999 day in Hove cancelled due to threat of Bertha

Emergency services event cancelled due to threat of Bertha

Emergency services event cancelled due to threat of Bertha

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An emergency services open day has been cancelled due to the threat of ex tropical storm Bertha.

Sussex Police have announced 999 day, due to take place on Hove Lawns on Sunday, has now been cancelled due to a forecast of strong winds and heavy rain.

Inspector Richard Delacour said: "I know people will be disappointed but the weather which is forecast for tomorrow means it will be very wet.

"We are also expecting very strong winds and as Hove Lawns are right on the seafront it would be very exposed to the elements and could be dangerous for anyone visiting or taking part."

The Met Office is currently forecasting a 60% to 70% remnants of the hurricane will make landfall along the south coast.

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1:28pm Sat 9 Aug 14

yatman says...

At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?
At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain? yatman
  • Score: -44

2:21pm Sat 9 Aug 14

sussexram40 says...

It will prob be sunny and dry all day. They keep getting the forecast wrong lately.
It will prob be sunny and dry all day. They keep getting the forecast wrong lately. sussexram40
  • Score: 15

4:07pm Sat 9 Aug 14

tykemison says...

Jeez, what a bunch of wet blankets we have become, it's August not January!!! Pathetic, bit of wind and rain and our Emergensoft services cancel their event! How we ever built an Empire,shame on them.
Jeez, what a bunch of wet blankets we have become, it's August not January!!! Pathetic, bit of wind and rain and our Emergensoft services cancel their event! How we ever built an Empire,shame on them. tykemison
  • Score: -56

4:23pm Sat 9 Aug 14

derekhunt says...

tykemison wrote:
Jeez, what a bunch of wet blankets we have become, it's August not January!!! Pathetic, bit of wind and rain and our Emergensoft services cancel their event! How we ever built an Empire,shame on them.
Maybe they're just thinking that the weather's going to be horrible so no-one's going to come to the event so it's not really worth the effort of staging it?

From what I remember from my History lessons the emergency services weren't really involved in building the empire anyway
[quote][p][bold]tykemison[/bold] wrote: Jeez, what a bunch of wet blankets we have become, it's August not January!!! Pathetic, bit of wind and rain and our Emergensoft services cancel their event! How we ever built an Empire,shame on them.[/p][/quote]Maybe they're just thinking that the weather's going to be horrible so no-one's going to come to the event so it's not really worth the effort of staging it? From what I remember from my History lessons the emergency services weren't really involved in building the empire anyway derekhunt
  • Score: 50

6:48pm Sat 9 Aug 14

Andy R says...

tykemison wrote:
Jeez, what a bunch of wet blankets we have become, it's August not January!!! Pathetic, bit of wind and rain and our Emergensoft services cancel their event! How we ever built an Empire,shame on them.
Huh? It's quite clear from the weather forecast that there's no way this event can successfully take place on Hove Lawns tomorrow. What do you want to do? Be terribly terribly British and get drenched before being blown away? Were you even planning to go anyway?
[quote][p][bold]tykemison[/bold] wrote: Jeez, what a bunch of wet blankets we have become, it's August not January!!! Pathetic, bit of wind and rain and our Emergensoft services cancel their event! How we ever built an Empire,shame on them.[/p][/quote]Huh? It's quite clear from the weather forecast that there's no way this event can successfully take place on Hove Lawns tomorrow. What do you want to do? Be terribly terribly British and get drenched before being blown away? Were you even planning to go anyway? Andy R
  • Score: 22

7:02pm Sat 9 Aug 14

Valerie Paynter says...

yatman wrote:
At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?
Please don't give the oxygen of attention to them as it just promotes and ramps up interest from others tempted to emulate. Both Israel and Gaza have enough problems without taking it into our own streets where it helps neither side.
[quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?[/p][/quote]Please don't give the oxygen of attention to them as it just promotes and ramps up interest from others tempted to emulate. Both Israel and Gaza have enough problems without taking it into our own streets where it helps neither side. Valerie Paynter
  • Score: 13

7:06pm Sat 9 Aug 14

Valerie Paynter says...

derekhunt wrote:
tykemison wrote:
Jeez, what a bunch of wet blankets we have become, it's August not January!!! Pathetic, bit of wind and rain and our Emergensoft services cancel their event! How we ever built an Empire,shame on them.
Maybe they're just thinking that the weather's going to be horrible so no-one's going to come to the event so it's not really worth the effort of staging it?

From what I remember from my History lessons the emergency services weren't really involved in building the empire anyway
So you would be happy to trash the lawns to mud just to show Great British willing? Happy to also pay for the repair? Have a look at this and go out drain clearing if you want to show some spirit of the blitz. 4-11am will leave us well soaked.

http://www.metoffice
.gov.uk/public/weath
er/forecast/map/gcpc
hhy5p#?zoom=5&locId=
310091&map=Rainfall&
lon=-4.00&lat=55.01&
fcTime=1407618000
[quote][p][bold]derekhunt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tykemison[/bold] wrote: Jeez, what a bunch of wet blankets we have become, it's August not January!!! Pathetic, bit of wind and rain and our Emergensoft services cancel their event! How we ever built an Empire,shame on them.[/p][/quote]Maybe they're just thinking that the weather's going to be horrible so no-one's going to come to the event so it's not really worth the effort of staging it? From what I remember from my History lessons the emergency services weren't really involved in building the empire anyway[/p][/quote]So you would be happy to trash the lawns to mud just to show Great British willing? Happy to also pay for the repair? Have a look at this and go out drain clearing if you want to show some spirit of the blitz. 4-11am will leave us well soaked. http://www.metoffice .gov.uk/public/weath er/forecast/map/gcpc hhy5p#?zoom=5&locId= 310091&map=Rainfall& lon=-4.00&lat=55.01& fcTime=1407618000 Valerie Paynter
  • Score: 9

7:17pm Sat 9 Aug 14

derekhunt says...

Valerie Paynter wrote:
derekhunt wrote:
tykemison wrote:
Jeez, what a bunch of wet blankets we have become, it's August not January!!! Pathetic, bit of wind and rain and our Emergensoft services cancel their event! How we ever built an Empire,shame on them.
Maybe they're just thinking that the weather's going to be horrible so no-one's going to come to the event so it's not really worth the effort of staging it?

From what I remember from my History lessons the emergency services weren't really involved in building the empire anyway
So you would be happy to trash the lawns to mud just to show Great British willing? Happy to also pay for the repair? Have a look at this and go out drain clearing if you want to show some spirit of the blitz. 4-11am will leave us well soaked.

http://www.metoffice

.gov.uk/public/weath

er/forecast/map/gcpc

hhy5p#?zoom=5&lo
cId=
310091&map=Rainf
all&
lon=-4.00&lat=55
.01&
fcTime=1407618000
I think you quoted the wrong person there

tykemison said it showed a lack of spirit for it not to go ahead. I'm saying it's a sensible decision
[quote][p][bold]Valerie Paynter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]derekhunt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tykemison[/bold] wrote: Jeez, what a bunch of wet blankets we have become, it's August not January!!! Pathetic, bit of wind and rain and our Emergensoft services cancel their event! How we ever built an Empire,shame on them.[/p][/quote]Maybe they're just thinking that the weather's going to be horrible so no-one's going to come to the event so it's not really worth the effort of staging it? From what I remember from my History lessons the emergency services weren't really involved in building the empire anyway[/p][/quote]So you would be happy to trash the lawns to mud just to show Great British willing? Happy to also pay for the repair? Have a look at this and go out drain clearing if you want to show some spirit of the blitz. 4-11am will leave us well soaked. http://www.metoffice .gov.uk/public/weath er/forecast/map/gcpc hhy5p#?zoom=5&lo cId= 310091&map=Rainf all& lon=-4.00&lat=55 .01& fcTime=1407618000[/p][/quote]I think you quoted the wrong person there tykemison said it showed a lack of spirit for it not to go ahead. I'm saying it's a sensible decision derekhunt
  • Score: 11

8:42pm Sat 9 Aug 14

getThisCoalitionOut says...

yatman wrote:
At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?
It is not jew hating types at all - it is people who recognise that the terrorist government of Israel needs taking to the Hague for how they have behaved FOR DECADES.

Do not confuse anti-semitism for zionism.

Our Prime Minister has confirmed he is a zionist who supports Israel and this is why absolutely nothing has been done about the murder by these terrorists of so many defenceless women and children.

There is no where for them to go - they are prevented from leaving Gaza by the Israelli government. Then they are bombed night after night.

Hamas are called terrorists so Israel should be called the same for what they have done and still are doing.

Boycott everything from Israel everyone if you want to help stop this. Check your fruit and veg before you buy it as much of it is from Israel. Do not buy anything from Sodastream.
[quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?[/p][/quote]It is not jew hating types at all - it is people who recognise that the terrorist government of Israel needs taking to the Hague for how they have behaved FOR DECADES. Do not confuse anti-semitism for zionism. Our Prime Minister has confirmed he is a zionist who supports Israel and this is why absolutely nothing has been done about the murder by these terrorists of so many defenceless women and children. There is no where for them to go - they are prevented from leaving Gaza by the Israelli government. Then they are bombed night after night. Hamas are called terrorists so Israel should be called the same for what they have done and still are doing. Boycott everything from Israel everyone if you want to help stop this. Check your fruit and veg before you buy it as much of it is from Israel. Do not buy anything from Sodastream. getThisCoalitionOut
  • Score: -22

9:02pm Sat 9 Aug 14

yatman says...

yatman wrote:
At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?
23 thumb downs. Who would have thought so many member of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the KKK read the Argus.
[quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?[/p][/quote]23 thumb downs. Who would have thought so many member of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the KKK read the Argus. yatman
  • Score: -18

9:05pm Sat 9 Aug 14

yatman says...

Valerie Paynter wrote:
yatman wrote:
At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?
Please don't give the oxygen of attention to them as it just promotes and ramps up interest from others tempted to emulate. Both Israel and Gaza have enough problems without taking it into our own streets where it helps neither side.
They brought it to the streets of Hove. Silence encourages them and makes reasonable people turn away. Nazism must be met head on Valerie.
[quote][p][bold]Valerie Paynter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?[/p][/quote]Please don't give the oxygen of attention to them as it just promotes and ramps up interest from others tempted to emulate. Both Israel and Gaza have enough problems without taking it into our own streets where it helps neither side.[/p][/quote]They brought it to the streets of Hove. Silence encourages them and makes reasonable people turn away. Nazism must be met head on Valerie. yatman
  • Score: -14

9:19pm Sat 9 Aug 14

yatman says...

getThisCoalitionOut wrote:
yatman wrote:
At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?
It is not jew hating types at all - it is people who recognise that the terrorist government of Israel needs taking to the Hague for how they have behaved FOR DECADES.

Do not confuse anti-semitism for zionism.

Our Prime Minister has confirmed he is a zionist who supports Israel and this is why absolutely nothing has been done about the murder by these terrorists of so many defenceless women and children.

There is no where for them to go - they are prevented from leaving Gaza by the Israelli government. Then they are bombed night after night.

Hamas are called terrorists so Israel should be called the same for what they have done and still are doing.

Boycott everything from Israel everyone if you want to help stop this. Check your fruit and veg before you buy it as much of it is from Israel. Do not buy anything from Sodastream.
Sorry chap but all you are doing is using semantics to cover your dribbling hatred of Jews. You can say I hate Israel and get away but not I hate Jews. We would prefer it if you were a bit more honest but cowardice is so much easier especially when living sadly in your mums box room. Off for a Soda drink now using a machine made by Palestinians and Jews working together. You should try it.
[quote][p][bold]getThisCoalitionOut[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?[/p][/quote]It is not jew hating types at all - it is people who recognise that the terrorist government of Israel needs taking to the Hague for how they have behaved FOR DECADES. Do not confuse anti-semitism for zionism. Our Prime Minister has confirmed he is a zionist who supports Israel and this is why absolutely nothing has been done about the murder by these terrorists of so many defenceless women and children. There is no where for them to go - they are prevented from leaving Gaza by the Israelli government. Then they are bombed night after night. Hamas are called terrorists so Israel should be called the same for what they have done and still are doing. Boycott everything from Israel everyone if you want to help stop this. Check your fruit and veg before you buy it as much of it is from Israel. Do not buy anything from Sodastream.[/p][/quote]Sorry chap but all you are doing is using semantics to cover your dribbling hatred of Jews. You can say I hate Israel and get away but not I hate Jews. We would prefer it if you were a bit more honest but cowardice is so much easier especially when living sadly in your mums box room. Off for a Soda drink now using a machine made by Palestinians and Jews working together. You should try it. yatman
  • Score: 18

10:00pm Sat 9 Aug 14

Wide Bertha says...

yatman wrote:
yatman wrote:
At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?
23 thumb downs. Who would have thought so many member of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the KKK read the Argus.
yet only one complete idiot ...
[quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?[/p][/quote]23 thumb downs. Who would have thought so many member of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the KKK read the Argus.[/p][/quote]yet only one complete idiot ... Wide Bertha
  • Score: 11

10:01pm Sat 9 Aug 14

Wide Bertha says...

Hang on, I may have wildly miscalculated in the last comment
Hang on, I may have wildly miscalculated in the last comment Wide Bertha
  • Score: 9

10:03pm Sat 9 Aug 14

Wide Bertha says...

yatman wrote:
Valerie Paynter wrote:
yatman wrote:
At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?
Please don't give the oxygen of attention to them as it just promotes and ramps up interest from others tempted to emulate. Both Israel and Gaza have enough problems without taking it into our own streets where it helps neither side.
They brought it to the streets of Hove. Silence encourages them and makes reasonable people turn away. Nazism must be met head on Valerie.
if that is the case, why is Netanyahu continually allowed to bombard civilian buildings ?
[quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Valerie Paynter[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?[/p][/quote]Please don't give the oxygen of attention to them as it just promotes and ramps up interest from others tempted to emulate. Both Israel and Gaza have enough problems without taking it into our own streets where it helps neither side.[/p][/quote]They brought it to the streets of Hove. Silence encourages them and makes reasonable people turn away. Nazism must be met head on Valerie.[/p][/quote]if that is the case, why is Netanyahu continually allowed to bombard civilian buildings ? Wide Bertha
  • Score: 7

8:17am Sun 10 Aug 14

hellohonkytonks says...

yatman wrote:
At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?
YAWN ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
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[quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?[/p][/quote]YAWN ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ Z hellohonkytonks
  • Score: 13

8:26am Sun 10 Aug 14

hellohonkytonks says...

yatman wrote:
yatman wrote:
At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?
23 thumb downs. Who would have thought so many member of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the KKK read the Argus.
YAWN ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
ZZZZZZZ
[quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?[/p][/quote]23 thumb downs. Who would have thought so many member of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the KKK read the Argus.[/p][/quote]YAWN ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ ZZZZZZZ hellohonkytonks
  • Score: 5

10:05am Sun 10 Aug 14

yatman says...

hellohonkytonks wrote:
yatman wrote:
yatman wrote:
At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?
23 thumb downs. Who would have thought so many member of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the KKK read the Argus.
YAWN ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

ZZZZZZZ
LOL Now you are commenting on your own stupidity and hatred. I guess you have to have some meaning to your otherwise empty lives. Shmucks.
[quote][p][bold]hellohonkytonks[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]yatman[/bold] wrote: At least that will mean there are more police about to stop Jew hating types scribbling on synagogues. Or do anti semites come out in the rain?[/p][/quote]23 thumb downs. Who would have thought so many member of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the KKK read the Argus.[/p][/quote]YAWN ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ ZZZZZZZ[/p][/quote]LOL Now you are commenting on your own stupidity and hatred. I guess you have to have some meaning to your otherwise empty lives. Shmucks. yatman
  • Score: 0

11:52am Sun 10 Aug 14

Worthingwithoutbuses! says...

Perhaps they called it off so there were ALL available EMERGENCY SERVICES on call today in case the worst happens with the weather?

Some of your comments make me furious! This is not about "Religion" or being scared of the rain, it is making sure that there are enough crews on duty if YOUR home is flooded out or a tree blows down across a main road or onto a car!
Some people on here should "engage brain" before typing insulting comments about our very hard pushed and hard working Emergency Service Guys and Girls. If you dialled 999, you would expect a response...

I just hope a tree falls on your car today.... then perhaps you would not be slagging off our first class emergency services so quickly.
Perhaps they called it off so there were ALL available EMERGENCY SERVICES on call today in case the worst happens with the weather? Some of your comments make me furious! This is not about "Religion" or being scared of the rain, it is making sure that there are enough crews on duty if YOUR home is flooded out or a tree blows down across a main road or onto a car! Some people on here should "engage brain" before typing insulting comments about our very hard pushed and hard working Emergency Service Guys and Girls. If you dialled 999, you would expect a response... I just hope a tree falls on your car today.... then perhaps you would not be slagging off our first class emergency services so quickly. Worthingwithoutbuses!
  • Score: 3

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