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Manchester Chat / Re: GMP Accountability Plan
« Last post by celeste on 21:52:49, 18/01/21 »
Does it make you wonder just who is being punished????????????
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Whats on in Manchester / Re: Christmas Celebrations
« Last post by celeste on 21:47:23, 18/01/21 »
I grew up in Cheshire and have visited Alderley Edge and the Wizard,  I have photos of myself on a swing, which was probably in the back garden of the Wizard. 

In the 90s I used the tram to go to Crumpsall and Prestwich, would you say the higher up the towns the better the air? 
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Manchester Chat / Re: GMP Accountability Plan
« Last post by St Chads Lad on 21:39:26, 18/01/21 »
That oxygen thief Burnham stuck extra on the council tax via his mayoral 'precept' a couple of years ago for the stasi in order to recruit more uniformed bullyboys, now he wants an extra 15 per household, what happened to the original charge?
. And this dirt bag wants full control of GM's budget?  ;D
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Whats on in Manchester / Re: Christmas Celebrations
« Last post by Tom on 21:23:21, 18/01/21 »
1947 snow was pretty country wide and lasted months. Buxton is lovely . My mother liked it . We travelled in our motorbike and side car going via Disley. The hills were a struggle since it had six of us on board but you could do a lot of free wheeling on the way back. :)  Did you visit Alderly Edge and the wizard's well?
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Whats on in Manchester / Re: Christmas Celebrations
« Last post by celeste on 20:56:41, 18/01/21 »
Yes but all the seasons had an appeal to children.  The summer of 1947 was glorious. Local parks like Ardwick green and further afield kike Platt Fields, Birch Fields Whitworth and Crowcroft all hold fond memories. The winter was great for kids but must have been awful for the adults.The snow seemed to be there for ever! At night the fog came down. Not mist -green horrible smog. Made breathing  difficult and often you could not see the ground. If you got a group of friends to throw snowballs on to the roofs of a row of terraced houses you could dislodge a whole row. 4 feet of snow outside each front door. we then offered to clear paths for pocket money!  Cheeky but fun.

Early entrepreneurs! 

It must have been worse in Buxton where I was born

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Manchester Chat / GMP Accountability Plan
« Last post by celeste on 20:47:54, 18/01/21 »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-55710426

Every Greater Manchester resident will be assigned a named neighbourhood officer in a bid to "improve accountability", the mayor has said.
In December, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) found Greater Manchester Police (GMP) force failed to record 80,000 crimes in a year.

The watchdog said GMP's service to victims was a "serious" concern.
Andy Burnham said he hoped the new move, which will see 325 new officers join GMP, would help build confidence.
Following the publication of the report, GMP Chief Constable Ian Hopkins stepped down with immediate effect, citing ill health.
An HMIC spokesman said at the time that GMP, the second largest force in England, must "develop an improvement plan to address the specific causes of concern that have led to it being placed in the advanced phase of the monitoring process".

Revealing his plan for the immediate future of the force, Mr Burnham said residents would be able to contact their neighbourhood officer for "general issues" and the move would help officers understand what was happening "on the ground".
He said the service was not for reporting crime and residents could find their assigned officer by searching GMP's website or by calling 101.
Mr Burnham said the force had "clearly slipped back" but, since the publication of the report, had seen a "significant response".
He said the 325 new officers would be hired by 2022 as part of an "existing commitment" and be paid for by an increase in council tax.
Acting GMP Chief Constable Ian Pilling said the move was about "improving the service" and added that he remained "really, really proud" of the force.
He added that the force was "not hiding for one minute away from the deficiencies" of the report and vowed to "put that right".
"I don't pretend for one minute that we don't have work to do to improve that service," Mr Pilling said.
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Whats on in Manchester / Re: Christmas Celebrations
« Last post by Tom on 20:29:01, 18/01/21 »
Yes but all the seasons had an appeal to children.  The summer of 1947 was glorious. Local parks like Arwick green and further afield kike Platt Fields, Birch Fields Whitworth and Crowcroft all hold fond memories. The winter was great for kids but must have been awful for the adults.The snow seemed to be there for ever! At night the fog came down. Not mist -green horrible smog. Made breathing  difficult and often you could not see the ground. If you got a group of friends to throw snowballs on to the roofs of a row of terraced houses you could dislodge a whole row. 4 feet of snow outside each front door. we then offered to clear paths for pocket money!  Cheeky but fun.
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I'm Mark Mccomirck Northern Ireland and I want to see new places in Manchester. I love to move around, travel, visit museums and generally see new things. I would also like to meet new people so that I can go to these places when all this is over.
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