WikiWirral values you and your opinion.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,004,927
Topics74,350
Members12,652
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs2
Most Online7,831
Apr 8th, 2013
Who's Online Now
55 registered members (alan128, 11 invisible), 1,032 guests, and311 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Trump separating children from parents.
by venice. 20th Jun 2018 12:27pm
Happy Birthday Ste and Jase
by TRANCENTRAL. 12th Jun 2018 11:12pm
Written Warning - Really?
by diggingdeeper. 12th Jun 2018 10:18pm
Paul McCartney
by cools. 10th Jun 2018 7:03pm
New Wirral History
Davies Street
by Medicdeano. 11th Jun 2018 1:32pm
Submerged Church
by granny. 5th Jun 2018 11:42am
Birkenhead Priory - great place to visit
by yoller. 2nd Jun 2018 12:45pm
Ashville Road Sports Ground
by derekdwc. 26th May 2018 1:14pm
Day School Beckwith Street Birkenhead
by Poolie27. 25th May 2018 5:37pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Birkenhead Priory / Laird's crane today
Terracotta Warriors 2
Topic Replies
Giants to visit New Brighton Lighthouse
by Norton. 22nd Jun 2018 1:13pm
4 x 2gb DDR2 800mhz dimms
by gerrymoore. 22nd Jun 2018 10:34am
Finds from yesterday 13/06/18
by Gibbo. 22nd Jun 2018 10:07am
NHS RIP
by dingle. 21st Jun 2018 7:51am
live webcam from africa, a must see
by granny. 20th Jun 2018 5:32pm
Beatties of Birkenhead to close down
by venice. 20th Jun 2018 11:54am
Another Parking Ticket
by Gibbo. 20th Jun 2018 10:37am
Litter Police : Clean Neighbourhoods Act 2005
by fish5133. 20th Jun 2018 9:46am
More Brexit Lunacy
by casper. 19th Jun 2018 4:35pm
June
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
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Giants to visit New Brighton Lighthouse
by Norton. 22nd Jun 2018 1:13pm
Drive in Cinema, Birkenhead
by fish5133. 4th Jun 2018 10:43pm
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
Getting out of hand #1049866
14th Dec 2017 9:15am
14th Dec 2017 9:15am
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 229
wirral
M
muzzy2 Offline OP

Addict
muzzy2  Offline OP

Addict
M
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 229
wirral
Tried to buy a pack of the disposable knives ( box cutters ) like 1 pack from Pond Shop. No longer selling them and realised it's because of all the knife attacks. Is this a new law ?
Went to ebay and found they only sell the handles separately so you have to buy the blades and fit them yourself.
How many more things are going to be taken off Sale like this? I
I use a lot of these and find this situation is really getting out of hand.
Some liquids can't be bought now because of the acid attacks so you'd better stock up on your bleach!
I expect there will be some who say this is a good thing but how far do you go for those who need items for work?




i

Google Ads
Re: Getting out of hand [Re: muzzy2] #1049868
14th Dec 2017 9:51am
14th Dec 2017 9:51am
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,495
wirral
E
Excoriator Online content
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Online Content
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,495
wirral
Well, you have a repressive government who believes proles like you and me cannot be trusted. They like nothing more than 'protecting society' with irritating and ineffective laws which make them feel important, sticking up cameras everywhere and monitoring your activity on the internet 24/7. It is getting worse and worse.

I see they are now gearing up to stop people telling them what they think of them by passing laws to control what you can say to an MP. One precious soul claims he is worried about someone pushing him off the platform in front of an underground train. Personally, I feel if he has made himself that unpopular, perhaps he should consider modifying his behaviour.

We are slowly heading for a police state. History shows we have more to fear from excessive state control than from any criminal activity, which, by the way, is actually falling according to the best statistics (The Crime Survey in England and Wales). Of course, this is ignored in favour of police figures which are of poor quality but are - surprise, surprise - going UP!

It will get a lot worse once we are out of the EU, which annoyed the more repressive elements of our governing class by declaring much of what they want to do illegal via the ECHJ or the ECJ.

Last edited by Excoriator; 14th Dec 2017 9:55am.
Re: Getting out of hand [Re: muzzy2] #1049869
14th Dec 2017 9:57am
14th Dec 2017 9:57am
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 349
wallasey
A
assassin Offline
Old Hand
assassin  Offline
Old Hand
A
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 349
wallasey
many a time you go in pound shop and see boxes left in the middle of the walkways with box cutters just laying there shocked now with the do it yourself tills (God I hate them) they can't keep them behind the till and do the 25+ thing



Re: Getting out of hand [Re: muzzy2] #1049870
14th Dec 2017 10:26am
14th Dec 2017 10:26am
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,942
Oxton
Gibbo Online content
Forum Addict
Gibbo  Online Content
Forum Addict
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,942
Oxton
Try a different store. I had no problems getting such a knife last week.

https://www.bmstores.co.uk/products/rolson-folding-lock-back-knife-with-spare-blades-319482

Re: Getting out of hand [Re: muzzy2] #1049875
14th Dec 2017 11:25am
14th Dec 2017 11:25am
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 229
wirral
M
muzzy2 Offline OP

Addict
muzzy2  Offline OP

Addict
M
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 229
wirral
Thanks, Gibbo but these are too good as I tend to leave them around the garden. I found some on Toolstation and have ordered a quantity to keep me going, dearer way of buying but don't have to worry now. This can't be a law as a few places have them if you want to buy in bulk. Amazon isn't selling them but no problem on their American website.


Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Giants to visit New Brighton Lighthouse
by Norton. 22nd Jun 2018 1:13pm
Another Parking Ticket
by fish5133. 18th Jun 2018 1:52am
Holborn Square - Police
by diggingdeeper. 17th Jun 2018 5:09pm
Wirral's Worst Roads?
by DavidB. 15th Jun 2018 8:09pm
Finds from yesterday 13/06/18
by Detecting_wirral. 14th Jun 2018 4:19pm
For Sale & Free
4 x 2gb DDR2 800mhz dimms
by gerrymoore. 19th Jun 2018 3:32pm
brand new cabin size luggage
by stumpyduck. 18th Jun 2018 8:55am
Safety gate
by lincle. 17th Jun 2018 4:00pm
2-stroke engine from strimmer
by Snodvan. 15th Jun 2018 7:09pm
NEXT futon sofa bed
by Gibbo. 13th Jun 2018 10:08am
Member Spotlight
TheComputerLab
TheComputerLab
Wallasey
Posts: 1,263
Joined: May 2011
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
tpstubb, cutespam, mark_d, Pauline1949, dippydave
12652 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Giants to visit New Brighton Lighthouse
by Norton. 22nd Jun 2018 1:13pm
Wirral's Worst Roads?
by DavidB. 15th Jun 2018 8:09pm
Anyone have Turnips phone number?
by ultimate. 14th Jun 2018 2:45pm
noctorum
by tayyo1. 13th Jun 2018 8:01pm
Mortgage Deals ?
by fish5133. 11th Jun 2018 7:51pm
News : New Topics
Holborn Square - Police
by diggingdeeper. 17th Jun 2018 5:09pm
Keys found - Old Market House
by MisterSmiff. 9th Jun 2018 11:13am
More Brexit Lunacy
by Excoriator. 8th Jun 2018 2:44pm
St James Library Break in
by BandyCoot. 7th Jun 2018 10:37am
Beatties of Birkenhead to close down
by daveybm. 7th Jun 2018 8:37am
New Enthusiast Forums
Another Parking Ticket
by fish5133. 18th Jun 2018 1:52am
Finds from yesterday 13/06/18
by Detecting_wirral. 14th Jun 2018 4:19pm
Red Kite
by granny. 13th Jun 2018 7:35pm
New MOT Rules
by fish5133. 6th Jun 2018 11:55pm
HELP please - wireless printer setup
by Snodvan. 30th May 2018 3:43pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Fri 4:43am
Sunset Fri 9:45pm
Local Time Fri 1:19pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1