Granted, she gained my attention for far longer than the previous chugger
, but she was a polite and pleasant individual nonetheless who refrained from biting at my heels the moment I proceeded on my way.
Sick of seeing his business suffer, Anees Bubur, 40, wants chuggers
out of the town.
Mr Bell insists Changing Lives will never employ chuggers
Because the boat was always moving forward you had to work the chuggers
fast and furiously, but the reward was worth it.
Unfortunately, very few of the councils cracking down on chuggers
are in the West Midlands.
BBC's Money Box programme says only 10p in the pound raised by chuggers
actually reaches the charity.
And some chuggers
only get paid if you sign up to the charity.
"Charity muggers" or "chuggers
" rake in a fortune after being taught to use cynical methods to tug on people's heart strings.
Aground-breaking by-law to ban 'chuggers
' is set to be introduced in Birmingham after councillors agreed to back a recommendation banning it from city centre streets.
He added: "I think this is a fun way to fundraise for charity, rather than just confronting people with a chugger
, which I think everyone is sick of."
I saw one young chugger
on New Street a few months ago who was using a particularly cynical ice-breaker.
Claire Douglas: "I hope the crackdown works - between Central Station and the Centre for Life there's often at least one chugger
, two beggars and some religious group to get past.
FIRST it was Newcastle's shopping streets; now it seems you can't travel on the Metro without being targeted by a chugger
What sounds like a basic chugger
from Young is the centrepiece of his new Fork In The Road album.
But research shows that it takes 180 approaches by a chugger
to get one signature, one in ten of these approaches is in breach of the rules, but no chuggers
get sacked for this.