“Erskine’s cutting insights into the lives of everyday people shine through” in this short-story collection, writes our reviewer.
Most councillors voted against looking at changing direction with the council’s flagship housing projects on Monday. But there was more support for a rethink than before.
Councillors in the northern neighbourhoods in the city met earlier this week to talk about area issues, including whether planning rules should be relaxed to allow for more login cabins in gardens.
“There is no other record in the country like it. I think that is a real treasure trove,” says Ellen Murphy.
Many of those who are homeless and seeking mental health services end up waiting in hospital emergency departments. Many leave before being seen.
Traditional neighborhood-watch set-ups can be too bureaucratic for some, while Local WhatsApp and Facebook groups are easier.