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ye olde cliffe

On 31 Jul 2009 at 7:55pm half a mil wasted wrote:
cliffe car free zone, i think not, more cars now than ever, its just not working, and how long has street drinking been allowed, the gardeners arms seem to have a fair share,
On 31 Jul 2009 at 8:40pm Spongebob wrote:
The gardeners isn't exactly bulging at the seems with chavs and yobs though is it
On 31 Jul 2009 at 10:22pm freqeist1 wrote:
yep nearly got ran over by a postal van and he bloody beeped at me !!
On 31 Jul 2009 at 10:24pm freqeist1 wrote:
(in the 'car free zone i mean)
On 1 Aug 2009 at 9:15am Mystic Mog wrote:
It is not a car free zone. The road is for access to Bear yard etc, deliveries and picking up goods. However it is not a through road.
On 1 Aug 2009 at 9:40am cliff edge wrote:
There aren't too many deliveries needed at 9.00pm are there? So why all the traffic?
On 1 Aug 2009 at 3:09pm Mark wrote:
Delivering all my takeaways
On 1 Aug 2009 at 5:28pm No Pot Pourri wrote:
To get from the Mag's car park to Tesco roundabout:
A) Cliffe High Street - 1 minor junction. 600m
B) One way system - Mini roundabout, traffic lights, junction. 1100m
I don't think the 'self regulation' policy will work. I am with the OP. A waste of money.
On 2 Aug 2009 at 1:51pm Mystic Mog wrote:
I take it '1/2 a mil' you have conducted a traffic survey.
NNP what is 'OP'?
On 2 Aug 2009 at 4:30pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
If it's not a through road, Mog, are you supposed to turn round and go back the way you came if you've used your car for picking up stuff (which I believe is still allowed)?
On 2 Aug 2009 at 8:56pm half a mil wasted wrote:
hafl a mil was the amount it cost to give us, er not much a street thats not safe to walk on, and the sign says no motor vehicles
On 3 Aug 2009 at 10:17am No Pot Pourri wrote:
MM: OP = Original Poster.
On 3 Aug 2009 at 12:47pm Mystic Mog wrote:
ACT, don't be daft. If you are not picking up or delivering or accessing bear yard etc you are not supposed to use it. Obviously you would not go the wrong up a one way street.
1/2 a mill it says no motor vehicles by Morris road.
On 3 Aug 2009 at 2:25pm No Pot Pourri wrote:
This is how the enforcement will work:
Parking attendant:
"Why did you just drive down Cliffe High Street?"
"I was picking something up from " (Argos/Bills/Percy's/sport shop/name your shop) "and I couldn't work find anywhere to stop."
Parking attendant (thinking - as best (s)he can):
"Hmm... This is trickier than I thought... I know, I'll go back to chasing more customers away from the Town Centre so I can kill off any local business stupid enough to mess with the mighty Tescos. Oh that Spongebob really does it for me. I hope someday we may we wed!"
On 3 Aug 2009 at 11:36pm cliff edge wrote:
Interesting point that actually - it's not a through road, hence no road markings, hence no double/single/permit/zonal restrictions on parking, hence -

On 4 Aug 2009 at 7:24pm Keeley wrote:
NPP, why are you picking on the wardens? They're just follwing the rules of the council, moan at the council not them!!
On 4 Aug 2009 at 7:43pm No Pot Pourri wrote:
Sorry Keeley, but I have never been one for the "we are just following rules" excuse for doing something unacceptable. Loan shark employees and clampers are in the same camp.
On 4 Aug 2009 at 9:14pm council bod wrote:
No Pot Pourri you WILL get a ticket if you park in cliffe high st wardens are not daft heard all the excuses before why not try it if you are so sure?
On 4 Aug 2009 at 10:53pm No Pot Pourri wrote:
Hello CB. If you read the thread you will see that it is not about parking in Cliffe High Street but treating it as a through road. I am not sure if PAs / CEOs (laughable acronyms!) have enforcement powers for this in any case, but for you it may be best to read the thread before you post.
On 5 Aug 2009 at 6:56pm Keeley wrote:
Giving tickets to illegally parked cars is unacceptable? They ARE just following the rules by ESCC who are their contractors, why is that an excuse? Complain to the council if you've got a problem with it like everyone else does, don't pick on people who are just trying to earn a living.
On 6 Aug 2009 at 7:19am half a mil wasted wrote:
the point still remains, the cobbles are hard to walk on, the pavements are full of stalls, the traffic is still free to use it, people still park for hours at a time, still noroad markings at morris road end, at the pet shop a sign says no motor vehicles, but should really be a no entry sign, the money must have run out, another highways cock up like the tunnel as from 21st jan closed for 6 months !
On 6 Aug 2009 at 7:21am up my own wrote:
spongknob, so the fact the gardeners is not full of chavs means its ok to do what you want then, is it ?
On 6 Aug 2009 at 8:11am council bod wrote:
No Pot Pourri sorry got the wrong end of the stick
On 6 Aug 2009 at 5:24pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
Is the tunnel really going to be closed for 6 months?
What fun & games that will be.
On 7 Aug 2009 at 12:30am No Pot Pourri wrote:
Fantastic work they have done on the tunnel so far though. All credit to them. Given the time taken it is quite an achievement to attach so little metal cladding so badly. Real craftsmanship. I feel proud to be British.

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