Daily Archives: October 20, 2010

Lewisham Council puts VIP fireworks tickets on eBay

Classy. From their website:

Lewisham Council is aiming to boost its public appeal for donations towards this year’s Blackheath fireworks on 6 November by offering the chance to bid on eBay for a VIP night out at South London’s largest firework display. The VIP package includes the privilege of starting the firework display itself.

The successful bidder will not only win the chance to launch the firework display but a VIP package that includes:

* access for up to ten people to an exclusive VIP viewing area for the duration of the display
* a private tour of the firing zone by experts from Pains Fireworks where all the fireworks will be laid out ready to fire (the tour will take place at 6pm, two hours before the display itself)
* VIP parking for three cars in the very heart of the event
* 10 meal vouchers from the Fine Food Company
* 10 drink vouchers to be used at any of the mobile bar units supplied by Creative Bars
* 10 hot chocolate vouchers supplied by Jaz and Jules
* Glo sticks for the whole party provided by Limelight Entertainment Ltd.

The eBay auction will start at 7pm on Thursday 21 October with a starting price of just 99p. Bidding will continue until 7pm on Sunday 31 October.

This is not the first time that land on the common has been auctioned on eBay. Although the last one was a lot funnier.

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Blackheath Library – Age Exchange Proposal

From the library meeting last week, it seems likely that the library will move into Age Exchange. It will cost £500,000 and take 18 months. Looks like a done deal:

Blackheath library proposed closure – Age Exchange proposal PDF file – (will try and convert to text when I can).

There’s more inside the resource centre at Age Exchange.

UPDATE: Full text below:

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