Boris Johnson and his lacklustre inner cabinet need a kick up the backside

Boris Johnson and his lacklustre inner cabinet need a kick up the backside

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

How can the government expect public trust when almost every one of the actions it’s announced to contain COVID-19 has failed? Mike Olle...Read more

Pensioners will especially mourn the temporary closure of Cineworld

Pensioners will especially mourn the temporary closure of Cineworld

6th October 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

Cineworld’s closure will damage the economy, causing many job losses. Mike Olley, general manager of Westside BID, also laments the impa...Read more

Why the new law that closes hospitality venues at 22:00 hours is a disgrace

Why the new law that closes hospitality venues at 22:00 hours is a disgrace

1st October 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

The latest legislation imposing a curfew on pubs and bars is supposed to help the battle against COVID-19, but it might end up making th...Read more

‘On yer bike!’ Old moaners told to stop whining on about youth scooters

‘On yer bike!’ Old moaners told to stop whining on about youth scooters

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

They might be too fast and tricky to handle for older people, but that’s no excuse to stop young people having fun on scooters, accordin...Read more

Everyone’s talking about lockdown, but now’s the time to calm down

Everyone’s talking about lockdown, but now’s the time to calm down

11th September 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As Westside begins to reopen its entertainment district, BID general manager Mike Olley has a very simple message. Wash your hands, keep...Read more

Remembering when COVID-19 began, and what we’ve been doing since

Remembering when COVID-19 began, and what we’ve been doing since

24th August 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

The latest Westside World newsletter is a ‘Lockdown Diary’ of everything the BID and its members have been doing since the crisis began....Read more

Finding out how safe pubs are when it comes to COVID-19

Finding out how safe pubs are when it comes to COVID-19

19th August 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

A scientist who said pubs are “dangerous places” for COVID-19 has been criticised by a pub owner who claims they’re relatively safe. Who...Read more

From the Black Death to COVID-19 – pandemics have always resulted in society advancing

From the Black Death to COVID-19 – pandemics have always resulted in society advancing

11th August 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As we all start our long journeys of getting to grips with the pandemic, Westside BID general manager Mike Olley reminds us that things ...Read more

All together now: ‘Skippy, Skippy, Skippy the (home-schooled) bush kangaroo …’

All together now: ‘Skippy, Skippy, Skippy the (home-schooled) bush kangaroo …’

5th August 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

Is working from home possible, or do we need to get back to the office? Westside BID general manager Mike Olley balances the argument be...Read more

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