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    Settlement Association

    Will Young, who won Pop Idol in 2002 came from Wokingham. He went to Exeter University.
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    New lockdown in England, including school closures, announced by Johnson, 4/1/21

    Lies, damned lies and statistics. You quote what you want to scare people, or get more clicks. I have quoted this example on the forum before but it is worth repeating: Eating ‘burnt’ foods like crispy bacon and toast increases your chance of bowel cancer by 33%. This is a verified fact...
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    Personal Political Beliefs : Has the pandemic made you move further left or right?

    Is there a link somewhere to this graph people keep filling in? I’d love to try it.
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    Settlement Association

    John Betjeman wrote a poem about Diss. He also wrote a more famous one about Slough.
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    Trivia: historic joint services shared by more than 3 operators

    Number 6 Glossop-Stalybridge-Ashton-Manchester was North Western, SHMD, Ashton Corporation and Manchester Corporation. All provided buses.
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    Supermarkets and Covid-19

    This is outrageous and ridiculous. Frivolously, can’t you print off an exemption card using the joys of the internet? or more seriously, ask your employer why all can’t have a lateral flow test twice a week like where I work - oh hang on that might cost money!
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    New lockdown in England, including school closures, announced by Johnson, 4/1/21

    From someone who worked in education in an (ex)-mining community for thirty-six years, to wish Mrs Thatcher were in charge, is quite a statement!
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    Personal Political Beliefs : Has the pandemic made you move further left or right?

    “I absolutely understand that people want to send a protest vote to the big parties over Covid, I really do. But Farage is absolutely bonkers and is basically a racist in a not-very-good disguise” - Yorkie Apologies, not sure how to quote it. I just listened to Farage on a Talk Radio...
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    170s west of Selby

    The 0655 Sheffield to Hull has changed to a 158 since Monday.
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    Settlement Association

    Oops sorry you are right!
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    Settlement Association

    Clough Williams-Ellis, the architect of Portmeirion, was born in Gayton, Nottinghamshire.
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    Supermarkets and Covid-19

    This is great getting the vocal people to blame the very small minority who do not wear masks - either deliberately or because of exemption - for the spread of the virus. It deflects blame from the government’s incompetence in handling the crisis.
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    Cryptic clues = station name

    Is absolutely correct. Your floor!
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    Cryptic clues = station name

    Discover the price of blue cheese at this station.
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    Cryptic clues = station name

    Grays?

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