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Still uninformed - Notting Hill Carnival 2013 highlights

The year’s update part deux:

Carnival is one of those things that so many people bang on about.

“Carnival’s going to be epic this year” they’ll say, making it sound like some awe-inspiring cultural orgy you’d be crazy to miss.   334 more words

Never mind Margaret Thatcher - let's demand Tony Benn Day!

Would you support a plan to rename the August Bank Holiday ‘Tony Benn Day’, in honour of the great socialist who passed away last week? 267 more words


Stop Naming the August Bank Holiday as Margaret Thatcher Day

Dear Friends,

I just signed the petition “Stop Naming the August Bank Holiday as Margaret Thatcher Day” and wanted to ask if you could add your name too. 41 more words

August Bank Holiday

Saturday 8th March, 2014

Peter Bone’s private member’s bill to ‘Make provision that the annual Bank Holiday Monday in late August be known as Margaret Thatcher Day’ failed to get a second reading on the 28th February. 13 more words