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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 6th February, 2023)

NHS Bench

NHS Bench
The Standish NHS bench new location.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic DMC-TZ100)
Views: 1,637

Comment by: Alan on 6th February 2023 at 00:03

NHS usually means National Health Service.

If you sit on the bench will you be cured ?

Comment by: Anne on 6th February 2023 at 07:34

Made by Jake the Upholland blacksmith. He has done excellent work for me

Comment by: PeterP on 6th February 2023 at 08:29

Nice to remember the NHS. On the practical side i would have thought the bottom straps on the legs could have been slightly higher. This could of stopped leaves and litter getting stuck under the bench . In the long run would extend the life of the bench less chance of rusting away.

Comment by: T on 6th February 2023 at 08:40

Lovely bench and a great health centre, general opinion seems to be though that the chemist isn't the best and that the small one near the lights is far superior

Comment by: Poet on 6th February 2023 at 10:01

Takes me back to the pandemic when lots of hand painted coloured stones were placed on benches everywhere .

( I had a routine back then which involved doing shopping late in the evening to avoid crowds . I remember waiting until the end of that Bob Ross painting show before donning mask and popping off to Lidl at about 9 p.m. . , grim faced and not speaking to anyone .
They repeated that show again the other night and the emotion of the sad time came flooding back in an unbelievably powerful way ).

Comment by: James Hanson on 6th February 2023 at 10:07

If World War 3 breaks out they'll take that bench to make a tank with.

Comment by: Veronica on 6th February 2023 at 13:03

Plus all the railings around towns and old pots and pans..
Fat lot of good though if Ras Putin presses the button.

Comment by: Cyril on 6th February 2023 at 16:03

T, it isn't just the customers who think that way either, employees also don't think the pharmacy company to be the best. Have a read of their comments: https://uk.indeed.com/cmp/Cohens-Chemist/reviews

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