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Duggies Ramblings - February 2021

16th February 2021 | Duggie's Ramblings

Teachers, teachers leave those kids alone; Pink Floyd's lyrics do not accurately describe the situation as it is now. However, the kids, many kids are being left alone and at home with parents and grandparents who are thrust into the role. This role ever was the introduction of Universal Education by the post war Labour Government and has been passed to professionally trained teachers (the preparation was the work of R.A. Butler, a member of the national wartime government and the resulting1944 Education Act). 

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October 2020

19th October 2020 | Duggie's Ramblings

Good news - the pubs, cafes and restaurants of Kibworth Beauchamp, Harcourt, Smeeton and the neighbouring villages are open after suitable precautions have been taken.

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Duggie's Ramblings - August

28th August 2020 | Duggie's Ramblings

The invisible have become visible, well for most of us. The refuse collectors, the supermarket staff, the nurses and support staff, even the doctors (not too sure about the doctors who may have a high profile particularly for the vulnerable) and the delivery drivers. Sorry if you have been left out. We have been taking these people for granted for too long. Hopefully, we will be more observant and appreciative of their services.

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