This is fantastic, as far as it goes, but on its own it doesn’t go far enough. History has shown that young people and students have the ability to expose a crisis and challenge it, but rarely defeat or solve it unilaterally. They are more likely to be the spark for the broader struggles than the flame itself. The systemic threat youth and students pose is one of contagion – that their energy and commitment will infect others with more leverage, who may join them. … [Read more...] about Young people can’t change US gun law alone – but they could tip the balance
She then placed a ring of chicken wire around the outside of the plastic pot, and places an off-cut of the chicken wire over the water pot to sit the solar fountain on, which she picked up for £14.99 on Amazon. … [Read more...] about People are making DIY water fountains for their gardens in lockdown – and they are so simple
He said: 'This is a clinically led decision and we are being supported by our system partners to ensure that new patients receive the care and treatment they need in the appropriate setting, and we are continuing to provide high-quality care to existing patients who are being treated in the hospital. … [Read more...] about VE Day parties ‘made people drop their guard and caused coronavirus cases spike’ that led to Weston Super Mare hospital turning patients away three weeks later, claims expert
A worker demonstrates how to use an elbow to safely activate the crossing. The first large-size buttons went into operation yesterday in the seaside town and the rest will be installed over the coming three weeks … [Read more...] about Spanish town makes pedestrian crossing buttons bigger so users can push them with their elbows to avoid catching Covid-19
But zero tolerance is not just about the yobs and criminals, it’s also about the quality of the police product. I insisted on the highest standards of dress from my officers and expected them to combine this with courtesy and an ethos of service to all. I wanted them to speak to and listen to people, but at the same time I didn’t want them to back away from confrontation. They understood that when the police ‘negotiate or withdraw’ in the face of the ‘community’ what they are actually seen to be doing is backing down to groups of aggressive and mouthy yobs. More important, the real community - the postal workers, nurses, elderly and others - would see us running away in the face of hostility. In short, our ethos was ‘they didn’t rule the street we did’. … [Read more...] about People want zero-tolerance coppers like me for Police Commissioners, so why are so many candidates politicians?