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Saturday, 25 October 2014

Trolls and amazing Double Standards! 

The local press has just reported on the controversial issue of anonymous trolls and laws intended to combat this situation, which can be quite a daunting matter for any victims. I have challenged such cowards myself over the years many times.

Georgina Stubbs of the Southport Visiter stated:

Terry Jones, leader of Sefton’s Conservative party put forward a motion at full council earlier this year in a bid to tackle the “hatred,” and is “delighted” at the new laws. He added:

“Although I believe they don’t go far enough, these people can do a lot of harm not just to those it is aimed at but also their loved ones. If someone suffers from depression or is going through a bad time in their life the repercussions of trolling can be awful.”

Cllr Jones also added:

“Personally, I would rather spend my time showing how I care for those around me, than spreading nasty drivel, which only impresses their own ilk. “

How interesting, but the article failed to mention a darker side to all this....

I would also sincerely ask if this “care” he alleges extends to local residents such as my family, which he recently threatened with legal action?

Does his man's  “care” also come into consideration when we realise that Cllr Jones and his subservient Tory colleague, Cllr Ted Hartill, have continually BLOCKED excellent proposals to improve Woodvale’s Sandbrook Way for elderly residents that have been put forward by Cllr Haydn Preece and concerned local people?

Does this "care" also extend to standing about doing nothing whilst residents, who have previously helped him with numerous  issues (personal and well as political),  are treated like dirt by his appalling colleagues?

Does this “care” also come into context when we recall that Cllr Jones is happy to make covert tape recordings of chats with residents?

Does this “care” also extend to his Tory colleague, Mr Brian Duckett, a man (who previously tried to become Southport’s Conservative MP) posting under a pseudonym on OTS News website in order to insult my family with hurtful names, etc? 

I suggest that Cllr Jones and his transparent pro-Tory propaganda ruse herein is in effect a classic case of the Pot calling the Kettle black.

One thing is certain is that‘ double standards’ stink. 

Cllr Jones would do well to realise that those who live in glass houses should NOT throw stones!

Friday, 24 October 2014


Eco-destruction of a Lancashire wildlife oasis and 'another' fragile bit of traditional rural England by developers must be opposed! 

I have reported in the past about the ecological destruction of a lovely lake in Hesketh Bank, near Southport.

I also ran a lengthy campaign some years ago, involving many leading officials (including the Mayor of London) and the UK press to try and save this lovely old wildlife sanctuary that was at the time being used as a tipping ground! Eventually tipping was stopped, although a substantial part of the water was lost.

See this link for details. 

The Southport press also reported on the situation last year.

Plans for 275 homes in Hesketh Bank have met with bitter opposition from residents who claim the rural infrastructure is not able to support any further development. A planning application has been submitted to West Lancashire Borough Council by Persimmon Homes for 275 houses, associated garages, roads and landscaping to be built on the Henry Alty site on Station Road.

However, recently additional information, as below, was given to me about this disconcerting plan to destroy the village structure. 

Persimmon Homes have now been given planning permission for a residential development, across two phases, at Henry Alty's site in Hesketh Bank.  Of course, land value also increases when planning permission in granted!

It appears that many UK communities have been at loggerheads with this particular builder. See addendum at end of this article for details. 

Because of the complexities of the site, specifically its significant ecological importance, it has taken far longer than Persimmon believed to obtain planning permission and their application has been downgraded from "full" to "outline" only.  This means that the detailed development of the site (such as number of houses, site layout etc) will have to be dealt with under what is known as "reserved matters" which will include the issue of future use of the lake.  

The first phase to be developed will be the area to the south of the main entrance to Altys (ie the area furthest away from the lake).  I understand that the northern part of the development will not begin until well into 2015 at the earliest.  

On the northern site, the developer wants to build 59 two-bedroomed homes and apartments, 89 three-bedroomed houses, 54 four-bedroomed homes and three five-bedroomed properties. On the southern site, they want to build five three-bedroomed homes, 40 four-bedroomed properties and 23 five-bedroomed houses.

Naturally all this is being met with local opposition and residents are deeply concerned about the impact such inroads will have!

Whoever is 'supposed' to be officially in charge of planning and development permission etc in this location MUST understand the the lake is a wildlife oasis (home to water voles, newts, swans, grebes, kingfishers, etc) and as such must be protected and given sanctuary. What assurances are the local Council giving that protective regulations, for both wildlife and the Hesketh Bank community, will be addressed?

A small railway around the lake is also a popular attraction with tourists and locals alike. This may also now be under threat from these developers. 

No excuses will suffice concerning yet MORE ecological destruction for fat cat profits! Rural villages like this are an English Gem and truly deserve to be safeguarded.  

I also put it to the Environment Agency and other bodies, holding a protective remit over the ecostructure, that they have a duty of care to the place and its protected wildlife that dwell therein! Are the profit - driven forces that are 'behind' this action aiming to inadvertently convert  such lovely villages and hamlets into smaller versions of overcrowded modern inner cities?

Same old story that we are all sadly becoming so familiar with... mega money talks and English heritage gets thrown right out of the window! They must 'not' be permitted to get away with it!

The impact on the delicate infrastructure, via development with increased traffic  congestion etc, of this historic Lancashire village is likely to be catastrophic and must be challenged now!  


Whoops ... problems with Persimmon Homes for many other UK communities. Here are just a few examples!  

Persimmon Homes criticised for failing to meet planning regulations

Elsewhere, Persimmon Homes was told to down tools on the large Derwent View development near the Bowes Incline in Birtley, Gateshead, after concern was expressed over the construction not complying with regulations.

Builders Persimmon cause a stink at Blyth housing development

And in 'another' location the builders left a gaping hole in a bathroom which was contributing to a sense of frustration that the stench would ever go away. Householder said: “Our new home stinks and so does Persimmon."

Abergavenny, residents protest 

Residents fear that a proposed residential development of 250 homes on the outskirts of the town will significantly increase traffic and anti-social behaviour and will overlook their homes.

It would seem that Hesketh Bank folks today have good reason to be worried! 

Wednesday, 8 October 2014


Oh dear - here we go again folks! 

Southport’s bumbling Tories at loggerheads over police station closures.... 

A local news website has reported that a press statement from Southport Conservative, Cllr David Barton, reads as follows:

 “I sincerely hope to see the new Community Police Station and General Enquiry Office established as soon as possible and shall be pursuing this with my Conservative colleagues for you our local residents”

Cllr Barton in fact clearly stated the following on his own Facebook page.

Cllr Barton’s controversial welcome for a newly – promised police facility is also apparently supported (liked) by three other Facebook friends of his. 

Two of these friends (Adam Webster and Luke Anthony Thompson) have been well know as Southport Tory activists within the last election.    


However Cllr Simon Shaw a Birkdale Libdem was also reported on the same website saying: 

“I could scarcely believe what Cllr David Barton, one of the four Conservative councillors in Southport, said in his statement. Until we are all completely clear what alternative is being proposed, it is unbelievably irresponsible for one of the town’s leading Conservatives to announce that he ‘sincerely hopes’ to see the switch to a Community Police Station ‘as soon as possible’, and that this is what he will be pursuing with his Conservative colleagues.”

Sefton Conservative Leader, Ainsdale’s Cllr Terry Jones, told the Southport press:

“We intend to fight to keep both stations for the safety of our residents and visitors alike.”

Are the public therefore confused one may ask; well yes they are.

On one hand we have Cllr Barton (and  apparently his friends)  ‘welcoming’ some indistinct new police facility, whilst Tory leader Cllr Jones is telling us that he will fight to “keep” the old ones.

So are we seeing a rebellion in the Tory ranks or it is just that 'some' young politicians are running the show 'without' any proper adult supervision over this essential issue!

Do these bumbling politicians EVER get their act together? They appear to want to have their cake and eat it at the same time. 

Still, I suppose that if they have a boot in ‘both’ opinion camps it will help them to run appropriate, yet ambiguous, pre-election political propaganda when this controversial issue is finally decided properly.

They really do seem to think the Southport public were born yesterday and if you do wish to see what 'offerings' the Tories previously gave to residents then just look at this unbelievable video directed by Cllr Ted Hartill

We sincerely do need better political representation than this in Southport. 


Tory U-Turn? 

I see that the initial 'Call to arms' from Cllr Jones has now become a somewhat damper squib altogether . His original claim to be 'fighting' for the police stations to remain open has taken on an altogether different aspect. His (and Cllr Hartill's) recent poster spin  promotes a meeting for the public to make up its mind on police consultation. This would indicate that the two Ainsdale councillors are now taking on a 'milder' standpoint, similar perhaps to the one given by Cllr Barton.

On this poster the two Ainsdale Tories are now speaking of a meeting for the public to 'gain information' and nowhere do we now see the initial fight back originally tabled by Jones and his colleague. So what has changed? 

How revealing and what a lovely opportunity for them to say (at a later date)  - 'Just look at how much we did for the community.' The fact is that they have in essence done little or nothing to halt this latest closure threat. 

The question is: where were they when it really mattered MOST and the answer is - nowhere to be seen! 

See also: 

Tuesday, 7 October 2014


Update: October 2014

Former Sefton Conservative leader / ex-Mayor, Cllr Peter Papworth, is "disciplined" for porno - crawling (for a second time) on Council laptop!

Do we really need to have reckless people like this playing such dangerous games and at trusting taxpayers’ expense?  Cllr Papworth admitted that he had been caught using a council laptop to watch pornography twelve months ago, yet that this was allegedly the 'only' other occasion.

'What are we paying these elected officials for'.... used to be the leading question - but now we ‘know’ the answer!


Casting aside any issues about the rights or wrongs of porn a wider question of DATA PROTECTION VIA POTENTIAL SECURITY BREACH arises. 

Irresponsible councillors, by using Council computer equipment recklessly, leave the system potentially wide open to detrimental viruses and other damaging malware. If just one Trojan gets in it may piggy-back in more unwanted code and thus more harmful bugs into the system. Eventually this abuse may result in private information being accessed by hackers or simply anyone else who should NOT hold such sensitive data. Therefore Cllr Papworth’s foolishness may ultimately lead to Council PC system total shutdown and sensitive data being exposed, thanks to him trolling dangerous sites containing whatever ‘type’ of pornography he is currently watching.

This is not a joke, or any type of moralistic Puritanism, as it could potentially affect any innocent party that has privately held files on the Council‘s computer data base.


Will Cllr Papworth do the honourable thing and resign or will he remain in his position of public trust, backed of course by his loyal Conservative colleagues and Sefton’s notoriously indifferent leadership? 

More here:

Cllr Papworth previously held the position as Sefton Tory Leader (and Mayor) but now we have Cllr Terry Jones to fill his official boots.

Cllr Jones is in fact a man who seems quite happy to SECRETLY TAPE residents. I have reported on this disturbing fact before and the media have ‘partially’ picked up on it.

Above: Sefton Conservative Leader, Cllr Terry Jones; taping residents but for what purpose?  

Colleagues and acquaintances (past and present) of Cllr Jones have remained extremely silent about this matter, which is I suppose NOT that surprising.

Public dissent is also greeted with hollow threats from the increasingly authoritarian Sefton Tory leadership...

It seems to me that trusting residents in numerous places are not only being treated inadequately by their elected representatives but they are now also being placed at serious risk, via potential security breaches.

And remember we also have other sycophantic political wannabes who would gladly take us back to 1940's Germany, if they could only get away with it.

In these times of growing international anxiety along with terror alerts we can ‘never’ be too careful; having ridiculous politicians making such unacceptable mistakes that may lead to public data of a private nature being accessed by ‘anyone’ is wholly indefensible.

But the biggest joke of all is that come Election time such councillors will once again be knocking on YOUR doors, with huge grins, asking for your votes!

We live in unbelievable times but questions must be asked and appropriate action taken! We permit data to be squandered by fools on the internet at our peril!

Yes, just like a cheap dime novel but this time it’s all true! 

NB. Now also on UFO Digest

Thursday, 2 October 2014


Former Sefton Conservative leader, Cllr Peter Papworth, is "disciplined" for porno - crawling (for a second time) on Council laptop!

Ah well, another well-paid local Tory clown is revealed. What a terrible party this has become. Do we really need to have irresponsible people like this playing such games and at trusting taxpayers’ expense? 

Cllr Papworth admitted that he had been caught using a council laptop to watch pornography twelve months ago yet that this was the 'only' other occasion. Really? 

'What are we paying these elected officials for'.... used to be the leading question -  but now we ‘know’ the answer! 


Casting aside any issues about the rights or wrongs of porn a wider question of security arises. 

Idiotic councillors, via using a Council laptop recklessly, leave the system potentially susceptible to detrimental viruses and other damaging malware. If just one Trojan gets in it may piggy-back in more unwanted code and thus more harmful bugs into the system. Eventually this abuse may result in private information being accessed by hackers or simply anyone else who should NOT hold such sensitive data. Therefore Cllr Papworth’s foolishness may ultimately lead to  Council PC system total shutdown and sensitive data being exposed, thanks to him trolling dangerous sites containing  whatever ‘type’ of pornography he is currently watching. This is not a joke, or any type of moralistic Puritanism, as it could potentially affect any innocent party that has privately held files on the  Council‘s computer data base.

Will Cllr Papworth do the honourable thing and resign or will he remain in his position of public trust, backed of course by his loyal Conservative colleagues? 

Cllr Papworth previously held the position as Sefton Tory Leader (and Mayor) but now we have Cllr Terry Jones to fill his official boots. Cllr Jones is in fact a man who seems quite happy to SECRETLY TAPE residents. 

More on that matter at a later date yet I must stress that Cllr Jones cannot deny this as it is provable FACT although he does like to threaten ordinary residents who upset his apple cart...

After Papworth’s habitual pornographic fascination was revealed Cllr Jones told the local press:

“As soon as the issue was brought to our attention and after consulting with the council, the Conservatives took immediate action to remove Cllr Papworth from all committees. Cllr Papworth has now apologised for his actions to both the party and the council.”

Sorry, but that typically pathetic Tory quip by Jones is simply NOT good enough. 

Residents need councillors (who go into places of trust such as schools, etc) they can depend upon not individuals who they may be concerned about! And this is NOT about anyone taking any puritanical stance but a matter that concerns what elected officials in paid positions do with time they are allotted to serve us. 

So seriously ask your self – what good does it serve the Community for councillors to be watching porn on Council equipment?

The weak reaction from Terry Jones (a fellow Tory) is pitiable and simply more evidence of what is 'wrong' in our lily-livered society! I have said it many times and will say it again – we are NOT being properly represented!


Never mind folks – it’ll soon be the Election and just watch them rush to your door for your precious votes!


The discovery was made when Merseyside Conservative councillor Peter Papworth handed the computer in for repairs. 
A technician looked at the internet history and noticed a number of "inappropriate" websites had been visited.
Mr Papworth was found to have breached Sefton Council's code of conduct, and was removed from several committees.
The Blundellsands ward representative has also had all council-owned IT facilities withdrawn until May 2015.


Equivalent perhaps to Sefton's Papworth issue ..... ? Former Tory Lord Mayor quits the party after watching PORN on council computer... 

Tuesday, 30 September 2014


How unchecked Christian Fundamentalist mind-set created Nazism and killed millions of innocent people

Facts or handed down fiction – the choice is yours to make!

I recently explored the dangers of Christian Survivalism and the Zionist-Freemasonic-Satanist Myth (ZFSM). 

Sadly today there are numerous individuals on the internet pushing out the ZFSM. They are not even trying to persuade floating voters any more, it is sadly just taken for granted and wrongly perceived as established reality! 

Please surf this link for more details:

I must once again thank the SAFF (Subculture Alternatives Freedom Foundation) for kindly granting me permission to use the following extracts from their latest article on this highly challenging ZFSM matter.

SAFF, in this ‘must – read’ piece, cover numerous vital issues including the following....  

·         Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism are enshrined in Christian history
·         New World Order Lies attack democracy at its roots
·         Historically British Christians have been equally as anti-Semitic as the Nazis
·         The Third Reich was not a Nazi idea; it was essentially the hope of in a new Christian Empire run by the Germans.
·         Henry Ford Publicly Apologises and admits the Protocols are 'gross forgeries'
·         Concentration Camp Nazis Were Christian
·         The Christian counter to the Swinging Sixties
·         The Book of Revelation: The Justification for The New World Order Myth.
·         Hamas and the New World Order Myth
·         The New World Order Myth and Satanic Child Murders
·         Lyndon La Rouche and the 1990s Satanic Ritual Abuse Myth
·         The Origin of the New World Order Myth & Time line


These SAFF subheadings and others highlight many critical issues surrounding the ZFSM that affect us all. Find out much more via surfing this astonishing and deeply informative link:

Learn the facts for yourself, instead of relying on uncorroborated New Age or Fundamentalist gleaned waffle that has sadly become so commonplace today.

Pat Regan © 2014

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Maternity Services where parents need them? 

First Labour took it away but now, after all these years, they want it back? 

CARES have fought since 2003 to get Children's  A & E and maternity services reinstated back into Southport. 

However,  today the local press reported that a Liverpool  'Labour' councillor, Nina Killen, is now  requesting the services we have been fighting for to be brought back to the point of need. 

Where exactly was this politician when CARES were fighting for our stolen services back in 2003?

This is just one example of the massive campaign against these cuts below.... 

Report by Cllr. Brenda Porter on:

Public Meeting at Woodvale Community Centre, Meadow Lane, Ainsdale, on Saturday 21st June 2003.1pm

Issue:  Transfer of Maternity and Children’s Services to Ormskirk.

Organised by:  Cath & Pat Regan 192 Sandbrook Road, Ainsdale.

Chairperson for Meeting:  Councillor Brenda Porter.


Dr John Pugh Southport M.P.
Cllr Tony Brough (Con) Cllr Barry Griffiths (Con) Formby
Cllr James Grundy (Southport Party) Cllr Ann Ibbs (Con) Formby
Cllr Tommy Mann (Con), Cllr Vince Platt (Con) Formby Cllr M Ridge (Con)
Cllr David Sumner (Lib-Dem).
Members of the public covering all age groups.

Mrs Cath Regan outlined the reasons for calling the meeting and expressed her concerns for the welfare of the women and children who would be affected by the move.  The Chairman highlighted that this had been a Govt. decision and asked if there was an update on their present position. Dr Pugh advised that present legislation favoured “Keep it Local” (May 2003) and that the transfer of services would not meet a ‘Best Practice’ criteria. 

Children’s Services A & E

It was recognised that because of the mixed guidelines being given by Mr Jonathan Parry, regarding children attending the A & E in Southport, the public were becoming more confused. Concern that this unit had been transferred as it was now understood the Shields Report (recommendation 23) had not indicated this would be implemented.  Fears raised that in an emergency/accident parents and children would be separated (different hospitals) to receive appropriate treatment. The importance of immediate medical attention was crucial and fears of delay by attending Ormskirk were raised. This issue highlighted by a grandmother who related a recent incident within her family which proved relevant to the argument. The quick and easy access by visitors to support recovery was felt to be very relevant when dealing with children and was being completely overlooked.


Many issues raised highlighting that this transfer of service to Ormskirk would be detrimental to the well being of the mother and child and interfere with the necessary bonding when other children are involved.  Concern that an often perceived “safe birth” could change at time of delivery when a Consultant would be required.  The important factor to many of being a “Sandgrounder” was being completely ignored and though not a danger to the health of mother and baby was felt to be important, as it would change our heritage and history in the future.


A debate in the House of Commons (December 2001) when the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health Hazel Blears recognised the vital link between transport/health when dealing with issues relating to the Shields Report has unfortunately not been put into practice. It is recognised that to support new or changed facilities in existing hospitals transport was vital. Fear that the Ambulance Service would be unable to deal adequately with all emergencies because of the longer distance to Ormskirk and therefore an extended turnaround time was highlighted and the effect it might have on other departments in the hospital dealing with emergencies. It was felt by many present at the meeting that children were being discriminated against and the following recommendations were proposed and supported by all who attended the above meeting. These recommendations are to be forwarded to Mr Jonathan Parry to be put before the Board of the Southport& Ormskirk NHS Trust.


·  The Children’s A & E Unit and Children’s Ward be reinstated at the Southport & Formby General Hospital.
· A Consultancy led Maternity Unit be made available at the Southport & Formby General Hospital.
· That a full explanation be given to the members of the public on the reasons the Maternity and Neo-Natal Unit was transferred early to Ormskirk and no added physical space was allocated to them.


Labour appear to be now seeking to rewrite reality and this is just not on! 

Southport parents just like any others want services for their families at the 'Point of Need',  NOT many miles away.