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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Adrianisournumber1 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:40 pm

Schools in Wales and Scotland are closing Friday and probably won’t open again until after the summer holidays :arry:

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by wolf359 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:41 pm

From April 2015 - Bill Gates wasn't the only one. Once all this blows over, we should be asking governments and big industry, you knew it was coming why didn't you do more.


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Re: Coronavirus

Post by wolf359 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:42 pm

Adrianisournumber1 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:40 pm
Schools in Wales and Scotland are closing Friday and probably won’t open again until after the summer holidays :arry:
England likely to follow this afternoon

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Mega Ron » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:45 pm

wolf359 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:42 pm
England likely to follow this afternoon
They will. For the most part.

Certain key schools have been identified that will open for the children of emergency service personnel.

It's dreadful, it really is. Having to have the kids at home for half term was enough.

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by sendô » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:46 pm

f*** me the summer holidays?

What about all the £60 fines for missing a days school to go on holiday?

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by sendô » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:48 pm

Honestly, it's mid March, and we're talking about having ALL schools closed for 6 months?

This is ****ing ridiculous and unsustainable.

The economy will be in utter ruins at this rate.

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by SammyLeeWasOffside » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:49 pm

Mega Ron wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:45 pm
It's dreadful, it really is. Having to have the kids at home for half term was enough.
I'm really unsure that I got myself enough alcohol in for this outcome. Wonder if I can get away with self isolating in the bedroom.

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by SammyLeeWasOffside » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:55 pm

Ok on a selfish note i could use some advice. We booked to go away to Menorca 12th June, for once I did the smart thing and bought insurance at the time so its not subject to the coronavirus clauses. The balance is due this week, I am pretty certain we aren't going to get there, so do I cancel it now and pay the £50 fee or leave it just in case and hope the travel company, airline and insurance co don't all go bust?

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by S-H » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:00 pm

A lot of what we already know, but interesting nonetheless.


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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Turns to Stone » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:09 pm

SammyLeeWasOffside wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:55 pm
Ok on a selfish note i could use some advice. We booked to go away to Menorca 12th June, for once I did the smart thing and bought insurance at the time so its not subject to the coronavirus clauses. The balance is due this week, I am pretty certain we aren't going to get there, so do I cancel it now and pay the £50 fee or leave it just in case and hope the travel company, airline and insurance co don't all go bust?
We had New York booked for June 18th. Already cancelled it and got most of my money back. I would love to be proven wrong, but I can't see much happening by then, sadly.

Even if we can go, I reckon we'll need the cash given what's happening.
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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Turns to Stone » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:09 pm

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by SammyLeeWasOffside » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:12 pm

Turns to Stone wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:09 pm
We had New York booked for June 18th. Already cancelled it and got most of my money back. I would love to be proven wrong, but I can't see much happening by then, sadly.
Yeah think you are right.
Only problem is flights were done separately and are non refundable. Might have to just keep our fingers crossed the insurers don't go bang and pay on the credit card for a bit extra security.

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Adrianisournumber1 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:13 pm

676 new cases announced

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by RichieRiv » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:16 pm

sendô wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:48 pm
Honestly, it's mid March, and we're talking about having ALL schools closed for 6 months?

This is ****ing ridiculous and unsustainable.

The economy will be in utter ruins at this rate.
Twice in the same day, but you're right.

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Denbighammer » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:19 pm

My cousin is a nurse in our local hospital. Shes been doing 15hr shifts already (& we technically dont have ANY Coronavirus cases in our county :shock: ). She called in Tesco for a few bits last night and there is NOTHING there. I've just taken her 3 bog rolls and some basic food bits to see her through til she finds somewhere the A-holes haven't ransacked.

Theres no need for this, the panic buyers aren't going away though, the staff in Tesco say it's there seeing the same people buying the same **** coming in day after day!!

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by The Old Man of Storr » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:22 pm

Adrianisournumber1 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:40 pm
Schools in Wales and Scotland are closing Friday and probably won’t open again until after the summer holidays :arry:
Elgin College decided on today - was suppose to be Friday but they've closed today .

We've been told an email will arrive on Wednesday about how they intend to go forward with the course which still has nearly 3 months to run .

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Pop Robson » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:31 pm

wolf359 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:42 pm
England likely to follow this afternoon


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Re: Coronavirus

Post by warp » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:37 pm

Mega Ron wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:45 pm
It's dreadful, it really is. Having to have the kids at home for half term was enough.
SammyLeeWasOffside wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:49 pm
I'm really unsure that I got myself enough alcohol in for this outcome. Wonder if I can get away with self isolating in the bedroom.
it's counter intuitive, but just give a small percentage of the alcohol to the kids...

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Re: Coronavirus

Post by Pop Robson » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:40 pm

wolf359 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:41 pm
From April 2015 - Bill Gates wasn't the only one. Once all this blows over, we should be asking governments and big industry, you knew it was coming why didn't you do more.
Check out Pandemic on Netflix, 6 parts came out this January

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