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Offline Border villan

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2505 on: June 01, 2023, 12:44:08 PM »
Forgive a stupid question but does anyone actually know when work is going to start on the new stand ?
Is it this summer, next or open ended. ?

Whenever they start I hope itís open fronted and not open ended.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2506 on: June 01, 2023, 12:44:35 PM »
I would imagine that the car chop shops are a lucrative business, it must be based on the amount of stock they seem to have in cars awaiting dismantling. So the shithole of an area they create is not based on poor resources more a "dont give a fuck" attitude.

And that is central to most of societies problems nowadays - nobody cares about their own areas and those that do get terrorised by local scum who have seemingly impunity from the law when they feel like vandalising things.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2507 on: June 01, 2023, 12:45:05 PM »
Forgive a stupid question but does anyone actually know when work is going to start on the new stand ?
Is it this summer, next or open ended. ?

2024 - end of season

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2508 on: June 01, 2023, 12:55:20 PM »
I would imagine that the car chop shops are a lucrative business, it must be based on the amount of stock they seem to have in cars awaiting dismantling. So the shithole of an area they create is not based on poor resources more a "dont give a fuck" attitude.

And that is central to most of societies problems nowadays - nobody cares about their own areas and those that do get terrorised by local scum who have seemingly impunity from the law when they feel like vandalising things.

The number of police on duty in the whole of the city is frighteningly low. Except for football matches; there's always enough police for football.

Offline Ads

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2509 on: June 01, 2023, 01:37:29 PM »
I noticed West Mercia vans on Sunday.

Offline exigo

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2510 on: June 01, 2023, 01:49:21 PM »
The pitchside plod at the end of Sunday's game definitely had the look of a bunch of people who had never seen the Holte End before.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2511 on: June 01, 2023, 02:25:28 PM »
To be fair to the Police, when the local kids were chasing Villa fans in Aston Park with machetes last season, they were quick to react and for the next few games were positioned by the park with machine guns for the next few games...

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2512 on: June 01, 2023, 04:22:07 PM »
when the local kids were chasing Villa fans in Aston Park with machetes last season

Ah, bless them, the cheeky rascals!

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2513 on: June 01, 2023, 11:24:09 PM »
when the local kids were chasing Villa fans in Aston Park with machetes last season

Ah, bless them, the cheeky rascals!

Bit of an upgrade from "mind your car mate"

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2514 on: June 02, 2023, 12:34:19 AM »
To be fair to the Police, when the local kids were chasing Villa fans in Aston Park with machetes last season, they were quick to react and for the next few games were positioned by the park with machine guns for the next few games...
Armed police at Villa park? Donít ever remember this, are you sure this happened?

Offline tomd2103

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2515 on: June 02, 2023, 12:44:10 AM »
To be fair to the Police, when the local kids were chasing Villa fans in Aston Park with machetes last season, they were quick to react and for the next few games were positioned by the park with machine guns for the next few games...
Armed police at Villa park? Donít ever remember this, are you sure this happened?

I remember police around the park after that happened as I spoke to a couple of them when passing, but I don't recall them.being armed.

Offline artvandelay

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2516 on: June 02, 2023, 01:21:53 AM »
The counter terrorist police were definitely wandering around where the works vans are parked opposite the church.

Online London Villan

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2517 on: June 02, 2023, 08:23:00 AM »
100%, I had a chat with one of them.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2518 on: June 03, 2023, 10:35:53 AM »
They have removed all the seats from both corners of the lower North Stand. Don't know if it's for any construction work or if it's anything to do with upcoming events at Villa Park in the summer.

Offline olaftab

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2519 on: June 03, 2023, 10:39:55 AM »
100%, I had a chat with one of them.
And you didn't get tasered? Lucky man.

 


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