Tag: Public spending

Barking Up The Wrong Tree!

Keith and Joy Ford of Fleet Lane, Chickerell, are asking for an apology after receiving a letter from the dog warden. The couple, who are in their 80s, have been accused of allowing two chocolate Labradors to behave aggressively towards…

Only £5000..? That’s Restraint!

A business management student who pretended to be a Grenfell Tower victim’s son to get £5,000 and free hotel stays was jailed for 18 months today. Mohammad Gamoota, 31, claimed he was living with his father on the 24th floor…

Peelian Principles…

It is the voice-activated device that millions of Britons use to play music, order groceries or check on the weather. Now police are exploring whether an Amazon Echo could be used by victims and witnesses to report crimes without getting…

Cause Of Death: Political

Well, lord knows, I’m not the biggest fan of Teresa May, but I doubt she’s King Herod! What’s behind this headline? Barry Kushner, Labour cabinet member for children’s services, said babies in poorer parts of Liverpool were 50% more likely…

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…

TANSTAAFL (Again)….

Whether you are a new mum wanting to make friends or a struggling parent needing support, children’s’ centres are an invaluable free service to many caring for children. Except they are nothing of the kind… However, government cuts and financial…