Let’s go nuclear? They say this harmless energy can power electric cars and other growing power needs

Let’s go nuclear? They say this harmless energy can power electric cars and other growing power needs

27th January 2021 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As he beetles around Brum in his electric car looking for rare charging points, Westside business leader Mike Olley asks: ‘Can we go gre...Read more

My fury at insurers who ignored the basic classroom lesson of ‘utmost good faith’

My fury at insurers who ignored the basic classroom lesson of ‘utmost good faith’

21st January 2021 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

After a Supreme Court ruling that COVID-19 business interruption claims must be paid out, Westside business leader MIKE OLLEY rages agai...Read more

It’s time to clamp down on angels of death who flout COVID-19 regulations

It’s time to clamp down on angels of death who flout COVID-19 regulations

7th January 2021 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As England enters it’s third full lockdown, Westside BID general manager MIKE OLLEY calls for severe punishment for those who break the ...Read more

Let’s have a big cheer for The Rep’s decision to stage justice

Let’s have a big cheer for The Rep’s decision to stage justice

18th December 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

With the city’s courts almost paralysed by COVID-19 restrictions, Westside is opening its venues for justice to take place. MIKE OLLEY, ...Read more

The risk of catching COVID-19 from hospitality venues is much smaller than we thought

The risk of catching COVID-19 from hospitality venues is much smaller than we thought

14th December 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

New research shows we’re very unlikely to be infected by visiting bars, pubs and restaurants. MIKE OLLEY, general manager of Westside BI...Read more

2 + 2 = 1½ as the government makes a granular mess of its homework

2 + 2 = 1½ as the government makes a granular mess of its homework

4th December 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As the hospitality sector and scores of Tory MPs show their rage over the new tiers system, MIKE OLLEY, general manager of Westside BID,...Read more

The prime minister’s youthful buffoonery is no excuse for this Tier 3 lunacy

The prime minister’s youthful buffoonery is no excuse for this Tier 3 lunacy

26th November 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As Birmingham suddenly enters the new Tier 3 lockdown, MIKE OLLEY, general manager of Westside BID, calls on Boris Johnson to explain th...Read more

Down with conspiracy theories! But let’s raise our glasses to the truth

Down with conspiracy theories! But let’s raise our glasses to the truth

23rd November 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

While legal changes may soon make it harder for inglorious social media giants to spread anti-vaxxer lies, we also need the truth to ass...Read more

Don’t believe the doomsayers, we’re still working hard here on Westside

Don’t believe the doomsayers, we’re still working hard here on Westside

13th November 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

There may be a temporary close of hospitality and events venues, but Mike Olley, general manager of Westside BID, reminds us there are s...Read more

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