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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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Pensioner mistakes mineshaft for 3D pavement art

'It's a tragedy,' said BBC Midlands news spokesman, Hardeep Singh Kohli.In a tragic case of life-imitating-pavement-art, Black Country pensioner Enoch Beasley fell into a massive mineshaft which had opened up in front of his local pub, The Miner’s Arms in Tipton.

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Posted: Mar 3rd, 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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British Gas introduce ‘lagging the elderly’

In response to the recent government challenge to all energy suppliers, British Gas have unveiled the new ‘Winterlude’ package for the elderly.

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Posted: Dec 18th, 2012
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OAPs wield nudity weapon in fight against cutbacks

A group of elderly ladies from Buxton has promised not to issue a nude calendar this Christmas – provided the public pledge sufficient funds to keep their day care centre open.

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Posted: Dec 13th, 2012
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