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#951829 - 19th Jun 2015 11:50am wirral wreckers
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Today radio 4 extra at 1.30am programme called wrecked about wreckers of wirral. Catch up in next 29 days on bbc I player

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#951838 - 19th Jun 2015 1:23pm Re: wirral wreckers [Re: paxvobiscum]
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Thanks PVB.

Link here - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00jn0pw

"Neil McCarthy explores the History of the illicit activities of the Wirral peninsula's wreckers, who ransacked Liverpool-bound vessels with notorious ferocity. After the end of the wrecking era, huge crowds came to the Victorian seaside resort of New Brighton, but they too have now gone. Neil tries to discover whether the wild spirit of the wreckers lives on in the area today."

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#951884 - 19th Jun 2015 8:33pm Re: wirral wreckers [Re: paxvobiscum]
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Well if you are talking about the idiots on the Wirral who throw life saving equipment into the river, daub graffiti and damage street furniture,parks,cars,bus stops and shop windows then yes the wreckers are still about.

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#952755 - 27th Jun 2015 8:49am Re: wirral wreckers [Re: Santos]
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Yes,still here, they should be getting the same punishments as the "old" wreckers got. Not, " Don't do it again, you naughty boy".

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