Saturday, November 29, 2008

Singing brownies 'health and safey risk'

If you guessed The Nanny State of the UK, give yourself 10 points.

Carol singing brownies have been banned from a Hemel Hempstead shopping centre because they are considered a health and safety risk.
Little girls from the West Herts guides have sung for pensioners at a special late night Christmas shopping event in Marlowes for more than a decade.

But the centre's managers decided they would not be invited to this year's event because they would obstruct fire escape routes. [...]

At least it was not because they sing Christmas carols... wait a second...hmmmmm...

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