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Old 21st Apr 2022, 15:10
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Originally Posted by N707ZS View Post
Perhaps we should set them busy re-building the stashed Tucano's.
Nah, we have a village raft race for the Jubilee celebrations, they'll be busy preparing for that.
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Old 21st Apr 2022, 15:22
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Nah, we have a village raft race for the Jubilee celebrations, they'll be busy preparing for that.
Probably nobody better qualified!
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Old 21st Apr 2022, 23:48
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Spoke with Home Office reps this evening after the LoO meeting.

Yes, there are at least 10 other sites being looked at.
A couple have been discounted...(for now)
1 uses buildings for US Special Forces training
1 has explosives still stored there
1 is not military but would need "decontaminating".

Any guesses as to where these could be?

A positive meeting but, as I never trust politicians, I really cannot see this plan changing. The local MP says he is now fighting the idea with us, but he knew about this two weeks before the news media breaking the story to us.

Priti Patel has her sights on No.10. She is dangerouly ambitious and will ride rough-shod over anyone who opposes her (bullying claims are not unfounded)
Putting these centres in low population areas means fewer lost votes, and a bigger gain from supporters in the south who don't have to have them on their doorstep.


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Old 22nd Apr 2022, 09:28
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I would think one of those sites might be Woodbridge in Suffolk.
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Old 22nd Apr 2022, 19:23
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I wonder if one of the 10 sites is RAF Scampton? Noticed activity on and around the base, more importantly, DIO have been adamant that everyone will be off site by 31 Dec!!
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Old 23rd Apr 2022, 05:57
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I wonder if one of the 10 sites is RAF Scampton? Noticed activity on and around the base, more importantly, DIO have been adamant that everyone will be off site by 31 Dec!!
Isn't Scampton a little on the preservation side in terms of listed Buildings, graves etc. Mind you, I wouldn't put anything past our elected August bodies and civil servants. If they did decide to even look once before discarding the notion of doing any such thing with Scampton, regardless of the depth of sympathy felt for refugees, asylum seekers et al, it would spell the end for this country in terms of our leaders' regard for historic imperative, national integrity, character and identity.

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Old 23rd Apr 2022, 11:03
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They wouldn't give a crap about our heritage. They don't even care about our safety. The Home Office admitted that they had not carried out a risk assessment for villager safety, everything they have done is for the safety and comfort of the guests.
I have spoken to someone in CT and they are genuinely concerned about sleeper units. 1500 males at anyone time with a potential 6000 per year turn over through the gates is bloody scary. The women here are petrified, and the ex service and serving personnel ae not far down that route either.

Be warned, it IS coming to an unsecure venue near you.


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Old 23rd Apr 2022, 12:08
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Apparently work has been going on a Linton for some time including internal security fencing around the sgts mess area.
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Old 23rd Apr 2022, 15:40
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Apparently work has been going on a Linton for some time including internal security fencing around the sgts mess area.
Apparently so. At tge meeting t'other night one of the lads there was a pilot with a young family and they were stiil inside the wire. He was genuinely concerned about his, and his family's safety.
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Old 23rd Apr 2022, 18:51
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This is not a case of Nimbyism, it MUST be a case of NIMCYism - Not in My Country! Screen for genuine refugees and send the rest back to the safety of France, whence they came!
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Old 23rd Apr 2022, 23:01
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Been there a few times, flew with the VGS there and also used the shooting range too. I also remember it being a good LARS as well during my PPL days.
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Old 24th Apr 2022, 07:10
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Strange how the immigration issues have got worse since Brexit - anyone would think it had been a total failure to deliver.
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Old 24th Apr 2022, 09:32
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And now a mention in MSM, albeit the Guardian isn't usually the most favoured outlet..for some.

‘Guantánamo-on-Ouse’ plans to place 1,500 asylum seekers in Yorkshire village | Immigration and asylum | The Guardian
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Old 24th Apr 2022, 15:55
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Wonder where they plan to get the staff from to run the camp.
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Old 24th Apr 2022, 16:17
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Wonder where they plan to get the staff from to run the camp.
Self-supporting enterprise maybe?
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Old 24th Apr 2022, 19:08
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Not a chance .......................... these young men do not come here to WORK, just a freebie.
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Old 24th Apr 2022, 19:42
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Originally Posted by langleybaston View Post
Not a chance .......................... these young men do not come here to WORK, just a freebie.
I thought that is what economic migrants did. Came looking for work to earn a living.
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Old 24th Apr 2022, 20:12
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I thought that is what economic migrants did. Came looking for work to earn a living.
Well there's something drawing them to these shores and I don't think it's the prospect of meaningful employment! Could it be an overly tolerant culture that bends over backwards to be accommodating....happy to accept that they'll throw our generosity back in our faces at some point because they're determined that we should follow their "beliefs"!
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Old 24th Apr 2022, 20:39
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Well there's something drawing them to these shores and I don't think it's the prospect of meaningful employment!
Do you have any evidence to back that up? The idea of a freebie on the state is a home-grown one.

Perhaps they just want to be in a place where they are not persecuted and have a chance to make a life - gain an education denied to them in their own country and better themselves with a good job. Is that so hard to grasp?
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Old 24th Apr 2022, 20:40
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Guantanamo on Ouse. Really?
At least at Guantanamo they knew who the occupants were, and they were kept under lock and key.

Some ar ecoming here with one aim, and one aim only. To cause death and destruction so as to accelerate their meeting with the promised virgins. CT are on the case and genuinely concerned; Home Office running the centres couldn't care less.
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