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Forum: General Chat 07-10-2015, 21:31
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Re: 5p for a carrier bag

Yes, you can tell!
Forum: General Chat 07-10-2015, 21:10
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Re: 5p for a carrier bag

I think maybe you are talking at cross purposes....and I sincerely doubt that you could have got one of those in 1965......1925 maybe, but that would be backyard rates :)
Forum: General Chat 06-10-2015, 18:05
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Re: 5p for a carrier bag

I cannot argue with the deforestation issues, but as far as other things go....the scientists have been producing statistics that have been shown to be flawed.
And really, if governments were...
Forum: General Chat 06-10-2015, 14:01
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Re: 5p for a carrier bag

I heard a similar story in town today.
Where have these people been? How can you avoid seeing all the notices in the shops....on the TV too.
I just think some people believe if they make a big...
Forum: General Chat 05-10-2015, 11:30
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Views: 78
Re: 5p for a carrier bag

I am really quite fed up of those who think this charging 5p for a carrier bag will cause chaos.
Take a bag with you or buy a bag...the choice is yours(I would charge 50p.....that would be a more...
Forum: General Chat 05-10-2015, 10:07
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Re: 5p for a carrier bag

Just like Accyman, I am one of those objectionable creatures..... A climate change denier.
I do not really believe that what man does influences our climate one jot.
How long have we been studying...
Forum: General Chat 03-10-2015, 21:08
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Views: 78
Re: 5p for a carrier bag

Sooooo, as I said earlier in the thread......bring your bags to put your shopping in....or trolley them to the boot of your car....don't play into their hands by giving the 5p for a bag....that will...
Forum: General Chat 02-10-2015, 06:18
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Re: 5p for a carrier bag

And the bag takes stupid......he's the one that carries the full bags around and back to the car!
(Only joking Son:D)
Forum: General Chat 01-10-2015, 19:23
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Re: 5p for a carrier bag

Well, then let us hope that everyone remembers to bring a bag from home.....to scupper any possibility of the government getting their hands on very much money.
I know that will strengthen my...
Forum: General Chat 01-10-2015, 19:03
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Views: 78
Re: 5p for a carrier bag

How much Vat would there be on a 5 pence bag?
If vat was at 20% it would be a penny.
How much would it cost to administrate this.....probably more than it would generate.
Forum: General Chat 01-10-2015, 18:49
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Re: 5p for a carrier bag

The other year when we had very high winds the trees on the motorway were festooned with Carrier bags which had blown onto the trees from the tip at Whinney hill.
It looked terrible.
Forum: General Chat 01-10-2015, 17:35
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Re: 5p for a carrier bag

They are allowed to pocket the cost of the bag, but 5 pence is in excess of what the carriers cost the retailer and they will donate the rest to charity...how this will be policed I have no idea, but...
Forum: General Chat 01-10-2015, 15:12
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Views: 78
Re: 5p for a carrier bag

The answer, Jason....is very very simple. Make sure you have a bag with you.
There has been a move to reduce reliance on plastic bags for a long time now.....surely you have got the message.
I have...
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