Kids banned from playground
10 May
2011
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A STRICT health and safety rule has left children at John Hampden Primary School unable to use their own playground facility. The popular ‘trim trail’ has been made off limits to kids after school by Oxfordshire County Council. It is a move which has been described by parents as ‘health and safety gone mad’. Dad [...]

Artists creates cityscape out of 100,000 staples
10 May
2011
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Artists creates cityscape out of 100,000 staples »

IT MIGHT only take a couple of staples to hold a book or newspaper together but you need a lot more to keep a whole city in place – as these amazing pictures show. Artist Peter Root created this extraordinary cityscape from over 100,000 staples, arranged to recreate the look of a massive sprawling city [...]

Election official mugged carrying ballot boxes
10 May
2011
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Election official mugged carrying ballot boxes »

Detectives from West Midlands Police are investigating reports that ballot boxes from the Moor Pool Hall polling station in Birmingham arrived at Woodview School, Edgbaston, for counting with the security seals missing. The circumstances are not yet clear, and police and election officials are working to establish the full facts before deciding on any further [...]

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