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  1. Vote Lib Dem get Tory?
    Started by chirpy cockney 12/04/2015

    While some people on here might consider me to be somewhere to the Left of Trotsky’s babysitter it is the case that I have voted Lib Dem in every election since I’ve lived here. The reasons are fairly obvious – to keep the Tories out. You can imagine my horror and sense of betrayal when last...

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  2. New born baby found in the toilet at Silcocks amusements on Neville St.
    Started by myrtle 17/04/2015

    I've just seen the news and was upset to hear that a new born baby girl had been left in the toilet at Silcocks amusements. I can only imagine how desperate the mother must have felt to have left her baby and to have given birth in such circumstances (the police believe the baby was born there). ...

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  3. Inheritance Tax
    Started by local 16/04/2015

    I don't agree with raising the threshold or abolishing the tax as the Conservatives and UKIP want respectively. I think inheritance tax is a great way of leveling peoples access to wealth. We need to encourage enterprise and endeavour. Far too many live privileged lives that they in no way...

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  4. Out of 16000 Southport Hotel is 1 of only 12..............
    Started by Alikado 18/04/2015

    ..............to be awarded 0 marks for hygiene! http://www.liverpoolecho.co.u k/news/liverpool-news/food-hyg iene-merseyside-hotels-bbs-906 8859 A Classic Resort.

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  5. Kipper Candidate Recommends Voting Green Party
    Started by Nomad 12/04/2015

    Southport kipper hopeful the Dunce has already gained a reputation for never answering a question put to him on this forum, which sets him apart from other wannabe politicos who can normally be relied upon for their verbosity. But does his recommendation on this forum to vote Green* make him the...

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  6. Lib Van Dum
    Started by Ric 18/04/2015

    Anyone else seen the advertising van at churchtown lights, parked mostly on the pavement and urging locals to vote pugh, personally I wouldn't trust that bloke if he had a harp and a ****** halo.

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    18/04/2015 09:23 PM
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  7. The three word game ..
    Started by SeloChovek 14/07/2010

    Not a new invention, but something which might amuse as a development of the hugely popular Word Association thread .. YOU MUST ONLY use THREE words including the fillers - eg: in, on, at, us, and, but etc. Let's see where the story goes ... but beware, if it gets too rude (and it might) the...

    18/04/2015 09:02 PM
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  8. UKIP open meeting April 14
    Started by bensherman 15/04/2015

    I don't know if anyone else on here attended, but it was an interesting evening. First off, was the start time. I had learned about the meeting on SGB, but wanted to check details to I went to the Southport UKIP site to find that according to that, there was no meeting...in fact there is very...

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    18/04/2015 08:11 PM
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  9. Handy Andy's at Dobbies
    Started by beer 18/04/2015

    Good evening, Does anyone know how much Handy Andy's charge for a full inside and out job, including shampooing seats and carpets? Cheers and thanks.

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    18/04/2015 06:02 PM
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  10. Gardener Recommendation
    Started by onthetoon 13/04/2015

    Can any one recommend a reasonable, reliable gardener please? I am in the Marshside/Crossens area and have a smallish garden with lawn front and back.

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    18/04/2015 01:27 PM
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  11. Something to make you smile..
    Started by shippy 18/04/2015

    So much misery in the news lately, so here's something to cheer you up.. It gets funnier as the clip progresses..enjoy..I certainly did. www.youtube.com/watch?v=YG0Ly VIM2Aw

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    18/04/2015 11:32 AM
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  12. FREE Archery "have a go day " This Saturday 18th April 11-4 P.M.
    Started by JAKE BULLIT 14/04/2015

    Burscough Archers are holding a free "have a go day" this Saturday 18th April,11A.M till 4P.M. at Asmall House Livery Stables,Asmall Lane,Ormskirk,L40 8JL. So if you always fancied trying archery ,why not pop along and try it? All equipment and tuition provided FREE.

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    18/04/2015 10:37 AM
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  13. Birthday weekend
    Started by grassroots 17/04/2015

    At the Low Wood Bay spar resort for the W/E, amazing hotel, great water sports, and the wine list is fantastic.;):rolleyes:

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    18/04/2015 09:59 AM
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  14. Estimated 200 Southport/Formby men dead
    Started by pjm 16/04/2015

    Bootle Town Hall have chosen to ignore the opportunity to commemorate the sacrifice made by up to 200 men from the Southport and Formby area in the early, bloody and largely forgotten WW1 Battle of Festubert. The centenary is this 15/16th May but despite 2 years warning (notably from Lib Dem...

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    17/04/2015 11:04 PM
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  15. Straw bales
    Started by ChrisR 16/04/2015

    What are the straw bales for that are placed on top of the dug up soil along the building site down Town Lane. Every time I drive down to go into the Kew estate there are more along the top.

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    17/04/2015 09:39 PM
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  16. Word Association
    Started by clyde bank 27/05/2010

    I thought it might be fun to have a bit of a game. I fancied word association. I'll give a word and the next person adds a word they associate with the one I've given and each person adds another word they asociate with the last So my word is Book :)

    17/04/2015 09:31 PM
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  17. Anti cycling threads
    Started by Albion102 13/04/2015

    The bearded weirdy who claims to promote cycling seems to have created a monster - a town (or forum anyway) full of haters. Many thanks for that. Thankfully I cycle in a city full of cyclists and cycling aware motorists. I'm driving in Southport this weekend and frankly not looking forward to...

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    17/04/2015 09:17 PM
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  18. Anywhere local I can buy isopropyl alcohol?
    Started by Ceam 16/04/2015

    I'm after some to clean a cpu and heatsink prior to installation.

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    17/04/2015 09:12 PM
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  19. Ed the MAGICIAN
    Started by grassroots 13/04/2015

    Yes it's true he's changed his profession he's become a magician that's the only conclusion I can think of. He's going to rid us of the national debt, increase the minimum wage to £8, finance the NHS, all this AND more without tax increases, at the lower and higher end , no borrowing , no...

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    17/04/2015 09:05 PM
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  20. Mother of baby found ....
    Started by Beni 17/04/2015

    It says in the Liverpool echo that mum was found earlier in the Merseyside are ,,,,that's great news !:)

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    17/04/2015 05:54 PM
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  21. Car Number Plate Thread - a social history thread
    Started by BOOTLE BILL 25/01/2013

    I think it would make an interesting thread for posters to post a photograph of interesting and unique number plates. Number plates have been issued from about 1903 A1 was the first number plate and issued in London. and was sold just after being issued for £10,000 The buying and...

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    17/04/2015 04:46 PM
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  22. The FIVE Word Game
    Started by lad1234 17/09/2013

    :dlike the 3 word game:d but you get to use 5 words So I will start it was a rainy day

    17/04/2015 12:34 PM
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  23. Grenville Janner
    Started by grassroots 16/04/2015

    Will now not face charges of sexual abuse due to the fact that he is suffering from dementia so says the CPS. What are the views of the forum given that the allegations have been around for some time.

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    17/04/2015 11:58 AM
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  24. Barca
    Started by grassroots 15/04/2015

    Just watched Barca take PSG apart, and love him or hate him Suarez really is world class, talented, scores goals, shows desire, and is a Winner. World Class footballer. Bring it on .:rolleyes:

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    17/04/2015 10:04 AM
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  25. fao Sceptic and other fans of reductio ad absurdum
    Started by chirpy cockney 10/04/2015

    "Labour should now promise to tax burglars on any money raised by selling burgled goods. The Tories wouldn’t be able to stop themselves and would yell, “This will drive Britain’s finest burglars out of business”, and produce a letter signed by 104 prominent housebreakers ending, “If Labour wins the...

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    17/04/2015 08:32 AM
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  26. Changing a light bulb? It's not for me though!
    Started by daviebaby 14/04/2015

    https://www.youtube.com/embed/ f1BgzIZRfT8?feature=player_emb edded

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    16/04/2015 10:20 PM
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  27. The Elephant,Scarisbrick.
    Started by whiplash 15/04/2015

    Anyone been to the "Fill your face" Indian buffet on a Sunday? Was it any good?

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    16/04/2015 09:28 PM
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  28. The prudent party and its unfunded bribes
    Started by Albion102 14/04/2015

    The conservatives seem to be "gaming" the polls with unfunded policies such as increasing the IHT threshold to £1m on main residences - a blatant attempt to win London and SE marginals and allowing people in social housing to buy their properties, aimed at working people in social housing -...

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    16/04/2015 11:23 AM
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  29. How would you ration healthcare spending ?
    Started by local 13/04/2015

    A lot of animosity towards my views on peoples excesses, fair enough its an internet forum, but how would you ration healthcare spending ? simply put who would get the money and who wouldn't ?

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    16/04/2015 10:50 AM
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  30. The Chipper
    Started by ecosi 30/03/2015

    I have been to the Chipper in Churchtown for lunch today, and have had the best value meal. £4.95 to sit in and have fish, chips, mushy peas, bread and butter and a pot of tea. Served by pleasant staff and 5 star hygiene. If anyone can beat this please post it.

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    16/04/2015 10:35 AM
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  31. The Sedentary Epidemic
    Started by The PNP 14/04/2015

    Seems the average 10 hours a day many spend sitting down has more to answer for than just a bloated body.....Unhealthy couch-potato lifestyles are leading to 2.5 million in U.K. suffering back-pain, with sitting being seen as the new 'smoking'! :eek: Link:...

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    16/04/2015 10:23 AM
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  32. Humour in the air.
    Started by shippy 15/04/2015

    I love people with a sense of humour. This lady certainly knows how to make people feel relaxed. Enjoy, I certainly did ... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v =TxNrizGdhtY

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    16/04/2015 10:12 AM
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  33. FOOTBALL - back by public demand 2014 -15 season - QLOCAL official football thread
    Started by theantiquesman 11/08/2014

    :dFOOTBALL - back by public demand 2014 -15 season - QLOCAL official football thread:d Banter, humor, fact and knowledge and lets have no miss spelling of Liverpool, lets keep it a fun thread so may be, we may attract some of the football celebrities now they have more time on their hands;)...

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    15/04/2015 09:37 PM
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  34. A Great Exercise
    Started by xroads 14/04/2015

    I'm a great believer in "The Plank". A beautifully simple but effective exercise. It really does strengthen your core: The stomach and back. It is also marvelous at tightening up the buttocks. I think the video clip below says all there is about how to do the exercise. But, remember,...

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    15/04/2015 07:15 PM
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  35. 26 years.
    Started by caveywavey 15/04/2015

    I grew up listening to Radio City, 96.7. I'm so touched by this tribute.

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    15/04/2015 11:08 AM
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  36. Christ the King ex teachers: Eckersley, Wycherley Miss Jackson etc
    Started by lakeshipofall12 15/07/2014

    Hi all, I was wondering in any ex CTK students remember the Head Mr Eckersley and what they thought of him. And the one who replaced him as head (his name I can't remember :confused:???). Also Mr Wycherley and Miss Jackson spring to mind. Any other memories of teachers would be greatly...

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    15/04/2015 07:15 AM
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