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WORDS TO THE WISE: quotations from our March 13 edition

PUBLISHED: 08:54 12 March 2008 | UPDATED: 14:51 07 September 2010

Anglers are the eyes and ears of the countryside, the first point of alert when pollution strikes. A real angler is a caring ecologist. Theirs is a precious oasis of thriving ecology amidst London s urban sprawl. I charge all members to protect, cherish a

Anglers are the eyes and ears of the countryside, the first point of alert when pollution strikes. A real angler is a caring ecologist. Theirs is a precious oasis of thriving ecology amidst London's urban sprawl. I charge all members to protect, cherish and care for this unique habitat.

Botanist David Bellamy is proud to be president of the Hampstead Heath Angling Society.

The headteacher is the driving force behind eradicating poor behaviour. Pupils now enjoy school and demonstrate a positive attitude.

Praise indeed from Ofsted inspectors for Kentish town head Sean Cranitch, but let's hope parents are doing their bit, as well.

It has a sense of community that was notably lacking in Holloway, unless it was at the funerals of people who'd been shot dead in the grocer's at 1am.

TV critic and Times columnist Caitlin Moran (pictured) explains why she prefers living in N8 to N7.

If I was Mr Mittal, I'd rather see this [development] than a rotting relic of a home standing here for another 20 years.

Glentree International estate agent Trevor Abrahamson responds to suggestions that England's richest man has left The Bishops Avenue because of a luxury development being built next door by Barratt Homes.

They're out there posting letters and parcels to people, buying stamps and collecting their pensions .. well, it's just not necessary. When they're not doing that they're off to the police station moaning. They don't know how lucky they are: think what it's like in Afghanistan. I've never met a more bolshy lot.

A spoof blogger on the Heath and Hampstead Society website points out why post offices and police stations are no longer necessary.

Anyone who acts outside their own personal gain is a hero in my opinion.

Nye Roose-McClew, winner of last year's overall EPIC award.


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