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Another Tory Budget for the rich – time for a change

I watched the Budget 2017 today hoping that the Chancellor would at least make my life a bit better. Over the next two weeks, I am working 20 days straight in the gig economy earning less than £10 per hour after expenses and tax thanks to the American invention called “Black Friday“. I have to…

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Is Louth Hospital Closing? Of Course Not

Yes, you heard it first, Louth Hospital IS NOT CLOSING. (Well not at the moment anyway). Throughout Louth there is general apathy that Louth Hospital is going nowhere and its “business as usual” – even the leader of LCHS says so. He told Louth Town Council “nothing that he had seen”. Our local MP brands…

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Repeat Medication – Only get it if needed!

As I suffer from several illnesses that require repeat medication I tried to request a repeat from the Pharmacy and was told I would need to see my GP as my medication is for review. No problem, simply ring my GP surgery and get it reviewed or whatever. This is where the horror started…. After…

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My take on Driver’s Sunburn

Ever noticed people who drive for a living in the summer have their right arm a lot more suntanned than the left, or they have sunburn on their right shoulder.. That is called “Drivers Sunburn” and the Sunday Express has a brilliant article, and video here Whilst out yesterday, my car temperature reached a eye-popping…

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Paracetamol and Flytipping-Both Involve Waste

An odd combination I know, but today’s topics deserve my opinion, as the first item will certainly cause controversy. Paracetamol – Well anything “Over The Counter” Really I read in the news today that in an effort to cut the costs of the NHS they are planning to reduce prescribing over the counter remedies, gluten…

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Back at work out of necessity

As mentioned previously, I had an operation on my knee and was signed “off work” for 6 weeks to recover and enable my knee to heal properly. It’s just over 3 weeks and the bills are coming in, so I took the decision to start delivering parcels again, against the advice of my surgeon –…