Extra, Extra

By SallyB2 Last edited 123 months ago
Extra, Extra
  • 25: the number of pounds it takes to buy an opinion: Waltham Forest are paying residents to discuss how to improve the NHS.
  • 28: the number of fire service jobs under threat. The GMB are less than impressed and threatening action.
  • 85: the percentage of schools now using CCTV: this one in Redbridge has gone a bit further and has it in the classroom.
  • 20: the number of Durga Puja celebrations which are expected around the capital: the most traditional is at Belsize Park.
  • 12,000: the amount in pounds of monthly handouts given to a refugee family to live in a seven bedroom home because Ealing council had nothing of a more appropriate size to offer. Yep, that left us speechless too.
  • 4: the number of people bitten by a mad dog in Mitcham before it was shot dead by police.
  • New graffitum care of artofthestate’s Londonist flickr pool.

    Last Updated 08 October 2008