Tag: bureaucracy

Microchips! Are They The Answer?

Bullseye, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, fled his home in June last year. Every pet owners nightmare. But luckily, Bullseye was owned by a responsible owner: Mr Reid had his pet micro-chipped by Petlog so he would be reunited with Bullseye…

We Can Scare You Silly With Exaggerated Threats. Others Can’t…

An ad for an anti-shatter window firm warning of the possibility of a terrorist attack during the Olympics has been banned for causing undue fear and distress, a watchdog said. Note: not that it was inaccurate, misleading, or untruthful. Not…

Influx…

One child in three is living below the poverty line in parts of Kingston. As part of a new series of features David Lindsell spoke to parents about poverty and how the council intends to tackle it. Stand by for…

Worms Start Turning…

Peter Preston on the double-standard relating to school attendance: Parents are responsible for making sure their children go to school. Headteachers say so; ministers say so; the law says so. If your child is registered to attend a school, then…