Erith travellers leave behind tonnes of rubbish on Church Manorway site

The site next to Tesco.com in Church Manorway, Erith.

The site in Erith.

The caravans on the site when they first appeared.

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A GROUP of travellers who pulled up on private land next to the Tesco.com centre in Erith left the area strewn with rubbish since they left.

The fourteen caravans first of all appeared on Church Manorway last week and were told by the police and Bexley Council to move.

The caravans then moved across the road into privately owned land next to the distribution centre's carpark.

A man who didn't want to be named said: "They have left the land covered in rubbish and it looks horrible. They have now gone."

A spokesman for Bexley Council said: "This is privately owned land.

"The landowner responsible for the security of this land will also be responsible for clearing the rubbish.

"We would clear the site for a fee should the landowner wish us to do so."

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1:36pm Fri 28 Feb 14

Gypo.Joe says...

"A man who didn't want to be named "

Oh my sides.
"A man who didn't want to be named " Oh my sides. Gypo.Joe
  • Score: -20

2:06pm Fri 28 Feb 14

Joelo says...

Not shock is it, they get away with absolutely everything.

They're never held to account.
Not shock is it, they get away with absolutely everything. They're never held to account. Joelo
  • Score: 12

2:07pm Fri 28 Feb 14

The Fozziest of Bears says...

Now you know why this dirty scum are abused wherever they go.
They have no respect for you or your neighbourhood, but if you went to Rathkeale where they all come from and did the same, you would be strung up.

They don't obey laws, they don't pay tax, but they have plenty to say about their rights and benefits.

Personally, I would fence them in when they stop somewhere and cut off all access points until they agreed to tidy up and leave.
Now you know why this dirty scum are abused wherever they go. They have no respect for you or your neighbourhood, but if you went to Rathkeale where they all come from and did the same, you would be strung up. They don't obey laws, they don't pay tax, but they have plenty to say about their rights and benefits. Personally, I would fence them in when they stop somewhere and cut off all access points until they agreed to tidy up and leave. The Fozziest of Bears
  • Score: 13

2:30pm Fri 28 Feb 14

Gypo.Joe says...

The Fozziest of Bears wrote:
Now you know why this dirty scum are abused wherever they go.
They have no respect for you or your neighbourhood, but if you went to Rathkeale where they all come from and did the same, you would be strung up.

They don't obey laws, they don't pay tax, but they have plenty to say about their rights and benefits.

Personally, I would fence them in when they stop somewhere and cut off all access points until they agreed to tidy up and leave.
Why that's a wide brush you have there.

Mind you don't get tar on yourself.
[quote][p][bold]The Fozziest of Bears[/bold] wrote: Now you know why this dirty scum are abused wherever they go. They have no respect for you or your neighbourhood, but if you went to Rathkeale where they all come from and did the same, you would be strung up. They don't obey laws, they don't pay tax, but they have plenty to say about their rights and benefits. Personally, I would fence them in when they stop somewhere and cut off all access points until they agreed to tidy up and leave.[/p][/quote]Why that's a wide brush you have there. Mind you don't get tar on yourself. Gypo.Joe
  • Score: -15

2:49pm Fri 28 Feb 14

Virtual-Monster says...

Bet they didn't hold any 'Big Fat Gypsy Weddings' on this site did they?
Bet they didn't hold any 'Big Fat Gypsy Weddings' on this site did they? Virtual-Monster
  • Score: 10

8:32pm Fri 28 Feb 14

joby11 says...

i have reported all of you for being racist.your comments are not acceptable and there is no proof the rubbish was left by Gypsies anyway
i have reported all of you for being racist.your comments are not acceptable and there is no proof the rubbish was left by Gypsies anyway joby11
  • Score: -17

2:02pm Sat 1 Mar 14

The Fozziest of Bears says...

joby11 wrote:
i have reported all of you for being racist.your comments are not acceptable and there is no proof the rubbish was left by Gypsies anyway
I have reported you to the Headmaster for extra reading lessons, and also to Boots for an eye test.

Read the headline and look at the pictures of caravans. it's only the PC press and civic offices that say "travellers" instead of "gypsies"

When the council go through the rubbish (at our expense) they will find ID information about the houses where the rubbish originated. When they investigate, they will find that someone had paid cash to "three brothers in an open back truck" to clear some rubbish.

The council will then be forced to clear the rubbish at the tax-payers expense, and due to the contracting-out of local services, will probably pay the same "three brothers in an open back truck". to take the rubbish to the proper place for disposal.

The three brothers will pay no tax on the double earnings - and thus the whole economic cycle is broken, as Britain gets poorer and gypsy weddings get bigger, fatter and more expensive - and the Republic of Ireland gets tidier and richer.
[quote][p][bold]joby11[/bold] wrote: i have reported all of you for being racist.your comments are not acceptable and there is no proof the rubbish was left by Gypsies anyway[/p][/quote]I have reported you to the Headmaster for extra reading lessons, and also to Boots for an eye test. Read the headline and look at the pictures of caravans. it's only the PC press and civic offices that say "travellers" instead of "gypsies" When the council go through the rubbish (at our expense) they will find ID information about the houses where the rubbish originated. When they investigate, they will find that someone had paid cash to "three brothers in an open back truck" to clear some rubbish. The council will then be forced to clear the rubbish at the tax-payers expense, and due to the contracting-out of local services, will probably pay the same "three brothers in an open back truck". to take the rubbish to the proper place for disposal. The three brothers will pay no tax on the double earnings - and thus the whole economic cycle is broken, as Britain gets poorer and gypsy weddings get bigger, fatter and more expensive - and the Republic of Ireland gets tidier and richer. The Fozziest of Bears
  • Score: 4

8:01pm Sat 1 Mar 14

tellmethisdoesn'twork says...

and they wonder why people get **** of with them!!!
lazy and no good!!!
and they wonder why people get **** of with them!!! lazy and no good!!! tellmethisdoesn'twork
  • Score: 4

8:04pm Sat 1 Mar 14

tellmethisdoesn'twork says...

and before they and their so called supporters get off their high horses...oh no they cant as they let them roam the area and cause problems for traffic racing up and down the dual carriage way watched by the traffic police, tough if my opinions upset you...!!
and before they and their so called supporters get off their high horses...oh no they cant as they let them roam the area and cause problems for traffic racing up and down the dual carriage way watched by the traffic police, tough if my opinions upset you...!! tellmethisdoesn'twork
  • Score: 4

8:37pm Sat 1 Mar 14

danm5577 says...

The Fozziest of Bears wrote:
Now you know why this dirty scum are abused wherever they go.
They have no respect for you or your neighbourhood, but if you went to Rathkeale where they all come from and did the same, you would be strung up.

They don't obey laws, they don't pay tax, but they have plenty to say about their rights and benefits.

Personally, I would fence them in when they stop somewhere and cut off all access points until they agreed to tidy up and leave.
Completely agree!
They really dont help themselves do they!
[quote][p][bold]The Fozziest of Bears[/bold] wrote: Now you know why this dirty scum are abused wherever they go. They have no respect for you or your neighbourhood, but if you went to Rathkeale where they all come from and did the same, you would be strung up. They don't obey laws, they don't pay tax, but they have plenty to say about their rights and benefits. Personally, I would fence them in when they stop somewhere and cut off all access points until they agreed to tidy up and leave.[/p][/quote]Completely agree! They really dont help themselves do they! danm5577
  • Score: 4

10:16am Mon 3 Mar 14

derekhope says...

If residents didn't agree to have a "Quick cheap job done guv" on drives, roofs and gardens and pay in cash out to unlicenced rubbish removers this sort of thing would not happen.
If residents didn't agree to have a "Quick cheap job done guv" on drives, roofs and gardens and pay in cash out to unlicenced rubbish removers this sort of thing would not happen. derekhope
  • Score: -2

8:32pm Mon 3 Mar 14

molsey says...

joby11 wrote:
i have reported all of you for being racist.your comments are not acceptable and there is no proof the rubbish was left by Gypsies anyway
P***k. 100%
[quote][p][bold]joby11[/bold] wrote: i have reported all of you for being racist.your comments are not acceptable and there is no proof the rubbish was left by Gypsies anyway[/p][/quote]P***k. 100% molsey
  • Score: 3

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