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Tourists toilets
3 weeks ago

A lot of activity in the toilets which were taped off by the police. Police, paramedics and quick response were all in attendance. Police still in attendance after paramedics and the other emergency team had left. I saw now one being carried out, but that is not to say they won't be. The papers will grab the news no doubt.

@leatash Not a lot if anything. The only thing I can think of is they will not be able to tell us what to do or how to do it. Other than that. Business as usual

3 weeks ago

If the medicine that some of us rely on now does run out it WILL BE tough sh1t and I will not need to look anyone in the eye and say it, they will find out about it soon enough and I will not be held responsible for it if it did happen.

3 weeks ago

The quarterly return, July, August, September, from the Ministry of Agriculture showed that the amount spent each week on potatoes doubled from 7.9p to 16.15p, despite a 14 per cent. drop in sales. The overall food increase, including beef and milk along with potatoes, meant that the food bill for a family of four went up by £2.88 a week in that quarter. BUT WE SURVIVED!!!!!!!

3 weeks ago

Stockpiling,and tarriffs cost money and if the cost go too high, then people will stop buying that particular product and start on something else. I am sure some will remember the steep price that potatoes once went too in 1976, well it did not last long as people switched and bought rice and new crops started to flood in. It is a balancing act as to how things will pan out and market forces and ...

3 weeks ago

Business is business. Everybody appears to be making assumptions as to what might happen when we leave. What could we do if those that assume something are correct when it happens? Prove by way of facts before any conclusions are made is my motto. The supply chain to the NHS is complicated, are the suppliers going to bite their nose to spite their face. I will imagine that measures are already ...

17 Jul 2018

Water, if public control took over once again, could be controoled in a more public friendly way. If the water companies that are now, were to link up the pipe lines, then there should not be a shortage in one particular place. why will they not do that? Some now have more leaks than others and don.t really give a damn about rectifying it. There should be legislation in place to control the amount ...

17 Jul 2018

Should water be in the control of private enterprise? They make huge profits for their shareholders, but would it not be better to plough those profits back into the public purse? There was a very good reason why water was privatized and profit was the driving force.

Lycra louts about.
16 Jul 2018

@DEEDOODLE So you don't mind being held up behind a MS but you detest being held up behind the lycra louts - is that correct?

13 Jul 2018

Imagine if you found yourself behind a fleet of mobility scooters, what you have to say about that when their top speed on the road is 10mph?

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