Monthly Archives: September 2012

Random Musing & Observations

Squatter Jailed The last labour government and the current tory government have issued sentencing edict called Sentencing Guidelines that make it incredibly hard for courts to jail offenders. Even when prison sentences are passed, they are often suspended. This means … Continue reading

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I Don’t Bl**dy Believe It

Arriving home from work tonight – now I never said I had done any work, just that I had been to my work. Anyway, after arriving home, I put the television on and looked at the Teletext news headlines. Amongst … Continue reading

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Ground hopping: Chelmsford City FC v Leatherhead FC FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round 22nd September 2012

I decided to satisfy a few historic questions by going to this game. Spennymoor were playing away at Trafford FC in Manchester and I couldn’t afford to go there, so of the local FA Cup ties to me, this seemed … Continue reading

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The Other Side

The tragic murder of 2 unarmed police officers today in Greater Manchester brings to the public attention the other side of the role of the police from that in my recent post. BBC Report The South Yorkshire Police Force, the … Continue reading

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Too Little Too Late

The Sun front page for 13th September As ever with this rag, its all about the police with a tooked away apology at the foot of the page. 23 years on this is not enough and is too little too … Continue reading

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The Police Are There “To Protect & Serve”?

Today, the 12th September 2012 should go down in history as one of the most significant dates in the history of British Policing and Politics. Today, the Hillsborough Investigation Panel have released their report into the Hillsborough Disaster. The report … Continue reading

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Ground Hopping: Newton Aycliffe FC v Bishop Auckland Ebac Northern League Monday 27th August 2012

A Bank Holiday, and sadly Spennymoor’s game at Shildon had been postponed owing to the hosts having an FA Cup replay that week. So, what should I do? The obvious thing was to make the most o the time with … Continue reading

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