WikiWirral 16yrs online 24/7 365 days a year.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,027,071
Topics75,503
Members13,435
Forums65
Posts in last 24hrs12
Most Online14,906
Nov 23rd, 2019
Who's Online Now
45 registered members (Baza7, 8 invisible), 1,753 guests, and221 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
White House UK
by casper. 3rd Jul 2020 9:37am
Portable bogs blown over
by mikeeb. 30th Jun 2020 1:02pm
To Denmark
by diggingdeeper. 21st Jun 2020 2:47pm
Nigel should be our PM
by snowhite. 16th Jun 2020 6:01pm
New Wirral History
Ron Gittins Stories ?
by DaDoRon. 2nd Jul 2020 9:59pm
Outdoor swimming pools
by mikeeb. 30th Jun 2020 4:26pm
1888-1913 map overlay
by mikeeb. 19th Jun 2020 2:04pm
Satellite images 1971-73
by mikeeb. 11th Jun 2020 5:45pm
Where in Laird St is this?
by mikeeb. 1st Jun 2020 4:19pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Boaty McBoatface takes shape
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
Topic Replies
Incident in the Rods
by _Ste_. 6th Jul 2020 9:47pm
F1 2012 Chat Room
by mikeeb. 6th Jul 2020 12:37pm
hairdressers
by lincle. 5th Jul 2020 8:30pm
Thought I was getting an ebay bargain
by _Ste_. 5th Jul 2020 2:10pm
338 New Dock Hotel (Blood Tub)
by sunnyside. 4th Jul 2020 10:22pm
live webcam from africa, a must see
by mikeeb. 4th Jul 2020 6:20pm
Ron Gittins Stories ?
by DaDoRon. 3rd Jul 2020 3:36pm
memorial stone
by mikeeb. 3rd Jul 2020 2:05pm
Buying a PUB
by mikeeb. 3rd Jul 2020 1:20pm
July
M T W T F S S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
walking group
by lincle. 18th Jun 2020 7:59pm
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
London museum incident #1045362
7th Oct 2017 2:54pm
7th Oct 2017 2:54pm
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,829
Wirral
C
cools Offline OP
Forum Master
cools  Offline OP
Forum Master
C
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,829
Wirral
Incident going on car ran into pedestrians South Kensington tube station evacuated and closed. Man detained...

Google Ads
Re: London museum incident [Re: cools] #1045364
7th Oct 2017 2:59pm
7th Oct 2017 2:59pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 4,032
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 4,032
Heswallish
Police/ media seem a bit quiet on it at the moment..

Re: London museum incident [Re: cools] #1045365
7th Oct 2017 3:01pm
7th Oct 2017 3:01pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,307
Wirral
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,307
Wirral
I wondered if it was a normal ever day, unfortunate accident , with the BBC crawling all over it to make a bigger story.

All the still photos would indicate that there are plenty of onlookers.

Last edited by granny; 7th Oct 2017 3:06pm.

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: London museum incident [Re: cools] #1045366
7th Oct 2017 3:06pm
7th Oct 2017 3:06pm
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 16,216
New Brighton
_Ste_ Offline
Wiki Master
_Ste_  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 16,216
New Brighton
They've confirmed a terrorist attack, it's not just the BBC.

Re: London museum incident [Re: _Ste_] #1045367
7th Oct 2017 3:07pm
7th Oct 2017 3:07pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,307
Wirral
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,307
Wirral

BBC have just confirmed that the police are NOT regarding it as a terrorist attack !


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: London museum incident [Re: cools] #1045368
7th Oct 2017 3:15pm
7th Oct 2017 3:15pm
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,829
Wirral
C
cools Offline OP
Forum Master
cools  Offline OP
Forum Master
C
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,829
Wirral
Thank God my heart dropped when I saw the headline. Suppose they can't take any chances so I expect all security scrambled in case it was.

Re: London museum incident [Re: cools] #1045369
7th Oct 2017 3:27pm
7th Oct 2017 3:27pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,307
Wirral
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,307
Wirral
Originally Posted by cools
Thank God my heart dropped when I saw the headline. Suppose they can't take any chances so I expect all security scrambled in case it was.


Yes, I agree. However, BBC had that script run along the bottom of their page just before I posted it, but have not repeated it since.

So either the BBC are making mountains or someone in the tea- break room , got the wrong info.


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: London museum incident [Re: cools] #1045371
7th Oct 2017 3:32pm
7th Oct 2017 3:32pm
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,829
Wirral
C
cools Offline OP
Forum Master
cools  Offline OP
Forum Master
C
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,829
Wirral
Yes watching it now alot of force being used on that guy who I presume was the driver. We will just have to wait and see what exactly happened.

Re: London museum incident [Re: cools] #1045375
7th Oct 2017 5:03pm
7th Oct 2017 5:03pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,307
Wirral
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,307
Wirral

Road traffic accident. I hope the poor chap who was pinned to the ground , hadn't suffered a heart attack or a stroke.


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: London museum incident [Re: cools] #1045382
7th Oct 2017 6:51pm
7th Oct 2017 6:51pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 4,032
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 4,032
Heswallish
Looks like a black guy..you just possibly have an unfortunate accident and then dragged from your car and pinned down...sadly nature of the beast now.. At least they didn't shoot him

Re: London museum incident [Re: cools] #1045389
7th Oct 2017 9:34pm
7th Oct 2017 9:34pm
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,720
wirral
E
Excoriator Offline
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Offline
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,720
wirral
I would have thought it a matter of a few seconds to establish it was an RTA and not a terror attack, and can't work out why the whole area being pinned down for hours was needed to make that decision.

Overreacting like this is probably greeted with delight by the terrorists. They were probably at home watching telly whilst the police locked up huge areas of South Ken for them.

Re: London museum incident [Re: Excoriator] #1045440
8th Oct 2017 4:45pm
8th Oct 2017 4:45pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 13,501
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 13,501
Birkenhead
Originally Posted by Excoriator
I would have thought it a matter of a few seconds to establish it was an RTA and not a terror attack, and can't work out why the whole area being pinned down for hours was needed to make that decision.


Its more difficult to establish whether its an RTA or a terrorist attack gone wrong (as they often do)?


The further you are down the pay scale, the more 'essential' you are when the s--- hits the fan... Sue Farbysmith 2020

Insults are engendered from vulgar minds, like toadstools from a dunghill - Charles Caleb Colton

We don't do charity in Germany, We pay taxes. Charity is a failure of governments' responsibilities - Henning Wehn

Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Incident in the Rods
by mikeeb. 6th Jul 2020 7:30pm
hairdressers
by lincle. 5th Jul 2020 8:52am
Buying a PUB
by BultacoAstro. 3rd Jul 2020 11:24am
Ron Gittins Stories ?
by DaDoRon. 2nd Jul 2020 9:59pm
Outdoor swimming pools
by mikeeb. 30th Jun 2020 4:26pm
For Sale & Free
VHS TAPES FREE
by Reno37. 28th Jun 2020 2:48pm
Small woodcutting bandsaw
by gerrymoore. 26th Jun 2020 5:44pm
samsung s10e
by stumpyduck. 22nd Jun 2020 12:10pm
Motorcycle Steering lock Screws To Hold Mudguard
by BultacoAstro. 13th Jun 2020 12:12pm
Anyone selling ps2 dual shock controller?
by ultimate. 13th Jun 2020 7:49am
Member Spotlight
Gibbo
Gibbo
Oxton
Posts: 2,180
Joined: December 2010
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
BritWaterTower, MJMason, si2k12, JH12345, Gillam_T
13435 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
hairdressers
by lincle. 5th Jul 2020 8:52am
Buying a PUB
by BultacoAstro. 3rd Jul 2020 11:24am
Complaint
by BultacoAstro. 25th Jun 2020 11:02am
Telephone cable repair
by vampy1977. 15th Jun 2020 11:14am
Birkenhead Retail Shops
by BultacoAstro. 12th Jun 2020 12:21pm
News : New Topics
Incident in the Rods
by mikeeb. 6th Jul 2020 7:30pm
Possible delays to bin collections
by mikeeb. 29th Jun 2020 1:55pm
New Clatterbridge Cancer Centre Liverpool
by mikeeb. 29th Jun 2020 12:19pm
Armed forces day
by cools. 27th Jun 2020 10:26am
Liver building
by cools. 26th Jun 2020 11:14pm
New Enthusiast Forums
SAE 140
by Pete_M. 27th Jun 2020 10:36pm
Let Lucy Go !
by granny. 20th Jun 2020 6:02pm
Willaston
by Erainn. 19th Jun 2020 3:48pm
Staffie missing
by lincle. 19th Jun 2020 11:13am
Spark plug gap
by madrob. 17th Jun 2020 3:34pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Tue 4:54am
Sunset Tue 9:40pm
Local Time Tue 2:53am
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1