• Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 3 minutes ago
    The absolute arrogance of Jacob Rees Mogg intimating if you know people around you there’s no need for anyone to wear a mask when questioned why Tory MPs don’t wear them in parliament. https://twitter.com/willblackwriter/status/1451159611990593542?s=21
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 3 days ago
    The Australian trade deal that Liz Truss praised in June has now got no chance of becoming a deal. Dan Tehan, the Australian trade minister who travelled more than 10,000 miles from Canberra to London, left Britain without a trade deal. Eyebrows were raised when he said he hoped to build on migration agreements in the deal, one of which will see people under the age of 35 able to get working visas more easily. He said he wanted migration to be “free-flowing” between the two nations, and as good a deal as the U.K. HAD WITH THE EU. You just couldn’t make it up.
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  • Can anyone recommend a gardener that they have used themselves please? My parents’ garden has become rather overgrown and needs attention. My dad cannot do it himself. Thank you.
  • Can anyone recommend a gardener that they have used themselves please? My parents’ garden has become rather overgrown and needs attention. My dad cannot do it himself. Thank you.
  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 10 days ago
    We ordered a new car yesterday. A facelifted BMW X3. Delivery in March 2022. https://webfrontend.evecp.bmw.cloud/23eb0ab
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 10 days ago
    I’m not sure if this was always available, but this was delivered via postman to our house this morning. What a brilliant concept.
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 14 days ago
    https://www.scooploop.com/loops/empathy-for-all?refgroup=YQoj0
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 14 days ago
    https://www.scooploop.com/loops/empathy-for-all?refgroup=YQoj0
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    I hope others will find it just as funny as I did.
  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 16 days ago
    To the very end. An eye opener. https://twitter.com/georgegalloway/status/1445629874740228103?s=21
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 15 days ago
    Conference. Johnson has said in a speech that “he’s glad to be finally at an event where people can shake hands and EXCHANGE BODILY FLUIDS” His exact words. Looks like the Tory conference is an excuse for a massive swingers convention.
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 20 days ago
    that we left the EU where we were governed by unelected bureaucrats only to be now governed by our own unelected people. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/johnson-cronyism-malcolm-offord-scotland-b1930299.html
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 24 days ago
    I placed this post locally but no takers so far so I decided to post here too. I’ve just purchased a new kettle and in the packaging there was a £50 off voucher for Virgin Wines. We’re not into wine so if anyone would like the voucher, pm me and I will give the web address and voucher code to whomever wants it.
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  • I’ve just purchased a new kettle and in the packaging there was a £50 off voucher for Virgin Wines. We’re not into wine so if anyone would like the voucher, pm me and I will give the web address and voucher code to whomever wants it.
  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 25 days ago
    Have been voted the prettiest streets in East London https://www.romfordrecorder.co.uk/lifestyle/east-london-ten-prettiest-streets-listicle-8360122
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  • in Havering, have been voted the prettiest roads in East London. https://www.romfordrecorder.co.uk/lifestyle/east-london-ten-prettiest-streets-listicle-8360122
  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    I think it needs to be mentioned for all to see the hassle the student encountered. She is a PhD student who had reached out to people on Scooploop for help in a simple questionnaire for which I duly completed for her. Yesterday, she left Scooploop completely because of negative and quite frankly,unacceptable comments aimed at her. It has since come to my attention that she has made comments on a Facebook forum of how nasty Scooploop is. Not a great look for Scooploop.
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 26 days ago
    Hello fellow Romfordians. Scooploop have added me to this Loop. Anyone around?
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    lady that asked for help in her quest to complete her PhD has sadly left the site having been harassed by negative comments in her thread. I hope the person who made the negative and surly comments is proud of himself. Thread below. https://www.scooploop.com/thread/participants-needed
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    A picture is better than a thousand words.
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    So, Bojo is taking the retrograde step of reverting back to imperial measurements. What next I wonder? Stone tablets for children in the classroom? The majority of the planet uses the metric system of measurements. He talks of trade deals with countries that use the metric system. Imagine the paperwork confusion at custom borders converting metric tonnes to imperial tons and vice versa. Utter madness. Let’s hope he doesn’t have any plans to revert to pounds, shillings and pence. Furthermore, the younger generation, the future of this country, who have been brought up and taught the metric system will have been failed if this stupidity goes ahead.
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    Is hosting the COP26 UN climate change summit in Glasgow commencing on 31st October. The Government did sign up to all of its principles. But, hold on, to broker a trade deal with Australia, the government have given in to two of the Aussies’ demands and are going to renege on those principles. So much for the government’s commitment to fighting global warming. Hypocrites. https://news.sky.com/story/government-accused-of-reneging-on-key-climate-promises-after-dropping-commitments-for-uk-australia-trade-deal-12402327
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    our Home Secretary is at it again. Having had to resign as International Development Secretary in 2017 for holding “private meetings” with Israeli officials. She was branded a serial offender last night over a secret “lobbying” meeting she brokered between a billionaire Tory donor and British Airways. In an alleged breach of the ministerial code Ms Patel arranged high level talks at Heathrow Airport’s Hilton Garden Inn without a Home Office official present – as rules dictate. The hotel is part of a chain owned by Ms Patel’s friend Surinder Arora. Only weeks earlier he declared he needed “all the help we can get from government” after Covid led to a 90% fall in bookings. And he has ambitions of building and running a third Heathrow runway. A huge conflict of interest here.
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    Southern Water was recently fined £90 million for dumping untreated sewage and chemicals into rivers and the sea. Now, companies have been given carte blanche to do just that because of lack of chemicals for the treatment works. https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/brexit-raw-sewerage-water-treatment-b1915765.html
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 29 days ago
    A magical steam train will be travelling through Essex and taking people to a Christmas Market. The Steam Dreams Rail company have announced an exciting train journey from Southend to the Oxford Christmas markets. Using the newest steam engine on the national network, the 60163 Tornado, visitors will be transported through Essex to the beautiful and historic city of Oxford where they can explore the Christmas market stalls. Visitors will be able to enjoy the festive tunes of Christmas carols from choirs as they browse the handmade gifts and decorations - as well as enjoying a mulled wine or two. The train leaves from Southend East on Thursday, December 9, with a number of carriages. Guests can book the Pullman-style dining for £279, the Premier Dining for £219 or the Premium Standard for £119. Interested parties can book here. https://www.steamdreams.co.uk/tours.php?tourid=72552
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    It has been announced today by her mother, that Sarah Harding 39 has passed away having lost her battle with breast cancer. She is best known for being one of the Girls Aloud girl group. RIP
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    Strimming our lawn edge merrily away when all of a sudden there was a flash and a bang that emanated from the handle of the strimmer. I dropped it like a hot potato. I nearly had kittens. Husband’s checking it now.
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    If anyone is interested, there is a webinar taking place at 6:30 this evening to discuss the Health and Care Bill that is in the process of going through the Westminster parliament. With the second reading of this Bill just weeks away, it is vital that our members understand what it means and what we can do about it. The Health and Social Care Act of 2012 proved disastrous for our NHS, and this webinar will be an excellent opportunity to learn more about what the new Bill offers. If you are worried what is happening and going to happen to our NHS, register for a place in the discussion, click on this link. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtc-qoqjspHN0uEAkgLSQr1SStzMrfa6SD
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    Since joining Scooploop yesterday, I’ve joined a few groups but I notice that there are some that are classed as limited. Can anyone advise what that means please? Thank you.
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    In domestication.
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    Assigned me to this group, can I ask why?
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  • Sylvia @Sylv Romford updated 1 month ago
    Hello. My name is Sylvia and I’ve just joined Scooploop. I hope to make some new friends.
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