Renault Zoe

Renault Zoe 3

I bought a Toyota Prius back in 2003 when hybrids were still an experiment, and its been a great car (its still in the family and has done 200,000 as is still going strong). 

A couple of weeks ago I took delivery of a fully electric Renault...

Wayne Hemingway on the Housing Crisis

1940's, Residential Flats, High Rise, Buildings, Post War, Social Housing, Photograph

On the 9th of June 2014 I took part in a debate about the current housing crisis at the LSE to be aired on BBC Radio 4 - 8pm Wed 11th June 2014 and then repeated on Sunday 15th June. It was chaired by Mark Easton. I was particularly vocal and...

Hipster Led Regeneration

The word hipster is much maligned. The media has helped turn a sector of young folk who are interested in new things and being a bit different someone who in the past might have been described as cool and hip into a caricature. Its derogatory...

Blackburn Is Open...As It Should Be

Bi O White Bgrd

I owe a lot to Blackburn. I got a council funded place at a magnificent school Queen Elizabeth Grammar and the council also help fund my University education. Just as importantly it gave me the cultural grounding that set me up for a career in...