Local History

Discussion questions:______ask and answer

1. Have you ever researched the history of a) your home b) your street c) your town or city?


2. What resources are there in your town or city to research its history?


3. Are there any reminders of the past such as historic street lamp columns or old buildings in your street or is everything fairly modern?


4. Should you be permitted to paint the exterior of your home any colour you like regardless of where you live?


5. Would you like to live (a) in a conservation area (b) in a listed building where you are obliged to keep everything more or less the same?


6. Do you think it is a good idea to convert all street lights to LEDs (white light)?


7. Should every home-owner be free (a) to install solar panels (b) to extend attic accommodation by installing dormer windows?

-----© Ted Power