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Plans for New British "Supercity" unveiled

Old 20th Jan 2005, 09:46
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Plans for New British "Supercity" unveiled

Hmmm....interesting...your thoughts?
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Old 20th Jan 2005, 09:55
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Are those pictures serious?

Extending Liverpool into the sea in an interesting concept, would reduce the number of car wheels stolen i suppose, but it would take a while to work out the physics of leaving a boat moored up on bricks after taking the rudder!


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Old 20th Jan 2005, 10:25
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Hang on..........Liverpool and Super City in the same sentence?? oh we're not talking about football, that's all right then!!
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Old 20th Jan 2005, 10:30
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Another one of 'Two Jags Prescott's' looney ideas.Wonder how much just the consultation fees have run upto already.Prescott seems to think that spending our money is his right.Look at his failures...regeneration of the transport system in 5 yrs or he'd resign.Transport infrastructure still crap,Prescott still here.Regional assemblies in England...Big vote against..no apologies at a cost of over £500M not counting what it's going to cost to close the advisory offices down.
The man is an idiot and a joke.
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Well Prescott is all for it so it must be a good idea, mustn't it

Actually, it is pretty much an 80 mile long city as it is. There is not much in the way of countryside on the Lancashire part of the M62. Between Rochdale and Huddersfield is bleak moorland which is presumably where the poor people of this supercity would have to live, if they can design tower blocks to withstand the gales. There is a bit more greenery once you leave West Yorkshire which might be suitable for development as it is flat but I'm sure the current residents might be up in arms about it.

More interesting was the plan to turn Barnsley into a Tuscan villiage. I'm all for it. Moving that dump lock stock and barrel to Italy would do us all a favour
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Old 20th Jan 2005, 11:04
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Yeah, OMG i pi***** myself laughing when i saw that! Barnsley could be remodelled on a tuscan village with neaon lights. Yeah, and this government could be remodelled on democracy. I think this is the results of too many people going to university to study media and art.
 
Old 20th Jan 2005, 11:34
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Good idea.

Build liverpool into the sea, channel out a moat to isolate it & leave it out there on its own, keeps the rest of our vehicles safe from them.

f&*% it! Prescott for PM

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All we have to do is rename Liverpool to West Oldham, and Hull to East Oldham, and we're halfway there already.

Manchester will, of course, opt out, as it's already a super city, sorry, I meant super-sh1tty.

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Old 20th Jan 2005, 12:02
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I can see the wisdom in pushing Liverpool into the sea....

Or wasn't that what they meant?
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Old 20th Jan 2005, 12:10
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Barnsley could be remodelled on a Tuscan hill village
...well I suppose it might suit Michael Parkinson but I shudder to think what "Skinner" Normanton would have thought.....
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Old 20th Jan 2005, 13:45
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Geographically, would'nt Bradford be the 'City Centre'?

Tee hee.... someone's got some work to do.....
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Old 20th Jan 2005, 15:31
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Oh dear, the fat, multi Jagged simpleton has been let out again has he.......dont whatever you do, let him near a motorway and gallons of red paint
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Old 20th Jan 2005, 15:33
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Nah Timmicat, Huddersfield would be the city centre, and very apt that would be too. Very cosmopolitan place, Huddersfield. It has an annual contemporary music festival, is the home of Northern poetry, has an award winning bit of architecture in the football stadium, was the birthplace of Rugby League and, erm, I'm struggling now.

Think of the potential - expensive residential developments at the side of Aspley Warf on the Huddersfield Broad Canal, the public library being turned into the Tate Even More Modern, The University of Huddersfield would be challenging Imperial College and the LSE as the top university outside Oxbridge, the football team would be bought by a Russian billionair and become champions of England again (yes, they were once...) whilst Crossland Moor airfield could be developed to handle A380s full of foreign tourists coming to marvel at all this wonderful new metropolis.

Actually, I'm warming to this idea. Especially the bit where Barnsley gets relocated to Italy...
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The Pennines could be the city park and that bloke whose farmhouse is straddled by theM62 could be the park care taker....
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Old 20th Jan 2005, 16:32
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lasernigel Prescott a joke? I thought that jokes were supposed to be funny.

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Old 20th Jan 2005, 18:26
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So you've all had your cars/wheel hubs/wallets stolen when you were in Liverpool have you? Or are you just conforming to some pathetic stereotype? Harry Enfield stopped doing his Scouse stuff years ago, simply because it was stereotyped, and therefore no longer humurous. Honestly, for a bunch of apparently intelligent people, your constant sniping at Liverpool is something I would expect from people with a much lower IQ. I have only had my wallet stolen once ...now where was it - ah yes! London.
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Old 20th Jan 2005, 18:29
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Keep yer 'air on, our Baz. Alright?

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Old 20th Jan 2005, 18:33
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I'm all for it. A bloody great big impenetrable barrier to keep Emperor Blair and the Islingtonites out of the North and Scotland. Fantastic. Johnny Five Bellies, take a bow!

Prescott's Wall. What a bloody marvellous monument to the man. Unwanted, pointless and unfeasibly ugly.
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Old 20th Jan 2005, 18:40
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Might as well dig the rest of the Ship Canal as far as the Humber, and have done with it.

Would make a marvellous moat, that Ship Canal. Yer jock laddie can't swim, everyone knows that. Their sporrans float about and knock their trossacks out of kilt, and you can imagine how that would feel.

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Old 20th Jan 2005, 19:00
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The only thing that the Romans got wrong...
Hadrians Wall....
Should have built it between St Johns Wood and Gloucester....or thinking about it, since they've closed down the Rosetti bar...forget St Johns Wood....
Top end of Regents Park to Gloucester...[B]
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