Author: Bryan Deakin

Scottish Poet / Blogger / Community Activist

Look …..

how hard is it to say those 3 wordsyou know they are trueYou know she feels the same

Its not that time

So as I posted previously I was moving to Crete, well that move happened a week ago.  For the last week I have been in a nice 5 star hotel here in Hersonissos where I have been learning the ins and outs of being a rep.  Met soo many amazing people and have had such an…
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Today is the last day

I have been blessed by doing many amazing and wonderful things over my short life, working in a call centre was never one of these things I would imagine ever doing, nor would I ever think I would feel sad to leave. Of course, I will still not say who I worked for, what campaign…
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Somethings different

So its been a few months since I did anything really to this site, simply as at the start of January I started full-time employment.  So before I continue big HELLO to John who is reading this at work. While I am working full time, answering calls and making sales for a large telecommunications company,…
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A campaign to return a railway station to Bonnybridge has received a showing of widespread public and political support. Reinstate Bonnybridge Railway Station held a meeting to bring together party representatives and local councillors in an attempt to establish a united front on the issue. Bryan Deakin, co-chair of the community group, said: “Many of…
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FURTHER CUTBACKS to bin collections are set to hit Bonnybridge residents in the new year. Villagers recently voiced their upset at Falkirk Council’s decision to change green and brown bin uplift to every four weeks. Now budget proposals for 2017-18 could see a charge of £25 implemented for a fortnightly brown bin collection service and an…
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CUTBACKS to wheelie bin collections have been slammed by Bonnybridge locals. The changes to green and brown bin uplift mean that some do not know when their rubbish will be picked up. Green bins will now be collected every four weeks instead of three, while brown bins will be every four instead of two. Councillor Tom…
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A Critical Analysis of the World Bank

To understand the World Bank it is prudent to look at the history, and from there it is viable to consider and critically analyze the World Bank and its many facets and branches. As well as how the World Bank is set up. As World War 2 was raging across Europe and Asia, the need…
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Taking a Step Forward

The community group Reinstate Bonnybridge Railway Station, founded in 2015, held a meeting for elected officials on Friday, 28th October, with the intention of bringing the members together to show the present place on the campaign and get a united front on the topic to move forward in getting the required report. The group invited…
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My Plan

In July I spent 2 of the best weeks in a country I feel closer to home than any other, yes I am a proud Scotsman however Suomi, will always be home for me, its one of the only places I feel myself.  One of the great things I managed to do, besides, go canoeing, be…
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