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Check the water

Postby Trugga on Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:51 pm

I've heard of this beofre, but as these incidents are recent, I thought it worth bringing to your attention.

Both of the following are from the Nottinghamshire area, the first on July 11th 2011, the second on August 26th 2011

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The above incidents have been reported to the Police, RSPCA, Glass, TRF and the Ramblers Association

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Re: Check the water

Postby BoxCleva on Wed Sep 14, 2011 11:01 pm

bast@rds :evil:
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Re: Check the water

Postby AskDean on Wed Sep 14, 2011 11:10 pm

where abouts in notts was this
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Re: Check the water

Postby glynn969 on Wed Sep 14, 2011 11:16 pm

some sad individuals out there :|
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Re: Check the water

Postby snapper on Thu Sep 15, 2011 12:50 am

B*stds, not withstanding the damage to the tyres just think of the damage they would do to a horse if one stood on it.
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Re: Check the water

Postby Trugga on Thu Sep 15, 2011 7:42 am

AskDean wrote:where abouts in notts was this

I believe it to be a lane called "Eakring rd"

This is the provided link to a map off the GLASS forum: Map

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Re: Check the water

Postby AskDean on Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:36 am

thanls for the heads up if we go over that way have to keep an eye out for the blasted feckers, thing is that isnt just going to affect us but the walkers and the horses that use that site.

i bet 10 to 1 it is the posh house at the end of the road fed up of seeing every thing trundling past his house and lowering the tone in his opinion.
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Re: Check the water

Postby Drift on Thu Sep 15, 2011 9:04 am

Dean its best not throw accusations around like that, you could cause problems until we can prove who did it, :wink:

There was a case of this a few years ago, I think it was on the Viking Way when it was open, someone had put blocks with nails in under the water but also hung the same from tree branches to maim horse riders.
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Re: Check the water

Postby AskDean on Thu Sep 15, 2011 9:14 am

i know what your say just gripes me gimps like that as it could seriously do some damage to a horse let alone the cost to us on our trucks

and after all we should always check the water as you never know what your going to find.

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i found 3 feet of wet clay under this dry bank he he he
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Re: Check the water

Postby quiteone on Thu Sep 15, 2011 2:10 pm

I Know Eakring road,
runs into Deerdale lane up to the A614 Rufford Road.

Eakring Road has been problamatic for quite some years.
The main problem has always been illegal off roading by idiots into Sherwood forest and surrounding area.

The sandpit (We called it the Desert) along the road had always been used by off roaders (mainly trials bikes) and not to many people were that concerned as it was out off the way and on the whole those that used it behaved there selfs, but then word got around and people from outside the area started to come in and instead of staying in the Desert they began to go into Sherwood forest on the bikes and in the 4x4's and do stupid things up and down the lane.
I think there may have been a couple of quite serious accidents there as well.

Not sure if the desert is still accessable, but I know one end of Eakring road was bloked off at one time to stop them all going down there, not sure if its still the same cause I haven't been back there for some years.
It was also a very popular place for abandoning cars and setting fire to them, I have some picks some where I'll see if I can find them.


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Re: Check the water

Postby john boy on Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:27 pm

The second pic is brachunckys truck the other weekend t :x :x ts who do this sort of thing what if it had been a horse or a biker :x :x :x
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Re: Check the water

Postby Drift on Thu Sep 15, 2011 9:09 pm

Was it reported to the Police?
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Re: Check the water

Postby furio on Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:18 pm

john boy wrote:The second pic is brachunckys truck the other weekend t :x :x ts who do this sort of thing what if it had been a horse or a biker :x :x :x


:x :x That's bang out of order John Boy, really sorry to hear that. Found a 30' length of barbed wire accross the corwen carwash yesterday, not sure if this had just been washed out of position though. We managed to remove it and lay it on the bank out of the way. Still 2 pieces either side to stop you from driving up and down the ford (but not that this bothers me though).
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Re: Check the water

Postby Drift on Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:30 pm

That will have broken off, they usually have it as you say to stop numptys running up and down the river, they are quite tolerant at that ford but things have been getting out of hand recently.
We had a meeting at the weekend and this was brought up and evidence is being collated.
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Re: Check the water

Postby furio on Tue Sep 20, 2011 1:25 pm

Have had problems myself on three occasions here with one angler in particular. As an angler myself I found it difficult to swallow his BS, it wasn't as though we plunged straight in while he was fishing there. On all occasions, neither were we acting recklessly, crossing the ford with a minimum of fuss and spray.
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Re: Check the water

Postby Drift on Tue Sep 20, 2011 1:50 pm

Even the environment agengy condone the use of the ford,they have a notice up asking you to use it responsibly, so know one can question your use, did you ask for the anglers licence :lol: :lol:
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Re: Check the water

Postby furio on Wed Sep 21, 2011 1:17 pm

Drift wrote:Even the environment agengy condone the use of the ford,they have a notice up asking you to use it responsibly, so know one can question your use, did you ask for the anglers licence :lol: :lol:



:lol: :lol: will do next time!!
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