J.J. O.K: John James Gardening is now under new management (although it is still owned by the same family which has run it for the past 34 years). As soon as I heard the news I made straight for the store to discover the fate of J.J the parrot. I'm please to say he has survived the change and can still be found keeping a watchful eye over the store. I guess there was a special claws in his employment contract. Fnarr fnarr.
BNP n/a: The BNP have beaten a retreat after their paltry showing in the Nonsuch by-election last year and are not fielding any candidates in the forthcoming local elections. Mind you, the Labour party candidate polled half the share of the BNP candidate and he will be standing again.
GP £167k: Good news for those struggling to find a GP in Worcester Park with an £167k of funding approved to expand Dr Kanthan's surgery on London Road. Details on Jason J Hunter's campaign website.