Tag: the State

What Are Councils Actually For..?

Last month The Argus reported on traders’ anger over the glass wall put up by the Coppa Club in The Lanes, Brighton. It surrounds the dolphin fountain in Brighton Square. Traders have demanded that the restaurant owners at Coppa Club…

A Nation Of Animal Lovers…?

Jodie Fairbrother, 40 and her husband Paul, 50, owned 4paws kennel and are thought to have imported 4,600 dogs into the UK, some of which were believed to be rabid. The so-called rescue centre was involved in importing Romanian street…

It’s A Good Question, Isn’t It?

A spokesman for the Lower Thames Crossing action group said: “They can’t even send out info leaflets without messing up, how can we trust them with anything else, let alone building a £6.8billion crossing?” Fair point, no?

Abrogating Responsibility….

On Monday, May 13, the Croydon Safeguarding Children Board (CSCB) published a Serious Case Review of the boy, referred to only as Child Q, which was commissioned in September 2017 to investigate his death. The report states: “Mother, aunt and…

The New Baby P…

Police officers were called to the couple’s flat just 17 days before Stanley died – when he was only one-week old – after neighbours reported them shouting. But Davies, who was not the baby’s father, claimed he had been arguing…

What’s That About ‘Learning Lessons’…?

…parents began asking awkward questions, taking an understandably dim view of the potential presence of a grown man being educated alongside their children. And, mindful of the shocking dereliction of duty in Rotherham when grooming victims were ignored, the school…

Who’s Responsibility Is It Anyway?

David Beckham has been slammed after he was cleared of speeding on a technicality with the help of celebrity lawyer Nick Freeman. The 43-year-old footballer was able to wriggle out of punishment despite admitting driving 59mph in a 40mph zone…

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…

The NHS, Folks….

It is understood he worked at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust and Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. Both trusts said they were fully aware of Mr Nair’s background and that he adhered to the conditions of his employment.…