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Nick Clegg to give plastic bags the vote

Britain’s 4.3 million plastic bags could vote in the 2015 election under a plan launched by Nick Clegg at the Liberal Democrat annual conference.

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Posted: Sep 16th, 2013
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Scandal of Christmas trees sleeping rough on pavements

Please take a moment to read our shocking investigation into the fate of thousands of Christmas trees left abandoned on the streets of Britain by their owners.

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Posted: Jan 30th, 2013
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Womble admits that not everything had been ‘left behind’

Uncle Bulgaria, because that's where most of the stuff they nicked ended upThe rodent gang took advantage of their reputation as helpful litter-pickers and recyclers to ‘half-inch anything that wasn’t nailed down’.

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Posted: Aug 3rd, 2012
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Local councils introduce ‘Bin Day Roulette’

For people across the UK Wednesday means the Mid Week Lottery draw, but for those lucky enough to live in the right postcode it can also mean it’s time for their local council’s exciting new game of ‘Bin Day Roulette’.

While a traditional roulette wheel is divided into 37 or 38 black and red numbered pockets, Bin Day Roulette simplifies matters by using black and green bins and recycling boxes, the collection of which is spread over 52 weeks of the year.

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Posted: Jul 21st, 2012
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Duchess of Cambridge shames austerity Britain by wearing frock for second time

‘It’s a royal lesson in how to make do in hard times,’ said royals watcher Desmond Burke of the Duchess’s decision to re-use the £1,200 dress.

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Posted: May 31st, 2012
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