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  1. easter gift for vicky
    Started by jimmy-j 15/04/2001

    Vicky,please accept this gift from me and my wife at Easter. From a fellow poster jimmy-j.

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    15/04/2001 11:20 AM
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  2. foot-and-mouth-a business person's point of view
    Started by vicky-formby 14/04/2001

    Regarding the foot-and-mouth epidemic,Judy Carless told Mr Blair "We need help now," "I live on Exmoor - we don't have the disease on Exmoor but because of the restrictions my family's business has been closed down. I have been unemployed for six weeks as has my partner, my children and my chef....

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    15/04/2001 11:05 AM
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  3. Insurance Firms Bar On DNA Profiles
    Started by vicky-formby 15/04/2001

    Insurance firms will no longer be allowed to use genetic profiling to discriminate against certain customers, under new Government plans.Profiling which can predict if people are likely to die young or suffer from chronic disease should not be allowed to deny people essentials like insurance cover....

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    15/04/2001 10:42 AM
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  4. THE WORST ROAD IN SOUTHPORT
    Started by FROG 15/04/2001

    THE ROADS IN SOUTHPORT ARE IN A VERY BAD STATE OF REPAIR JUST WHAT ARE THE COUNCIL SPENDING ALL OUR MONEY ON? NOT OUR ROADS THATS FOR SURE YOU CAN'T DRIVE DOWN A ROAD WITHOUT POTHOLES IN IT WHERE IS THE WORST ROAD IN SOUTHPORT ??????? VIRGINIA ST ?????ST LUKES RD ????TITHBARN RD ????

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    15/04/2001 09:22 AM
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  5. PHOTO OF VICKY
    Started by jimmy-j 14/04/2001

    Thankyou vicky for the photograph,are you the one in the middle?

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    15/04/2001 04:58 AM
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  6. pier.vikki and.football
    Started by chefjohno 14/04/2001

    well the pier we should keep that i used to work for pier enterprizes who had the pier and open air pool remember that place fantastic .had a lot of fun at the end of the pier in my younger days vicki and her new friend who cares football well done the boys again stop living in the past liverpool...

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    14/04/2001 08:54 PM
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  7. point for a debate
    Started by brian 14/04/2001

    I think there should be a debate for C.N.D, the campaign for nuclear disarmament as I , and a lot of other people, feel very strongly for this. If anyone would like a debate on C.N.D put a message up and Iam sure the site will have a debate.

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    14/04/2001 08:20 PM
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  8. LIVERPOOL ARE YOU WATCHING?
    Started by milkotj 14/04/2001

    You can have your tin pot Worthington Cup!!

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    14/04/2001 05:14 PM
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  9. healthy sheep
    Started by suesmith 14/04/2001

    I Noticed approx 200 healthy sheep in a field on way out to Scairsbrick,this is the first time I have seen any this year,lets hope they stay clear of foot-and-mouth.Anybody know about any f/m in or around Southport?

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    14/04/2001 02:59 PM
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  10. new to the site
    Started by Monty 14/04/2001

    I just thought of saying hello, after being told of the site by a good friend of mine who is a regular poster. I have only just got online. I hope to post later. Monty

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    14/04/2001 08:45 AM
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  11. Countryside Still Closed
    Started by Flyp 13/04/2001

    Went with the kids to Chipping today - we have a family tradition of climbing the modest hill near there called Parlick. Unfortunately all the fells are still closed -lots of disconsolate walkers tramping along the roads. Nevermind - had a nice pig out in the Cobbled Corner Cafe instead.

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    14/04/2001 06:01 AM
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  12. I WILL NOT GO AWAY
    Started by vicky-formby 13/04/2001

    William says the latest jobless figures do not present as rosy a picture as Labour claims.Today’s figures show the number of people claiming benefit in the UK during March was 995,200.Crucially, they also indicate that unemployment did not drop below one million in February as was reported at the...

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    14/04/2001 05:48 AM
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  13. s'ports swimming deal 36,000
    Started by brian 13/04/2001

    SOUTHPORT schools will be able to continue giving swimming lessons while the baths undergo major renovation. Sefton Council has made arrangements to hire a private pool while the work takes place.£36,000 deal has been struck with the pool owner, Mr Paul Hibbert of Slaidburn Crescent, to ensure...

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    14/04/2001 02:35 AM
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  14. skichic and my photo
    Started by chefjohno 13/04/2001

    just getting hold of a better photo to post in the future hope you can wait

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    13/04/2001 09:25 PM
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  15. ANIMALS WAITING UP TO 4 DAYS ON FARMS
    Started by mr-w-edwards 13/04/2001

    The livestock slaughter to prevent the spread of foot-and-mouth is not fast enough to meet recommended targets, the government has conceded. Agriculture Minister Nick Brown said the principle target of slaughter within 24 hours of a case being reported was being achieved.Farmers say animals have...

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    13/04/2001 04:51 PM
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  16. HOSPITAL TIMES
    Started by mrsrichards 13/04/2001

    A recent artical in the local paper said that Southport Hospital has improved waiting times in the accident and emergency department,announced by the local Community Health Council. This is not true in my case!My son had to wait 2 and 3/4 hours before a doctor looked at his leg,I know because I...

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    13/04/2001 04:27 PM
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  17. Check out the Top 10's
    Started by steveashcroft 13/04/2001

    We now have 13 peoples top 10 sites - and more in the pipeline - we even had a list from an ex-Sandgrounder now in London today. Looking at other peoples top 10 can be both illuminated, sometimes educational, and will usually gaurantee an interesting site or two you had never heard of before!...

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    13/04/2001 03:39 PM
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  18. Jobless figures do you trust them?
    Started by vicky-formby 13/04/2001

    William says the latest jobless figures do not present as rosy a picture as Labour claims.Today’s figures show the number of people claiming benefit in the UK during March was 995,200.Crucially, they also indicate that unemployment did not drop below one million in February as was reported at the...

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    13/04/2001 01:06 PM
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  19. MORE CCTV IN THE TOWN
    Started by daveball 13/04/2001

    The Council is to increase security in Southport with the possibility of introducing a further ten closed circuit television cameras to various locations in the resort.This will be welcomed by concerned residents after a police constable was attacked in the town centre on Sunday - an incident which...

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    13/04/2001 12:21 PM
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  20. Blackpool's re-incarnation
    Started by skichic 12/04/2001

    Those who are in favour of the scheme to turn the front at Blackpool into a mini Las Vegas say it guarantee the economic growth and development of the resort, ensuring its popularity as a holiday destination well into the future. Those who are against claim that casinos cause an increase in...

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    13/04/2001 09:27 AM
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  21. skichic & all xx
    Started by theskimaster 12/04/2001

    Hi Skichic,I see that the snaps I sent to SGB have not yet been posted,I can assure you I sent them last week to Mr Ashcroft. Please forgive me for not posting sooner but I have been very busy teaching here in the USA. Hope to call for a chat and a cuppa, when next in Southport. Love to you...

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    13/04/2001 04:31 AM
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  22. car stickers
    Started by chefjohno 12/04/2001

    what can i say the women do wave at me but thinking about it i am driving through a red light area so it might not be the stickers but i will try again !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    12/04/2001 11:48 PM
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  23. trip to countryside-Lakes-Dales etc
    Started by suesmith 12/04/2001

    According to a survey almost two thirds of people who were planning a trip to rural areas have cancelled due to the foot-and-mouth outbreak.Have recent events put you off visiting the countryside? Or do you feel that it's important to show support for struggling rural businesses such as shops, pubs...

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    12/04/2001 11:26 PM
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  24. bye bye Kilshaws - at last!
    Started by skichic 12/04/2001

    I'd just like to say I'm really glad the Kilshaw's have done the decent thing and withdrawn from the arena of the custody battle for those twin babies. Goodness only knows who would be the best person to home the girls with, given the fact that both natural parents have previously acted in a way...

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    12/04/2001 10:59 PM
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  25. Get a WWW.SOUTHPORT.GB.COM car sticker....
    Started by steveashcroft 11/04/2001

    Sitting in the inside lane at lights near Birkdale which were about to change, looked to my right to see two very attractive ladies in a BMW smiling then waving to me at around 2pm today. Given this has never happened to me before I can only guess it is relative to the large WWW.SOUTHPORT.GB.COM...

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    12/04/2001 07:11 PM
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  26. vicky -tory kicked out of party
    Started by jimmy-j 12/04/2001

    I would like vicky to know that Charles Wardle a Conservative MP has been kicked out of the Tory Party in the Commons for backing an independent candidate. What is your opinion?

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    12/04/2001 06:58 PM
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  27. EXECUTION BROADCAST LIVE?
    Started by mr-w-edwards 12/04/2001

    Survivors and relatives of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing have been given the go-ahead to watch the execution of Timothy McVeigh via closed circuit TV.A request by the killer, however, that the event be broadcast live to the whole nation, was rejected. Should the execution be...

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    12/04/2001 06:38 PM
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  28. vicky please do this-
    Started by jimmy-j 12/04/2001

    Vicky if you did this,southport chat would be visited by more people.

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    12/04/2001 06:33 PM
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  29. .com name
    Started by brian 12/04/2001

    Thursday, 12 April, 2001, 12:25 GMT 13:25 UK Israel's Mr .com Tomer says the internet changed his life An Israeli computer programmer has made a name for himself by changing his surname to ".com". The former Tomer Krissi, 25, who works for a hi-tech company, now has the same name as...

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    12/04/2001 06:11 PM
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  30. nutters
    Started by skichic 12/04/2001

    It's very satisfying to witness Victoria calling Margaret Thatcher a "daft old bat". Smacks of pots and kettles though, if you ask me. Skichic

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    12/04/2001 03:21 PM
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  31. Victoria, pants to you
    Started by Margaret-Hilda 12/04/2001

    Dear Victoria, I happened to bump into dear Michael Portaloo this morning, and he has asked me to return these to you. Apparently they were thrown at him whilst he was on stage giving a speech at a 'Gay Pride' rally several months ago. He liked them so much he had them sent to his tailor to have...

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    12/04/2001 03:16 PM
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  32. God bless you skichic
    Started by Jane_Parsons 11/04/2001

    Dear Skichic Thank you for your kind words you are a woman with a warm heart. I'm also sure that Baggy had a wonderful life. It is one of the wonders of life that our animals give so much to us. God Bless Ms Jane Parsons

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    11/04/2001 11:20 PM
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  33. my tribute to sir harry secombe
    Started by taffyjones 11/04/2001

    Another Goon - Gone! Gone where? - Up there you fool!! He will be in good company My thoughts and best wishes to Sir Harry's family from a Welshman now working in Southport.

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    11/04/2001 08:55 PM
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  34. Prostitutes/Freddy/Disabili ties
    Started by Jane_Parsons 11/04/2001

    Dear Friends and all at Southport GB, I am sorry that I have been away for the past few weeks, however I have been shocked by the sudden death of my dear Freddy, my oldest dog. I would like to say how upset I was to read the lastest of Vicky's postings. She talks about people as if all they...

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    11/04/2001 08:13 PM
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  35. PAY-AND-DISPLAY/TORYS IDEA!
    Started by vicky-formby 11/04/2001

    Michael Portillo has pledged that when the Torys get into power he will make pay-and-display in Southport a thing of the past! Does anybody think this is a good policy? VICTORIA PHD(SECOND POSTING)!!

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    11/04/2001 08:10 PM
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  36. Skichick
    Started by milkotj 11/04/2001

    big thanks to Skichick for the Tesco vouchers.My kids are lucky having a PC at home but many kids don't.My wife teaches groups of kids at school on the PC. Many of them have play stations and games consols etc .They are not good for learning.At Linaker where my kids go there is 1 knackered PC per...

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    11/04/2001 08:03 PM
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