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  1. TR cars,Knutsford rd,Latchford.(opp Victoria park).tel 634626
  2. Wouldn't have happened when Bill(& Beryl)Medland was in charge.
  3. mike_b

    The Few.

    It was a close thing though,could have easily gone the other way,then this would be a German speaking forum.
  4. Well,there's always the ED 1 numberplate.Must be worth ?50,000?
  5. All 0808 numbers in the UK are freephone numbers.
  6. Drove pass the site this afternoon & what were for years tumbled down out-houses have now been rebuilt with brand new roofs!Look good enough to live in.
  7. mike_b

    Remember -

    Rubery Owens-axles& road pavers,Electro-Hydraulics-undercarrages,Conveyancer- forklift trucks,Crossfields soap & chemicals,
  8. Yet another urban myth.Please check things out before posting.Full details of this & other hoaxes here:- Crying baby hoax
  9. To be fair Paul,the land did have permission for smallholding use,together with water & electricity,so worth more than just agricultural land.Still doesn't make it right what happened.
  10. As they just have opposite Tessa Jowells home!
  11. WHY should an area be considered TOO small? I was being sarcastic Peter, ,Bridge Lane P.O. had a huge catchment area.
  12. Didn't they used to be a post office in Bridge Lane,Appleton?Naa,i'm dreaming it,far too small a place to need a P.O. :sleeping:
  13. But in number 1 you said non!
  14. How come there's a bronze age but not a brass age?
  15. So the ones in Bridge lane,Appleton are molehills then?
  16. Dudlows Green park,half way up Longwood Road?
  17. Why can't we have a leader like Australian Prime Minister John Howard, who has been talking a lot of sense lately? Just read the following and if you agree with it then circulate it far and wide. Perhaps some of our politicians will find the backbone to start speaking and voicing the same truths. *********************************** Muslims who want to live under Islamic Sharia law were told on Wednesday to get out of Australia , as the government targeted radicals in a bid to head off potential terror attacks. A day after a group of mainstream Muslim leaders pledged loyalty to Australia and her Queen at a special meeting with Prime Minister John Howard, he and his ministers made it clear that extremists would face a crackdown. Treasurer Peter Costello, seen as heir apparent to Howard, hinted that some radical clerics could be asked to leave the country if they did not accept that Australia was a secular state, and its laws were made by parliament. 'If those are not your values, if you want a country which has Sharia law or a theocratic state, then Australia is not for you', he said on National Television. 'I'd be saying to clerics who are teaching that there are two laws governing people in Australia : one the Australian law and another Islamic law that is false. If you can't agree with parliamentary law, independent courts, democracy, and would prefer Sharia law and have the opportunity to go to another country, which practices it, perhaps, then, that's a better option', Costello said. Asked whether he meant radical clerics would be forced to leave, he said those with dual citizenship could possibly be asked to move to the other country. Education Minister Brendan Nelson later told reporters that Muslims who did not want to accept local values should clear off. Basically people who don't want to be Australians, and who don't want to live by Australian values and understand them, well then, they can basically clear off', he said. Separately, Howard angered some Australian Muslims on Wednesday by saying he supported spy agencies monitoring the nation's mosques. Quote: 'IMMIGRANTS, NOT AUSTRALIANS, MUST ADAPT. Take it or leave it. I am tired of this nation worrying about whether we are offending some individual or their culture. Since the terrorist attacks on Bali , we have experienced a surge in patriotism by the majority of Australians.' 'However, the dust from the attacks had barely settled when the 'politically correct' crowd began complaining about the possibility that our patriotism was offending others. I am not against immigration, nor do I hold a grudge against anyone who is seeking a better life by coming to Australia .' 'However, there are a few things that those who have recently come to our country, and apparently some born here, need to understand.' 'This idea of Australia being a multi-cultural community has served only to dilute our sovereignty and our national identity. And as Australians, we have our own culture, our own society, our own language and our own lifestyle. This culture has been developed over two centuries of struggles, trials and victories by millions of men and women who have sought freedom. We speak mainly ENGLISH, not Spanish, Lebanese, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, or any other language. Therefore, if you wish to become part of our society, learn the language!' 'Most Australians believe in God. This is not some Christian, right wing, political push, but a fact, because Christian men and women, on Christian principles, founded this nation, and this is clearly documented. It is certainly appropriate to display it on the walls of our schools. If God offends you, then I suggest you consider another part of the world as your new home, because God is part of our culture. We will accept your beliefs, and will not question why. All we ask is that you accept ours, and live in harmony and peaceful enjoyment with us.' 'If the Southern Cross offends you, or you don't like 'A Fair Go', then you should seriously consider a move to another part of this planet. We are happy with our culture and have no desire to change, and we really don't care how you did things where you came from. By all means, keep your culture, but do not force it on others. 'This is OUR COUNTRY, OUR LAND, and OUR LIFESTYLE, and we will allow you every opportunity to enjoy all this. But once you are done complaining, whining, and griping about Our Flag, Our Pledge, Our Christian Beliefs, or Our Way of Life, I highly encourage you take advantage of one other great Australian freedom :- 'THE RIGHT TO LEAVE'. 'If you aren't happy here then LEAVE. We didn't force you to come here. You asked to be here. So accept the country YOU accepted.' [ 25.02.2008, 07:13: Message edited by: mike_b ]
  18. What about the Friday midnight horror movies in the late 60's?Tanked up in the Lion then on to the ABC to scare some girls!
  19. It's because it's getting near to the end of the financial year.They have to spend all the money left otherwise it will be cut next year.
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