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£1000+ Fines For Leaving Your Rubbish Bins Out Too Long!

Funny story: £1000+ Fines For Leaving Your Rubbish Bins Out Too Long!

Government Ministers are saying they will consider bringing in a new law to stop councils from fining people heavily when leaving their rubbish bins out too long. The warning to councils comes following a report that one of Britain's councils is thre...

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Isle Of Wight News: Tourist Information Centre Manager "Optimistic" About The Summer

Funny story: Isle Of Wight News: Tourist Information Centre Manager "Optimistic" About The Summer

The summer holidays are just around the corner, and the Island's tourist attractions are girding their loins for yet another bumper season, writes Tourism, Philately, Lacrosse, Bingo, Psychiatry, Indo-Chinese Drama and Phrenology correspondent, Herbert Ffountaine. I spoke to Eric Ladle, General Manager of the Island's Tourist Information Centres, yesterday. We had a jolly interesting conversati...

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Anger As Government Suggest Revamp Of Dogging Sites Across The UK

Funny story: Anger As Government Suggest Revamp Of Dogging Sites Across The UK

In a move that has angered local citizens the length and breadth of the country, government ministers have put forward plans to revamp over thirty dogging sites across the UK. Whilst thousands of healthcare, childcare and other high profile servic...

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Council makes "one-way" ruling on country footpaths

Funny story: Council makes "one-way" ruling on country footpaths

In a move guaranteed to inconvenience and infuriate dog walkers, ramblers, off-road cyclists, joggers, and horse riders alike, Cornwall County Council has today announced plans to restrict the use of all footpaths and BOAT's (Byeways Open to All Traf...

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Local Council reveal winner of their public school 'Design an Anti-Suicide Sign' competition

The Local Council has revealed the winner of their 'Design an Anti-Suicide Sign' competition after a tense judging process that has taken over three days. It came down to the final three candidates - Claire Luxford's creative picture of a man eat...

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Suicidal people "are more intelligent than we could have ever imagined" say Local Council

Funny story: Suicidal people "are more intelligent than we could have ever imagined" say Local Council

The Local County Council have removed the trampoline at the base of Beachy Head after it was revealed it was having little impact on the suicide rates at the popular jumping point. Council bigwig Barry Miller revealed his disappointment in a tell...

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Concern Expressed Over Councils Absence Levels

Funny story: Concern Expressed Over Councils Absence Levels

Councils the length and breadth of the country are steeling themselves for soaring absence levels as a direct result of savage cuts in expenditure. In the wake of the Coalition Government's instructions to town halls to reduce spending in all aspe...

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Pickles Warning Over Council Cuts

Funny story: Pickles Warning Over Council Cuts

Councils all over the UK have been warned that the swingeing cuts they will have to make over the coming years will affect the quality of catering they provide at training courses. Chief Executive of Lambeth Council, Seth Goldstein, announced that...

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Council Proud of Recycling Excesses

Funny story: Council Proud of Recycling Excesses

A survey commissioned by the Taxpayers Alliance has revealed major variations in the amount of recycling councils are undertaking in the U.K. While the survey indicates that the average number of containers councils ask their residents to sort the...

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Top Council Pay Packets Under Microscope

Funny story: Top Council Pay Packets Under Microscope

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles has intensified his campaign against local councils by introducing yet another controversial new measure. Hot on the heels of last week's bombshell that , from April 1st, 201...

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Sweeping Council Changes Proposed

Funny story: Sweeping Council Changes Proposed

A scathing attack on local government bodies and their employees has been launched by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles. In a speech made last night at the Guild Hall in London, Pickles warned that sweeping...

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Council Cuts Latest

Funny story: Council Cuts Latest

Hard pressed local councils are having to come up with imaginative ways of saving money if they are to survive the next few years of hardship. Some police forces have already looked into the possibility of sharing administrative and I.T. staff, wh...

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MPs Hate Citizens Too

LONDON - At a debate in Parliament, all the political parties have agreed to one thing. The UK populace are douchebags. "Do you know how hard it is," said an MP, "trying to please everyone? It's really hard. Do you know how much time, effort an...

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Nottingham Public Toilet Doors to be given Names in place of Numbers!

Funny story: Nottingham Public Toilet Doors to be given Names in place of Numbers!

Nottingham Spoof Gazette - Despite the spending cutbacks, Councillors on the Labour controlled Nottingham City Council, have agreed as part of the 'softening' of the perception of it having the 'Crime Queen City of the Midlands' reputation. Counci...

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Council Cuts for a Big Society

Funny story: Council Cuts for a Big Society

Eric Pickles, dropped into Westminster from his Pig farm in Harrogate, and announced the great news for everyone of Council Cuts of 29% around the country. 'This is marvellous news' chimed Fatty Arbuckle, Pickles's cousin 'I shall be able to collect...

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War Of Words Over Gingerbread PC Madness

Funny story: War Of Words Over Gingerbread PC Madness

Council chiefs who renamed gingerbread men 'gingerbread persons' on primary school menus have been forced to climb down by complaining parents and neighbouring authorities. Lancashire County Council made the change over concerns for political corr...

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Ealing borough to import igloos

Funny story: Ealing borough to import igloos

MP for Ealing Central, Angie Bray, has confirmed reports the borough are to import Igloos from Greenland in a bid to increase affordable housing in the area. Ealing is currently in the midst of a housing crisis, likely to be impacted further by th...

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Cat Bin Woman Fined - "Wrong Type of Litter" say Council

Funny story: Cat Bin Woman Fined - "Wrong Type of Litter" say Council

A woman from the West Midlands, who became a national figure of hate for putting a cat in a bin, has been fined £250 by her local council. Coventry City Council say they took action when video footage taken by a neighbour showed Mary Bale putting...

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The Queen of England takes a knee in front of Trump during the playing of the Stars Spangle Banner, joining the protest.
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