Glum Gutter Squatters
MEMO: Generic Template for Blog Post / local newspaper: edit as appropriate:
The UK has witnessed one of the worst winters in living memory with a result that several road surfaces have been badly affected … but none more than [Insert name of road in Marginal Ward here].
Our specific roads here in [obscure town] have been in a terrible state for [select from 5, 13, 30] years as a direct result of the incompetence, neglect and mis-management of [insert name of political opponent here - usually, but not exclusively, current incumbent]
I am pleased to report that my [letter/ petition/ blog-post/ tweet/funny-look/ walk-about/newspaper story] has had an immediate impact and resulted in [revolutionary new technological solution/ a man and shovel giving it a once-over/ nothing tangible/ world peace]
[Include bit about concerned local resident working for you - doing what is right for local community etc etc just tidy up the edits before publishing - Vote for Me! kthksbai ]
Glum Councillors be careful when you are squatting in the gutter - you never know what might be coming round the corner… Oh yes, there it is … I can see now … Its an election. To Be Continued … repeatedly …until May 6th
“intervention criteria” a measure he might usefully apply to his own activity … so close to an election.Salford’s Cllr Steve Middleton (below) has a nice line about repairs not meeting
that potholes have been “repaired time and time again” succesfully managing to disagree with himself before taking another breath.
Whilst these illustrative images are from Salford,