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Bras

Contributed by localrags on Oct 14, 2003 - 02:00 PM

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AN UPLIFTING TALE
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A man walked into the ladies department of a Marks & Spencer's and shyly<SPAN class=580010910-14102003> walked up to the woman behind the counter and said, "I'd like to buy a bra<SPAN class=580010910-14102003> for my wife."
"What type of bra?" asked the clerk.
"Type?" inquires the man, "There is more than o­ne type?"


Brown tail moth

Contributed by localrags on Oct 14, 2003 - 12:12 PM


<FONT face=Arial color=black size=4>AN IRRITATING LITTLE PROBLEM

<IMG alt="Brown tail moth" hspace=20 src="images/btmoth.jpg" align=left vspace=20 border=1>They might be soft, white and silky, but they can hide an irritating problem.

The silken ‘tents’ found o­n shrubs and trees are home to Brown Tailed Moth caterpillars during autumn and winter. The hairs from the creepy crawly can cause skin irritation and Shepway Council is warning that the tents should not be disturbed.


Eurotunnel statement

Contributed by localrags on Oct 14, 2003 - 11:37 AM

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STATEMENT FROM EUROTUNNEL
<FONT size=2>(The following appears on the Eurotunnel website)
 

<FONT face=Arial><FONT size=2><FONT color=black>Eurotunnel denounces the manoeuvres of Nicolas Miguet
<FONT color=black>13 October 2003
<P align=justify>Eurotunnel has today received a further formal demand from Nicolas Miguet to convene a general meeting for the sole purpose of removing the Board of Directors and the appointment of a new Board, although without proposing any candidates.


Eurotunnel "sommation"

Contributed by localrags on Oct 13, 2003 - 06:52 AM

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<FONT color=black size=4>EUROTUNNEL SA ORDINARY GENERAL MEETING DEMAND


<FONT color=black>On Friday (10 October) acting o­n the instructions of Nicolas Miguet, a bailiff delivered a "sommation" to Eurotunnel SA demanding that the company convene within eight days an ordinary general meeting, but without any other indication.


Good news for racecourse

Contributed by localrags on Oct 13, 2003 - 06:28 AM

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BROADCAST DEAL IS GOOD NEWS FOR RACECOURSE

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Folkestone Racecourse operator Arena has secured a 24% increase
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Smuggling "illegal immigrants"

Contributed by localrags on Oct 11, 2003 - 02:29 PM

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A 47-year-old man has appeared in court charged in connection with the discovery of five suspected illegal immigrants
packed into the roof space of a minibus.


Local computer scam

Contributed by localrags on Oct 10, 2003 - 04:04 PM

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<FONT color=black>ALERT OVER COMPUTER CASH SCAM
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<FONT size=2><FONT color=black><FONT face=Arial>Computer users in Kent are being warned about a new scam which encourages people to pass over personal details.


999 for serious crime

Contributed by localrags on Oct 10, 2003 - 12:04 PM

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999 FOR SERIOUS CRIME
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Dear Ed

As an attendee at the Parish Council meet o­n Wed last and listening to the report of the community warden
I was concerned to hear him request that residents contact the police to report crime.

<FONT color=black>How about this then.


Windsurfer's success

Contributed by localrags on Oct 10, 2003 - 11:26 AM

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<FONT color=black>SUCCESS FOR WINDSURFER

<FONT face=Arial><FONT size=2><FONT color=black>A watersport fanatic has succeeded in windsurfing across the English Channel from Dover at the second attempt.

James Potten, 26, from Yeovil, made the solo 21-mile trip after aborting the effort with his two friends o­n Thursday because of strong winds.

Londoner David Schickler, 25, manned a safety boat, whereas Andy Bramah, 25, from Weymouth, was unable to take part.



Eurotunnel announcement

Contributed by localrags on Oct 10, 2003 - 07:52 AM

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EUROTUNNEL TO INSTIGATE LEGAL ACTION

<FONT color=black>Following recent movements in the Eurotunnel share price and rumours related to the actions of certain shareholders, Eurotunnel have today (10 October) made an announcement o­n their website.