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  1. Kent Shrimper

    Councillors, Football Tickets and the Police

    Source: Echo http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/southendnews/display.var.1289103.0.how_did_you_pay_for_footie_tickets_councillors_asked.php CASTLE Point Conservative councillors say they are angry at being forced to fill in a questionnaire about how they paid for their football tickets. Footie...
  2. The Maharajah of Hockley

    Ron: The day my family home was raided by the police

    Apologies if it's already been posted, but Ron's article on the echo website makes for interesting reading... Link: http://www.echo-news.co.uk/display.var.1263579.0.the_day_my_family_home_was_raided_by_the_police.php
  3. Napster

    Andy Rogers

    The former winger, was in the Guardian on Saturday. He's now a probation officer in Torquay :) Andy Rogers Plymouth winger, now a probation officer in Torquay Plymouth went mad that weekend. I remember green scarves draped over the motorway bridges on the M5 all the way to Birmingham and the...
  4. Reading Shrimper

    Report on Rochford Council meeting

    There is a very good report on the historic Rochford Council meeting at the Rochford Lib Dem web page (http://onlinefocus.org/): We knew it was going to be a pretty unusual evening when we heard that fans were hiring coaches to bring them from Southend to the match , er, committee meeting. Some...
  5. Jonny_Stokes

    A foursome with twins and a mate, anyone?

    From todays Metro.... ------------------ Twin brothers and an accomplice have been arrested Wisconsin, America after they tried to dig up a girl's corpse and have sex with it. Police received an anonymous tip-off that the three men were on their way to the cemetary to dig up a grave in rural...
  6. chadded

    Simon Jordan

    This guys a legend. Taken from the Observer: Forget Bruce, trouble starts with true blue Sullivan David Sullivan doesn't like his players. 'They're on £20-30,000 a week and they're not earning it; it makes you resentful,' he says, 'I've reached the stage where I don't like footballers.' Fair...
  7. Trafalgar

    Nelson: "Order the signal, Hardy." Hardy: "Aye, sir." Nelson: "Hold on, that's not what I dictated to the signal officer. What's the meaning of this?" Hardy: "Sorry sir?" Nelson (reading aloud): " England expects every person to do his duty...
  8. Female Police Officer shot dead

    A female police officer was shot dead today while responding to a report of a robbery at a shop in Bradford city centre, police sources said. A second female officer was also shot. West Yorkshire police could not immediately provide further details. One unconfirmed report on Sky News said the...
  9. saturday was sent to test me.

    The plan was simple, get up, go to Tescos, eat brekkie read paper have poo, walk to train station, catch train, get Tilbury - Gravesend ferry, catch another train, have a few pints, see game, dance in street, have a few more pints and come home in the mood for love. FAT CHANCE!!! Got up and...
  10. Firestorm

    Jobsons replacement

    Gravesend & Northfleet F.C. have announced that Club Safety Officer, Chris Baker, will be leaving the club after the game with Southport on 3 September to take up the post of Stadium Manager/Safety Officer with League One club, Southend United
  11. shooter mcgavin

    A little joke for all you....

    A bloke on his way into work this morning came to a dead halt in traffic and thinks to himself "Wow, this traffic seems worse than usual. Nothing's moving." He notices a police officer walking back and forth between the lines of cars so he rolls down his window and asks...
  12. Why Was Darryl Ever Released?!

    I may be well behind times, but when Steve Wignall took charge he realeased a certain Darryl Flahavan. I heard the rumour of his release was becasue he was arrested for indeccent exposure infront of a police officer. Is this true???
  13. Darwin Awards

    Sorry if any of these have appeared before... A terrible diet and room with no ventilation are being blamed for the death of a man killed by his own gas. There were no marks found on his body, but an autopsy revealed the presence of large amounts of methane dissolved in his blood. His diet...
  14. BoyWonder2

    Anyone Flying Soon

    Here are some real in-flight announcements that have been heard or reported: On landing the stewardess said, "Please be sure to take all your belongings.  If you're going to leave anything, please make sure it's something we'd like to have." "There may be 50 ways to leave your lover, but there...
  15. Joke

    A bloke is driving happily along in his car with his girlfriend when he was pulled over by the Police. The police officer approaches him and asks: "Have you been drinking Sir?" "Why?" asks the man, "Was I driving badly?" "No" replies the Officer...
  16. Hodgson returns to Darlo

    From BBC Online - www.bbc.co.uk/football Hodgson returns to Darlington Division Three side Darlington have named former boss David Hodgson as their new manager. Quakers' chairman George Reynolds announced on Wednesday that he was hoping to persuade Hodgson, who has had two spells in...