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It's a malicious rumour Pike

Contributed by editor on May 17, 2006 - 09:07 PM


IT'S A MALICIOUS RUMOUR PIKE

Dear Ed,

"Captain Mainwaring:
  Pay attention everyone; I have some very important news.  It has come to my attention that the Swingfield Parish Council has hatched a devious plan to get its hands o­n the Selsted Community Centre and....

Private Pike: Please sir

Captain Mainwaring: Don't interrupt Pike.  As I was saying, the Swingfield Parish Council has hatched a devious plan to get its hands o­n the Selsted Community Centre, pull the existing Village Hall down and build houses o­n the site. I think it is....

Private Pike: But please sir, it's just not true

Captain Mainwaring: How are you so sure it's not true Pike?

Private Pike:  Because I'm a Parish Councillor sir and I can say that we have never discussed such a scheme.  If you had come to our meetings you would know what I am saying is true and, anyway, you o­nly have the check the official minutes and you will see that I am telling the truth.

Captain Mainwaring:  Oh, I see Pike, looks like this is a malicious rumour.  Pity we don't know who started it."

Roger Curd
Swingfield Parish Councillor