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9.22pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
Helston to sparkle at Christmas Lights switch-on tonight: DETAILS
I agree with you Gillian
Helston's Christmas lights are as popular as your comments are on here.
( I think I'll give my first comment on this article a thumbs down, just to emphasize the point ) lol
7.15pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
Porthleven woman repays £3,900 in overpaid benefits
I agree with your comments, Gillian
But if you can find the time,you can pick holes with any benefit, system, tax ,etc etc
5.45pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
Ken Helston wrote:
I thought you wernt who you said you were Gill but the packet tells me you are definitely you., did you report my comments? would you fraudulently claim benefits if you thought you could get away with it?
would you telstar?
5.15pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
The woman repaid £3900, after illegally claiming what was not hers to claim.
There are good reasons why these benefit limits are set as they are. Mainly to stop the government of the day acting as fairy-godmother to every person who happens to be at the unfortunate end of the scale.
4.46pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
Sorry Gill, my comment should have been in reply to PR and not you . Was trying to multi task and failed !!
3.24pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
Prince of Wales Pier toilets to be free to pee again
3.02pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
PR Helston wrote:
Don't you think the person was dishonest and greedy though? because if someone owns their property they have to pay for repairs and if renting the repairs are included, and it says she claimed housing benefit and employment and support allowances.
I think if someone defrauds they should have to pay back twice what they claimed as interest otherwise its like an interest free loan. It doesn't matter what reason anyone claims benefits the point is they should be honest and declare when their circumstances change. Is this typical of Porthleven I wonder because they have a Cllr that I don't think is honest in what he says or does. Cllr Wallis
2.01pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
Penryn CCTV funding cut by Cornwall Council
12.42pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
£600,000 boost for Falmouth as Business Improvement District voted back in
12.37pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
PR Helston wrote:
People on benefits should be indoors with the roof leaking and not have the money to mend it, they should have no capital and they should just find a job just like that, and if they haven't got enough pension then tough, they shouldn't get pension credit. People that own their homes shouldn't get any benefits, pensioners should get no free bus travel it is younger people that need the help not rich pensioners, and the person in this article that didn't report their windfall as it was obviously over the amount they can have and claim benefits shouldn't have been claiming employment support benefit anyway they should be pensioned off at 52 and let the young people have the jobs. The person in the article should have to do community service to earn their benefits. And I think they should pay back double what they had in benefits as interest because they failed to notify the authorities. They weren't honest in notifying the authorities.
Did you do any commuinty work to earn your council tax benefit when you used to claim it Gill?
12.17pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
No update on Helston College rebuild cash
7.41am Wednesday 4th December 2013
7.19am Wednesday 4th December 2013
Falmouth councillor's bin bag photo proves she is serious about seagulls
Gill and molesworth please never stop commenting..........
.you two always bring a smile to my face - thank you.
Gill I do agree with your comments about the police and having seen the tragedy over the weekend in Glasgow I can only say that I think all our emergency services do a great job often under very difficult circumstances.
I a not sure but I think the sacks might have a handle or something on them so they could be tied down so that the refuse collectors take the bin bags out of the seagull proof bin to dispose of them. As the seagull proof ones are quite big I think it would be difficult for the men to empty them without doing this. To me anything that stops the mess is a great idea irrelevant of who thought of it. Incidentally molesworth we did have a rubbish bin only for it to get blown down the road and broken during a windy collection day and I have seen this happen to several households. I might be wrong but I seem to remember years ago when the refuse collectors used to come into our garden and actually collect our bins from there but being rather old and senile now I might be wrong!!lol
10.32pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013
Call me old fashioned but I use a dustbin. And I've never had a problem with gulls. Won't these bags just blow away when they've been emptied. Sorry, just asking...
9.57pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013
4.41pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013
Lizard pasty guru reveals recipe
2.53pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013
2.25pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013
8.45am Tuesday 3rd December 2013
Christmas closing for Helston town council offices
8.09am Tuesday 3rd December 2013
Cigarette plain packaging u-turn could save lives in Cornwall
10.31pm Monday 2nd December 2013
8.32pm Monday 2nd December 2013
5.35pm Monday 2nd December 2013
Iconic Airstream food and drink plan for Falmouth seafront
4.22pm Monday 2nd December 2013
Huge going out of business sale at County Hall?
I didn't really mind if we have the debate about whether Cornish or any other language/ culture has money spent on it in this time of austerity, indeed we should be. I do however take exception to hyperbole to make this case, as shown by the Skipper, it's not an annual budget, it's not 500,000 of Cornwall Council's money, 4/5s of it we wouldn't see had the vote gone the other way and somewhere else would benefit from it.
It's only 100,000, I know only I know it's a lot if money but consider how much that would buy you for another language? Consider how much say French teachers cost the ratepayer or German teachers? Fact is we spend millions every year on teaching foreign languages (quite rightly too) but yet a tiny fraction on Cornish and editors minds go into overdrive. I'm just saying some perspective is needed.
3.18pm Monday 2nd December 2013
1.31pm Monday 2nd December 2013
Helston Rugby club asks for Penrose cash for playing field
PR Helston wrote:
I think Gill should apologise for being wrong about saying that the money should go to the museum and Epworth hall and penrose rd. I think the money should go to an existing community centre or the old cattle market.Gill has no need to apologise , thats her opinion of where the money should go ,so she is not wrong.
PR Helston wrote:
I think Gill should apologise for being wrong about saying that the money should go to the museum and Epworth hall and penrose rd. I think the money should go to an existing community centre or the old cattle market.
6.34am Monday 2nd December 2013
Helston Observer wrote:
Meerkats, you are wrong, plain and simple, Gill is right.. There are 12 town councillors, if you don't believe me, check the town council website.
6.39pm Sunday 1st December 2013
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