Author: Central Bylines Team

The Big Squeeze: poverty bites in Derby suburb

Central Bylines Team

Revive Healthy Living Centre is a charity based in Chaddesden, Derby. It covers the areas of Chaddesden, Oakwood and Spondon, as well as its heartland of Derwent. It is one of many small charities that have been working overtime through the pandemic and see first hand the impacts of government policy and economic changes.  Alongside […]

Play review

From Galen to Gallstones – A review

Central Bylines Team
Galen to Gallstones

July’s Buxton Festival Fringe saw the debut of our very own Anna Girolami’s play, Laudable Pus (from Galen to Gallstones), a witty romp through the annals of medical history. The play was entertaining for old and young. In the relaxed setting of the High Peak bookstore, the highest bookshop in England, the well attended show […]

The downgrading of our right to protest

Central Bylines Team

In yet another ‘dialogue de sourds‘ with my MP, I recently emailed them about the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (PCSCB) currently going through Parliament. As so often, the reply I received was deeply unsatisfactory. But more than unsatisfactory was their use of language.  Distortion, deflection and (mis- or re) direction are employed to […]