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‘City slum’ opens on rural farm

features traditional urban crafts such as tagging and car crimeThe rural alternative to City Farms is being piloted in Dorset this week, as country folk are invited to come and visit a real life working city slum in the middle of an area of outstanding natural beauty.

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Posted: Mar 3rd, 2014
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Chuggers switch to choplifting

Professor of Psychology John Andrews applauded the move noting that research showed that the public viewed shoplifting far more favourably than talking to strangers.

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Posted: Jun 25th, 2012
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Big Society permits killing of chuggers, says Cameron

David Cameron has announced that, as part of the Big Society, British citizens will be allowed to kill any student on minimum wage who accosts them in the street, pretends he is working for Save the Squid and treats them as their greatest friend on Earth.

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Posted: Mar 28th, 2011
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Commuter can’t believe attractive chugger ‘only after me for my money’

Only after one thing26-year-old Gavin Hendry was devastated to discover that the charity fundraiser who recently accosted him outside Holborn tube had never been interested in pursuing a long-term commitment with the chartered surveyor from Barnet, but was instead using him for the benefit of a faceless non-governmental organisation providing aid to Africa. ‘I gave her everything,’ said Hendry, ‘my heart, my dignity, my sort code. But now I know she was just after my money’.

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Posted: Jul 30th, 2009
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Charity collectors more annoying than the actual disease

So called ‘charity mugging’ is now recognized as a major social menace.

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Posted: May 21st, 2008
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