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by hobo
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Proper up the creek with rent
Replies: 11
Views: 2539

Re: Proper up the creek with rent

Arzosah reminded me that as well as food banks, check the community free fridge network - search the map here to see if there’s one near you https://www.hubbub.org.uk/the-community-fridge. You don’t need a referral to use a free fridge.
by hobo
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: Proper up the creek with rent
Replies: 11
Views: 2539

Re: Proper up the creek with rent

If you haven’t already, get down to citizen’s advice. I should think you can get housing & council tax benefit. Universal credit too. Good luck.
by hobo
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Finance
Topic: Pound heads sharply lower on Brexit concerns
Replies: 25
Views: 15939

Re: Pound heads sharply lower on Brexit concerns

Silver dropping quite sharply. Might consider buying again when it hits £12. Then again, it could rocket again tomorrow!!
by hobo
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: The New Veg on the block
Replies: 17
Views: 3569

Re: The New Veg on the block

Never come across it. V interested to find out though!
by hobo
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Brexit in October?
Replies: 156
Views: 32341

Re: Brexit in October?

Time to buckle up?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-politics-49495567
Parliament suspended to mid-October
by hobo
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Brexit in October?
Replies: 156
Views: 32341

Re: Brexit in October?

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... eal-brexit
Britons have spent £4bn stockpiling goods in case of no-deal Brexit
Research suggests one in five people have a food, drinks and medicine hoard worth £380
by hobo
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Brexit in October?
Replies: 156
Views: 32341

Re: Brexit in October?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47470864
10 ways a no deal Brexit may affect you article.
Nothing new here but it’s a good snapshot.
by hobo
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Brexit in October?
Replies: 156
Views: 32341

Re: Brexit in October?

I daren't predict anything! I'll just keep the stocks topped up whenever there's an offer on. Regular weekly shop is around a tenner just now with a Lidl wonky veg box plus odd bits and bobs. The allotment is paying dividends, so I reckon it's time to empty the freezer in readiness for the main harv...
by hobo
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 784
Views: 80868

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.

jansman wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:31 pm
hobo wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:45 pm
ForgeCorvus wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:43 pm
Today, day one of a 1st aid course. Spent the afternoon pounding on Annie's chest.... Bit too warm for that sort of exercise
I’m doing an introduction to Mental Health First Aid tomorrow in advance of a 2 day course next month!
That sounds interesting hobo.
I'll report back!
by hobo
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.
Replies: 784
Views: 80868

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6.

ForgeCorvus wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:43 pm
Today, day one of a 1st aid course. Spent the afternoon pounding on Annie's chest.... Bit too warm for that sort of exercise
I’m doing an introduction to Mental Health First Aid tomorrow in advance of a 2 day course next month!