Hospital fines doubled, protest against dolphin slaughter and cash for pub crawl

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Hospital fines doubled, protest against dolphin slaughter and cash for pub crawl
14th November 2014

Digital Editor at the Hackney Gazette Matt Withers talks local headlines. 

Car Park income doubled for Hospital Trust

The Ilford Recorder is calling for hospitals to reduce parking charges across the capital. 

It has been revealed the income for hospitals has doubled from car park charges, which many see as unfair.

Think 10 year olds don’t care about anything? Try again: this girl is campaigning to save dolphins
 A ten-year-old schoolgirl has become the face of campaign against dolphin slaughter after she learned dolphins are regularly slaughtered by Japanese fishermen.

“Wheelchair-bound woman banned from going inside Sidcup café for ‘being smelly'”

The Bexley News Shopper reported this, which appears to be a serious case of discrimination. The cafe have issued no apology. 

"Ray gets two grand to go on pub crawl"

The Docklands & East London Advertiser have reported that a man is receiving £2000 to visit pubs. The article casts a light on the London wide issue of pubs closing down owing to the actions of breweries and investment companies.
 
"No bog-standard night out as former loo overflows with comedy and music"

The Hackney Gazette report this quirky story of comedy and music night to be held in former toilet, which is being held to raise awareness of the lack of sanitation around the world.
 
"Contractors apologise for parking warning blunder"

The Waltham Forest Guardian report on a mishap from the council. 

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