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Cliffe Roadworks

On 28 May 2009 at 1:37pm LORD LANDPORT wrote:
Somebody told me a intersting story which made me snigger and angry all in the same breath?
the story is a group of travellers clubbed together to buy a bit of land 130k approx.
On good friday at 7am when they knew the local council would be away untill tues 9am they arrived mob handed diggers artic lorries and set about laying a road into the field water cess pits electric all the usuall utilities and hard standing for 6 family's by tues morning they had finished which is when the council set a notice forcing them to do no further work untill planning permision obtained ?
the work was finished they dont need to do anymore work.
my point aboutt posting here ? why cant we get the traveellers in to finish cliffe high street if they start this friday will all be done by Tuesday 9am
come on Cliffe Workforce pull your finger out
Ps if you dont believe me google it.
On 28 May 2009 at 2:17pm Mystic Mog wrote:
Amusing but not really a fair comparison.
On 28 May 2009 at 5:10pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Perhaps they should have a go at sorting out Ireland's Lane as well. We could run a book on which will be finished first.
I'm beginning to think the whole town has been bought by some company that trains people in how to dig up roads, and it's all for practice.
On 28 May 2009 at 5:28pm Mystic Mog wrote:
They could do Ham lane.
On 28 May 2009 at 6:10pm Dirk D wrote:
Good idea let them do it really quick and then when it all goes wrong do it again !!!!!!!!
On 28 May 2009 at 6:55pm Ganger wrote:
Dirk D wrote: 'Good idea let them do it really quick and then when it all goes wrong do it again !!!!!!!!'
Don't make excuses for them. They wouldn't have to do it 'really quick' if they did it at the right speed in the first place.
On 28 May 2009 at 8:36pm Mac Tar wrote:
Mystic Mog who do you know? They are filling in the pot holes along Ham Lane this evening!
On 29 May 2009 at 10:37am Mystic Mog wrote:
Has ESCC finally adopted this road?
On 29 May 2009 at 1:33pm Ed Can Do wrote:
Irelands Lane is shut due to renovations at St Pancras church, not because there's anything wrong with the road.
On 29 May 2009 at 5:01pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Damned inconvenient of them really. You'd've thought a quick prayer could have got it sorted in a fraction of the time.
On 30 May 2009 at 8:23am Lopster wrote:
BUT there is hoarding that defines the limit which stops at the kerbside so the road is shut - WHY? - this has put over a mile on every trip I make into town for a take-away of an evening - at what carbon cost to the world if everyone is doing the same increased mileage in their 4x4 and MPV etc?
only marginally worse was the 6 months Offham Road at the top of landport - DISGUSTING management - diesel generatot for lights going 24/7 and i NEVER once saw a worker at that site NEVER (only th old boy topping up the gennie - come on Council monitor your bl00dy contractors for Christ's sake - (if not the tax-payers!!!)
On 30 May 2009 at 12:10pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
I'd sort of assumed there were some kind of essential works going on, but I gather they're just building a church hall or similar.
I wonder how many of us would be able to have a road closed for months to facilitate building works? Just shows how friends in high places help!
It has removed a most useful short cut for me, too.
On 30 May 2009 at 6:05pm Decent Citizen wrote:
Lobster.The front page of Lewes Express this week says a fire at St Pancras Church in Irelands Lane .There has apparently been renovation work going on there.Maybe the answer.
On 31 May 2009 at 12:35pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Fire at St Pancras, eh? Not someone taking the bonfire prayer too literally, I hope?
On 1 Jun 2009 at 11:21am Ed Can Do wrote:
They're building a new hall, having sold off the Canon O'Donnel centre which was their old one. The fire was only last week but will doubtless extend the renovation period by months.
The Offam Road stuff was to fix a leaky gas pipe so was fairly essential, I guess they decided that if one went they might all go, hence digging up the Avenue and Bradford Road too.

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