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Elderly ‘can’t wait’ to house prisoners under new government scheme

lots of stories to tell over tea and biscuitsConvicted murderers, sex offenders, and terrorists will be used as ‘live in’ companions to help out retirees under a radical new homestay scheme starting next month.

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Posted: May 12th, 2013
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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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Jane Fonda launches new ‘Rocking Chair Workout’

Filmed at the Bide-a-Wee retirement home in Shingle Springs, California, the DVD is aimed at rocking chair users and anyone over the age of 75 with access to a half-decent wipe-down recliner.

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Posted: Oct 13th, 2012
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Walsall man forecasts rain for the next two weeks

Mr Watson says he uses traditional methods of reading the weather ‘such as looking out of the window of my bungalow’.

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Posted: Jul 10th, 2012
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Mother delights grown-up children with stories of food bargains

Proving the saying ‘a penny saved is a story to be told’, Redhill resident Mary Kennedy has been delighting her grown-up children with stories of special offers and food bargains every time they have visited her in the last six years.

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2012
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