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Apply; and pray for a fair wind

Maggie Durran

by Maggie Durran

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 @ 12:19

We have almost raised enough money for our building works, and are discussing a realistic timetable for getting them under way. We are keen to get going, but our architect is suggesting a programme that seems unnecessarily slow.

WITHOUT knowing whether your architect is of a dilatory nature, I can run you through what to expect between raising the money and getting the builders on site.

Most fund-raising is undertaken with less-than-complete drawings and ...

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Fri 31 Jul 15 @ 18:59
@steveLIVS @RhodesWriter @c_of_e It wasn't our data, it was a survey by the British Election Study. HS

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Giving in @c_of_e up to £1 billion. But number of givers falling http://t.co/XTRi469vxv http://t.co/DZOtKmFWHH