A good saying is ‘think global, act local’. So I start with the headline in last weeks MDA – Transforming Town’s Centre. That is after the lovely environs of Newton Abbot have been transformed and mostly by central government diktat; more houses owned by banks and the certain prospect of even less paid employment.
I read of grand schemes and see ‘socially distanced’ mannequins in the artist’s impression on the front page. “A new eating quarter, a new cinema, a remodelled entertainment and events venue, and a high quality market space.” The stimulus for this is The Future High Streets Fund, launched I see by HMG in December 2018. Although the Money Tree I spoke of is bare of fruit, ‘multi-million plans’ are being considered by our august Teignbridge District Council and decisions made later this year. I note the reassurance that when the Alexandra is bulldozed, there will be room for local theatre and congregation; the Greeks and Romans had such in plenty 2000 years ago and beyond.
I am no enthusiast for John Major, and his privatisation of our permanent way for instance. You will recall we had to separate the wheels from the track to suit EU competition law so that ridiculous ruling made sure complexity, inefficiency and constant bickering were certain. But he said ‘back to basics’.
To Hugh Pym, Health Editor BBC, and other BBC journalists - a list gathered from previous correspondence,
I have not had a reply from yourself as Health Editor or from the other BBC journalists I addressed. I assume that at least a few of you read this anonymous testimony by an NHS consultant in Surrey.
One might ask how free you areto think, to analyse and then put your conclusions to an editor with a view to broadcasting. I have in mind the book by Kevin Marsh 'Stumbling over the Truth', and all the machinations to conjure up the WMDs that PM Blair required to back the US and Israel in setting upon Iraq 'like wolves'. A ''war'' the BBC sponsored whilst it ensured that opposing voices were hardly heard.
The same for your coverage re the 'civil war' in ancient Syria. You put a man, currently and extraordinarily our PM, on our screens daily which many now avoid. As Foreign Secretary he said Britain's purpose was to 'topple Assad'. This was in ignorance, or wilful, against the Charter of the UN which GB was an early signatory to. To conspire for the destruction of a sovereign nation is a crime. Has the BBC reported that? He went on to say that £90 million of our taxes had been given to several of the 'rebel' groups - mostly terrorists infiltrated with Saudi assistance and bribes. That money went to criminals, the names of the various gangs transmuting weekly. One known to de-capitate a 13 year old for refusing to serve coffee to one of their number.
THIS will be my last opinion piece on the Covid-19 virus (C19), and published possibly a day before the mandatory wearing of ‘face coverings’ in shops but not in pubs or the bars in the House of Commons.
I am not sure where ‘la-la land’ is but it seems to exist.
Just heard that Her Majesty’s Government has purchased 100 million doses of a vaccine produced as a sideline by Oxford Uni. And 90 million doses from three ‘pharmaceutical’ companies. The money for this has come from the Sunak Indicae tree I mentioned in ‘Money Tree’ two pieces ago.
But what of the ‘science’ regarding the Oxford vaccine? The zealots producing the magic needed humans with active infection, because monkeys won’t do.
So young people were infected supposedly with anti-viral agents at hand in case they became too ill. After this challenge they were injected with the vaccine intramuscularly.
I have to question this report; it is almost unbelievable even in these times. Anyway, about 1,000 volunteers have had the vaccine and success noted by the antibody levels in the subjects. One can presume tests showed, using antibody titres, than unlike many, they had not been exposed to C19 over the last eightmonths.
Dear Friends, BBC journalists and local editors,
An A&E Consultant has spoken out. He or she will need defending later. I will be there. We must be there
We must 'say it as it is'. This is totalitarianism. That doctors and other professionals are silenced should be beyond belief. I have seen it happening for years in OUR NHS. Take our lost fight for the vital Community Hospitals.
But it has been slowly accepted as Milton Mayer described after interviewing Germans after WW2. An educated and rational nation subverted after terrible suffering during an induced recession, as will happen now in spades. On the home page of my web site < david halpin >. I have sent this round for at least 15 years and said - Mayer describes the UK over these last 30 years. Blair, the paramount psychopath and war criminal, interwoven.
I have also said that Britain is the lab rat in this evil global plan. If 'they' can cow the British, or at least its latent spirit, they win globally. And Wales is the internal lab rat. Some of its spokespeople sound fascist. That report of a military road block on the way to a reservoir? Reported.
Dear Mr Ball.
Your reply, and my further e-mail to you in responses, is posted here on my web site:
Reason - matters of public concern.
David Halpin FRCS
On 13/07/2020 8:58 pm, Ball, Peter wrote:
Thank you for your e-mail. We normally aim to respond to e-mails within 10 working days, however, due to the current situation, deadlines have been extended to 20 days. although we will do so sooner if possible.
If your query relates to a pollution or poaching, or water resources incident and requires immediate attention please report this to our Incident Hotline which is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - 0800 80 70 60 / https://www.gov.uk/report-an-environmental-incident
Environment Officer, Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Dear Mr Ball,
There is misunderstanding. I was reassured as to the foam used. That is there were no toxic elements in it.
I copy my e-mail now and in bold are the reasons why I wrote to the Environment Aagency. My first concern is that the hoggetts grazing on the wood pasture do not ingest toxic chemicals. The second is the risk of toxic chemicals being carried down the ancient drove track, down the restricted byeway and into the Dod stream, and thence into the Teign Estuary . The buddles are nicely open at present but if there is very heavy rain, I know from past experience, that the buddles become blocked. This is often due mostly to vegetable matter + gravels. The stream is thus increased in volume and sweeps on downwards.
You say " I understand that my colleague has already spoken to Mrs Halton (I correct you - Mrs Halpin) in your absence (and advised you to perhaps contact Environmental Health at Teignbridge District Council) who may be contacted on 01626 361101."
There is no 'perhaps'. I am a conscientious man who underwent a scientific training in medicine, and who served for 40 years as a surgeon in our NHS - in the main as a consultant orthopaedic and trauma consultant . A man who keeps up to date with environmental matters. I think the potential dangers here need the expertise of the Environment Agency.