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  Thread: Capitol Bus stop closed
Post: RE: Capitol Bus stop closed

Thank you for the tips on inter-connections - very useful for some cases but not all. It's the principle whereby TfL seem not to use temporary stops anymore - and anywhere. Of course, it is acce...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 7 1,117 14-06-2024, 06:37 PM
  Thread: Capitol Bus stop closed
Post: RE: Capitol Bus stop closed

In recent months (perhaps going back at least a year) TfL have stopped or reduced the numbers of occasions where setting up temporary bus stops that are nearby to ones that are closed for reasons such...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 7 1,117 13-06-2024, 12:06 PM
  Thread: Why Forest Hill deserves its spot in the Best Places to Live in London
Post: RE: Why Forest Hill deserves its spot in the Best ...

Good summary from Michael. And Khan has not been an "absolute failure as a Mayor", although Tory politicians ceaselessly attack him on those grounds using baseless and meaningless word-salad accusa...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 15 4,116 22-04-2024, 11:02 AM
  Thread: M&S Food Hall plan to open at Bell Green
Post: RE: M&S Food Hall plan to open at Bell Green

Michael is quite right - there were clear restrictions on the quantum of square metres placed on food retail for this area of Bell Green to avoid increased damage to local high streets and this provis...
jgdoherty Wider Topics 3 1,901 09-02-2024, 11:34 AM
  Thread: The Prince of Wales
Post: RE: The Prince of Wales

Unconfirmed reports have emerged that The Prince of Wales has been taken over by Star Pubs & Bars, the Heineken owned group. Specific details of the deal, what development plans are proposed or ove...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 2 3,813 12-10-2023, 09:03 AM
  Thread: Community Fibre Broadband.
Post: RE: Community Fibre Broadband.

An aside. In last days we have had squads of workers turn up and start digging short trenches from BT junction boxes located in pavements to boundary lines of properties on Perry Hill. Very prot...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 13 4,075 07-10-2023, 01:09 PM
  Thread: Laptop fix
Post: RE: Laptop fix

Hello, Did you intentionally wipe the data planning to reset your laptop? Or did the “no devices” message appear and you assumed that somehow the data had been wiped? If you did not intention...
jgdoherty Businesses & Services 1 1,360 02-10-2023, 09:02 PM
  Thread: London City Airport Expansion: Fund-raiser for Planning Inquiry
Post: RE: London City Airport Expansion: Fund-raiser for...

An update on fundraising today from Tim Walker, FHSoc Executive committee member. ‘Thank you to everyone for so much support in such a short time. It is giving us the confidence that we can kee...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 1 1,807 29-09-2023, 05:09 PM
  Thread: London City Airport Expansion: Fund-raiser for Planning Inquiry
Post: London City Airport Expansion: Fund-raiser for Pla...

London City Airport's planning application for expansion of its operations was rejected by LB Newham. Newham rejected it on the grounds of noise and the reduction of the long-established weekend resp...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 1 1,807 09-09-2023, 11:48 AM
  Thread: PlanningWatch [w/b 04/11/2019] inc 89 bed hotel
Post: RE: PlanningWatch [w/b 04/11/2019] inc 89 bed hote...

Interesting response and looks like this could be a significant update on what is planned for the future of this site. [quote]There has been no further construction progress on the site, the planning...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 2 4,421 04-08-2023, 12:27 PM
  Thread: London City Airport expansion
Post: RE: London City Airport expansion

Within 24 hours of LB Newham refusing planning permission to expand its operations, London City Airport announces it will appeal the planning decision that stops them stealing away peaceful enjoyment ...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 24 15,052 12-07-2023, 09:22 AM
  Thread: London City Airport expansion
Post: RE: London City Airport expansion

Today, 10 July 2023, LB Newham's Strategic Development Committee has considered London City Airport's S73 Planning Application which articulated the airport's expansion proposals. The Committee rece...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 24 15,052 10-07-2023, 09:28 PM
  Thread: London City Airport Noise Action Plan
Post: London City Airport Noise Action Plan

DEfRA requires London City Airport to update its next 5-year Noise Action Plan for 2024-2028. [url]https://www.londoncityairport.com/corporate/noise-and-track-keeping-system/draft-noise-action-plan...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 0 1,740 16-06-2023, 11:38 AM
  Thread: Petition to reinstate our lost London Bridge trains
Post: RE: Petition to reinstate our lost London Bridge t...

Signed. Reaching almost 2,400 signatures as of the morning of 4 March 2023.
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 19 9,666 04-04-2023, 09:36 AM
  Thread: Update: 60+ Oyster photocard and Older Persons’ Freedom Passes
Post: RE: Update: 60+ Oyster photocard and Older Persons...

It is and always was a reasonable proposition. I will confess I benefitted from qualifying for the benefits the 60+ Oyster Photocard and continue to enjoy my use of the Older Persons’ Freedom Pass....
jgdoherty Wider Topics 4 2,361 23-01-2023, 08:04 PM
  Thread: London City Airport expansion
Post: RE: London City Airport expansion

NIMBY, Massive NIMBY - been called a lot worse. On here and on the defunct [b][i].life[/i][/b] forums. Recognise fully what an expansion plan looks like - and it helps in this case because that ...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 24 15,052 02-08-2022, 02:36 PM
  Thread: London City Airport expansion
Post: RE: London City Airport expansion

[url]http://www.hacaneast.org.uk/news[/url] Here are the details of the London City consultation, up on its website: [url]https://consultation.londoncityairport.com/[/url] [quote]HACAN East h...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 24 15,052 02-08-2022, 09:21 AM
  Thread: FH Library is closed
Post: RE: FH Library is closed

Sorry about the fruitless trip Stuart. Many orgs do NOT use their Opening Hours page to highlight temporary change - even though doing so has great merit. However, the team there did try to publ...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 2 3,413 20-07-2022, 01:17 PM
  Thread: London City Airport expansion
Post: RE: London City Airport expansion

Agreed - this not good and frankly unnecessarily difficult. I have noted earlier commentary on other media along the same lines. I wonder if you try typing your post code with the first letters ...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 24 15,052 12-07-2022, 09:33 PM
  Thread: Met Police officer faces multiple charges; Alleged assault on Brockley Rise
Post: Met Police officer faces multiple charges; Alleged...

A report in The NewsShopper has a Met Police officer facing multiple charges after an incident on Brockley Rise. [url]https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/20270965.met-police-officer-faces-multiple-c...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 0 2,838 12-07-2022, 07:35 PM
  Thread: London City Airport expansion
Post: RE: London City Airport expansion

The use of the word expansion is being applied consistently across a number of published items on the web regarding London City Airport's announcement. On Fri, 8 July 2022 at 4:00 am Yahoo published ...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 24 15,052 11-07-2022, 07:32 PM
  Thread: The Dolphin - Listed in Top 5 Pub Beer Gardens
Post: The Dolphin - Listed in Top 5 Pub Beer Gardens

Great to see The Dolphin listed at #4 in the NewsShopper list of top five south east London beer gardens to visit this summer. [img]https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/resources/images/13886945.png?type=...
jgdoherty Businesses & Services 0 3,888 17-06-2022, 09:35 AM
  Thread: ZIP Car parking (illegal) GF71 KFZ
Post: RE: ZIP Car parking (illegal) GF71 KFZ

ZipCar certainly is now part of the international group. Its origins in the UK started with StreetCar (I am certain there was an intermediate company too - can't remember its name) a UK entrepreneuri...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 6 5,304 15-06-2022, 09:26 AM
  Thread: ZIP Car parking (illegal) GF71 KFZ
Post: RE: ZIP Car parking (illegal) GF71 KFZ

Glad it has been dealt with. It's very difficult when someone parks inconsiderately. I'm glad ZipCar (presumably) resolved this issue and it is to be hoped reasonably promptly too. It's worth...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 6 5,304 12-06-2022, 04:04 PM
  Thread: SE23/SE26.life are no more
Post: RE: SE23/SE26.life are no more

Forums seem generally quiet all around this little patch. All the [i].life[/i] sites (it max'd out at three) had diminishing contributions. Dead cats and missing dogs and cyclist disputes barely...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 45 26,305 29-05-2022, 08:59 PM
  Thread: SE23/SE26.life are no more
Post: RE: SE23/SE26.life are no more

Thank you - I should also have added "...apart from this post itself..." in my narrative for the purposes of precision. The number of posts on here on the subject are dwarfed by the thousands of po...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 45 26,305 25-05-2022, 12:07 PM
  Thread: SE23/SE26.life are no more
Post: RE: SE23/SE26.life are no more

HilLife posted: [quote]2. The constant chat about Chris Beach became very tedious. Even now he is still being discussed on this page and one of the most discussed topics on this website is the one ab...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 45 26,305 25-05-2022, 10:55 AM
  Thread: SE23/SE26.life are no more
Post: RE: SE23/SE26.life are no more

Time marches on and we are potentially within the last few days of the presence of the last of the [i].life[/i] websites. Is there any update directly or indirectly from @ForestHull about why it is...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 45 26,305 05-05-2022, 10:52 AM
  Thread: Community Fibre
Post: RE: Community Fibre

Apologies Stuart. Only after having spotted borderpauls's response did I realise you meant the brand "Community Fibre" and not general commentary on community experience of fibre generally. Hey ...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 5 5,301 02-05-2022, 12:07 PM
  Thread: Community Fibre
Post: RE: Community Fibre

I am in Perry Hill. Early adopter of BT Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) which followed from BT's decision to alter the design architecture of the pilot scheme roll-out of fibre at Forest Hill Exchange...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 5 5,301 02-05-2022, 11:48 AM
  Thread: Woolstone Road Closure
Post: RE: Woolstone Road Closure

On the Woolstone Road closure: In addition to any other works, it seems Thames Water are doing 159 Customer Service relays between the existing Water main and Property boundaries, as part of Thames...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 1 3,235 29-04-2022, 03:53 PM
  Thread: New Greek Cypriot Pop-up at All Inn One This Weekend
Post: New Greek Cypriot Pop-up at All Inn One This Weeke...

One of our favourite locals is launching its new season of pop-ups this weekend. [b]All Inn One[/b] will have a Greek Cypriot offering available on Friday evening. [url=https://twitter.com/OneRe...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 0 2,326 21-04-2022, 10:29 AM
  Thread: LB L Garden Waste Collection Service 2022/23 Price Increase
Post: RE: LB L Garden Waste Collection Service 2022/23 P...

Re-instated post after server change. NOT that I am dobbing anyone in - but brown bin share is an effective way of controlling costs efficiently. Two households sharing halves the cost, three......
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 7 7,031 09-04-2022, 10:45 PM
  Thread: New Rail Commuter Service – Challenge to Southern Rail
Post: New Rail Commuter Service – Challenge to Southern ...

A new commuter service is being launched to challenge failing Southern Rail in SE London. Focussed on Forest Hill, [b]ScootRail [/b]will run high tech rail e-scooters on the London Bridge - Victori...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 1 3,320 01-04-2022, 01:05 AM
  Thread: Formation of a Bellingham Ward Representative Body
Post: RE: Formation of a Bellingham Ward Representative ...

The first manifestation of the info website that seeks to inform Bellingham Ward residents and businesses about the potential to form a body that focuses on the Ward issues from within its boundaries ...
jgdoherty Wider Topics 1 4,267 26-09-2021, 03:22 PM
  Thread: Formation of a Bellingham Ward Representative Body
Post: Formation of a Bellingham Ward Representative Body

An announcement of a new website launched to support the setting up of a Bellingham Ward Representative body. [url]https://bell-green.org/[/url] Views from within the Bellingham Ward expressed w...
jgdoherty Wider Topics 1 4,267 24-09-2021, 08:22 PM
  Thread: 'Friendly' or 'Divisive' bots
Post: RE: 'Friendly' or 'Divisive' bots

It is common knowledge that Chris Beach has been expunged form every forum in our locality. To crown Chris Beach's ignominy his personally selected candidate to take over the owning, running and on...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 7 6,059 15-09-2021, 12:12 PM
  Thread: What Chris Beach Did Next
Post: RE: What Chris Beach Did Next

Once more the former “SE23.life ” forum owner has created another sock puppet on that forum. This takes him over the thirty or so such creations he hides behind whilst attempting to inflict his vil...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 143 122,705 08-09-2021, 01:05 PM
  Thread: Who is the best internet provider in Forest Hill?
Post: RE: Who is the best internet provider in Forest Hi...

This first post from a newly joined poster links to a website that sells kit that notionally "boosts" 5G and other service speeds from mobile phone transmitters. Not at all clear whether any of the...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 12 12,974 26-08-2021, 02:02 PM
  Thread: Waste bin collections
Post: RE: Waste bin collections

Well said. These teams have been heroic throughout the pandemic. We had our green bin sit outside for one extra week - no problem, no hassle and emptied on Tuesday.
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 1 3,091 05-08-2021, 09:43 AM
  Thread: Planning: Honor Oak Reservoir & 116-118 Canonbie Road
Post: RE: Planning: Honor Oak Reservoir & 116-118 Canonb...

Try this link for the FHSoc response to the Local Plan. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zkH3zlCJQxxsSanXUth8JpFJ1aF6qDKo/view It is worth knowing that the Local Plan does [b]not [/b]contain spe...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 19 27,450 15-04-2021, 09:35 AM
  Thread: What Chris Beach Did Next
Post: RE: What Chris Beach Did Next

Oh dear - the worst of examples, if any further example is at all required of a board managed by actors of increasing ill-repute. An inconvenient post, containing an honestly held personal view exp...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 143 122,705 19-01-2021, 07:50 PM
  Thread: What Chris Beach Did Next
Post: RE: What Chris Beach Did Next

Watching the wheels go round on SE23.life and the on the laptops that FHSoc is gathering up and are being upgraded for children deprived of devices for home learning. So a little time for reflection. ...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 143 122,705 17-01-2021, 01:39 PM
  Thread: What Chris Beach Did Next
Post: RE: What Chris Beach Did Next

Ease of use on the .life comes with a very heavy price. Risk of personal attack and deliberative and unjustifiable abuse on innocent posters including not infrequent and wicked accusations of mental ...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 143 122,705 16-01-2021, 01:40 PM
  Thread: What Chris Beach Did Next
Post: RE: What Chris Beach Did Next

A debate that is entirely unexpected - especially on the part of Chris Beach and his wingman from Norfolk, londondrz. You may remember londondrz - a man who made the public post that if Chris was fou...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 143 122,705 12-01-2021, 12:03 PM
  Thread: Sainsbury's stock levels
Post: RE: Sainsbury's stock levels

Cannot see Sainsbury's on the TfL Traffic Cam. Here is a Shopping forecast. [img]https://am4pap001files.storage.live.com/y4mtAKwJBz9lq064nMwk-TRM8wix5FZRL4R8wfkycrRqIRvlHpAJ5WSWgHj2VkGVL-RwlpU1G...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 5 5,566 22-12-2020, 10:06 AM
  Thread: £327.6k on Gagging Orders at Lewisham Council
Post: £327.6k on Gagging Orders at Lewisham Council

Item from the Newsshopper [url]https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/18911550.327-615-92-spent-gagging-orders-lewisham-council/?ref=twtrec[/url] [quote][b]Council spent £327,615.92 on staff gagging...
jgdoherty Wider Topics 0 3,830 02-12-2020, 12:09 AM
  Thread: What Chris Beach Did Next
Post: RE: What Chris Beach Did Next

Oh dear. It would seems we have evidence that at least some Mods on [i].life [/i]cannot stand up to Mr Chris Beach's bullish behaviour and censorship. The poster LEJ's response post was altered by C...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 143 122,705 25-10-2020, 11:50 AM
  Thread: What Chris Beach Did Next
Post: RE: What Chris Beach Did Next

ForestHull's closing paragraphs are confusing on two key areas. [i]"In this case the edited post had some redundant part of the message owing to the split so was cleaned up. I think that was probab...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 143 122,705 24-10-2020, 03:00 PM
  Thread: What Chris Beach Did Next
Post: RE: What Chris Beach Did Next

Another explanatory pronouncement from the new owner of the [i].life[/i] entities. At risk of interpreting ForestHull’s latest post in an overly harsh light, this is how most people will view it. ...
jgdoherty SE23 Topics 143 122,705 24-10-2020, 01:36 PM
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