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Constituencies, wards and local councils

Constituencies (a.k.a. parliamentary constituencies): each electing one Member of Parliament (MP) every 5 years to the House of Commons (Parliament). There are 650 constituencies in the UK. Wards (a.k.a. electoral divisions or electoral wards) is the primary unit of English electoral geography for borough and district councils, county councils or city councils. Each ward elects either one or two councillors to be members of the local council. There were 9,456 electoral wards/divisions in the UK and each ward has an average electorate of about 5,500 people, but ward population can vary substantially. Local council is made up of a number of Councillors (Cllr) who meet regularly to make decisions about the direction of the council and the work it does for the community. As elected bodies local councils are responsible to their local community. Attending a council meeting is the best way to find out what they do and how they make decisions. Members of public can attend public council m

Story: Transformice !

Once upon a time, there was a mouse. She lived peacefully in the countryside and one day the house she was living in had a new owner. The owner was a city person, The owner bought a laptop and played ''Transformice''. The owner left the computer on and went to make tea, The mouse crept out and stole cheese like usual. But then, she saw the laptop with mice on it. She jumped through the screen and got trapped inside the computer. The owner was really playing transformice. After a little while she was changing shape! She was turning into a mouse shape by the way. After a few minutes she made her own tribe. Suddenly...  BOOM! She appeared in her OWN tribe house. After a few seconds she learned how to climb walls.   The next morning (in transformice) she played in "Room Bootcamp 1". She was bouncing on a trampoline ground when... (bubble pop noises) SHE JUMPED OFF THE EDGE AND FELL AND DIED. She didn't hurt herself though, while she was waiting for the nex

Fwd: Story: The Phantom Blue Tack Stealer

---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Brenda Sheng" < brenda.rili.sheng@gmail.com > Date: 30 Sep 2014 16:43 Subject: Story To: "Jim Sheng" < jim.sheng@gmail.com > Cc: The Phantom Blue Tack Stealer All was well at St. Saviour's Primary until the blue tack phantom crawls in and eats all the blue tack the school has. Once upon a time at St. Saviour's Primary, all was well and coaches going in and out for school trips. Until one of the teachers asked me to go to the class next door to ask for blue tack and they couldn't find any so I went to the next class, they didn't have any, and so on. Until I was at the last class, their teacher said "No, but I do have white tack." I took that and went back and told my teacher. The next day there was news on TV that said, "there is no blue tack anywhere, companies that make blue tack say that there was a mysterious man that came into the shop and used the toilet. As far as they kn