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cheeky bastards by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 24-May-2015
Poke junk mail through me letterbox and suggest I pay a quid for it. I will not be going within a mile of this shite. It`s the equivalent of unmade beds and sharks in formaldehyde. Strret art? pah, load of upper class toffs pretending to be working class. Bunch of fannies, the lot of them. It`s just asking for it, more of those bloody suvvern accents, more Jasmins and Marmadukes.   
  • Re: cheeky bastards by Scum (Member 10233909) on 25-May-2015
    Eh?

  • Re: cheeky bastards by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 25-May-2015
    What festival you on about?

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RIP KUS by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 4-May-2015
So, it bites the dust. Good riddance. What did it ever achieve? The main orchestrators should be made to pay back the public money they squandered and should be prosecuted for wasting the court`s time. Jane has fallen on her sword, can we expect Pickers to to follow her honourable example and follow suit? Nah, political lowlife like him have no conscience.   
  • Re: RIP KUS by Cloud (Member 10266536) on 12-May-2015
    Oh at last. Maybe now we can see a bit of progress around here!

    Good to know one good thing has come from the changing political scene.

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Crash under the bridge by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 3-May-2015
When they painted those lines on the road under the railway bridge I wondered if they might lure some drivers into driving in the middle of the road. After the car crash under the bridge on Friday teatime it would seem a possibility.   
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The Grapes by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 1-May-2015
Has it been sold (at last?). Would make a good headquarters for Ulverston Town Council, they would be commensurate with the ethos of past activities in there.   
  • Re: The Grapes by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 4-May-2015
    It is going to be a baby shop.

  • Re: The Grapes by Cloud (Member 10266536) on 12-May-2015
    Why would anyone want to buy a baby? There's much better meat next door to it.

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rumours by chainsawman (Member 10162611) on 22-Apr-2015
ancient relics found under what used to be stables carpet stop have put a halt to development .............brewery site next to be investigated   
  • Re: rumours by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 22-Apr-2015
    Pickthall has probably buried his antique collection so they don't build there.

  • Re: rumours by Scum (Member 10233909) on 22-Apr-2015
    Your 21 days late Chainy.

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Back in the day by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 14-Apr-2015
A must watch film about Ulverston in 1992

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c59zGpBsZ_k
  
  • Re: Back in the day by blueherring (Member 10198877) on 14-Apr-2015
    good find that mate. looks early 90s to me - maybe 92/93, but could be wrong.

  • Re: Back in the day by blueherring (Member 10198877) on 14-Apr-2015
    ah, didn't notice you'd said 92 in your comment - was going off the 'made in the mid 90s' in the film description.

  • Re: Back in the day by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 14-Apr-2015
    Is that TC hug playing at the end?

  • Re: Back in the day by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 14-Apr-2015
    I have Carnival 1997 and Stewart hall with the BBC bus 1989 in town to upload later.

  • Re: Back in the day by blueherring (Member 10198877) on 14-Apr-2015
    stewart hall... i remember fred talbot came to visit uvhs too. ulverston has played host to some of the world's leading paedophiles; we should really think about getting a statue up or something.

  • Re: Back in the day by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 15-Apr-2015
    Here is Stewart....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezhXSFqkb9E

  • Re: Back in the day by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 15-Apr-2015
    Hartleys Brewery

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq9QHjUXBF0

  • Re: Back in the day by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 15-Apr-2015
    Stan

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7Nq5F504Po

  • Re: Back in the day by ivision (Member 10220143) on 16-Apr-2015
    hmmmmm, hartleys, fears unfounded, they weren't saying that 2 years later ...... still can't/won't let a drop of robinson's knowingly pass my lips

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Latest on KUS by Scum (Member 10233909) on 1-Apr-2015
Just heard from one of 'em. They've concluded that trying to keep Ulverston special is a waste of time. Every town thinks its special, not just ulverston. SO they've decided all they can do is to campaign to keep it a "nice town", so there changing there name to Keep Ulverston a Nice Town.   
  • Re: Latest on KUS by early doors (Member 10235862) on 1-Apr-2015
    Nice on Mr.Scum.

  • Re: Latest on KUS by early doors (Member 10235862) on 1-Apr-2015
    .....err I mean ' nice one '

  • Re: Latest on KUS by diane1 (Member 10300321) on 12-May-2015
    good one

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Breaking News by early doors (Member 10235862) on 1-Apr-2015
Just heard from a very reliable source that the identity of the supermarket in the brewery will be......Booths. Due to falling sales at their current site, they have decided to replicate their Kendal town centre store and concentrate on the 'craft' type of food and wine with a large café bar which will also open at night.
The existing Booths store will be partly demolished and the remainder ma... more >>
  
  • Re: Breaking News by Scum (Member 10233909) on 1-Apr-2015
    I fell for it, till I got to the bit about the Tavelodge.

  • Re: Breaking News by early doors (Member 10235862) on 1-Apr-2015
    .......wouldn't be a bad idea though ,if only it was true !

  • Re: Breaking News by early doors (Member 10235862) on 2-Apr-2015
    Good rant in the Mail ,Redneck Rampage ,I like Cloughie but you're dead right the 'committee ' have no power and everything is covered by SLDC planners' conditions.
    It's not happening anyway ,Robinsons can't give this site away. Just my opinion.

  • Re: Breaking News by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 2-Apr-2015
    I think if I was in Freddie Robinson`s shoes I would be getting the demolition procedure squared away. I`m inclined to believe Roger Martlew when he says there is more than one interested party, the money Robinson`s have already committed to this development is a good indication that they are not just speculating. Having said that though I don`t see why the old Barrow Lidl site is still unoccupied... more >>

  • Re: Breaking News by zap (Member 10216554) on 3-Apr-2015
    Mr Rampage makes a good point re hotels. The great and good who run this town are under the illusion that it is a tourist trap So, lets have a big fuck-off hotel on t'brewery site for the touroids to eat, meet and sleep as the ginger one has it. That'll keep the left bank busy..what's more naff a Wilko or a Travelodge? While they're at it a Holiday Inn Express at Glynis House too.

  • Re: Breaking News by early doors (Member 10235862) on 3-Apr-2015
    There is going to be a big demand for 'digs ' later this year when GSK gets going. Unlike in my day ,contractors expect hotels not boarding houses so there is scope for maybe a 50-room Travelodge or Premier Inn. Expect howls of protest from KUS and Ulverston's existing Fawlty Towers type hotels.

  • Re: Breaking News by zap (Member 10216554) on 3-Apr-2015
    Very to the point ED. On the other hand all this bringing the town into the 21st century might encourage a lot of the KUS lot to decamp to the Lakes or similar backwaters where their pretensions and middle class prejudices can't do any more harm.

  • Re: Breaking News by early doors (Member 10235862) on 3-Apr-2015
    Aye to that zap.

  • Re: Breaking News by Jest (Member 10284008) on 4-Apr-2015
    Aye to that Zap, only I suspect they can't afford Lake District priceswho h is why they live in Ulverston and desperately try to pretend it's 'the lakes' !

  • Re: Breaking News by early doors (Member 10235862) on 4-Apr-2015
    This is not the only area to suffer from Lakes-it is. Homes Under the Hammer yesterday had a former miners ''cottage '' in Hensingham as edge of the lakes !! It's a bit like Askam without the beach FFS

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Here we go by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 26-Mar-2015
Jan Hancock of Ulverston Civic society. Who? what?   
  • Re: Here we go by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 26-Mar-2015
    Looks like the supermarket will get the nod today.

  • Re: Here we go by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 26-Mar-2015
    "There will be change, but change does not necessarily mean harm. I don't think no change is an option with this site."

  • Re: Here we go by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 26-Mar-2015
    Application recommended for approval by Cllr David Williams, seconded by Cllr John Holmes.

  • Re: Here we go by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 26-Mar-2015
    All five Councillors who have spoken in debate so far have shown support for the Ulverston supermarket plans

  • Re: Here we go by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 26-Mar-2015
    Supermarket plans approved!! Fuck you KUS

  • Re: Here we go by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 26-Mar-2015
    Welcome news, I hope it can now go ahead without further vindictive and cynical opposition that relied on nothing but nitpicking at legal definitions and alternative translation of the intended planning decision.

  • Re: Here we go by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 26-Mar-2015
    You must have a crystal ball Ike. 14-1, pretty conclusive then, I wonder what the 36 conditions are? When the opening day comes we will need a "dignitary" to cut the ribbon, can I suggest councillor pickthall? no? oh alright then, how about ralphie, he will attend the opening of an envelope.

  • Re: Here we go by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 26-Mar-2015
    From cerri hutton :-“We’ve already taken legal advice and one of the things we’re investigating is whether they have followed the proper procedures, because they thought they had last time.” So, unrepentant and in direct opposition to public opinion this stupid mouthpiece is recommending more public money be thrown down the drain. Another judicial enquiry ? It just seems to me that kus isn... more >>

  • Re: Here we go by early doors (Member 10235862) on 26-Mar-2015
    No supermarket firm has said they want this site. We await the announcement from Robinsons. Don't hold your breath.

  • Re: Here we go by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 26-Mar-2015
    I will be disappointed if we don`t get a supermarket but if we don`t, and get the rumoured Wilkinsons, well, we will still be better off than we were when all we had was a derelict brewery. I don`t know how these things work but I assume that Robinsons have got permission to build a supermarket and so couldn`t, for instance, build a slaughterhouse instead?

  • Re: Here we go by early doors (Member 10235862) on 26-Mar-2015
    Hadn't heard any rumours at all . Wilkos would be better than nowt but can you see them building a 90 space underground car park ?
    Just my own view but I'd like to see a mixture like say Wilkos and Aldi and something else . Just to save us having to go Barrovia for every darn thing .

  • Re: Here we go by zap (Member 10216554) on 26-Mar-2015
    Some snob on KUS site today saying "wilkos would be the ultimate naffness". sums KUS up to a tee!!

  • Re: Here we go by WiseOldDave (Member 10213768) on 28-Mar-2015
    They should have a look at the market...probably not, as they'll be too busy doing their shopping in Basra, but, that's naffer than naff!!

  • Re: Here we go by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 29-Mar-2015
    Hang on to your hats lads, oostun is about to be catapulted into the twentyfirst century. What with a supermarket in the offing and the latest breathtaking promotion "B.I.D." now passed by an overwhelming vote of, er, forty percent we are destined for the fast track to fame and fortune. I wonder what happened to the last scheme, anyone remember the Ulverston Passport?

  • Re: Here we go by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 29-Mar-2015
    I still have my Ulverston passport

  • Re: Here we go by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 29-Mar-2015
    Can you still use it anywhere?

  • Re: Here we go by Cloud (Member 10266536) on 29-Mar-2015
    Yeah right. KUS will find another loophole somewhere to pick at and get their way.

    Even if it does go through, it'll end up a "small and expensive version" of something. Still, better than a knackered brewery I suppose!

  • Re: Here we go by Cloud (Member 10266536) on 29-Mar-2015
    I mean I know it's supposedly a done deal now but they said that last time. They'll just keep poking around for holes and appealing, I'd have thought.

  • Re: Here we go by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 30-Mar-2015
    There could be a small matter of funding. Last time they blagged the money by getting legal aid, but the situation was less clear cut then. Now the vote for a supermarket is almost unanimous and perhaps the money for another appeal might not be so forthcoming. Perhaps someone with an understanding of the legal aid system can better inform us. Personally I can`t see the local small shopkeepers putt... more >>

  • Re: Here we go by early doors (Member 10235862) on 30-Mar-2015
    story from the liar - mystery surrounds supermarket plan................ They then recycle the rumours they probably read on here. No comment from Robinsons of course. Might be turned into flats I hear - how unusual in Ulverston.

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The The Liar by zap (Member 10216554) on 20-Mar-2015
They're at it again. Not much in the great scheme of things but bloody annoying..they report today that there has been a fire on somewhere called "The Hoad". FFS, when I was a kid we never went for a walk on The Hoad, was always just "0ad"! Anyone been for a walk on The Birkrigg recently, or climbed The helvellyn. Ignorant wazzocks.   
  • Re: The The Liar by early doors (Member 10235862) on 20-Mar-2015
    Speaking of Birkrigg , all these whiny-voiced home-counties lot that have moved in call it ' the common' like it was just outside Weybridge or summat.

  • Re: The The Liar by zap (Member 10216554) on 20-Mar-2015
    haha. Funny seeing em walking up Mountbarrow Road, dressed for an ascent of Everest. And why do we have "tea rooms" and not caffs any more?

  • Re: The The Liar by early doors (Member 10235862) on 20-Mar-2015
    ..aaaah well Tea Rooms were a Victorian thing from the railway era aka Refreshment Rooms . Caffs are good to though ,like the old Jungle Café on the old A6.

  • Re: The The Liar by blueherring (Member 10198877) on 24-Mar-2015
    ever notice how the liar lazily change 'carlisle' to 'cumbria' in stories to try to convince us they're local interest? the story about a carlisle deviant tossing himself off in a library now has no reference at all of where it actually happened apart from 'the city' because they have swapped the city with the county in the opening line without looking at the rest of the article. joke of a paper.

  • Re: The The Liar by zap (Member 10216554) on 25-Mar-2015
    Summat else they do to "localise" stuff is to use the phrase " 'cumbrians' are being asked to....." and it'll be a report about a national campaign, organised by somebody in London, which applies from Cornwall to Cumberland. Knobs.

  • Re: The The Liar by ivision (Member 10220143) on 26-Mar-2015
    back in t' day when i were a lad in t' quaint old market town t' word the never existed, therefore it should really be t' oad, (altho it was always 'oad or 'oad 'ill), when i was nought but a nipper tho it was t' pepperpot ......

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Desperately Seeking Dellow by Terence Trent Derby (Member 10292850) on 17-Mar-2015
Old Geoff hasn't updated his blog in months. Dead, incapacitated or can't be arsed to blog any more? Answers on a postcard.   
  • Re: Desperately Seeking Dellow by early doors (Member 10235862) on 17-Mar-2015
    Give the guy a break FFS. He's an old chap who had a stroke ,could happen to anyone.

  • Re: Desperately Seeking Dellow by zap (Member 10216554) on 20-Mar-2015
    I saw Smiter this morning on his daily walk. Got to say he's looking good considering.

  • Re: Desperately Seeking Dellow by early doors (Member 10235862) on 20-Mar-2015
    Good.

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Dalton now in Lake District by early doors (Member 10235862) on 17-Mar-2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/11477056/Man-chops-up-Lake-District-cottage-with-chainsaw-after-wife-leaves-him.html
The house ,sorry ,cottage was actually in Marton which is even worse FFS
  
  • Re: Dalton now in Lake District by Terence Trent Derby (Member 10292850) on 17-Mar-2015
    When Mars is colonised people will put their address as 'Mars, edge of Lake District'.

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Good ole pickers by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 17-Mar-2015
Quote councillor pickers "they are laughing at us" so, the penny has finally dropped has it. I suppose the revised plans now go to sdlc who have already passed them anyway. Then what? another objection from keep ulverston senile and another judicial review?   
  • Re: Good ole pickers by zap (Member 10216554) on 17-Mar-2015
    Its a war of attrition declared and waged solely by the class warriors, tree huggers, anarchists and plain old tosspots in Keep Ulverston Shite. They have to be delusional to believe that Ulverston is "special". They will simply keep on raising bogus objections, spurious "reasons" against a supermarket in the hope that the developers get fed up and move on. Twats, to a wazzock!

  • Re: Good ole pickers by early doors (Member 10235862) on 17-Mar-2015
    You know what ? I was going to comment but just realised I'm past caring. It's not going to happen even if it gets passed.

  • Re: Good ole pickers by Terence Trent Derby (Member 10292850) on 17-Mar-2015
    Pickers saying the application is outrageous. They have every right to resubmit an amended application under the planning process. Just because one got knocked back it doesn't mean that your little fiefdom will remain exactly as it is in perpetuity.

  • Re: Good ole pickers by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 17-Mar-2015
    Oh I dunno E.D., the planning permission for a Tesco in the old Millets at Kendal went through and as far as I know the store is going ahead, so, hopefully the trend towards small convenience size stores and the continuing expansion of the value stores gives a bit of optimism. Pickers seems to be the only one bleating about it despite the Liar headline claiming "councillors" are outraged. Anyway, ... more >>

  • Re: Good ole pickers by zap (Member 10216554) on 18-Mar-2015
    Carnforth has just got a new Aldi store. So that makes their tally a Tesco, a Co-op (both bigger than ours) a Booths and now aldi. Carnforth is smaller than Ulverston. The strategy of the town council, and traders, has been that if it stops shoppers travelling to Lancaster/Kendal and brings a few more into carnforth, then build the bloody thing. Eeeeh. Sod "special".

  • Re: Good ole pickers by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 18-Mar-2015
    Phil Lister is now saying he is in favour of the development as long as it is proven beyond all shadow of doubt that Nothing Lies Below. Stick to the drumming Phil, let others more qualified decide whether the development will get washed down to the Ellers on the first rainy day. I`m sure that Freddie Robinson`s insurers will want assurance that they are not about to be landed with the bill for a ... more >>

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scum bags,bring back hanging by ulverstonian (Member 10191731) on 6-Mar-2015
What a disgrace these 2 scum bags are,how can you do this to kids,full story is here

http://www.nwemail.co.uk/news/ulverston/starving-ulverston-children-left-looking-like-urchins-from-oliver-twist-1.1197304

Just looked at the lads facebook page and he's moaning about a fucking tooth,yet his stupid tart of a bird didn't think it was her job to make sure the kids see a... more >>
  
  • Re: scum bags,bring back hanging by early doors (Member 10235862) on 6-Mar-2015
    I wonder who reported them to social services ? hope they get prison but probably get let off with a fine which they won't pay.

  • Re: scum bags,bring back hanging by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 30-Mar-2015
    Evening mail have took a right bollocking in crown court for lying about this, they have been forced to remove everything about the case off their website.

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The effin` tip by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 3-Mar-2015
As a van owner I have to get a permit whenever I want to dump owt at the tip. No problem (usually) just fill in the online application form and your permit arrives next day. Well, it used to but after I submitted an application today I got an email back asking me to ring sldc. Rang just now and I got the third degree, just about every one of the statements I made was queried, is it your van? is it... more >>   
  • Re: The effin` tip by ilikeeatingthings (Member 10161876) on 3-Mar-2015
    And they will profit off that scrap metal, why not just take it to Morgans and get 50p for it?

  • Re: The effin` tip by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 3-Mar-2015
    Yeah, I should have done, just annoys me that sldc are just paying lip service to recycling with their boasts in the flyers they keep sending, in fact they are just obstructive when anyone wants to take advantage of the facility.

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Basil Weston by Chris Allonby (Member 10192613) on 12-Feb-2015
Hello. Does anyone have an email address for Basil Weston (nephew of the VC). I'd like to ask him something about Ulverston history. Thanks.   
  • Re: Basil Weston by early doors (Member 10235862) on 13-Feb-2015
    You can't know him very well if you think he's on t'internet .

  • Re: Basil Weston by Chris Allonby (Member 10192613) on 13-Feb-2015
    I wondered about that. I'll try and catch up with him next time I visit Ulverston. What pub does he frequent these days?

  • Re: Basil Weston by early doors (Member 10235862) on 13-Feb-2015
    Top man is Baz. Can be found in the Hope & Anchor occasionally.

  • Re: Basil Weston by Chris Allonby (Member 10192613) on 13-Feb-2015
    Thanks. I might even write a letter to him.

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the swan, 1989 by ivision (Member 10220143) on 3-Feb-2015
http://www.nwemail.co.uk/2.5463/new-start-for-family-run-pub-in-1989-1.1178339 ... what happened, never frequented the place back then, it was where everyone's folks went for a meal, there or the empress
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  • Re: the swan, 1989 by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 3-Feb-2015
    I well remember Ian and Maureen, good hosts but the usual problem of getting day time trade at the Swan scuppered the hopes and dreams of quite a few good landlords. Ian`s food was excellent and he worked hard trying to make a go of things. Maureen had a bad back though and couldn`t do a full shift behind the bar. I`m amazed that the Swan does as well as it does, considering how many pubs peripher... more >>

  • Re: the swan, 1989 by Cloud (Member 10266536) on 4-Feb-2015
    Does well due to specialising in real ale which is a big thing in the town (look at the annual festival). Could possibly do better if you could hold a conversation over the loud music though, and if they ran their own beer festivals like they used to.

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Nick Tate by ulverstonian (Member 10191731) on 1-Feb-2015
Our fellow board user getting a bit of stick on the evening liar site over his court appearance   
  • Re: Nick Tate by early doors (Member 10235862) on 1-Feb-2015
    Yes a bit harsh I thought ,he does a good job of running the petrol station .

  • Re: Nick Tate by WiseOldDave (Member 10213768) on 3-Feb-2015
    Sells the best fish and shellfish around too!

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The new shop by redneck rampage (Member 10241019) on 21-Jan-2015
I couldn`t get near for stalwarts of this website queueing to buy their alpaca wool. Looking forward to seeing you lot out and about resplendent in alpaca wool cardies, pullies and weskits. I can just see the mustachioed one sporting a natty alpaca tyrolean trilby, peacock feather an` all. Should bolster the faltering quirk level no end.   
  • Re: The new shop by WiseOldDave (Member 10213768) on 21-Jan-2015
    About bloody time, there's been a dearth in Alpaca wool for far too long in this town! I shall harry myself round to stock up before it gets too popular, whence KUS will, no doubt, run'em out of town!

  • Re: The new shop by veepee (Member 10294016) on 25-Jan-2015
    Thinks Bindon in wet alapaca mankini.....

  • Re: The new shop by Dog Master (Member 10160482) on 26-Jan-2015
    VP. You know Jack Shit remembers you at Glaxo!

  • Re: The new shop by veepee (Member 10294016) on 30-Jan-2015
    Well that's what having a shit memory does for you.

  • Re: The new shop by early doors (Member 10235862) on 5-Feb-2015
    I thought at first this thread was about the building on Michaelson Road that housed the Golden Mile ( for ex Vickers workers only )

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Be upstanding for his worship the mayor (of cumbria) by Scum (Member 10233909) on 3-Jan-2015
What thinketh yee of the latest idea?   
  • Re: Be upstanding for his worship the mayor (of cumbria) by zap (Member 10216554) on 3-Jan-2015
    Sod that. More power to Kendal and that shit tip on the Scots border? NFC.

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