Workman who died after pier fall named

Workman who died after pier fall named

Workman who died after pier fall named

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A man who died after falling while working on Eastbourne Pier has been named by police.

Stephen Penrice, from Sandylonning, Netherton, Cumbria, was carrying out work on the fire damaged first third of Eastbourne Pier when he fell from the structure.

Emergency services were called shortly after 4pm to reports that a man had fallen from the pier, however the 44-year-old was sadly declared dead at the scene.

Sussex Police will be joined by colleagues from the Health and Safety Executive to investigate the incident.

 

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1:01pm Wed 20 Aug 14

babsticals says...

R.I.P...x
R.I.P...x babsticals
  • Score: 11

1:19pm Wed 20 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

" the 44-year-old was sadly declared dead at the scene. "

So why did the Argus give us all false hope yesterday by claiming that he was still alive during the flight to hospital?
" the 44-year-old was sadly declared dead at the scene. " So why did the Argus give us all false hope yesterday by claiming that he was still alive during the flight to hospital? notslimjim
  • Score: -16

5:20pm Wed 20 Aug 14

Wide Bertha says...

notslimjim wrote:
" the 44-year-old was sadly declared dead at the scene. "

So why did the Argus give us all false hope yesterday by claiming that he was still alive during the flight to hospital?
Probably in the same way that you give us (little) hope that you will ever be anything other than a complete c**t.
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: " the 44-year-old was sadly declared dead at the scene. " So why did the Argus give us all false hope yesterday by claiming that he was still alive during the flight to hospital?[/p][/quote]Probably in the same way that you give us (little) hope that you will ever be anything other than a complete c**t. Wide Bertha
  • Score: 5

5:31pm Wed 20 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Wide Bertha wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
" the 44-year-old was sadly declared dead at the scene. "

So why did the Argus give us all false hope yesterday by claiming that he was still alive during the flight to hospital?
Probably in the same way that you give us (little) hope that you will ever be anything other than a complete c**t.
What was wrong about pointing out the huge error in at least one of those reports?
[quote][p][bold]Wide Bertha[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: " the 44-year-old was sadly declared dead at the scene. " So why did the Argus give us all false hope yesterday by claiming that he was still alive during the flight to hospital?[/p][/quote]Probably in the same way that you give us (little) hope that you will ever be anything other than a complete c**t.[/p][/quote]What was wrong about pointing out the huge error in at least one of those reports? notslimjim
  • Score: -5

5:43pm Wed 20 Aug 14

Wide Bertha says...

Well, 'stevo', it's not so much you pointing out an editorial error that grinds my gears, however, the insensitive way you convey it does. Yesterday, a man died doing what you don't seem to have (a job ) . There is some possibility, that members of his family, or friends, or colleagues, might happen to look at the local publication , and YOU, in full knowledge that earlier reports may have been inaccurate as the news was breaking , go and write unnecessary, inflammatory nonsense, in order to get some sort of reaction, to feed your inner troll. I have no further reason to engage with you and your ongoing stupidity again on this website.
Well, 'stevo', it's not so much you pointing out an editorial error that grinds my gears, however, the insensitive way you convey it does. Yesterday, a man died doing what you don't seem to have (a job ) . There is some possibility, that members of his family, or friends, or colleagues, might happen to look at the local publication , and YOU, in full knowledge that earlier reports may have been inaccurate as the news was breaking , go and write unnecessary, inflammatory nonsense, in order to get some sort of reaction, to feed your inner troll. I have no further reason to engage with you and your ongoing stupidity again on this website. Wide Bertha
  • Score: 6

5:56pm Wed 20 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

Wide Bertha wrote:
Well, 'stevo', it's not so much you pointing out an editorial error that grinds my gears, however, the insensitive way you convey it does. Yesterday, a man died doing what you don't seem to have (a job ) . There is some possibility, that members of his family, or friends, or colleagues, might happen to look at the local publication , and YOU, in full knowledge that earlier reports may have been inaccurate as the news was breaking , go and write unnecessary, inflammatory nonsense, in order to get some sort of reaction, to feed your inner troll. I have no further reason to engage with you and your ongoing stupidity again on this website.
So there was nothing wrong in pointing out the failure of the Argus to report the incident correctly, and you simply chose to get angry at me in response to your own inadequacies on the employment front.

I can understand why you aren't employed, but you really should be more productive with your time than informing the Brighton public of how futile your existence is.

FYI anyone connected to the victim will justly be concerned at how the Argus misled them with its earlier report.
[quote][p][bold]Wide Bertha[/bold] wrote: Well, 'stevo', it's not so much you pointing out an editorial error that grinds my gears, however, the insensitive way you convey it does. Yesterday, a man died doing what you don't seem to have (a job ) . There is some possibility, that members of his family, or friends, or colleagues, might happen to look at the local publication , and YOU, in full knowledge that earlier reports may have been inaccurate as the news was breaking , go and write unnecessary, inflammatory nonsense, in order to get some sort of reaction, to feed your inner troll. I have no further reason to engage with you and your ongoing stupidity again on this website.[/p][/quote]So there was nothing wrong in pointing out the failure of the Argus to report the incident correctly, and you simply chose to get angry at me in response to your own inadequacies on the employment front. I can understand why you aren't employed, but you really should be more productive with your time than informing the Brighton public of how futile your existence is. FYI anyone connected to the victim will justly be concerned at how the Argus misled them with its earlier report. notslimjim
  • Score: -8

6:47pm Wed 20 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

The original Argus report:

http://www.theargus.
co.uk/news/11419551.
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Note the first post on the matter.

How stupid do you feel now, Bertha?
The original Argus report: http://www.theargus. co.uk/news/11419551. Workman_in_life_thre atening_condition_af ter_falling_from_Eas tbourne_Pier/#commen tsList Note the first post on the matter. How stupid do you feel now, Bertha? notslimjim
  • Score: -3

6:49pm Wed 20 Aug 14

SimonS says...

In defence of The Argus, they're only as good as the information they receive. Do you expect reporters to cross police lines and check people's pulses?
In defence of The Argus, they're only as good as the information they receive. Do you expect reporters to cross police lines and check people's pulses? SimonS
  • Score: 4

6:51pm Wed 20 Aug 14

babsticals says...

I think that when the pier is finished,there should be a memorial plaque in memory of this poor guy Stephen Penrice who sadly lost his life.
I think that when the pier is finished,there should be a memorial plaque in memory of this poor guy Stephen Penrice who sadly lost his life. babsticals
  • Score: 8

6:58pm Wed 20 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

SimonS wrote:
In defence of The Argus, they're only as good as the information they receive. Do you expect reporters to cross police lines and check people's pulses?
I expect them to be accurate.
[quote][p][bold]SimonS[/bold] wrote: In defence of The Argus, they're only as good as the information they receive. Do you expect reporters to cross police lines and check people's pulses?[/p][/quote]I expect them to be accurate. notslimjim
  • Score: -3

7:03pm Wed 20 Aug 14

SimonS says...

So you actually DO expect them to check people's pulses?
So you actually DO expect them to check people's pulses? SimonS
  • Score: 0

7:12pm Wed 20 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

SimonS wrote:
So you actually DO expect them to check people's pulses?
That's a stupid question unless you can quote a comment from me that contains that suggestion.
[quote][p][bold]SimonS[/bold] wrote: So you actually DO expect them to check people's pulses?[/p][/quote]That's a stupid question unless you can quote a comment from me that contains that suggestion. notslimjim
  • Score: -2

7:21pm Wed 20 Aug 14

SimonS says...

Well, this is obviously a never-ending discussion. You expect them to be accurate, as do I, yet as I say they can only report on the information they're given. I'm not sure what else you expect them to do. Not report on anything in case the information they're given is wrong? Anyway, that's it, I won't comment any more out of respect for the topic at hand.
Well, this is obviously a never-ending discussion. You expect them to be accurate, as do I, yet as I say they can only report on the information they're given. I'm not sure what else you expect them to do. Not report on anything in case the information they're given is wrong? Anyway, that's it, I won't comment any more out of respect for the topic at hand. SimonS
  • Score: 0

7:26pm Wed 20 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

SimonS wrote:
Well, this is obviously a never-ending discussion. You expect them to be accurate, as do I, yet as I say they can only report on the information they're given. I'm not sure what else you expect them to do. Not report on anything in case the information they're given is wrong? Anyway, that's it, I won't comment any more out of respect for the topic at hand.
So you've realised how stupid your question was.

Try to avoid cluttering up threads like this in future.
[quote][p][bold]SimonS[/bold] wrote: Well, this is obviously a never-ending discussion. You expect them to be accurate, as do I, yet as I say they can only report on the information they're given. I'm not sure what else you expect them to do. Not report on anything in case the information they're given is wrong? Anyway, that's it, I won't comment any more out of respect for the topic at hand.[/p][/quote]So you've realised how stupid your question was. Try to avoid cluttering up threads like this in future. notslimjim
  • Score: 1

7:35pm Wed 20 Aug 14

babsticals says...

notslimjim wrote:
Wide Bertha wrote:
Well, 'stevo', it's not so much you pointing out an editorial error that grinds my gears, however, the insensitive way you convey it does. Yesterday, a man died doing what you don't seem to have (a job ) . There is some possibility, that members of his family, or friends, or colleagues, might happen to look at the local publication , and YOU, in full knowledge that earlier reports may have been inaccurate as the news was breaking , go and write unnecessary, inflammatory nonsense, in order to get some sort of reaction, to feed your inner troll. I have no further reason to engage with you and your ongoing stupidity again on this website.
So there was nothing wrong in pointing out the failure of the Argus to report the incident correctly, and you simply chose to get angry at me in response to your own inadequacies on the employment front.

I can understand why you aren't employed, but you really should be more productive with your time than informing the Brighton public of how futile your existence is.

FYI anyone connected to the victim will justly be concerned at how the Argus misled them with its earlier report.
Have some respect for the poor guy and his family! Instead of your silly arguments and comments.
[quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Wide Bertha[/bold] wrote: Well, 'stevo', it's not so much you pointing out an editorial error that grinds my gears, however, the insensitive way you convey it does. Yesterday, a man died doing what you don't seem to have (a job ) . There is some possibility, that members of his family, or friends, or colleagues, might happen to look at the local publication , and YOU, in full knowledge that earlier reports may have been inaccurate as the news was breaking , go and write unnecessary, inflammatory nonsense, in order to get some sort of reaction, to feed your inner troll. I have no further reason to engage with you and your ongoing stupidity again on this website.[/p][/quote]So there was nothing wrong in pointing out the failure of the Argus to report the incident correctly, and you simply chose to get angry at me in response to your own inadequacies on the employment front. I can understand why you aren't employed, but you really should be more productive with your time than informing the Brighton public of how futile your existence is. FYI anyone connected to the victim will justly be concerned at how the Argus misled them with its earlier report.[/p][/quote]Have some respect for the poor guy and his family! Instead of your silly arguments and comments. babsticals
  • Score: 4

8:14pm Wed 20 Aug 14

notslimjim says...

babsticals wrote:
notslimjim wrote:
Wide Bertha wrote:
Well, 'stevo', it's not so much you pointing out an editorial error that grinds my gears, however, the insensitive way you convey it does. Yesterday, a man died doing what you don't seem to have (a job ) . There is some possibility, that members of his family, or friends, or colleagues, might happen to look at the local publication , and YOU, in full knowledge that earlier reports may have been inaccurate as the news was breaking , go and write unnecessary, inflammatory nonsense, in order to get some sort of reaction, to feed your inner troll. I have no further reason to engage with you and your ongoing stupidity again on this website.
So there was nothing wrong in pointing out the failure of the Argus to report the incident correctly, and you simply chose to get angry at me in response to your own inadequacies on the employment front.

I can understand why you aren't employed, but you really should be more productive with your time than informing the Brighton public of how futile your existence is.

FYI anyone connected to the victim will justly be concerned at how the Argus misled them with its earlier report.
Have some respect for the poor guy and his family! Instead of your silly arguments and comments.
Yes, Bertha really should have kept her petty grievances off this thread.
[quote][p][bold]babsticals[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]notslimjim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Wide Bertha[/bold] wrote: Well, 'stevo', it's not so much you pointing out an editorial error that grinds my gears, however, the insensitive way you convey it does. Yesterday, a man died doing what you don't seem to have (a job ) . There is some possibility, that members of his family, or friends, or colleagues, might happen to look at the local publication , and YOU, in full knowledge that earlier reports may have been inaccurate as the news was breaking , go and write unnecessary, inflammatory nonsense, in order to get some sort of reaction, to feed your inner troll. I have no further reason to engage with you and your ongoing stupidity again on this website.[/p][/quote]So there was nothing wrong in pointing out the failure of the Argus to report the incident correctly, and you simply chose to get angry at me in response to your own inadequacies on the employment front. I can understand why you aren't employed, but you really should be more productive with your time than informing the Brighton public of how futile your existence is. FYI anyone connected to the victim will justly be concerned at how the Argus misled them with its earlier report.[/p][/quote]Have some respect for the poor guy and his family! Instead of your silly arguments and comments.[/p][/quote]Yes, Bertha really should have kept her petty grievances off this thread. notslimjim
  • Score: 2

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