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British youth inspired by menial Olympic support roles

‘We hoped that a new generation would dare to dream of one day carrying in the athletes’ tracksuits after a race, or measuring how far the discus was thrown.’

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2012
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Esther Rantzen launches ‘Lib Dem Line’

Esther Rantzen, founder of the child protection charity ChildLine, has launched a new crusade to protect abused Liberal Democrats following their recent trouncing in the Inverclyde by-election.

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Posted: Jul 2nd, 2011
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Sacked charity shop worker ‘didn’t fuss about enough’

Charity shop worker Gladys Evans, 72, was sacked for gross misconduct after ‘failing to demonstrate the required levels of unnecessary activity’, a disciplinary tribunal was told today.

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Posted: Nov 20th, 2010
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Impatient horde of Big Society volunteers still unsure what they should be doing

thousands give uo day's work to ask what they can do for nothing‘I thought there would be a signing-up board, like when people joined the army to fight in the war. But now I’m not feeling so excited any more. I might join the local stitch’n'bitch instead.’

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Posted: Sep 9th, 2010
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