The height of cautiousness

07 February 2020

With the EU gone, at least the Great British public can rely on health and safety to send the blood pressure through the roof.

Word has reached Diary that Ringwood Town Council has banned its maintenance workers from using ladders to change banners on lampposts around the town.

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