Mums' anger at spy car fines

Southend Standard: Cross – pupil Joel Wilkinson with mums Jodie Cook, Cathy Wilkinson and Jayne Millen Cross – pupil Joel Wilkinson with mums Jodie Cook, Cathy Wilkinson and Jayne Millen

MORE parents have come forward to complain about being caught out by a Southend Council spy camera car as they stopped they cars near a zebra crossing in Shoebury.

The mums are angry after being targeted by the council’s spy car near Shoebury High School, in Caulfield Road.

Their complaints come after the Echo highlighted the case of Graham Wilkinson, of Jena Close, Shoebury, who was given a £35 fine for stopping at a zebra crossing outside the school to drop off his son, Joel, and to allow pupils across the crossing.

Jodie Cook, 36, of Hinguar Street, Shoebury, also received a £35 fine in the post last week for letting son Leighton, 16, out of the car while stopping at the same crossing on February 24.

She said: “My son said he had to go and got out of the car when I was about a foot away from the zig zags, which you can clearly see from the photos on my fine, and they also only show one second has elapsed.

“As soon as I mentioned this on Facebook, about five other people said the same thing had happened to them, and I think there will be a lot of people in Shoebury who have had the same thing happen.

“I think the spy car is just sitting in wait there to catch people out, but I can’t see how stopping here is an offence.”

Sarah Jacobs, 44, of Burlescoombe Road, Thorpe Bay, was ‘caught’ on three occasions for stopping no more than a few seconds at the same zebra crossing .

She received the three fines from the council last Tuesday morning, each ordering her to pay £35 within 21 days or £70 afterwards for the ‘offences’ on February 26 and 28 and March 5.

She said: “I was sat in my car while children were crossing and told my daughter she may as well get out while we were waiting because there so many children, and, at the sixth form, if they get in any later than 8.30am they get a detention.

“I don’t know whether you’re supposed to mow people down when they’re crossing the road or what but, if I had waited for all these children to finish crossing before I let my daughter out, she would have got a detention for being late.”

Sarah Kavanagh, 36, said her 19-year-old daughter, Shannon, had been fined for dropping off her 15-year-old brother Callum outside Richmond Avenue Primary, in Shoebury, where he is on a work placement.

Shannon had stopped the car to allow other traffic through when she was caught.

Sarah said: “You can see from the photo that she’s in the middle of the road, there’s traffic coming towards her, and you can see her foot is on the brake pedal and the van is still approaching her when Stephen gets out.”

The letter she received describes the offence as being “parked in a restricted area outside a school when waiting, stopping, dropping off or picking up of a passenger was prohibited”.

Comments (52)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

2:01pm Tue 18 Mar 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

No sympathy for this lot, whatsoever, they got caught and got fined.
No sympathy for this lot, whatsoever, they got caught and got fined. carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: 19

2:14pm Tue 18 Mar 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

"“I don’t know whether you’re supposed to mow people down when they’re crossing the road or what but, if I had waited for all these children to finish crossing before I let my daughter out, she would have got a detention for being late.”
--------------------
----
feeble excuse....you should get ready sooner and leave earlier, you can not blame people if they want to cross the road for your lateness/laziness, why do lazy parents feel the need or feel they have a right to stop slap bang right outside the school gates where it causes most congestion/disruptio
n and makes things unsafe for those smart enough to use their legs, park well away from the school and walk..yes thats right WALK , and that boy in the photo looks like he is raised off the ground.
"“I don’t know whether you’re supposed to mow people down when they’re crossing the road or what but, if I had waited for all these children to finish crossing before I let my daughter out, she would have got a detention for being late.” -------------------- ---- feeble excuse....you should get ready sooner and leave earlier, you can not blame people if they want to cross the road for your lateness/laziness, why do lazy parents feel the need or feel they have a right to stop slap bang right outside the school gates where it causes most congestion/disruptio n and makes things unsafe for those smart enough to use their legs, park well away from the school and walk..yes thats right WALK , and that boy in the photo looks like he is raised off the ground. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: 45

2:20pm Tue 18 Mar 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
"“I don’t know whether you’re supposed to mow people down when they’re crossing the road or what but, if I had waited for all these children to finish crossing before I let my daughter out, she would have got a detention for being late.”
--------------------

----
feeble excuse....you should get ready sooner and leave earlier, you can not blame people if they want to cross the road for your lateness/laziness, why do lazy parents feel the need or feel they have a right to stop slap bang right outside the school gates where it causes most congestion/disruptio

n and makes things unsafe for those smart enough to use their legs, park well away from the school and walk..yes thats right WALK , and that boy in the photo looks like he is raised off the ground.
Raised LoL as for the fashion of Shoebury, well....
[quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: "“I don’t know whether you’re supposed to mow people down when they’re crossing the road or what but, if I had waited for all these children to finish crossing before I let my daughter out, she would have got a detention for being late.” -------------------- ---- feeble excuse....you should get ready sooner and leave earlier, you can not blame people if they want to cross the road for your lateness/laziness, why do lazy parents feel the need or feel they have a right to stop slap bang right outside the school gates where it causes most congestion/disruptio n and makes things unsafe for those smart enough to use their legs, park well away from the school and walk..yes thats right WALK , and that boy in the photo looks like he is raised off the ground.[/p][/quote]Raised LoL as for the fashion of Shoebury, well.... carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: 12

2:23pm Tue 18 Mar 14

niki-loo says...

wish these cars would come round my way! parents parking where the hell they like, blocking the pavements so i have to drag my buggy through the muddy grass verge. all for the sake of not walking a few yards! no wonder kids are getting fat, when you have parents like these dropping them off as close as humanly possible to save their precious little legs
wish these cars would come round my way! parents parking where the hell they like, blocking the pavements so i have to drag my buggy through the muddy grass verge. all for the sake of not walking a few yards! no wonder kids are getting fat, when you have parents like these dropping them off as close as humanly possible to save their precious little legs niki-loo
  • Score: 36

2:24pm Tue 18 Mar 14

I care about rayleigh says...

You are breaking the law when you let your kids out at a crossing. Don't break the law and you won't get fined. Easy!
If your daughter was going to be late - then get her out of bed earlier. Easy!
If parking is difficult - don't drive them to school - let them walk. Easy!
If you live too far away - move them to a school within walking distance. Easy!
But stop moaning when you get fined for breaking the law.
You are breaking the law when you let your kids out at a crossing. Don't break the law and you won't get fined. Easy! If your daughter was going to be late - then get her out of bed earlier. Easy! If parking is difficult - don't drive them to school - let them walk. Easy! If you live too far away - move them to a school within walking distance. Easy! But stop moaning when you get fined for breaking the law. I care about rayleigh
  • Score: 47

2:32pm Tue 18 Mar 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

“I think the spy car is just sitting in wait there to catch people out,.”

____________

No sh** sherlock, thats the general idea...if there were'nt so many lazy dumbar$e drivers around at school time these CCTV vehicles wouldn't be there, its the parents that have attracted the CCTV cars to the schools..!!! ask ANY head teacher in any school..they all know parents cause the problems.
“I think the spy car is just sitting in wait there to catch people out,.” ____________ No sh** sherlock, thats the general idea...if there were'nt so many lazy dumbar$e drivers around at school time these CCTV vehicles wouldn't be there, its the parents that have attracted the CCTV cars to the schools..!!! ask ANY head teacher in any school..they all know parents cause the problems. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: 44

2:40pm Tue 18 Mar 14

emcee says...

Putting the rights or wrongs of whether the tickets should have been issued aside for a moment, most of these people live a mile or less from the school. Are their children incapable of walking. If these parents insist on using their car to ferry their teen to school, they could at least drop them of in a street nearby, avoiding any "spy car" ambush altogether. A few hundred yards walk will not kill them.
Putting the rights or wrongs of whether the tickets should have been issued aside for a moment, most of these people live a mile or less from the school. Are their children incapable of walking. If these parents insist on using their car to ferry their teen to school, they could at least drop them of in a street nearby, avoiding any "spy car" ambush altogether. A few hundred yards walk will not kill them. emcee
  • Score: 43

2:43pm Tue 18 Mar 14

rayleigh123 says...

niki-loo wrote:
wish these cars would come round my way! parents parking where the hell they like, blocking the pavements so i have to drag my buggy through the muddy grass verge. all for the sake of not walking a few yards! no wonder kids are getting fat, when you have parents like these dropping them off as close as humanly possible to save their precious little legs
I would also wish the spy camera car would come to my sons junior school, lazy, stupid parents park on the pavement , zig zags and yellow lines just to get their little Johnny to school and sXd the rest of the kids.

.
.
.
[quote][p][bold]niki-loo[/bold] wrote: wish these cars would come round my way! parents parking where the hell they like, blocking the pavements so i have to drag my buggy through the muddy grass verge. all for the sake of not walking a few yards! no wonder kids are getting fat, when you have parents like these dropping them off as close as humanly possible to save their precious little legs[/p][/quote]I would also wish the spy camera car would come to my sons junior school, lazy, stupid parents park on the pavement , zig zags and yellow lines just to get their little Johnny to school and sXd the rest of the kids. . . . rayleigh123
  • Score: 30

2:46pm Tue 18 Mar 14

whateverhappened says...

whateverhappened says...

If as the council states they filmed for more than just the alleged offence it brings a new dimension to these cars. i thought they took a photo of the offence, but it seems they drive round and video everything. Or was the video car parked on the zig zags filming. I would very much like this man to go to court to test the legality of the council seemingly filming children outside schools without permission...how many of the people with accsess to this footage are CRB checked
If as the council states they filmed for more than just the alleged offence it brings a new dimension to these cars. i thought they took a photo of the offence, but it seems they drive round and video everything. Or was the video car parked on the zig zags filming. I would very much like this man to go to court to test the legality of the council seemingly filming children outside schools without permission...how many of the people with accsess to this footage are CRB checked whateverhappened
Score: 4LikeDislike.Quote »Report this post »...12:34pm Tue 18 Mar 14
DogsMessInLeigh says...

whateverhappened wrote:
If as the council states they filmed for more than just the alleged offence it brings a new dimension to these cars. i thought they took a photo of the offence, but it seems they drive round and video everything. Or was the video car parked on the zig zags filming. I would very much like this man to go to court to test the legality of the council seemingly filming children outside schools without permission...how many of the people with accsess to this footage are CRB checked.
.
.
.
.DogsMessInLeigh wrote:

.
I think it starts filming when they spot an offending vehicle.
.
.
niki-loo says...

but according to the article it says they filmed him breaking well before the crossing? so do they just film you on the off chance you "might" do something?
.
.
.
Still not clear what the offence IS, stopping or allowing passengers to alight? or what protocol the cars operate under, constant filming, film just the alleged offence or sit wait and hope while filming school kids for fun.
whateverhappened says... If as the council states they filmed for more than just the alleged offence it brings a new dimension to these cars. i thought they took a photo of the offence, but it seems they drive round and video everything. Or was the video car parked on the zig zags filming. I would very much like this man to go to court to test the legality of the council seemingly filming children outside schools without permission...how many of the people with accsess to this footage are CRB checked If as the council states they filmed for more than just the alleged offence it brings a new dimension to these cars. i thought they took a photo of the offence, but it seems they drive round and video everything. Or was the video car parked on the zig zags filming. I would very much like this man to go to court to test the legality of the council seemingly filming children outside schools without permission...how many of the people with accsess to this footage are CRB checked whateverhappened Score: 4LikeDislike.Quote »Report this post »...12:34pm Tue 18 Mar 14 DogsMessInLeigh says... whateverhappened wrote: If as the council states they filmed for more than just the alleged offence it brings a new dimension to these cars. i thought they took a photo of the offence, but it seems they drive round and video everything. Or was the video car parked on the zig zags filming. I would very much like this man to go to court to test the legality of the council seemingly filming children outside schools without permission...how many of the people with accsess to this footage are CRB checked. . . . .DogsMessInLeigh wrote: . I think it starts filming when they spot an offending vehicle. . . niki-loo says... but according to the article it says they filmed him breaking well before the crossing? so do they just film you on the off chance you "might" do something? . . . Still not clear what the offence IS, stopping or allowing passengers to alight? or what protocol the cars operate under, constant filming, film just the alleged offence or sit wait and hope while filming school kids for fun. whateverhappened
  • Score: -4

2:47pm Tue 18 Mar 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
“I think the spy car is just sitting in wait there to catch people out,.”

____________

No sh** sherlock, thats the general idea...if there were'nt so many lazy dumbar$e drivers around at school time these CCTV vehicles wouldn't be there, its the parents that have attracted the CCTV cars to the schools..!!! ask ANY head teacher in any school..they all know parents cause the problems.
Don't you just love the lame excuses, from these idiotic drivers, "I was over a foot away from the zig zags" derrr, but YOU HAD STOPPED AND DROPPED OFF SOMEONE, the fines need to be trebled as it seems there's a lot of it going on down there. Shoebury has always been known for a lowish I.Q. this lot backs that theory up...
[quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: “I think the spy car is just sitting in wait there to catch people out,.” ____________ No sh** sherlock, thats the general idea...if there were'nt so many lazy dumbar$e drivers around at school time these CCTV vehicles wouldn't be there, its the parents that have attracted the CCTV cars to the schools..!!! ask ANY head teacher in any school..they all know parents cause the problems.[/p][/quote]Don't you just love the lame excuses, from these idiotic drivers, "I was over a foot away from the zig zags" derrr, but YOU HAD STOPPED AND DROPPED OFF SOMEONE, the fines need to be trebled as it seems there's a lot of it going on down there. Shoebury has always been known for a lowish I.Q. this lot backs that theory up... carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: 20

2:59pm Tue 18 Mar 14

stopmoaning1 says...

Oh dear, now they are all jumping on the bandwagon.

I supported the driver in the original story for the following reasons;
if a car is 'already stopped at the crossing to let pedestrians cross', the driver doesn't then suddenly commit an offence if a passenger disembarks 'at the same time'
The 'offences' of stopping within a zebra controlled area (white zig zags) is a police/court matter and not one of the deregulated matters the local council can deal with.

On reading some of the whinging accounts, it seems some of them must have stopped on restricted yellow lines, or the yellow zig zags which the council do have authority over.
Oh dear, now they are all jumping on the bandwagon. I supported the driver in the original story for the following reasons; if a car is 'already stopped at the crossing to let pedestrians cross', the driver doesn't then suddenly commit an offence if a passenger disembarks 'at the same time' The 'offences' of stopping within a zebra controlled area (white zig zags) is a police/court matter and not one of the deregulated matters the local council can deal with. On reading some of the whinging accounts, it seems some of them must have stopped on restricted yellow lines, or the yellow zig zags which the council do have authority over. stopmoaning1
  • Score: 28

4:00pm Tue 18 Mar 14

Jack222 says...

Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.
Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue. Jack222
  • Score: 26

4:05pm Tue 18 Mar 14

pembury53 says...

good to see the school run being targetted..... easy pickings for the operators, given the level of laziness these days, and less chance a ticket for the rest of us when nipping into shops.... most of these kids should be walking or cycling to school, as we once did.... only the real mummies boys were ever transported by their parents, ready made victims, for the unsympathetic school yard......
good to see the school run being targetted..... easy pickings for the operators, given the level of laziness these days, and less chance a ticket for the rest of us when nipping into shops.... most of these kids should be walking or cycling to school, as we once did.... only the real mummies boys were ever transported by their parents, ready made victims, for the unsympathetic school yard...... pembury53
  • Score: 17

4:09pm Tue 18 Mar 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

pembury53 wrote:
good to see the school run being targetted..... easy pickings for the operators, given the level of laziness these days, and less chance a ticket for the rest of us when nipping into shops.... most of these kids should be walking or cycling to school, as we once did.... only the real mummies boys were ever transported by their parents, ready made victims, for the unsympathetic school yard......
A good portion of school bullying, soon sorts out the weeds from the strong
[quote][p][bold]pembury53[/bold] wrote: good to see the school run being targetted..... easy pickings for the operators, given the level of laziness these days, and less chance a ticket for the rest of us when nipping into shops.... most of these kids should be walking or cycling to school, as we once did.... only the real mummies boys were ever transported by their parents, ready made victims, for the unsympathetic school yard......[/p][/quote]A good portion of school bullying, soon sorts out the weeds from the strong carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: 2

4:12pm Tue 18 Mar 14

white_van_ man says...

For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!!

When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.
For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!! When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice. white_van_ man
  • Score: 21

4:13pm Tue 18 Mar 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

stopmoaning1 wrote:
Oh dear, now they are all jumping on the bandwagon.

I supported the driver in the original story for the following reasons;
if a car is 'already stopped at the crossing to let pedestrians cross', the driver doesn't then suddenly commit an offence if a passenger disembarks 'at the same time'
The 'offences' of stopping within a zebra controlled area (white zig zags) is a police/court matter and not one of the deregulated matters the local council can deal with.

On reading some of the whinging accounts, it seems some of them must have stopped on restricted yellow lines, or the yellow zig zags which the council do have authority over.
same for me..i also supported the original driver, but looks like its a breeding ground for lazy parents in cars....all schools have them, some even put hazard lights on thinking it makes them immune from a ticket.
[quote][p][bold]stopmoaning1[/bold] wrote: Oh dear, now they are all jumping on the bandwagon. I supported the driver in the original story for the following reasons; if a car is 'already stopped at the crossing to let pedestrians cross', the driver doesn't then suddenly commit an offence if a passenger disembarks 'at the same time' The 'offences' of stopping within a zebra controlled area (white zig zags) is a police/court matter and not one of the deregulated matters the local council can deal with. On reading some of the whinging accounts, it seems some of them must have stopped on restricted yellow lines, or the yellow zig zags which the council do have authority over.[/p][/quote]same for me..i also supported the original driver, but looks like its a breeding ground for lazy parents in cars....all schools have them, some even put hazard lights on thinking it makes them immune from a ticket. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: 25

4:15pm Tue 18 Mar 14

white_van_ man says...

Also to quote the story "I was a foot away from the zig zags". I bet you would moan for getting a ticket on double yellows even if your a foot away!!!
Also to quote the story "I was a foot away from the zig zags". I bet you would moan for getting a ticket on double yellows even if your a foot away!!! white_van_ man
  • Score: 9

4:26pm Tue 18 Mar 14

I hate the police! says...

Spy car scum
Spy car scum I hate the police!
  • Score: -20

4:46pm Tue 18 Mar 14

John Bull 40 says...

Spy car? It couldn't be more obvious, should these people be driving?
Spy car? It couldn't be more obvious, should these people be driving? John Bull 40
  • Score: 13

4:57pm Tue 18 Mar 14

costa-del-blowfly says...

No sympathy at all with these parents. It would be interesting for each of these parents provide a reason why they are driving their 'precious ones' to school in the first place. Surely unnecessarily adding to the volume of vehicles around a school at this time is irresponsible enough, let alone dropping people off where you like. If I recall correctly from the first story on this matter, the pupil lived about half a mile away from the school. In this case there are very few reasons to be driven to school, let alone up to the gate.

On a wider note. I would like to see the vehicle stopping/parking laws completely reviewed, to make where you can and cannot park and stop back and white. This would have two benefits; it would allow for more efficient regulation (stopping nonsense like this) in addition to allowing for more tougher sanctions (points on license) for people whose parking puts other road users at risk (parking on junctions etc...).
No sympathy at all with these parents. It would be interesting for each of these parents provide a reason why they are driving their 'precious ones' to school in the first place. Surely unnecessarily adding to the volume of vehicles around a school at this time is irresponsible enough, let alone dropping people off where you like. If I recall correctly from the first story on this matter, the pupil lived about half a mile away from the school. In this case there are very few reasons to be driven to school, let alone up to the gate. On a wider note. I would like to see the vehicle stopping/parking laws completely reviewed, to make where you can and cannot park and stop back and white. This would have two benefits; it would allow for more efficient regulation (stopping nonsense like this) in addition to allowing for more tougher sanctions (points on license) for people whose parking puts other road users at risk (parking on junctions etc...). costa-del-blowfly
  • Score: 12

5:35pm Tue 18 Mar 14

Kim Gandy says...

Usual caterwauling nonsense above from people who comment on everything but know nothing.

I am vehemently against any kind of spying system that discriminates against decent people whilst letting off genuine wrongdoers, boy racers, nutters, kerb crawlers and other assorted scum.

There are far worse things happening on a daily basis than people letting their kids out of cars near schools. As for parking, parents don't park and leave their cars, they pull up,let the kids out then drive off.

Public transport cannot be relied upon these days and then there is the problem of oversubscribed schools and over population.

Usual scurrilous remarks above from people who are obviously all perfect and live their lives by the book. They NEVER transgress and are always in the right.

And again, usual blather and NO SIGNATURES.
Usual caterwauling nonsense above from people who comment on everything but know nothing. I am vehemently against any kind of spying system that discriminates against decent people whilst letting off genuine wrongdoers, boy racers, nutters, kerb crawlers and other assorted scum. There are far worse things happening on a daily basis than people letting their kids out of cars near schools. As for parking, parents don't park and leave their cars, they pull up,let the kids out then drive off. Public transport cannot be relied upon these days and then there is the problem of oversubscribed schools and over population. Usual scurrilous remarks above from people who are obviously all perfect and live their lives by the book. They NEVER transgress and are always in the right. And again, usual blather and NO SIGNATURES. Kim Gandy
  • Score: -20

5:40pm Tue 18 Mar 14

Kim Gandy says...

white_van_ man wrote:
For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!!

When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.
I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had.

No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't.

Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot.

I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same.

I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars.

And you lot pick on a few parents.

Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy.

I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day.

As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online.
[quote][p][bold]white_van_ man[/bold] wrote: For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!! When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.[/p][/quote]I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had. No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't. Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot. I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same. I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars. And you lot pick on a few parents. Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy. I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day. As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online. Kim Gandy
  • Score: -17

5:48pm Tue 18 Mar 14

BMNO6 says...

I wish the spy car would come to southend airport where the idiots park ON the crossing to drop off and pick people up ! accident waiting to happen, fact. The drop off and pick up point is in the short stay car park and its FREE for ten minutes ! so pay attention all you fickle AC taxi drivers, it could be YOUR relation that cops it through the ignorance of you and your fellow "do not give a to$$" drivers. As for the school run drivers you broke the law, pay your fines and get up earlier and let children walk to school.
I wish the spy car would come to southend airport where the idiots park ON the crossing to drop off and pick people up ! accident waiting to happen, fact. The drop off and pick up point is in the short stay car park and its FREE for ten minutes ! so pay attention all you fickle AC taxi drivers, it could be YOUR relation that cops it through the ignorance of you and your fellow "do not give a to$$" drivers. As for the school run drivers you broke the law, pay your fines and get up earlier and let children walk to school. BMNO6
  • Score: 10

5:55pm Tue 18 Mar 14

Nebs says...

BMNO6 wrote:
I wish the spy car would come to southend airport where the idiots park ON the crossing to drop off and pick people up ! accident waiting to happen, fact. The drop off and pick up point is in the short stay car park and its FREE for ten minutes ! so pay attention all you fickle AC taxi drivers, it could be YOUR relation that cops it through the ignorance of you and your fellow "do not give a to$$" drivers. As for the school run drivers you broke the law, pay your fines and get up earlier and let children walk to school.
They changed the short stay to 5 minutes free parking ages ago.
[quote][p][bold]BMNO6[/bold] wrote: I wish the spy car would come to southend airport where the idiots park ON the crossing to drop off and pick people up ! accident waiting to happen, fact. The drop off and pick up point is in the short stay car park and its FREE for ten minutes ! so pay attention all you fickle AC taxi drivers, it could be YOUR relation that cops it through the ignorance of you and your fellow "do not give a to$$" drivers. As for the school run drivers you broke the law, pay your fines and get up earlier and let children walk to school.[/p][/quote]They changed the short stay to 5 minutes free parking ages ago. Nebs
  • Score: 7

6:20pm Tue 18 Mar 14

pembury53 says...

Kim Gandy wrote:
white_van_ man wrote:
For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!!

When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.
I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had.

No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't.

Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot.

I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same.

I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars.

And you lot pick on a few parents.

Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy.

I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day.

As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online.
a common misconception..... the risks are broadly the same as 50 years ago but the media hype it, because dim witted hysterical parents buy it, that there's a 'wrong 'un, lurking on every street corner.........
[quote][p][bold]Kim Gandy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]white_van_ man[/bold] wrote: For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!! When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.[/p][/quote]I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had. No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't. Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot. I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same. I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars. And you lot pick on a few parents. Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy. I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day. As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online.[/p][/quote]a common misconception..... the risks are broadly the same as 50 years ago but the media hype it, because dim witted hysterical parents buy it, that there's a 'wrong 'un, lurking on every street corner......... pembury53
  • Score: 12

6:31pm Tue 18 Mar 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

Kim Gandy wrote:
Usual caterwauling nonsense above from people who comment on everything but know nothing.

I am vehemently against any kind of spying system that discriminates against decent people whilst letting off genuine wrongdoers, boy racers, nutters, kerb crawlers and other assorted scum.

There are far worse things happening on a daily basis than people letting their kids out of cars near schools. As for parking, parents don't park and leave their cars, they pull up,let the kids out then drive off.

Public transport cannot be relied upon these days and then there is the problem of oversubscribed schools and over population.

Usual scurrilous remarks above from people who are obviously all perfect and live their lives by the book. They NEVER transgress and are always in the right.

And again, usual blather and NO SIGNATURES.
Agree there are far more worse things going on as you say..BUT they are police matters and not for a parking warden to get involved with,this is about schools parking problems, so you wouldn't say those things if your kids where involved in a accident because fat assed parents parked all over the place right outside schools causing confusion and delay, you being a ex-school official(G'vnor was it) should appreciate whats wrong here., zig zags and crossings/yellow lines are in place for a good reason, if you think that they shouldn't be its just as well as you don't do the school thing anymore.

public transport is ok, and so is using your legs, how about parking half a mile away...or 1 mile even.
[quote][p][bold]Kim Gandy[/bold] wrote: Usual caterwauling nonsense above from people who comment on everything but know nothing. I am vehemently against any kind of spying system that discriminates against decent people whilst letting off genuine wrongdoers, boy racers, nutters, kerb crawlers and other assorted scum. There are far worse things happening on a daily basis than people letting their kids out of cars near schools. As for parking, parents don't park and leave their cars, they pull up,let the kids out then drive off. Public transport cannot be relied upon these days and then there is the problem of oversubscribed schools and over population. Usual scurrilous remarks above from people who are obviously all perfect and live their lives by the book. They NEVER transgress and are always in the right. And again, usual blather and NO SIGNATURES.[/p][/quote]Agree there are far more worse things going on as you say..BUT they are police matters and not for a parking warden to get involved with,this is about schools parking problems, so you wouldn't say those things if your kids where involved in a accident because fat assed parents parked all over the place right outside schools causing confusion and delay, you being a ex-school official(G'vnor was it) should appreciate whats wrong here., zig zags and crossings/yellow lines are in place for a good reason, if you think that they shouldn't be its just as well as you don't do the school thing anymore. public transport is ok, and so is using your legs, how about parking half a mile away...or 1 mile even. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: 15

6:34pm Tue 18 Mar 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

pembury53 wrote:
Kim Gandy wrote:
white_van_ man wrote:
For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!!

When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.
I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had.

No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't.

Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot.

I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same.

I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars.

And you lot pick on a few parents.

Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy.

I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day.

As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online.
a common misconception..... the risks are broadly the same as 50 years ago but the media hype it, because dim witted hysterical parents buy it, that there's a 'wrong 'un, lurking on every street corner.........
Like you Kim, the lollypop lot are past it, not fit for purpose, as for these zig zag hags, fine them
[quote][p][bold]pembury53[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Kim Gandy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]white_van_ man[/bold] wrote: For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!! When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.[/p][/quote]I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had. No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't. Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot. I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same. I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars. And you lot pick on a few parents. Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy. I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day. As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online.[/p][/quote]a common misconception..... the risks are broadly the same as 50 years ago but the media hype it, because dim witted hysterical parents buy it, that there's a 'wrong 'un, lurking on every street corner.........[/p][/quote]Like you Kim, the lollypop lot are past it, not fit for purpose, as for these zig zag hags, fine them carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: 9

6:35pm Tue 18 Mar 14

niki-loo says...

Kim Gandy wrote:
white_van_ man wrote:
For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!!

When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.
I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had.

No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't.

Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot.

I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same.

I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars.

And you lot pick on a few parents.

Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy.

I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day.

As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online.
So you believe it's ok to just pick and choose which road rules to comply with?
[quote][p][bold]Kim Gandy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]white_van_ man[/bold] wrote: For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!! When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.[/p][/quote]I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had. No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't. Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot. I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same. I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars. And you lot pick on a few parents. Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy. I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day. As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online.[/p][/quote]So you believe it's ok to just pick and choose which road rules to comply with? niki-loo
  • Score: 15

6:37pm Tue 18 Mar 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

BMNO6 wrote:
I wish the spy car would come to southend airport where the idiots park ON the crossing to drop off and pick people up ! accident waiting to happen, fact. The drop off and pick up point is in the short stay car park and its FREE for ten minutes ! so pay attention all you fickle AC taxi drivers, it could be YOUR relation that cops it through the ignorance of you and your fellow "do not give a to$$" drivers. As for the school run drivers you broke the law, pay your fines and get up earlier and let children walk to school.
don't think it(CCTV car) has any jurisdiction there.
[quote][p][bold]BMNO6[/bold] wrote: I wish the spy car would come to southend airport where the idiots park ON the crossing to drop off and pick people up ! accident waiting to happen, fact. The drop off and pick up point is in the short stay car park and its FREE for ten minutes ! so pay attention all you fickle AC taxi drivers, it could be YOUR relation that cops it through the ignorance of you and your fellow "do not give a to$$" drivers. As for the school run drivers you broke the law, pay your fines and get up earlier and let children walk to school.[/p][/quote]don't think it(CCTV car) has any jurisdiction there. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: 2

6:57pm Tue 18 Mar 14

white_van_ man says...

Kim Gandy wrote:
white_van_ man wrote:
For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!!

When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.
I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had.

No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't.

Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot.

I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same.

I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars.

And you lot pick on a few parents.

Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy.

I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day.

As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online.
I'm a parent to, my boy walks to school everyday. He walks 3 miles each day along busy roads. He does ask to be dropped off to school but I tell him no walk you lazy little boy, oh guess what he walks, also past the school we couldn't get him into cause it's too full with kids who live outside of the catchment area and whose parents drop them off everyday.
Parents need to toughen up just cause we read about things in papers, on internet and on tv doesn't mean anythings going to happen to our kids it's just an excuse. Rant over!!!!
[quote][p][bold]Kim Gandy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]white_van_ man[/bold] wrote: For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!! When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.[/p][/quote]I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had. No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't. Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot. I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same. I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars. And you lot pick on a few parents. Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy. I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day. As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online.[/p][/quote]I'm a parent to, my boy walks to school everyday. He walks 3 miles each day along busy roads. He does ask to be dropped off to school but I tell him no walk you lazy little boy, oh guess what he walks, also past the school we couldn't get him into cause it's too full with kids who live outside of the catchment area and whose parents drop them off everyday. Parents need to toughen up just cause we read about things in papers, on internet and on tv doesn't mean anythings going to happen to our kids it's just an excuse. Rant over!!!! white_van_ man
  • Score: 8

7:07pm Tue 18 Mar 14

John T Pharro says...

rayleigh123 wrote:
niki-loo wrote:
wish these cars would come round my way! parents parking where the hell they like, blocking the pavements so i have to drag my buggy through the muddy grass verge. all for the sake of not walking a few yards! no wonder kids are getting fat, when you have parents like these dropping them off as close as humanly possible to save their precious little legs
I would also wish the spy camera car would come to my sons junior school, lazy, stupid parents park on the pavement , zig zags and yellow lines just to get their little Johnny to school and sXd the rest of the kids.

.
.
.
And schools everywhere. At Leigh Beck the parents can park in the football ground a few minutes walk away and still they park on verges, double yellow lines and even in the entrances to the school. About time this sort of parking which is so obviously dangerous should have a £500 fine and 3 points on the licence.
[quote][p][bold]rayleigh123[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]niki-loo[/bold] wrote: wish these cars would come round my way! parents parking where the hell they like, blocking the pavements so i have to drag my buggy through the muddy grass verge. all for the sake of not walking a few yards! no wonder kids are getting fat, when you have parents like these dropping them off as close as humanly possible to save their precious little legs[/p][/quote]I would also wish the spy camera car would come to my sons junior school, lazy, stupid parents park on the pavement , zig zags and yellow lines just to get their little Johnny to school and sXd the rest of the kids. . . .[/p][/quote]And schools everywhere. At Leigh Beck the parents can park in the football ground a few minutes walk away and still they park on verges, double yellow lines and even in the entrances to the school. About time this sort of parking which is so obviously dangerous should have a £500 fine and 3 points on the licence. John T Pharro
  • Score: 9

7:35pm Tue 18 Mar 14

Steve H says...

Kim Gandy wrote:
Usual caterwauling nonsense above from people who comment on everything but know nothing.

I am vehemently against any kind of spying system that discriminates against decent people whilst letting off genuine wrongdoers, boy racers, nutters, kerb crawlers and other assorted scum.

There are far worse things happening on a daily basis than people letting their kids out of cars near schools. As for parking, parents don't park and leave their cars, they pull up,let the kids out then drive off.

Public transport cannot be relied upon these days and then there is the problem of oversubscribed schools and over population.

Usual scurrilous remarks above from people who are obviously all perfect and live their lives by the book. They NEVER transgress and are always in the right.

And again, usual blather and NO SIGNATURES.
Kim,

spy Show IPA


noun, plural spies.

1.

a person employed by a government to obtain secret information or intelligence about another, usually hostile, country, especially with reference to military or naval affairs.


2.

a person who keeps close and secret watch on the actions and words of another or others.


3.

a person who seeks to obtain confidential information about the activities, plans, methods, etc., of an organization or person, especially one who is employed for this purpose by a competitor: an industrial spy.


4.

the act of spying.

Above is the definition of spying, as the 'Spy' car is quite distinctive I find your argument null and void.

These poor victims are not victims at all, they got caught, they broke the rules. The fact that they drive means they have passed a driving test, to pass a driving test they need knowledge of the Highway Code. I am sure the Highway Code states the rules around Zebra crossings etc. These drivers chose to ignore those rules and got caught.
[quote][p][bold]Kim Gandy[/bold] wrote: Usual caterwauling nonsense above from people who comment on everything but know nothing. I am vehemently against any kind of spying system that discriminates against decent people whilst letting off genuine wrongdoers, boy racers, nutters, kerb crawlers and other assorted scum. There are far worse things happening on a daily basis than people letting their kids out of cars near schools. As for parking, parents don't park and leave their cars, they pull up,let the kids out then drive off. Public transport cannot be relied upon these days and then there is the problem of oversubscribed schools and over population. Usual scurrilous remarks above from people who are obviously all perfect and live their lives by the book. They NEVER transgress and are always in the right. And again, usual blather and NO SIGNATURES.[/p][/quote]Kim, spy [spahy] Show IPA noun, plural spies. 1. a person employed by a government to obtain secret information or intelligence about another, usually hostile, country, especially with reference to military or naval affairs. 2. a person who keeps close and secret watch on the actions and words of another or others. 3. a person who seeks to obtain confidential information about the activities, plans, methods, etc., of an organization or person, especially one who is employed for this purpose by a competitor: an industrial spy. 4. the act of spying. Above is the definition of spying, as the 'Spy' car is quite distinctive I find your argument null and void. These poor victims are not victims at all, they got caught, they broke the rules. The fact that they drive means they have passed a driving test, to pass a driving test they need knowledge of the Highway Code. I am sure the Highway Code states the rules around Zebra crossings etc. These drivers chose to ignore those rules and got caught. Steve H
  • Score: 11

7:40pm Tue 18 Mar 14

DTK.1996 says...

Jack222 wrote:
Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.
No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***.
Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.
[quote][p][bold]Jack222[/bold] wrote: Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.[/p][/quote]No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***. Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it. DTK.1996
  • Score: -12

7:51pm Tue 18 Mar 14

jolllyboy says...

Right or wrong these spy car drivers and those viewing the scene need retraining. An offence must be 100% obvious and correct before fining.
Right or wrong these spy car drivers and those viewing the scene need retraining. An offence must be 100% obvious and correct before fining. jolllyboy
  • Score: -3

8:56pm Tue 18 Mar 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

Funny thing being, these women broke the rules of the Highway code, got fined and then went running to the press, for sympathy, and as shown here to be pretty...moronic.
Funny thing being, these women broke the rules of the Highway code, got fined and then went running to the press, for sympathy, and as shown here to be pretty...moronic. carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: 12

9:09pm Tue 18 Mar 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

DTK.1996 wrote:
Jack222 wrote:
Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.
No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***.
Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.
not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when...

Their = There.
Stoped = Stopped.
Is park = Is parked.

Many Thanks.
[quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jack222[/bold] wrote: Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.[/p][/quote]No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***. Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.[/p][/quote]not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when... Their = There. Stoped = Stopped. Is park = Is parked. Many Thanks. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: 13

9:40pm Tue 18 Mar 14

railfan235 says...

DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
DTK.1996 wrote:
Jack222 wrote:
Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.
No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***.
Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.
not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when...

Their = There.
Stoped = Stopped.
Is park = Is parked.

Many Thanks.
good these baskets are fined to illeaglly stopping on a zigzag
pay the fine and get on with it

and also for some of you that are a bit thick out there stopping on a zigzag to save you time is a offence in the highway code a zigzag is a keep clear zone and no stopping is allowed on the zigzag the same applies outsode schools and zebra crossings if any door open whilst you are stopped on a zigzag its classed as your car is parked its a offense simple as
[quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jack222[/bold] wrote: Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.[/p][/quote]No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***. Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.[/p][/quote]not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when... Their = There. Stoped = Stopped. Is park = Is parked. Many Thanks.[/p][/quote]good these baskets are fined to illeaglly stopping on a zigzag pay the fine and get on with it and also for some of you that are a bit thick out there stopping on a zigzag to save you time is a offence in the highway code a zigzag is a keep clear zone and no stopping is allowed on the zigzag the same applies outsode schools and zebra crossings if any door open whilst you are stopped on a zigzag its classed as your car is parked its a offense simple as railfan235
  • Score: 5

10:04pm Tue 18 Mar 14

DTK.1996 says...

DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
DTK.1996 wrote:
Jack222 wrote:
Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.
No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***.
Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.
not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when...

Their = There.
Stoped = Stopped.
Is park = Is parked.

Many Thanks.
So you saying you have never doubled parked once in your life.
Also go back to leigh and moan about dog poo
many thanks
[quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jack222[/bold] wrote: Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.[/p][/quote]No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***. Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.[/p][/quote]not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when... Their = There. Stoped = Stopped. Is park = Is parked. Many Thanks.[/p][/quote]So you saying you have never doubled parked once in your life. Also go back to leigh and moan about dog poo many thanks DTK.1996
  • Score: -12

10:27pm Tue 18 Mar 14

carnmountyouknowitmakessense says...

DTK.1996 wrote:
DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
DTK.1996 wrote:
Jack222 wrote:
Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.
No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***.
Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.
not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when...

Their = There.
Stoped = Stopped.
Is park = Is parked.

Many Thanks.
So you saying you have never doubled parked once in your life.
Also go back to leigh and moan about dog poo
many thanks
Get a brain
[quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jack222[/bold] wrote: Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.[/p][/quote]No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***. Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.[/p][/quote]not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when... Their = There. Stoped = Stopped. Is park = Is parked. Many Thanks.[/p][/quote]So you saying you have never doubled parked once in your life. Also go back to leigh and moan about dog poo many thanks[/p][/quote]Get a brain carnmountyouknowitmakessense
  • Score: 4

10:56pm Tue 18 Mar 14

niki-loo says...

DTK.1996 wrote:
DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
DTK.1996 wrote:
Jack222 wrote:
Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.
No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***.
Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.
not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when...

Their = There.
Stoped = Stopped.
Is park = Is parked.

Many Thanks.
So you saying you have never doubled parked once in your life.
Also go back to leigh and moan about dog poo
many thanks
we have all double parked, but the majority hold there hands up and pay the fine. Most do NOT go running to the local rag to try and gather sympathy for something that was wrong......for god sake pay the £35 and move on. if you can afford to chauffeur your kids to school everyday you can afford a measly 35 quid
[quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jack222[/bold] wrote: Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.[/p][/quote]No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***. Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.[/p][/quote]not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when... Their = There. Stoped = Stopped. Is park = Is parked. Many Thanks.[/p][/quote]So you saying you have never doubled parked once in your life. Also go back to leigh and moan about dog poo many thanks[/p][/quote]we have all double parked, but the majority hold there hands up and pay the fine. Most do NOT go running to the local rag to try and gather sympathy for something that was wrong......for god sake pay the £35 and move on. if you can afford to chauffeur your kids to school everyday you can afford a measly 35 quid niki-loo
  • Score: 8

11:12pm Tue 18 Mar 14

white_van_ man says...

niki-loo wrote:
DTK.1996 wrote:
DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
DTK.1996 wrote:
Jack222 wrote:
Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.
No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***.
Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.
not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when...

Their = There.
Stoped = Stopped.
Is park = Is parked.

Many Thanks.
So you saying you have never doubled parked once in your life.
Also go back to leigh and moan about dog poo
many thanks
we have all double parked, but the majority hold there hands up and pay the fine. Most do NOT go running to the local rag to try and gather sympathy for something that was wrong......for god sake pay the £35 and move on. if you can afford to chauffeur your kids to school everyday you can afford a measly 35 quid
Quite agree pay up and stop moaning. Could be worse could be upto 6 points on your licence as I think that's what it use to be for parking on zig zag lines I believe
[quote][p][bold]niki-loo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jack222[/bold] wrote: Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.[/p][/quote]No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***. Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.[/p][/quote]not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when... Their = There. Stoped = Stopped. Is park = Is parked. Many Thanks.[/p][/quote]So you saying you have never doubled parked once in your life. Also go back to leigh and moan about dog poo many thanks[/p][/quote]we have all double parked, but the majority hold there hands up and pay the fine. Most do NOT go running to the local rag to try and gather sympathy for something that was wrong......for god sake pay the £35 and move on. if you can afford to chauffeur your kids to school everyday you can afford a measly 35 quid[/p][/quote]Quite agree pay up and stop moaning. Could be worse could be upto 6 points on your licence as I think that's what it use to be for parking on zig zag lines I believe white_van_ man
  • Score: 9

7:43am Wed 19 Mar 14

DogsMessInLeigh says...

DTK.1996 wrote:
DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
DTK.1996 wrote:
Jack222 wrote:
Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.
No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***.
Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.
not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when...

Their = There.
Stoped = Stopped.
Is park = Is parked.

Many Thanks.
So you saying you have never doubled parked once in your life.
Also go back to leigh and moan about dog poo
many thanks
Double parked..? or used a crossing/zig zag outside a school to park and let your lazy kids out like what you and your fellow bone idol parents have openly done, Never go crying to the Echo about getting a ticket...as always when this happens it back fires, and the answer is NO never double parked so others can not get through..NO never used a grass verge..NO never used a crossing/zig zag to park either..NO i am not a lazy inconsiderate parent like many and all schools have.

I am in leigh...so i can't actually go back to somewhere i am..., its the internet you can be in one place and comment on any other place in the world you don't physically have to be in the place/area you are commenting on....Doh.
Hope that helps a little.
Regards.
[quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jack222[/bold] wrote: Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.[/p][/quote]No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***. Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.[/p][/quote]not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when... Their = There. Stoped = Stopped. Is park = Is parked. Many Thanks.[/p][/quote]So you saying you have never doubled parked once in your life. Also go back to leigh and moan about dog poo many thanks[/p][/quote]Double parked..? or used a crossing/zig zag outside a school to park and let your lazy kids out like what you and your fellow bone idol parents have openly done, Never go crying to the Echo about getting a ticket...as always when this happens it back fires, and the answer is NO never double parked so others can not get through..NO never used a grass verge..NO never used a crossing/zig zag to park either..NO i am not a lazy inconsiderate parent like many and all schools have. I am in leigh...so i can't actually go back to somewhere i am..., its the internet you can be in one place and comment on any other place in the world you don't physically have to be in the place/area you are commenting on....Doh. Hope that helps a little. Regards. DogsMessInLeigh
  • Score: 6

5:13pm Wed 19 Mar 14

ThisYear says...

DogsMessInLeigh wrote:
DTK.1996 wrote:
Jack222 wrote:
Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.
No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***.
Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.
not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when...

Their = There.
Stoped = Stopped.
Is park = Is parked.

Many Thanks.
Many *thanks'*....?
[quote][p][bold]DogsMessInLeigh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jack222[/bold] wrote: Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.[/p][/quote]No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***. Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.[/p][/quote]not sure its wise calling someone else a dumb a***...when... Their = There. Stoped = Stopped. Is park = Is parked. Many Thanks.[/p][/quote]Many *thanks'*....? ThisYear
  • Score: -1

5:18pm Wed 19 Mar 14

ThisYear says...

Kim Gandy wrote:
white_van_ man wrote:
For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!!

When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.
I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had.

No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't.

Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot.

I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same.

I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars.

And you lot pick on a few parents.

Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy.

I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day.

As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online.
"I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day"

Kim your hypocrisy would feed a herd of elephants for a decade..you are full of it!
[quote][p][bold]Kim Gandy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]white_van_ man[/bold] wrote: For phucks sake make your fat little kid walk to school. Surly to be able to go to a school you have to be in a catchment area within walking distance!!! When I was at school we walked4 miles a day never did me any harm. Stop yet moaning and pay up either that or don't it's your choice.[/p][/quote]I walked to school too but things are different nowadays. This country has changed beyond recognition and these kids don't get the childhood we had. No use trying to pretend it's the same because it isn't. Like I said, there are far worse offences going on. I have to listen to little scrotes racing round the town car parks and their boom boxes going full pelt and grown men driving over speed bumps at top rev, customised exhausts, the lot. I have also had to drive along roads where horses have been free to roam and even seen an horrific accident involving the same. I've seen people driving around drunk and cutting other people up dangerously and using the road as a race track for pony and traps as well as cars. And you lot pick on a few parents. Same mealy mouthed attitude to lollipop ladies which most of you also had the benefit of when you were at school. They've been around for years and now they've been made a political whipping boy. I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day. As for catchment areas, you obviously have no idea about those either. Some people can't get their kids in local schools and have to take them out of the area. They also have to get to work by nine. At least they are keeping the economy going and not having a pop at everybody else online.[/p][/quote]"I just cannot get over the mean spirited comments on this website. It gets worse every day" Kim your hypocrisy would feed a herd of elephants for a decade..you are full of it! ThisYear
  • Score: 2

5:20pm Wed 19 Mar 14

ThisYear says...

I care about rayleigh wrote:
You are breaking the law when you let your kids out at a crossing. Don't break the law and you won't get fined. Easy!
If your daughter was going to be late - then get her out of bed earlier. Easy!
If parking is difficult - don't drive them to school - let them walk. Easy!
If you live too far away - move them to a school within walking distance. Easy!
But stop moaning when you get fined for breaking the law.
Which law is being broken?
[quote][p][bold]I care about rayleigh[/bold] wrote: You are breaking the law when you let your kids out at a crossing. Don't break the law and you won't get fined. Easy! If your daughter was going to be late - then get her out of bed earlier. Easy! If parking is difficult - don't drive them to school - let them walk. Easy! If you live too far away - move them to a school within walking distance. Easy! But stop moaning when you get fined for breaking the law.[/p][/quote]Which law is being broken? ThisYear
  • Score: 0

6:06pm Wed 19 Mar 14

Letmetryagain says...

They stopped illegally on a crossing and got fined, end of story.
They stopped illegally on a crossing and got fined, end of story. Letmetryagain
  • Score: 6

10:24am Thu 20 Mar 14

cg1blue says...

DTK.1996 wrote:
Jack222 wrote: Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.
No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***. Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.
"No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***."

Can somebody re-arrange this into a sentence for me please? I'd like to understand the point. Sorry DTK, no offence intended.
[quote][p][bold]DTK.1996[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jack222[/bold] wrote: Did they break the law? Yes. End of issue.[/p][/quote]No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***. Also I go there and the CCTV car is park illegally anyway as it has stoped in a bus stop during operating times I have photos to prove it.[/p][/quote]"No actually as if their is people crossing your not breaking the Law you dumb a***." Can somebody re-arrange this into a sentence for me please? I'd like to understand the point. Sorry DTK, no offence intended. cg1blue
  • Score: 5

2:07pm Sat 22 Mar 14

Nebs says...

They have broken the law AGAIN, the picture proves it. This time as pedestrians. You must not loiter on any type of crossing.
They have broken the law AGAIN, the picture proves it. This time as pedestrians. You must not loiter on any type of crossing. Nebs
  • Score: 6

9:29am Sun 23 Mar 14

openspace says...

I love the pose in the photo, the " I did something stupid and I want everyone to see my photo" look. What an extremely sad bunch of people, pathetic isn't it. !!!!!.
Simple rule to remember . Don't let people out of cars when on crossing zig zags and you won't get fined, Simples!!
If this makes a difference to being on time at school. leave home 1 minute earlier, also simples!!!!!.
Running to the Echo just makes thing worse and shows up your stupidity.
PS I have been known to breach the odd road safety rule, no one's perfect, BUT , I wouldn't winge if caught.
I love the pose in the photo, the " I did something stupid and I want everyone to see my photo" look. What an extremely sad bunch of people, pathetic isn't it. !!!!!. Simple rule to remember . Don't let people out of cars when on crossing zig zags and you won't get fined, Simples!! If this makes a difference to being on time at school. leave home 1 minute earlier, also simples!!!!!. Running to the Echo just makes thing worse and shows up your stupidity. PS I have been known to breach the odd road safety rule, no one's perfect, BUT , I wouldn't winge if caught. openspace
  • Score: 5

9:34am Sun 23 Mar 14

openspace says...

openspace wrote:
I love the pose in the photo, the " I did something stupid and I want everyone to see my photo" look. What an extremely sad bunch of people, pathetic isn't it. !!!!!.
Simple rule to remember . Don't let people out of cars when on crossing zig zags and you won't get fined, Simples!!
If this makes a difference to being on time at school. leave home 1 minute earlier, also simples!!!!!.
Running to the Echo just makes thing worse and shows up your stupidity.
PS I have been known to breach the odd road safety rule, no one's perfect, BUT , I wouldn't winge if caught.
Forgot to mention, getting caught three times, repeat " three times", doing the same idiotic thing, unbelievable isn't it ??.
[quote][p][bold]openspace[/bold] wrote: I love the pose in the photo, the " I did something stupid and I want everyone to see my photo" look. What an extremely sad bunch of people, pathetic isn't it. !!!!!. Simple rule to remember . Don't let people out of cars when on crossing zig zags and you won't get fined, Simples!! If this makes a difference to being on time at school. leave home 1 minute earlier, also simples!!!!!. Running to the Echo just makes thing worse and shows up your stupidity. PS I have been known to breach the odd road safety rule, no one's perfect, BUT , I wouldn't winge if caught.[/p][/quote]Forgot to mention, getting caught three times, repeat " three times", doing the same idiotic thing, unbelievable isn't it ??. openspace
  • Score: 7

9:37am Sun 23 Mar 14

openspace says...

openspace wrote:
openspace wrote:
I love the pose in the photo, the " I did something stupid and I want everyone to see my photo" look. What an extremely sad bunch of people, pathetic isn't it. !!!!!.
Simple rule to remember . Don't let people out of cars when on crossing zig zags and you won't get fined, Simples!!
If this makes a difference to being on time at school. leave home 1 minute earlier, also simples!!!!!.
Running to the Echo just makes thing worse and shows up your stupidity.
PS I have been known to breach the odd road safety rule, no one's perfect, BUT , I wouldn't winge if caught.
Forgot to mention, getting caught three times, repeat " three times", doing the same idiotic thing, unbelievable isn't it ??.
the " &quot" in the first line was added by the Echo, not in my letter originally.
[quote][p][bold]openspace[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]openspace[/bold] wrote: I love the pose in the photo, the " I did something stupid and I want everyone to see my photo" look. What an extremely sad bunch of people, pathetic isn't it. !!!!!. Simple rule to remember . Don't let people out of cars when on crossing zig zags and you won't get fined, Simples!! If this makes a difference to being on time at school. leave home 1 minute earlier, also simples!!!!!. Running to the Echo just makes thing worse and shows up your stupidity. PS I have been known to breach the odd road safety rule, no one's perfect, BUT , I wouldn't winge if caught.[/p][/quote]Forgot to mention, getting caught three times, repeat " three times", doing the same idiotic thing, unbelievable isn't it ??.[/p][/quote]the " "" in the first line was added by the Echo, not in my letter originally. openspace
  • Score: 2

4:26pm Mon 24 Mar 14

andy:) says...

A rather worrying story in todays Echo, a guy appealed to the council but they dismissed his appeal, he then appealed to the adjudictor and the council didnt bother responded, so he won.

When contacted by the Echo the council NOW admit that the driver shouldnt of been given a ticket in the first place (and also shifted the blame onto the car contracted operators), so not only was the spy car in the wrong but they also admitted that he should of won on appeal, they simple state it was an 'error' but this is rather worrying, how many other 'errors' have been made, how many people once turned down by the council appeal fight it further to the adjudicator ?

I can see the point of the spy car but something strikes me as a bit 'iffy' at the council and especially its appeals process, in view of its recent 'error' perhaps it should go back over past appears and review them.
A rather worrying story in todays Echo, a guy appealed to the council but they dismissed his appeal, he then appealed to the adjudictor and the council didnt bother responded, so he won. When contacted by the Echo the council NOW admit that the driver shouldnt of been given a ticket in the first place (and also shifted the blame onto the car contracted operators), so not only was the spy car in the wrong but they also admitted that he should of won on appeal, they simple state it was an 'error' but this is rather worrying, how many other 'errors' have been made, how many people once turned down by the council appeal fight it further to the adjudicator ? I can see the point of the spy car but something strikes me as a bit 'iffy' at the council and especially its appeals process, in view of its recent 'error' perhaps it should go back over past appears and review them. andy:)
  • Score: 0

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree