‘The litter is clearly coming from visitors to the stadium and workers in the factories and distribution centres here, so it would be great if the businesses took some responsibility for keeping it clear,’ she says. Worst is a 50-metre stretch of verge behind a bus stop outside the massive Tesco distribution centre. There is no litter bin and people getting on and off buses drop their food and drink wrappers into the bushes. … [Read more...] about Look what a difference you can make: It’s Britain’s most littered town – but as we proved in Doncaster, miracles CAN happen when you join The Great British Spring Clean
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In my own neighbourhood, a respected Catholic priest said a cycle path would 'do more harm than the Luftwaffe', while his church notices announced: 'There is much to pray about in the world, and the 10.30am daily public recitation of the Rosary in church will also be praying for success in turning the plans for the CS9 [cycle lane] away from the High Road and the church.' … [Read more...] about Councils start to rip up bike lanes: Round One to MoS as workmen in Worthing remove hated bollards – and the ones highlighted last week by actor Nigel Havers will be next!
Asked about victims hurled from rooftops he said: “I have never seen that. It happened near my house one time and I was told by someone ‘you missed it’ and I like was arrgh, the guy being thrown off. I was always being told ‘you just missed this and you missed that’. I was like arrgh. I was like everyone’s watching it.” … [Read more...] about British ISIS terrorist breaks cover in Syria and says ‘I deserve to come home’
There’s nothing better than sharing laughter, suspense or heartbreak with a room full of like-minded individuals. Even if you don’t know them, an audience can really amplify your connection to a story. I was at a sold-out screening of Uncut Gems in January at Manchester Home, and it was easily one of my favourite cinemagoing experiences ever. One person actually jumped out of their seat with excitement during the final act. Lots of my friends saw the film on Netflix after I raved to them about it, but few came away with the same sense of investment in the story. … [Read more...] about ‘Cinema brings hope in a way laptops cannot’: what readers miss most about the movies
At a press conference on Monday evening, he said December is “not the moment to let the virus rip for the sake of Christmas parties”, adding: “‘Tis the season to be jolly, but it is also the season to be jolly careful, especially with elderly relatives.” … [Read more...] about Letting families celebrate at Christmas is good for our mental health, say Sage experts