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Trick Or Treat

by | 20th, October 2003

‘HALLOWE’EN is a great time for nasties and undesirables. It’s a night when youthful types cover their faces with acne and ring on doorbells, demanding sweets, cash and video recorders with menaces.

‘Let’s take it to a field and set it on fire’

But in Merseyside’s Knowsley ward things will be quieter this October 31st if the council gets its way and sends 50 troublemakers out of the area to Alton Towers.

The Express has heard about the proposed trip, which comes at a price of £2,000, and solicited the opinion of politicians and taxpayers, the latter who will pick up the tab.

Before them, a word from Tony Harvey, from Knowsley Council’s, social inclusion unit.

“Taking these youths out for the day and bringing them back exhausted after a positive

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