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Old Pound Coins spend them quick because you won’t be able to spend them next week

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Did you know you have just one week to spend your old one pound coins? Make sure you have one final rummage around for any ones you may have missed.

The old Pound Coin will no longer be legal tender in just one weeks time they will be phased out forever so you need to make sure you have spent all of yours.

Sunday the 15th of October will mark the day that the old cease to be legal tender, in simple terms, you will not be able to spend them anywhere, Not all banks will take them either.

Make sure you have a final rummage for your old coins in money boxes, behind Sofa or under your car sears because once the date passes you won’t be able to spend them.

There is believed to be £420 million of old coins still in circulation, Money that will simply be wiped this time on Sunday.

The pound coin was changed having been in circulation since 1983 as it became far too easy to fake the old coins with one in 30 believed to be fake.

The new 12-sided coin, which entered circulation on March 28, is the most secure in the world.

Shops have now been asked to prioritise giving the new coin within the change with customers having the right to ask for their coin to be changed if they are offered the old one.

Some high street banks and post offices will still allow you to deposit them after October 15th.

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Woman found stabbed to death in back garden in Greenwich

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Police arrest man after the body of a woman was found in the back garden of her home in Greenwich.

She suffered stab wounds, cops were called to an ongoing incident at 11.30am on Saturday.

Upon arrival cops found the body of a woman in the back garden in Tunnel Avenue.

The woman, believed to be in her 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

She appeared to have suffered stab wounds.

Police believe they know who she is, and are informing her next of kin.

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Heartwarming cops share chips with man who hasn’t eaten for days

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Two police officers this evening shared their chips with a man they found on the motorway who hasn’t eaten food in days.

The caring cops showed compassion and humanity when they could have just nicked the lad and sent him off to the cells.

But instead of taking him straight into police custody they stopped off for some chips.

Showing a truly caring side of British traffic cops who often don’t get the best press.

“The cops from the Leicestershire road policing unit tweeted that they had found on motorway suspected to be an illegal immigrant into the UK.

“He’s not eaten for days and we’ve not eaten for hours, so we’ve all shared some fine English cuisine …… a bag of chips!! 👍🏻 🍟”

These truly caring officers have shown this evening that police officers have hearts and they do care about people.

Policing is not always about crime, it’s the small acts of human kindness that go a long way.

We praise these officers for their genuine out of kindness out of their own pocket.

Helen tweeted “I know you’ll probably get people complain but. Compassion, humanity and care are great qualities.”

UK Cop Humour tweeted “Fab stuff and whilst we’re on the topic of spuds: why do potatoes make good detectives? Because they keep their eyes peeled.”

ElAine tweeted “I know some people’s heads will explode at this but well done for your compassion.”

Simply policing at it’s best. What ever your views you have to admit this is compassion and humility at it’s best.

These cops truly deserve to be recognised for great policing work.

Not every job needs to be a tick box, just because it’s a suspected illegal immigrant doesn’t mean they should be treat any different.

Top job with excellent policing skills, that will have ensured this suspect didn’t cause any problems for the officers.

Full up on chips, the officers then processes this man through custody and will refer to the home office immigration services.

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People injured after explosion at London TubeStation

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Police have evacuated a tube station in North London after terrified commuters reported an ‘explosion’ at the height of the rush-hour.

Homeowners and shopowners were told to stay inside after emergency services swamped Southgate Tube Station shortly before 8pm.

There are not believed to be many casualties.

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