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a large heavy knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation


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Coun Matchet was banned from being a councillor for three months after making inappropriate comments about sex to a woman at his own Lord Mayor's Ball in 2008.
DISCIPLINE Coventry council HQ where Matchet served SHAMED Ex-Lord Mayor Matchet with wife Caron
Rear (from left): Giles Fearnley, Coun Andy Matchet, Lord Mayor of Coventry, Mike de Courcey (CPT regional chairman), Klaus Kietzer; Nick Jones (traffic commissioner).
Olanipekun said 'Lawal ordered me to lay face down, he matcheted my head with the axe, shot me at the back.
Coventry City Council's standards committee yesterday imposed a 10-day deadline on the already suspended councillor Matchet to sign the letter - fully written by them - or potentially face further penalties.
with the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, Coun Andy Matchet and his wife, Caron (centre)
The Tories' ruling follows Coun Matchet's failure at an appeals tribunal this month to overturn a council committee's threemonth suspension for "inappropriate behaviour", deemed to be in breach of the council's code of conduct.
Neil Dale, Martin Yardley, Tracey Miller, Mike Ralph; Lady Mayoress Lyn Batten, Lord Mayor Coun Dave Batten, Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Nuneaton & Bedworth, Lord and Lady Mayoress of Tamworth; Stuart Linnell, Coun Andy Matchet, Caron Matchet, Jean Kimbrow, Coun Hazel Noonan, Coun Ken Taylor; Mark White, Bernie White, Stephen Pearson; Coun Ken Taylor, John McGuigan, Stella Manzie, Harvey Williams; Paula Deas, Jamie Deas, Jacqui Staunton, Dierdre Fitzhugh; Gez O'Neill, Karen O'Neill, Alan Parker, Jane Barlow, Amanda Parker, Nigel Barlow, Margaret, Mike Gosling; Phil Jardine, Laura Dodd, Roger Bailey, Coun Kevin Foster, Coun Gary Ridley, Alan Andrews
Terminal Partners LLC, led by Stephen Davis, David Matchet and Bill Tranum, purchased Station House I & II at 101 S.
AN appeals tribunal rule ex-Lord Mayor Andy Matchet's boozy sex talk at his charity ball was: "Highly embarrassing, offensive and disreputable.
AFTER reading Wednesday's edition of the Telegraph, I believe Councillor Andy Matchet's comments to a married women were sexist and inappropriate and that he is no longer fit enough to be a councillor in Coventry.
THE wife of ex-Coventry Lord Mayor Andy Matchet has spoken out for the first time since his three-month ban as a councillor for "inappropriate" sex talk at his charity ball.
FORMER Coventry Lord Mayor Andy Matchet claims he has been discriminated against as an older man, after losing his appeal against suspension as a councillor for a lewd conversation with two women.
EX-Lord Mayor Andy Matchet was yesterday starting his three-month suspension as a Coventry city councillor after losing his appeal over an "inappropriate" conversation about sex.
WITH reference to the exclusive regarding the former Coventry Lord Mayor, Coun Andy Matchet.