Tag: ludicrous legislation

The Hierarchy Of Flags….

A man has been charged with hate crime-related arson after a pride flag was snatched from a garden and burnt. Burn the Union flag or a poppy, you’re gold. But a Pride flag? OUTRAGE! Moulay Abdelhakim Ismaili, 36, is accused…

Fail To Plan, Plan To Fail…

The shortage has come about because of restrictions placed on the main supplier, Calea, last month by the medicines and devices watchdog, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). During an inspection in June contamination was found in the…

Yet More Collective Punishment

…demanded by grieving relatives: The Browns want to see restrictions for private vessels covering speeding and alcohol drink-drive limits, as well as a legal requirement for those on board to wear life jackets and undergo safety training. Their petition has…

Council Priorities…

Blackburn with Darwen Council is seeking designation as a ‘Breastfeeding Friendly Borough’. It’s executive board last week agreed to take measures to secure official approval for the title. …what, you thought it was all cleaning the streets & keeping the…

Oh, Those Terrible, Terrible Cuts…

Council officers are searching through bags of rubbish to catch out residents who ignore the waste collection timetable…with warnings that fines will be handed out. What timetable? Castle Point Council currently collects black bag waste and recycled waste on alternate…

He says: ‘I was horrified, of course, but it was clearly a ridiculous mistake. I thought it would all quickly be cleared up.’

A jury would later find him not guilty in less than 40 minutes. But by then the damage had been done: the man once labelled ‘one of the outstanding school masters of his generation’ had lost not only his profession…

“When’sa Your Dolmio Day?”

“…and it’sa better not be too often, or we senda da boys round, capiche?’ The food giant that makes Mars bars is to introduce new labelling advising consumers that its Dolmio pasta meal kits and ready-made sauces – high in…