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The Worst Things in Accrington, Lancashire*

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  • well it nothing place only reason i went there was beacause gillingham fc were playing which we won 2-0 with easy in 2009 otherwise place is total dump the ground was basic sunday league ground surrounding area were just wasteland
  • call them what u like, townies, pikies, scallies, or chavs the town is crawling with them!
  • Climate. Chavs everywhere. Racism. Pikeys causing fights in town. Clayton. Harrod. Ignorant police. East lancs has the second highest rate of unsolved burglaries in the country. And the second highest rate for issuing speeding tickets. Priorities????? A million takeaways but nowt for a decent sit-down meals. The local council - how can you lose so much money????
  • all the asshole townies
  • The one way street system and the bus station
  • No clubs for alternative music... Go to Blackburn, there's a couple. People thinkin that it's the so-called 'goths' causing all the trouble and intimidating people... somehow, i think not....
  • bitchface
  • Accrington is full of weirdly spoken inbreds and too many none whites. is this an example of Blair's 'Cosmopolitan' politically correct future of european influenced Britain? the 'acci mentality' - acci - in the middle of fuckin nowhere.
  • All the cheap & nasty 'cut price' shops. It's all bargain basement stuff. It's so sad to see the old arcade abandoned.
  • newest after hours drinking/dancing club - OPIUM. like being in Joan Collin's living room with music that just as old.
  • Loads of rough people.
  • The bad weather that we always have in lancashire. The townie's and scallie's that all sit on the ramps at the skate park. The 24 hour cctv cameras all over town following you everywhere when your skateing
  • apart from everything. everything.
  • The rubbish, the dog crap. The graffiti (very unimaginative). The accent.

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Last updated: 2011-01-26

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