Councillor Gonzo (as he is sometimes known) ...
The two proposed councils will be unitary authorities which does, of course, mean that Corby, Daventry, East Northants, South Northants, Kettering and Wellingborough district councils will also be abolished. In terms of cash savings, however, the district councils are not big spenders. Northampton Borough Council will still exist.
We'll Go For a P, Bob!
Last weekend fbb was enthusing about a new model railway locomotive, the South Eastern and Chatham Railway "P" class, of which only eight were ever built. The model features on the cover of the April edition of Railway Modeller.
"Dashed clever these Chinese," is not a racially stereotype, but fact. the models are made in China from design work done by Hattons of Widnes.
Compare it with a Triang "Jinty" from the early 1960s and you will see that railway models have moved on just a tad.
Held over to tomorrow because of breaking news from Northampton.