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Snow latest: Pensioner sick of being checked on by neighbours

Alf Pemberton, 83, is thought to have been checked in on by eight different well-meaning neighbours in a 12-hour period over the weekend, amassing over 21 pints of milk in the process.

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Posted: Jan 21st, 2013
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‘Charity shops may have to open charity shops just to survive’ say charities

The Alliance of High Street Charity Shop Executives has issued a report claiming nearly half its members made a loss in 2012 in the face of dwindling sales and rising costs, and found that opening a charity shop might be the only way some charity shops can survive.

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Posted: Dec 22nd, 2012
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Old HP printers to be given to the elderly as pets

‘Needing constant attention, taking up valuable space and having an incessant craving to be fed copious amounts of ink every day, the irksome devices have all the hallmarks of overweight pets, apart from the hairs and the stink.’

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Posted: Sep 23rd, 2012
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BBC in new care row over ‘Top Gear’ home for elderly and bewildered

‘Footage shows the BBC deliberately humiliating three residents by getting them to act like teenage boys, cavort in front of carers and dress in clothes designed to make them look stupid.’

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Posted: Jun 28th, 2011
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NSPCC awarded ‘Charity Bin Bag of the Year’

could hold way more old curry trays than the competitionThe bag beat off strong competition from Help the Aged and Mencap, and was praised for its ability to hold up to 25kg of household refuse.

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Posted: Jan 22nd, 2011
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