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Started by FGBFGB on Apr 7, 2013 3:40:59 PM
And now the news - where YOU live

Think Local.

FGBFGB - 07 Apr 2013 15:42:42 (#1 of 999)

Smelly roadworks to take eight weeks in Goole.

Works to clear a sewer in Goole will commence on Tuesday (April 2) and will take around eight weeks to complete.Following an investigation by Yorkshire Water, the sewer that runs between Western Road and the drainage ditch to the north of Woodfield Road is to be cleared. Traffic management will be in place but the roads will not be closed. In a letter to residents Project Manager Jodie Coles, of Yorkshire Water, said: "You are likely to hear some increased noise during our work, and you may also notice some odours while we're on site, but these will dissipate once we have finished. We'd like to thank you in advance for your patience and apologise for any inconvenience caused."

TommyDGNR8 - 07 Apr 2013 15:54:50 (#2 of 999)

Freeloading, Unrepentant New Labour Cunt Refuses to Fuck Off

HUDDERSFIELD MP Barry Sheerman is to stand for Parliament for another term.

The Labour veteran has been formally asked by party officials if he intends to run for the Huddersfield seat and he’s confirmed he will.

All of which adds up to me wasting my vote on the LibDems again next time around, despite everything.

bossab2 - 07 Apr 2013 17:48:24 (#3 of 999)

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quattrobhoy - 07 Apr 2013 18:20:13 (#4 of 999)

They should really have done this around the New Year since it really is about getting publicity...

A company so concerned about a dangerous "death trap" junction has offered to pay to erect a one way sign.

Staff at Allen Carr’s Easy Way to Stop Smoking, whose head office in based in Pepys Road, Raynes Park, first informed the council of their concerns in 2008.

Tenesmus - 07 Apr 2013 18:59:51 (#5 of 999)

A CHARITY Harlem Shake event in memory of teenager Joe Porter has had to be cancelled – on health and safety grounds.

Friends of Joe Porter, 16, pictured, who died in February from a rare form of bowel cancer, had planned the charity event in Nailsea's Somerset Square on April 13 to raise money for the #skydive4joe appeal.

But the event has now had to be postponed and relocated elsewhere after town centre bosses insisted a series of conditions – including appointing marshalls and a risk assessment – were carried out before it could go ahead.

surferboogiewhatever - 07 Apr 2013 19:58:38 (#6 of 999)

This is the top story on my local paper's website - the road in question has been closed for at least 4 days (we were away on holiday when it first happened) and despite the claims in the article that the water is safe, friends who usually swim in the sea reporter nasty smelly-looking stuff floating around a couple of days ago.

schrodingerscat - 07 Apr 2013 20:05:07 (#7 of 999)

Despite the excitement of a proposed Costa Coffe drive-through, dire warnings about bag snatchers and arguments over one way systems and road works the local youth still find time for traditional school holiday pursuits.

col2001 - 07 Apr 2013 21:33:43 (#8 of 999)

And now the news - where YOU live

What the fuck is wrong woth the word 'local'? Sends me mad. Stupid bloody idiots at the BBC.

carterbrandon - 07 Apr 2013 21:56:27 (#9 of 999)

I think the League Of Gentlemen might have done for it.

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mikeshadow - 07 Apr 2013 23:08:07 (#11 of 999)

At the end of the BBC TV 10 o'clock news they say "and now the news where you are".

Which makes sense I suppose, as you might be away from home.

RunnyBabbit - 07 Apr 2013 23:08:16 (#12 of 999)

Heart-stopping latest bulletin from the Calder Valley town of Sowerby Bridge [pop 10,000]

Published on 16/02/2010 16:12

Sowerby Bridge WRVS Club met at Sowerby Bridge Youth and Community Centre.

Bingo winners were: Winnie Morton, Dorothy Taylor, Kathleen Darnbrook, Kathleen Hoyle and Ann Siddall. The raffle was won by Mrs Darnbrook. Refreshments were served by Christine Russell and Marion Yates presided. The next meeting will be next Tuesday at 1.45pm.

Sowerby Bridge Good Companions met at St Patrick's Church hall, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge. Get-well wishes were sent to Bessie Crawshaw and Winnie Hacking. The raffles were won by Martin Upton, Tony Dixon and Mona Gledhill. Members were entertained by Malcolm, who sang a selection of songs and accompanied himself on his guitar. Marian Elwin presided. Tea and biscuits were served by committee members. The next meeting will be on Thursday at 1.30pm when it will be holiday souvenirs. New members welcome.

quattrobhoy - 07 Apr 2013 23:15:45 (#13 of 999)

I'm not convinced they should be disclosing the raffle winners. There might be the possiblity of begging letters or the embarassment of begging visitors!

bossab2 - 07 Apr 2013 23:17:51 (#14 of 999)

A fundraiser from Sussex will attempt to break her own world record for knitting the longest scarf while running a marathon.

Susie Hewer, known as "the extreme knitting redhead", will attempt the Virgin London Marathon in aid of Alzheimer's Research UK on 21 April.

RunnyBabbit - 07 Apr 2013 23:27:20 (#15 of 999)

More Sowerby Bridge excitement.

The raffles were won by Martin Upton

The drummer from Wishbone Ash! Who knew? Eh?

bossab2 - 07 Apr 2013 23:29:03 (#16 of 999)

gets 'Blowing Free' earworm...

RunnyBabbit - 07 Apr 2013 23:29:10 (#17 of 999)

No, wait, that was Steve Upton, wasn't it, and the bass player was called Martin [Turner.]

Ah, right.

bossab2 - 07 Apr 2013 23:32:02 (#18 of 999)

Fuck I'd totally forgotten about Wishbone Ash:

I luv NTT


quattrobhoy - 07 Apr 2013 23:46:58 (#19 of 999)

Retrieves distant memories of the balcony at a sold out Glasgow Greens Playhouse/Apollo bouncing up and down in to the rhythm of Phoenix.

RunnyBabbit - 08 Apr 2013 01:12:59 (#20 of 999)

Fab band.

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