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Message 1291121 - Posted: 4 Oct 2012, 10:27:16 UTC

Well here's the follow up,

Martha Payne: diary of a girl who fed the starving

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Message 1291177 - Posted: 4 Oct 2012, 13:46:43 UTC

Brilliant! has anyone campaigned to have Argyll and Bute Councillors sacked?

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Message 1291255 - Posted: 4 Oct 2012, 16:30:26 UTC

Sadly it is very difficult to sack councillors, you have to wait until they come round for re-election, or catch them "with their hands in the till". Flogging is a much quicker solution....
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Message 1291287 - Posted: 4 Oct 2012, 17:16:36 UTC - in response to Message 1291255.

Sadly it is very difficult to sack councillors, you have to wait until they come round for re-election, or catch them "with their hands in the till". Flogging is a much quicker solution....


...or spending 24 hours in the stocks.
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Message 1291310 - Posted: 4 Oct 2012, 17:47:07 UTC

I shouldn't be crying at work.
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Message 1306400 - Posted: 15 Nov 2012, 11:17:24 UTC

Controversial school meals blog girl Martha Payne to release book

Think thats says it all, except to say when it comes out buy a copy and help feed school kids in the poor parts of Africa.

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Message 1306403 - Posted: 15 Nov 2012, 11:34:58 UTC
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Sadly it is very difficult to sack councillors, you have to wait until they come round for re-election, or catch them "with their hands in the till". Flogging is a much quicker solution....


Many up for re-election next year and the rest in 2014.

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Message 1306634 - Posted: 16 Nov 2012, 1:39:27 UTC

Did you call the school meals by a name?

I remember hot crumble and runny strawberry jam ... we called it sawdust and tapping oil!

Heard another on the radio this morning -

The school canteen did a sausage stew, where all the sausages were cut up nicely, the casserole made and placed in the oven to slow cook. The skins fall off, but that was OK. Then the children started to call it "condom stew!"
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