Put microchips in flowers at St Michael’s Churchyard

Use of modern technology could put mourners’ minds at rest.

I read in the Midweek Herald that the council is microchipping plants to prevent thefts from the town flower beds.

A good idea I thought, until a picture of a council official bent double scannng plants in all the neighbouring gardens sprang into my mind - a bit like Inspector Clouseau?

When I had stopped chuckling to myself, I wondered why the council suddenly had a glut of microchips to put into flowers. Had these chips been bought with the intention of putting them onto our wheelie bins? Hmmm.

On a serious note, I believe chips can be inexpensively purchased and can be tracked from some distance.


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To put them in the funeral displays that are shamefully stolen from St Michael’s graveyard would be an excellent idea.

Patricia Franklin

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Honiton.

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