NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR COURTESY
Stalwart chairman Peter G. Foot is retiring and we thank him for his hard work down the years. Among the latest articles in their magazine Courtesy Call is one paying tribute to a former patron, the late Rachael Heyhoe Flint, for many years the face of women’s international cricket.
Another welcome item concerns the efforts of Rochdale Council who plan to fine people £ 100 for swearing or for anti- social behaviour in public. Amazingly, the organisation Liberty objected because it would “curb the rights and freedoms of local residents.” In response, Richard Farnell, the leader of Rochdale Council said: “With all the horrific human rights abuses around the world right now, I would have thought Liberty had bigger things to worry about.”