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sandbags

small sacks containing sand used to support an anesthetized animal in dorsal recumbency and prevent it from rolling sideways during anesthesia or surgery.
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Councillor Evelyn Tweed said:"I'm pleased that council officers responded quickly to SEPA's flood warning for the area and made sandbags available to the most at risk properties.
WHILE HEMP HOUSES HAVE DEEP stages, they cannot hang as many set pieces as theatres with modern counterweight systems because, since the bulky sandbags require a lot more space, those theatres have fewer "line sets" from which to hang.
Dingo Sandbags aim is to inspire as many people as possible to reach their peak physical condition by engaging them into programs that utilise effective training tools and methods.
Two additional sand bag fillers have been moved to the Oriskany Stockpile from the Queensbury and JFK stockpiles along with 50,000 sandbags.
On Thursday, Sioux City crews helped property owners fill sandbags as a precautionary measure, he said.
Labour's shadow communities secretary Hilary Benn said: "It is completely wrong that communities that have been badly hit by flooding should have to pay landfill tax to dispose of contaminated sandbags.
He also rang round builders' merchants in the Midlands to get hold of some sandbags.
A helicopter drops giant sandbags into the gap in Llanbedr coast defences yesterday
Graham Harrod, who runs Harrods Newsagents on Clarence Road, said: "Police and the council came quite quickly but it was too late to stop it and there were no sandbags in place to stop it getting in.
We need a quicker response and to have a number to ring so that when water is up at people's doors we can get sandbags delivered within the hour.