WikiWirral is where great friendships are made.
Forum Stats
12357 Members
65 Forums
73373 Topics
990873 Posts
30 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
67 registered (11kendo, 12 invisible), 1441 Guests and 289 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Rising crime? 1043
No government help for New Ferry. 572
Clutch Problem 501
Twister : Wirral Local Flooding 23/7/2017 459
Facebook problem 410
Nigel and Jacob 359
Insurance Scam AKA Why I Have A Dashcam 332
Wild Alaska Live 289
Police Cars South Wirral Direction 288
Missing Cat. CH41 226
New General Forums
Energy
by granny
24th Jul 2017 11:16pm
How kids play
by granny
22nd Jul 2017 12:40pm
Acid attacks plague London, Whats really going on
by snowhite
19th Jul 2017 11:47am
Granny Pods
by granny
17th Jul 2017 7:53pm
New Wirral History
Norman Thelwell -Artist
by granny
18th Jul 2017 10:19am
Tunnel Flyovers Part 1
by Norton
15th Jul 2017 5:40pm
Where was St Catherine/Catharine Street Higher Tra
by derekdwc
11th Jul 2017 10:19pm
QE2 Visit September 1995
by Norton
10th Jul 2017 10:33pm
Wilfred Owen
by Fireblade
7th Jul 2017 8:58pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Azamara,silouette and balmoral this mornig
Disney Magic
Topic Replies
13 mtr carbon pole wanted
by pacef8
19 minutes 25 seconds ago
real wood floor layer
by Habdab
Today at 01:18 PM
Facebook problem
by geprgie260
Today at 12:45 PM
No government help for New Ferry.
by IanGsi16v
Today at 12:32 PM
Baby Charlie
by Spellbinder
Today at 12:28 PM
uPVC guttering
by Habdab
Yesterday at 10:55 PM
Wild Alaska Live
by cools
Yesterday at 09:24 PM
Wanted someone to swap over my sky box & broadband
by dodie
24th Jul 2017 6:48pm
Fitting a chandelier?
by Gold_Moon
24th Jul 2017 4:25pm
July
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
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 ?
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm Fun Day 6th August
by RUDEBOX
18th Jul 2017 9:31pm
charity fundraiser
by Dilly
16th Jul 2017 6:47pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#650783 - 12th Jan 2012 2:20am Violence everywhere
Elizabeth Offline
Veteran

Registered: 28th Jul 2011
Posts: 718
Loc: Prenton, Wirral
Sometimes when I read about all the crime on the Wirral I get very depressed and wonder why would I ever want to come back to live there, so I decided to look at the local newspaper here where I live to see what the comparison was. Judging by what I've seen, I now wonder why I want to live here too.
Here's some examples just over the last 24 hours!

"Man charged with trying to gouge out another man's eye"
"Two girls sexually assaulted in local town"
"Former school bus driver charged with sexual assault"
"armed robbery at local Pizza Hut"
"gunshots fired at building"
"elderly woman has jewellery stolen"
"Robber with knife robs cellphone store"
"clerk shot in local robbery"
"High school students fight with teachers"
"woman smashes beer bottle on mans face then robs him of his wallet"
"Man admits selling heroin and threatened bouncer with a gun"
"local man stabbed during a fight"
"three people robbed in armed home invasion"


The list goes on and on, it's unbelievable. It's a rare day here when no-one is shot and either killed or seriously wounded. I don't live in the 'hood', it's actually a suburban neighbourhood and very quiet but it just shows what goes on no more that about 5 miles from my front door omg

Top
Google Ads
#651131 - 12th Jan 2012 9:59pm Re: Violence everywhere [Re: Elizabeth]
Sillymoo Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 27th Oct 2011
Posts: 106
Loc: wallasey
theres bad everywere you go some of thoses headlines are shocking though.....
_________________________
Dont Cry Over Spilt Milk

Top
#651153 - 12th Jan 2012 10:31pm Re: Violence everywhere [Re: Elizabeth]
Wench Offline

H4H County Volunteer
Wiki Veteran

Registered: 9th Aug 2008
Posts: 8616
Loc: Second Circle of Hell.
I must admit, I've stopped watching the News now as it's far too depressing. A friend and I were saying about this on Wednesday - every story on the News was people killed in fires, murdered, stabbed etc. I'm so glad I don't/can't have children as the world is not a very nice place at the moment.

I know there's good and bad everywhere, and I know that the News is not there to broadcast everything but just once, I wish they'd show some happy stories!

Wirral isn't that bad compared to some places though, I've lived in worse but then I've also lived in better. It's not the place per se, more the people that inhabit places.
_________________________
Sometimes Police Officers give more than just speeding tickets!

Itís hard to be fit as a fiddle when youíre shaped like a cello!

Top
#651173 - 12th Jan 2012 10:47pm Re: Violence everywhere [Re: Elizabeth]
Sillymoo Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 27th Oct 2011
Posts: 106
Loc: wallasey
very true it would be nice if they showed us the nicer side to the world in News rather than all doom and gloom it is just plain depressing
_________________________
Dont Cry Over Spilt Milk

Top
#651177 - 12th Jan 2012 10:49pm Re: Violence everywhere [Re: Sillymoo]
Tombraider Offline
Wiki Addict

Registered: 18th Jul 2011
Posts: 7600
Loc: Peace
Originally Posted By: Sillymoo
very true it would be nice if they showed us the nicer side to the world in news rather than all doom and gloom it is just plain depressing
I agree with you Sillymoo to much hostile about and asbo.
lol love your avatar
_________________________
A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. Dutch Proverb








Top
#651192 - 12th Jan 2012 11:01pm Re: Violence everywhere [Re: Tombraider]
Sillymoo Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 27th Oct 2011
Posts: 106
Loc: wallasey
Originally Posted By: Tombraider
Originally Posted By: Sillymoo
very true it would be nice if they showed us the nicer side to the world in news rather than all doom and gloom it is just plain depressing
I agree with you Sillymoo to much hostile about and asbo.
lol love your avatar

Thanks love! got it off google
_________________________
Dont Cry Over Spilt Milk

Top
#651195 - 12th Jan 2012 11:07pm Re: Violence everywhere [Re: Elizabeth]
Tombraider Offline
Wiki Addict

Registered: 18th Jul 2011
Posts: 7600
Loc: Peace
Did you thats good, but i think you dont have to google it as you see it everyday.
why do you think this happens you have started a good post Sillymoo.
_________________________
A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. Dutch Proverb








Top
#651200 - 12th Jan 2012 11:11pm Re: Violence everywhere [Re: Elizabeth]
Wench Offline

H4H County Volunteer
Wiki Veteran

Registered: 9th Aug 2008
Posts: 8616
Loc: Second Circle of Hell.
Elizabeth started it, not Moo wink
_________________________
Sometimes Police Officers give more than just speeding tickets!

Itís hard to be fit as a fiddle when youíre shaped like a cello!

Top
#651264 - 13th Jan 2012 1:01am Re: Violence everywhere [Re: Tombraider]
Elizabeth Offline
Veteran

Registered: 28th Jul 2011
Posts: 718
Loc: Prenton, Wirral
Originally Posted By: Tombraider
Did you thats good, but i think you dont have to google it as you see it everyday.
why do you think this happens you have started a good post Sillymoo.


I think sillymoo meant she got her avatar off google, Tombraider smile
Anyway, yes it was me that started the post but it matters not who, it was really just to say that crime is rife everywhere and when compared with other places, Wirral perhaps isn't too bad, and in my opinion is still a beautiful place, ruined by a few maybe, but on the whole the vast majority of residents are law abiding and friendly

Top
#651270 - 13th Jan 2012 1:09am Re: Violence everywhere [Re: Elizabeth]
Tombraider Offline
Wiki Addict

Registered: 18th Jul 2011
Posts: 7600
Loc: Peace
Originally Posted By: Elizabeth
Originally Posted By: Tombraider
Did you thats good, but i think you dont have to google it as you see it everyday.
why do you think this happens you have started a good post Sillymoo.


I think sillymoo meant she got her avatar off google, Tombraider smile
Anyway, yes it was me that started the post but it matters not who, it was really just to say that crime is rife everywhere and when compared with other places, Wirral perhaps isn't too bad, and in my opinion is still a beautiful place, ruined by a few maybe, but on the whole the vast majority of residents are law abiding and friendly
you know i like sillymoo and you we need wiki peeps like you and yes we can make it a nice place you seem nice xx
_________________________
A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains. Dutch Proverb








Top
#651287 - 13th Jan 2012 2:16am Re: Violence everywhere [Re: Elizabeth]
Elizabeth Offline
Veteran

Registered: 28th Jul 2011
Posts: 718
Loc: Prenton, Wirral
Thank you Tombraider smile

Top
#651368 - 13th Jan 2012 10:39am Re: Violence everywhere [Re: Elizabeth]
Sillymoo Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 27th Oct 2011
Posts: 106
Loc: wallasey
thanks tombraider blush
_________________________
Dont Cry Over Spilt Milk

Top

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
real wood floor layer
by fish5133
Today at 09:43 AM
No government help for New Ferry.
by Excoriator
Yesterday at 08:52 AM
Wanted someone to swap over my sky box & broadband
by dodie
24th Jul 2017 6:48pm
uPVC guttering
by vampy1977
24th Jul 2017 5:18pm
Facebook problem
by geprgie260
24th Jul 2017 1:48pm
For Sale & Free
In car DVD
by monsterz4
22nd Jul 2017 4:26pm
XBox One Games
by rhoobarb2002
19th Jul 2017 11:02am
Gardener Oxton Area
by Guzzler
18th Jul 2017 7:46pm
High end gaming pc
by brady
16th Jul 2017 6:36pm
Spanners and hand tools
by anniebo28
16th Jul 2017 3:36pm
Featured Member
Registered: 31st May 2011
Posts: 1131
Newest Members
PHolmes, JohnMerick, JohnD_, Trulyscrumpcious, Mrsilent
12357 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
real wood floor layer
by fish5133
Today at 09:43 AM
Wanted someone to swap over my sky box & broadband
by dodie
24th Jul 2017 6:48pm
uPVC guttering
by vampy1977
24th Jul 2017 5:18pm
Facebook problem
by geprgie260
24th Jul 2017 1:48pm
Fitting a chandelier?
by Gold_Moon
23rd Jul 2017 9:37pm
News : New Topics
No government help for New Ferry.
by Excoriator
Yesterday at 08:52 AM
Stolen 2 Storck Bikes Claughton Area
by fish5133
23rd Jul 2017 8:56pm
Twister : Wirral Local Flooding 23/7/2017
by Mark
23rd Jul 2017 8:39am
Insurance Scam AKA Why I Have A Dashcam
by diggingdeeper
21st Jul 2017 3:29pm
Rising crime?
by Excoriator
21st Jul 2017 12:34am
New Enthusiast Forums
13 mtr carbon pole wanted
by pacef8
23rd Jul 2017 10:25pm
Dashcam Falling Off
by Moonstar
23rd Jul 2017 2:39pm
Wild Alaska Live
by cools
23rd Jul 2017 2:09pm
Tow Bar Tow Poles
by fish5133
22nd Jul 2017 8:45pm
Missing Cat. CH41
by RUDEBOX
20th Jul 2017 2:16pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
real wood floor layer 52
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Wed 5:19am
Sunset Wed 9:18pm
Local Time Wed 7:39pm
WikiWirral Can . . . .