Monthly Archives: March 2012

Off centres

Whether spring makes you think of holidays, barbecues and longer evenings or sunburn, wasps and hay fever, it represents a marked change in behaviour. Two weeks ago I dropped in to this garden centre on Henley Road. I was the … Continue reading

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City limits

If we are behind Chelmsford in the race to become a city it’s surely time we gave up. For whatever reason it’s not going to be us and too many column inches have already been wasted on this never-ending quest. … Continue reading

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Up and Chatham

If there is one development that has done little more than disappoint, it’s this one. Despite plans for a mixed use scheme involving retail, flats, swimming pool, leisure centre, offices and possibly a hotel, Chatham Place is a block of … Continue reading

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Low cost hire

For all the modern ways to advertise jobs through agencies, a surprising number of employers are going back to basics. Simply sticking a sign in the window seems to be working for a host of Caversham retailers right now from … Continue reading

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