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Lockdown litter

  I have seen some articles early on in the Covid¬† shenanigans which spoke of how animals were “reclaiming streets” and how the so called “lockdown” would benefit nature. These people must live in cloud cuckoo land, and I have … Continue reading

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Brookvale park and botulism- a summary PDF

I have produced a bit of lighter reading for those who do want to follow the long forensic previous post about this situation. Relevant evidential links are supplied within the document for clarity. Brookvale Park and botulism Please note the … Continue reading

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“There’s nothing meaningful to be done”- Birmingham’s troubled parks- an investigation

Though I have frequently had run ins with Sandwell MBC regards birds in parks,¬† Birmingham City Council- the largest of local authorities has a very dubious track record on wildfowl and their welfare in its own. I have previously outlined … Continue reading

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Springtime for Sandwell’s birds?

After handing in a petition to Sandwell council concerning the dire situation at Smethwick Hall Park and the associated related deaths at Victoria park and West Smethwick Park, the response was awaited in the form of an officer report. We … Continue reading

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A raft of ideas for helping nesting wildfowl

If you are part of a conservation or wildlife group, here’s a few ideas for creating a nesting/roosting raft for your feathered friends. With nesting season imminent, rafts are particularly good if birds have no access to an island for … Continue reading

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Diesel everywhere!

In what is now becoming a depressing familiarity, yet another spillage of diesel in a local pool has resulted in severe problems for wildfowl living in the water that it has invaded. Woden Road South Pool in Wednesbury, sometimes oddly … Continue reading

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Liv Garfield’s reply

So here it is in full, the response to a letter and petition signed by 1200 people for Severn Trent Water to clear up the raw sewage pollution from their asset, by their 2.45 million a year CEO Liv Garfield. … Continue reading

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The geese go marching in- Severn Trent Water raw sewage pollution petition delivered

  And so it was that an intrepid gaggle headed for Coventry to hand in the online petition to the disgusting Severn Trent Water- the raw sewage polluters of Smethwick Hall Park. The parallel Sandwell council petition was handed in … Continue reading

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Correcting Severn Trent Water’s lying spin- AGAIN

  I suppose I should have known that the irresponsible serial polluting water company Severn Trent Water would attempt to divorce themselves of any responsibility regards bird deaths and the dire state of Smethwick Hall park following the confirmed raw … Continue reading

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A Question of silt

Eureka! Sandwell council having finally been asked by the ICO to respond to an FOI request I made in July have finally responded. This concerned so called “trash screen inspections” of Smethwick Hall Park. I am still a little mystified … Continue reading

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