Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Two Ronnies – Four Candles. RIP Ronnie Corbett

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Ronnie Corbett – The Parrot Joke

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Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85

Entertainer Ronnie Corbett, best known for BBC comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies, has died aged 85. His publicist said: “Ronnie Corbett CBE, one of the nation’s best-loved entertainers, passed away this morning, surrounded by his loving family. “They have … Continue reading

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Chancellor Launches One Year Countdown to New £1 coin

The new £1 coins started rolling off the production line at a rate of over 4000 a minute, as the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced that they would enter circulation in March 2017. The current £1 coin is being replaced for … Continue reading

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Be Alert to Bogus Workmen in Tamworth

Tamworth residents are urged to be on their guard against cold callers at the door following a bogus incident in the area. Staffordshire Police received a call just before 5.45pm on Monday 28 March, reporting a man attending an address … Continue reading

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UK Risks Losing £15m Veronese Drawing

A 400-year-old drawing by Paolo Veronese is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £15,400,000 (plus VAT of £154,000). To provide an opportunity to keep it in … Continue reading

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New Government Plans for 1 New Home in 5 to be a Starter Home

Housing sites of 10 homes or more will have to make 1 home in 5 a starter home under government proposals published this week, helping more people realise their ambition of owning their own home. The move will support 200,000 … Continue reading

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