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Barking Council Paints Yellow Lines On Pavement: Pedestrians Obey New Rules

THEY’VE painted yellow lines on the pavements of Ripple Road, Barking. They are Barking and Dagenham Council. Their offical words is thus:

“A number of measures have been brought in to tidy up the shopping parade near the Harrow pub. The lines were painted to provide a marked walkthrough for pedestrians outside the shops.” The spokesman added: “We’re going to gauge the reaction of local residents and shopkeepers over the next two to three months. Based on the views we get back, we’ll make a decision on whether to keep the lines or remove them.”

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Posted: 19th, April 2011 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comments (4)


In Pictures: BNP Kickstart Campaign With A Scuffle In Croydon

DID you forget the BNP were contesting seats in the General Election? They needed a stunt to kickstart their campaign. And what better way than a scuffle outside Lunar House, the UK Border Agency building in Croydon? BNP Councillor Robert Bailey from Barking and Dagenham was speaking. An anti-fascist protester broke through a police cordon and tried to punch a BNP member before being tackled to the ground and taken away by police officers. (The police officers are not in the BNP but her to maintain order.) In other news, what did Barking do to deserve this? The BNP and Frank Maloney for your UKIP MP for Barking in one town. Is Frank still backing “BRITIAN”? Or Ian the Brit, as his fans call him?

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Police intervene as British National Party supporters clash with anti-facist demonstrators outside Lunar House, the UK Border Agency building in Croydon.

Posted: 15th, April 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)