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Usable UK Railways Live Departure Boards!

And while we’re on an accessibility tip (see below), big respect to Matthew Somerville for creating an easy-to-use version of the UK Railways Live Departure Boards. Straight to Favo(u)rites.

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A Postcode Finder which works!

Here’s a good find: an easy-to-use version of the the Royal Mail Postcode Finder, the normal version being one of those websites which has long been criticised as an overelaborate nightmare (takes ages to load, requires pointless logging-on, etc etc). The nice version is on the Royal Mail Access Website which it has kindly designed […]

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The Case for re-opening the Cambridge to Huntingdon Railway Line

Visit Henry Tribe’s The Case for re-opening the Cambridge to Huntingdon Railway Line if you want good, regular updates on what’s happening on all aspects of this subject. Also, the Milton Railway Station Campaign is campaigning for access to rail services in Milton village north of Cambridge “preferably by building our own Railway Station”, and […]

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Cheapest directory enquiries calls

Yet another example at the moment of the “all competition is good” mantra which our sadly-deluded successive governments have fallen for. This weekend the telephone directory enquiries service gets opened up to commercial alternatives. They’ve made the new numbers as unmemorable as possible (118 xxx, what’s that all about?) so inevitably people are going to […]

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Laundry Guide for men

The Laundry Guide to Common Care Symbols: “a Man’s Lexicon of the symbols on care labels”. This made me laugh like a drain today Thanks B3ta

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Boot out the Bus

Whilst the CAST.IRON people are planning to provide an alternative to the daft guided bus system north of Cambridge, plenty of people are campaigning hard to ensure everyone knows how ridiculous the bus plans are. The Hunts Post newspaper seems to be at the forefront with its Boot out the Bus campaign. Good for them.