UK Column News - 29th September 2023

Brian Gerrish, Debi Evans and guest Sandi Adams with today’s UK Column News.


Smart Cities: UK To Install Infrastructure On Lampposts, Traffic Lights, CCTV Columns, Benches, Bins And Bus Stops

00:30 European Commission: Intelligent Cities Challenge opens applications for new phase

Intelligent Cities Challenge: What Is The Intelligent Cities Challenge (ICC)?

GOV.UK: Smart tech to be trialled in towns and cities with £4 million funding to boost local connectivity 

Computer Weekly: UK towns and cities gain funding to trial smart connectivity

Telosa: City of Telosa (location as yet undecided)


Big Corporations Want To Save The Planet—Or Do They Want To Make Money?

05:04 BBC: Government to delay new environmental building rules

The UK Green Building Council: UKGBC is the membership-led industry network radically transforming the sustainability of the built environment 

Centre for Cities: Innovation hotspots: Clustering the New Economy

BTR News: Cortland appoints new President—Europe

Cortland UK: Meet Cortland—Cortland Europe

Related Argent: Argent and Related Companies announce formation of new joint venture company

World Business Council for Sustainable Development: Over 200 leading businesses are members of the WBCSD


Nature Is Business, No Room Farming For Food? With Sandi Adams 

15:20 GOV.UK: Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

North Somerset Council: Preferred Options Local Plan Policies Map—March 2022

The Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group: About FWAG

GOV.UK: SFI Handbook for the SFI 2023 offer

GOV.UK: SFI agreement terms and conditions for the SFI 2023 offer

Farmers who enter into an SFI agreement for the SFI 2023 offer must follow these SFI agreement terms and conditions. They set out the rules that you and the RPA must follow for the 3-year duration of your SFI agreement.

Eat Forum: The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health

Bristol Post (2020): North Somerset Council declares 'nature emergency'

The Independent: Extinction Rebellion activists living in ancient tree to save it from £250 million road expansion

The Green Gathering (YouTube): Glastonbury Mayoress Indra Donfrancesco: The Rise of 'Conspiracy' in our Community (August 2023)—UK Column and The Great Net Zero Debate referred to at 9:00, at 14:00, at 17:00 and at 19:30; the woman that the Mayor won't name is Sandi Adams

July 2023 event addressed by Indra Donfranceso: The Great Net Zero Debate

Politico: How conspiracy theories infected British politics

Bethany Dawson (on X):

I’ve written about how conspiracy theories have managed to slide into British politics, from vaccine denial to antisemitism to 15-minute cities being a way to lock you in your home.

Bethany Dawson (on X): 

Now having a great session with the incredible Marianna Spring.


Who Is To Say What Is Truth Or Misinformation? 

37:33 Holding the Line with Dr. Funtimes (Substack): What is the Trusted News Initiative?

BBC: Project Origin: Securing Trust in Media—Beyond Fake News

Project Origin: An alliance of leading organizations from the publishing and technology worlds, working together 

BBC: Trusted News Initiative (TNI) to combat spread of harmful vaccine disinformation and announces major research project 

Trial Site News: BBC Collaborates with Facebook to Purge Vaccine-Injured Groups Online


Viewers' E-mails, Forthcoming Events and Announcements

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Next Live Stream: Doctors' Appeal: On Guard for the Liberty of Mankind—Saturday 30 September 2023, near Stockholm

UK Column Interview: A Bunch of Flowers for Pfizer

Event: Alternative View 13. Venue: The Leonardo Hotel, Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2HP—22 October 2023

UK Column content: Debi Evans Blog: 26th September 2023

BBC: Two police constables under criminal investigation (Newquay)

E-mail To UK Column: Freedom of Information request response by Oxford County Council regarding whether the Council conducted a child protection risk assessment before mixing children and drag:

Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) does not hold this information. The (T)ART Drag Queen training event for children was not an Oxfordshire County Council event on the 2nd of August 2023.

Brian Gerrish comments: 

So I’m going to say to our viewer, well done. And for other viewers, you can make a difference, if you say no. And you take action to call out the wrong doing by the local authorities and individuals concerned.

(N.B.: UK Column knows that at least one other local council has told someone making the same FoI request that it was vexatious to ask)


Assisted Suicide: The SEED Treatment Pathway Is Where You End Up When Tax-Funded Services Give Up On You

50:11 The Guardian: Nobody should be dying of an eating disorder in England in 2022

The Guardian: If I’d been given palliative care when I had an eating disorder, I would not be here today

The Guardian: Assisted dying inquiry hears people in UK face ‘unbearable suffering’

Voice for Justice UK: When 'End of Life Care' Goes Wrong—Printed Report

Right To Life UK: “Euthanasia houses” to be set up across Canada under plans proposed by euthanasia group

BioEdge: Toronto's MAiDHouse: a pleasant place to pass


Another Debi Evans Prediction Is Borne Out: The Dangerous Molnupiravir (Lagevrio)

56:46 GOV.UK: First oral antiviral for Covid–19, Lagevrio (molnupiravir), approved by MHRA

UK Column content: Debi Evans Blog: 2nd August 2022

UK Column interview: TRANSCRIPT: Sir Christopher Chope MP on vaccine adverse reactions and the need for compensation

UK Column News: 26th October 2022 (timestamp 58:45)

Sky News: Molnupiravir: Covid drug linked to virus mutations, scientists say

NHS England: NHS delivers over one million covid vaccines in a week

GOV.UK: Flu vaccination programme 2023 to 2024: briefing for primary schools (updated 7 July 2023)