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« Reply #5355 on: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 17:17:34 »

Iím struggling to see the correlation between getting the schools open and having to close the pubs to achieve that.
The suggestion is that both pubs and schools could act as potential to increase the risk of transmission (as both enable/require people from multiple households to mix and so ease the path of transmission) and that we can risk having one but not both.
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« Reply #5356 on: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 17:19:27 »

Iím struggling to see the correlation between getting the schools open and having to close the pubs to achieve that.

All the teachers and support staff etc are down the pub  Hmmm
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« Reply #5357 on: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 17:20:24 »

All the teachers and support staff etc are down the pub  Hmmm
Or the kids are and they're all too hungover to do their lessons
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« Reply #5358 on: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 17:23:36 »

When I went to school in Chippenham a couple of the older looking kids used to pop in the King Alfred opposite.
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« Reply #5359 on: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 17:34:50 »

When I went to school in Chippenham a couple of the older looking kids used to pop in the King Alfred opposite.

I used to drink in there during my sixth form days, then sporadically later as it was a mate's local. The indian there was/is decent, but a real shame to lose that pub.
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« Reply #5360 on: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 17:37:25 »

Our underage favourite was The New Inn up the Causeway - Starlight bitter and T Rex on the jukebox
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« Reply #5361 on: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 17:42:03 »

Our underage favourite was The New Inn up the Causeway - Starlight bitter and T Rex on the jukebox

I'm guessing you mean New Road? The Three Crowns is on the Causeway. The George's Railway(now flats) round the corner was the easiest place to get served underage in my day, and The George(Italian restaurant) across the road not much harder.
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« Reply #5362 on: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 17:45:08 »

We were regulars at the Bear, the rosie and the riverside wine bar at around the age of 15.  John and Val at the Bear we're well aware and used to take our proud announcements of peoples 18th birthdays with a weary, oh you've only just turned 18.  Well aren't we surprised.
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« Reply #5363 on: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 17:46:52 »

I'm guessing you mean New Road? The Three Crowns is on the Causeway. The George's Railway(now flats) round the corner was the easiest place to get served underage in my day, and The George(Italian restaurant) across the road not much harder.
Yeah, youíre right. Twas 50 years ago!
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« Reply #5364 on: Saturday, August 1, 2020, 19:08:16 »

Played darts in a few of those. Remember the Old Road Tavern?
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« Reply #5365 on: Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 10:22:05 »

Failures on border measures in March increased scale and pace of Covid-19 pandemic - Home Affairs Select Committee of Parliament

https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/home-affairs-committee/news-parliament-2017/home-office-covid-19-management-border-report-published-19-21/
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« Reply #5366 on: Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 17:07:23 »

Failures on border measures in March increased scale and pace of Covid-19 pandemic - Home Affairs Select Committee of Parliament

https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/home-affairs-committee/news-parliament-2017/home-office-covid-19-management-border-report-published-19-21/

I came back from northern Italy on 11th March with rules stating to go in to 14 days self isolation. On Friday 13th March they changed the rules to only self isolate for 7 days if you had symptoms. I thought it was madness at the time and it appears the Home Affairs select committee agree with me!
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« Reply #5367 on: Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 21:45:13 »

I came back from northern Italy on 11th March with rules stating to go in to 14 days self isolation. On Friday 13th March they changed the rules to only self isolate for 7 days if you had symptoms. I thought it was madness at the time and it appears the Home Affairs select committee agree with me!
So what you're saying then is that all this mess is your fault? Superspreader Hitchinred Wink
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« Reply #5368 on: Thursday, August 6, 2020, 07:28:43 »

Nothing to see here, not corrupt at all.

https://twitter.com/JolyonMaugham/status/1291244082145177600?s=19
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« Reply #5369 on: Thursday, August 6, 2020, 09:26:11 »

Same person/company.

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-53672841

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It also emerged that the person who originally approached the government about the deal was a government trade adviser who also advises the board of Ayanda.
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