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If it's systemic don't worry about loosing the odd one

This campaign tip (no. 141) was published on Tuesday, 21st May 2019
Audience and support is valuable - "every vote matters".

BUT

You cannot meet every desire every time. If you're proposing a mass transit solution, there may well be people who are not the masses that you don't reach. It's simply not practical to run a bus for the lady in the picture if she's the only one who wants to travel next to Cribb's Causeway. If you are going to loose the odd one ...
• express regret
• give reason
• suggest alternative solution
... and perhaps still look for their support (even if inactive) for the common good, rather than speaking against your case.
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Contact details

These pages are written by Graham Ellis of Melksham, Wiltshire. Overlapping a life in IT and IT training, with running a hotel and campaigning for improved public transport, Graham has never been quiet - though he's starting to wind down gently now. He no longer takes overnight guests and has stepped doen from the "Community Rail Officer" role which he accidentally aquired. So he now has more time to write pages such as these and to travel in the UK. He'll be delighted to speak with your group or take a look through your case or camapaign, but be alerted that his time is not limitless even now, and he still has to keep the wolf from the door.

Postal: 48, Spa Road, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 7NY
Phonal: 01225 708225
Emailal: graham -at- wellho.net
Or reach me on the Coffee Shop Forum (User Grahame) facilities


What a difference a campaign makes!

It probably wouldn't have happened without a strong community campaign with which I have been involved. Most days through 2019 I'll be sharing a thought, an idea, a way of working or an experience. Come back here for the links. Discussions via the Coffee Shop Forum - Graham Ellis, 31st December 2018


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