, I like to play poker and I’m probably above average as I turn a small profit – not anywhere near enough to live on, but enough to have fun with online. Some of my friends like to play bingo – it’s not something I enjoy, but they […]