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Beach loses Blue Flag status due to ‘blue flag eyesore’

‘The blue flag is at odds with the natural beauty of the bay,’ said one official. ‘If you’re standing on the beach and looking at the land, it can completely obscure your view of the car park and the wind turbines at the top of the hills.’

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Posted: May 13th, 2011
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Axed council staff set up own council

local council bureaucracy now in triplicateThree people made redundant by Hampshire County Council have seized the opportunity to establish their own start-up local authority.

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Posted: Jan 21st, 2011
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Government defends coin-operated local councils

‘Our forefathers knew what they were doing when they made people pay a penny up-front if they wanted a subsidised shit,’ he added. ‘The coalition is just extending the principle.’

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Posted: Jan 7th, 2011
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Traditional Xmas pub fights banned ‘in case they offend Muslims’

Barmy ‘Equality Officers’ at Brent Council have outlawed the age-old British tradition of Christmas pub punch-ups in case the practice offends ‘those of faiths other than Christianity’.

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2010
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Councils launch gym equipment amnesty

A new scheme to help fat people get unused rowing machines, abdominizors and cycling machines out of their spare rooms without ridicule has been given a cautious welcome.

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Posted: Sep 6th, 2009
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