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  • in reply to: ‘Grammar vigilante’ or 'Graffiti Vandal' #154014

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    I tend to agree with you, just use Welsh and be done with it.

    The current situation is farcical, so if the Welsh want the Welsh language to survive, damn well use it and stop the bitching!

    in reply to: Ty Pawb – Very disappointed :-( #153695

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    I took my Grandad to one of those places where fish nibble on dead skin.

    Saved us a fortune on funeral costs.

    Did it cost an arm and a leg?

    in reply to: Smoke-Free Hospital grounds #149931

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    This thread reeks of holier than thou.

    Is that less than holy smell of stale smoke coming from you IMHO?

    Actually he looks like Nen:

    Non smoker here; i dislike the holier than thou ban it brigade is all.

    People are human and you should not forget that.

    Just think how good the world would be if everyone was like you, staunchly upright, pure in thought and deed, mindful, right thinking doesn’t upset anyone et al. Yawn. As i said, holier than thou.

    By the way, have any of you noticed just how bad the world is? Death and destruction abounds and all you lot can bang on about is banning smoking. Well done you!

    in reply to: Smoke-Free Hospital grounds #149912

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    This thread reeks of holier than thou.

    Is that less than holy smell of stale smoke coming from you IMHO?

    Actually he looks like Nen:

    Non smoker here; i dislike the holier than thou ban it brigade is all.

    People are human and you should not forget that.

    in reply to: Smoke-Free Hospital grounds #149873

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    This thread reeks of holier than thou.

    in reply to: Welsh Government enforcing 50mph A483 speed limit #148226

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    Watch out for the average speed cameras all along the A5104 from Llandegla to Corwen, they are fairly new .

    Interesting, i use that road on my motorbike not that i go above the limit these days but it’s better to be aware.
    Thank’s for the heads up.

    in reply to: Welsh Government enforcing 50mph A483 speed limit #148163

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    Just read the article and i just have to shake my head in dis-belief. How much difference is it going to make in reality i wonder. Not a lot i would guess. Travel at 70 and you are through quicker than at 50 so poluting more and engines are usually more efficient at higher RPM than lower.
    Something that comes to mind reading all the flowery words about how public health and well being is paramount in their deliberations (yeah right) is that the Welsh Assembly and WCBC are proposing to build hundreds if not thousands of houses in and around our towns and villages which will bring more traffic movements and therefore polution of all kinds right to the place where we live. I live in a small village where there are plans in the LDP to develop an area for up to 40 houses the access to which is along a narrow road. What about the extra polution that the residents of that road are going to suffer? That doesn’t count though does it? The occupiers of those 40 houses will all have cars perhaps 2 or even 3 which will all be travelling every day in and out of the village causing polution, noise and traffic in a place that already suffers immensely from that. Do the WA or WCBC care? No they don’t, all the fine words are tossed to the wind when it comes to that, but yes, a lower speed limit on the bye-pass will do it, yep luvvly jubbly and bonus ball, we can have the go-safe cameras (aka. scamera vans) positioned nicely to take £1000’s in fines out of the errant motorist’s pockets; get points on their licences or even loads of them doing speed awareness courses which are a mega money spinner for the police and the company that runs them. We are truly, led by Donkeys.

    in reply to: Litter Enforcement #147836

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    Just been reading this:

    Under 18’s protected from Kingdom litter tickets by Council contract change

    What a complete and utter b*lls up the contract with Kingdom is!

    The whole thing is a mess, not fit for purpose and Kingdom not a fit organisation for the Wrexam people’s representatives to be mixed up with. We need shut of them asap.

    in reply to: Litter Enforcement #147704

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    https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/anti-kingdom-rally-urges-councils-14531551

    They are marching on the coast to get Kingdom removed !

    It’s mad isn’t it? They are, to the people, about as welcome as a fart in a space suit but, does Bithell care? no, he doesn’t. All he does is, using spurious, dreamed up arguments defend the use of them, well he has to doesn’t he? He has been one of the main instigators of the regime Wrexham people find themselves living under now. It’s nasty, it’s unnecessary, it’s ineffective, it’s alienating and it’s wrong plus it’s taking money from the local economy and putting into Kingdom’s coffers, how stupid is that? It would appear we are led by donkeys and deaf and blind donkeys at that.

    in reply to: Litter Enforcement #147660

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    As mentioned briefly in the post by Matt, education is where it’s at with the littering/dog fouling problem.
    Aggressive policing, issuing 75 quid FPN’s is never going to fix the problem as an “officer” has to be around when the carton, bottle, chip wrapper etc, etc is discarded or the dog owner leaves it’s dog’s mess where it is deposited which is highly unlikely, at least in any meaningful numbers.
    A FPN handed to a dimp dropping smoker in Wrexham town centre is not going to stop the McDonalds fast food container from being lobbed out of a vehicle onto the roadside, neither is it going to stop the discarding of a plastic bottle by someone in one of the many areas in Wrexham that it’s just impossible to “police” and that applies to dog fouling too. Wanting to “fine” someone for littering, dog fouling et al is just a desire for revenge and does no real good in the wider context at all. If Kingdom were told to largely ignore ciggy butts and only concentrate on dog fouling, fly tipping and real littering i reckon they would kick the contract into touch post haste themselves as there would be no money in it due to the low numbers they would get. Education not fines is the key, imo.

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