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Thank you for continuing to post on this thread. It means it keeps being bumped up to the top and thus continually reminding people  how much has been spent on this plane when, at the same time for example, there has been a huge increase in the numbers needing to use food banks.

burneside
burneside
1½ weeks ago

And here it is, looking very stylish. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8459719/Boris-Johnsons-RAF-Voyager-plane-takes-air-new-900-000-patriotic-paint-job.html

What a mess.
DEEDOODLE
DEEDOODLE
2 weeks ago

have put pics of the lethal rebar sticking out of the dawlish beach. you only see it when the beach has been severely eroded, but then they are covered with sea water and look like idylic sea pools. Someone or someones dog is going to end up impaled and/or get a severe foot injury from all the sharp bits of metal lodged in the buried concrete on the beach. Doubt anything will be done ...

Article here by Baroness Altmann, a Tory peer and one time Pensions Minister, on why the 2.5% bit of the triple lock should be 'revisited'. At one point she quotes the full state pension amount for those in receipt of the state pension since 6.4.2016. Just to point out that you only get that amount if 1) you have 36 years worth of the right type of NI contributions because 2) if, for example, ...

What a mess.
leatash
leatash
2 weeks ago

It will probably get sorted when the new sea wall is built, most of the  debris is the old sewer outfall  it used to belong to South West Water and i remember they were refused permission to remove it cant remember why though.

Carer
Carer
2 weeks ago

Who owns it? There is a game being played called "Pass the Buck." Someone owns it but no one wants to admit it.

Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
2 weeks ago

I wonder how many Dawlish residents have taken a left at the station to have a walk along pigeon alley and the old coastguards building and looked down at the beach at low tide. And what do you see? You see clumps of concrete, Iron bars, rotted groynes and various other debris. I don't know who has responsibility whether its Dawlish council or Network rail, but whoever is responsible for it needs ...

Boathouse
Daverc
Daverc
2 weeks ago

Thanks leatash

leatash
leatash
2 weeks ago

I do believe that is so, about two weeks ago.

Daverc
Daverc
2 weeks ago

Heard a rumour yesterday that the Boathouse wasa raided recently, being open and serving drinks. Any truth in it ?

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