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Less Than Impressed With Safestyle

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Less than impressed with Safestyle. Last week my 86 year old mum had a window installed. She then proceeded to open the window being as it was a nice day, big mistake. A few hours later and she couldnt shut the window as it appeared to have shifted / warped. Despite fact that she was […]

Update On My Terminally Ill Uncle

Monday, October 6th, 2014

I posted on the Bupa UK Facebook Page about the care of my Uncle. “Hi Mike, as you requested we have been speaking to a member of your family about your uncle’s care and have been in touch to arrange a meeting. In the meantime, if you have any further feedback, please email it to: […]

James Coburn and The Rum Bastards Trailer

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

New trailer for forthcoming film James Coburn and The rum Bastards. The trailer features lots of awesome northerners such as JB Barrington, Dave Spikey, Shaun Ryder, John Cooper Clarke, Clint Boon, Bez, Rick Witter, Neil Bell. James Coburn and the Rum Bastards is a rockumentary about a fictional punk band that met in Strangeways prison […]

Litter Enforcement Team Hit The Town Centre

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

The double standards exhibited by St Helens Council are astonishing. Today I witnessed two gentleman in Church Street issue a lady with a fine for putting the butt of her cigarette on the floor after smoking. Where else was she to put it? The cigarette tray on the bin in Church Street outside Boots was […]

The Council’s Focus

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Today I noted that St Helens Council are flying the Scottish Flag, the Saltire, above the town hall. Time and care and attention has been taken to do this. Yet. Within a stonesthrow of the Town Hall in Hardshaw Street we have this eyesore (and it smells). I find it rather disappointing that the Politics […]

Littering in St Helens

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Following on from the news story yesterday where it was announced that people who litter will be fined I’ve been thinking about how this might pan out. I suspect that many of the people who litter many not be in a position to pay a fine, so rather than makes their lives more of a […]

Wardens to hit St Helens litterbugs with fines.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Story in St Helens Star today. Environmental wardens with the power to fine litterbugs on the spot will start patrolling the borough later this month. The wardens are being introduced as part of a drive by St Helens Council to bring tougher sanctions on those leaving litter and dog fouling. The size of the fines […]

Newton Town Show Storify

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Put together this Storify of all Tweets and photos etc of the Newton Town Show in Newton Le Willows, St Helens, this weekend.   [View the story “Newton Town Show August 2014” on Storify]

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