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Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The Best of the Web What You've Commented on at Manchestereveningnews.Co.UK This Week

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Stockport's Pounds 1k 'park pass' will freeze us out, says 'Mr Whippy' ice cream man I fear we will lose the great British tradition of ice cream vans in the near future and that's a great shame as they bring back many happy memories. But our councils seem to like bleeding dry all our small businesses in favour of big retail chains.

We're losing our identity and heritage! Jonathan Lambert How does pricing people out of their livings save the council money? Steve Goodman Please tell me where I can get a 50p ice cream.

My local man charges the children Pounds 1.50 and Pounds 2 depending on the size, and Pounds 1 for an ice lolly. Bob Tockley This will whip up anger from ice cream fans.

Spycrab Spy Atten-shun, PM!

Axe-threat Lancashire Fusiliers make stand at No 10 Doesn't this man realise how much money Cameron needs to give away in foreign aid? Something has to give and that something is British services. Just relax smile and remember it's all in the cause of 'diversity'. David Wilton They are not Lancashire Fusiliers, sadly, but are part of The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. David Platt Cities like Manchester have been left to wither by London bias, says Clegg.

Successive Tory and Labour governments choked off the potential of northern cities in favour of the financial services industry, said the deputy prime minister.

Manchester City Council needs to understand how to use its resources wisely, and encourage local enterprise, it's really quite simple, don't blame someone else for your woes. Steve Froud Yet again Mr Clegg blaming others. Brian Phillips Greater Manchester still doesn't want the congestion charge, says AA survey Why would it even be consid-ered? Everything that was on offer as part of the congestion charge is happening anyway and the level of traffic on our roads has naturally decreased because of the price of fuel. Better public transport will persuade more commuters to swap cars for trams or train providing the costs are reasonable in comparison Jonathan Lambert "TfGM engaged with the public on the congestion charge. …

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