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brian54

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Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« on: Oct 13, 2020, 09:59:04 PM »
A man was complaining BCC was late cleaning his gutters this time and the excuse they gave was the shortage of staff due to coronavirus.
Surely he could clean them himself or get somebody in for about 100.

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #1 on: Oct 13, 2020, 10:42:57 PM »
He's paying rent and expects the property to get its routine maintenance which he pays for. As would I.

Alex22

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #2 on: Oct 13, 2020, 10:44:16 PM »
Why don't you offer to do them Brian ?  it'd keep you busy  😁

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #3 on: Oct 14, 2020, 04:07:01 AM »
And if he was kept busy.......😁😁
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Ashy

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #4 on: Oct 14, 2020, 06:23:51 AM »
I expect the council staff are too busy putting up signs in the street.
Stand up, or give up.

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #5 on: Oct 14, 2020, 09:31:56 AM »
Perhaps they've been busy cleaning up after one of those council booze ups we keep reading about every week or two.

brian54

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #6 on: Oct 14, 2020, 09:55:31 AM »
Why don't you offer to do them Brian ?  it'd keep you busy  😁


I don't climb ladders to that height any more.

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #7 on: Oct 14, 2020, 09:57:02 AM »
A wise choice. Especially as you are clearly a regular guest at those council booze ups or you'd never know so much detail.

Ashy

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #8 on: Oct 14, 2020, 01:31:28 PM »
Ode to Birmingham.

If the council were not made up of nutters,
They might have come round and cleared my gutters.
Stand up, or give up.

GrannyMac

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #9 on: Oct 14, 2020, 05:05:14 PM »
I'm not sure all the nutters have anything to do with the council. 😏

richmond62

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #10 on: Oct 14, 2020, 09:17:04 PM »
Presumably people who climb ladders to clean gutters are gyte as most of us
just work the shovel or the graip down the side of the pavement.

Who ever heard of aerial gutters?

Oh, and since when did Council Houses have their own stretches of pavement?
Surely all pavements in towns are council property anyway.

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #11 on: Oct 14, 2020, 09:19:26 PM »
Ah: just jaloused that 'gutter' is an English word for roan-pipe.

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #12 on: Oct 14, 2020, 09:23:14 PM »
They were known as "launders", around here. Some years ago......
David & Christine...... NE Derbyshire.

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #13 on: Oct 14, 2020, 09:40:40 PM »
Ah: just jaloused that 'gutter' is an English word for roan-pipe.
Oh dear. I tried but google let me down and now I'm left guessing.

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Re: Council House Gutter Cleaning,
« Reply #14 on: Oct 15, 2020, 11:06:23 AM »
i thought ;D
the down pipe was the roan or rone...and the gutter was the gutter
where as the Scottish road gutter was a sheugh... ;D
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