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Re: Flags & Culture.....
« Reply #480 on: November 19, 2018, 02:38:09 PM »
Funny why this was removed yet councils every year pay to have bunting for the twelfth, and union flags flies all year round in town centres, and not a word about it.
They don't actually that was outlawed some time ago.

Someone better tell Ards and North Down then as they pay out for "festival" bunting in their annual accounts every year.

Who pays for this bunting if it isn't the councils?

Iíve seen plenty of towns in bunting for the twelfth. And the union flag flying all year in centre of town.
The bunting is put up by organised community groups, probably loyalist paramilitary influenced. I would say they get community grants as a way around the council actually doing the work.

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« Reply #481 on: November 19, 2018, 04:09:50 PM »
What complete moron in the council did this??!! He/she should be sacked. . . it only gives Bryson another stick to beat them with having been made a laughing stock last week now he can espouse the "anti British ethos of the council"

Amateur hour crap like this really does my head in!!
In fairness to the council they got a complaint about the poster affecting workplace neutrality. As I said the council should pick and choose where to place these.

Whoever made that complaint should be roaded. moron


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Re: Flags & Culture.....
« Reply #482 on: November 19, 2018, 04:12:09 PM »
Funny why this was removed yet councils every year pay to have bunting for the twelfth, and union flags flies all year round in town centres, and not a word about it.
They don't actually that was outlawed some time ago.

Someone better tell Ards and North Down then as they pay out for "festival" bunting in their annual accounts every year.

Who pays for this bunting if it isn't the councils?

Iíve seen plenty of towns in bunting for the twelfth. And the union flag flying all year in centre of town.
The bunting is put up by organised community groups, probably loyalist paramilitary influenced. I would say they get community grants as a way around the council actually doing the work.

If thatís the case, would they not need a permit to erect this bunting?

Each summer there are loads of examples of erecting flags in neutral areas, especially at road junctions or motorway/dual carriageway exits. They are never removed, nor are given approval in the first place. Just another example of putting those pesky taigs in their place.

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Re: Flags & Culture.....
« Reply #483 on: November 19, 2018, 04:22:20 PM »
What complete moron in the council did this??!! He/she should be sacked. . . it only gives Bryson another stick to beat them with having been made a laughing stock last week now he can espouse the "anti British ethos of the council"

Amateur hour crap like this really does my head in!!
In fairness to the council they got a complaint about the poster affecting workplace neutrality. As I said the council should pick and choose where to place these.

Whoever made that complaint should be roaded. moron

The council should have told whoever made the complaint to f**k up and stop being a dick then we wouldn't have this crap going on today!!

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« Reply #484 on: November 19, 2018, 04:41:15 PM »
Funny why this was removed yet councils every year pay to have bunting for the twelfth, and union flags flies all year round in town centres, and not a word about it.
They don't actually that was outlawed some time ago.

Someone better tell Ards and North Down then as they pay out for "festival" bunting in their annual accounts every year.

Who pays for this bunting if it isn't the councils?

Iíve seen plenty of towns in bunting for the twelfth. And the union flag flying all year in centre of town.
The bunting is put up by organised community groups, probably loyalist paramilitary influenced. I would say they get community grants as a way around the council actually doing the work.

If thatís the case, would they not need a permit to erect this bunting?

Each summer there are loads of examples of erecting flags in neutral areas, especially at road junctions or motorway/dual carriageway exits. They are never removed, nor are given approval in the first place. Just another example of putting those pesky taigs in their place.
Every year theres a row in Lurgan as the bring the bunting down the town to the nationalist end allegedly to the COI.

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« Reply #485 on: November 19, 2018, 04:54:58 PM »
Funny why this was removed yet councils every year pay to have bunting for the twelfth, and union flags flies all year round in town centres, and not a word about it.
They don't actually that was outlawed some time ago.

Someone better tell Ards and North Down then as they pay out for "festival" bunting in their annual accounts every year.

Who pays for this bunting if it isn't the councils?

Iíve seen plenty of towns in bunting for the twelfth. And the union flag flying all year in centre of town.
The bunting is put up by organised community groups, probably loyalist paramilitary influenced. I would say they get community grants as a way around the council actually doing the work.

If thatís the case, would they not need a permit to erect this bunting?

Each summer there are loads of examples of erecting flags in neutral areas, especially at road junctions or motorway/dual carriageway exits. They are never removed, nor are given approval in the first place. Just another example of putting those pesky taigs in their place.
Every year theres a row in Lurgan as the bring the bunting down the town to the nationalist end allegedly to the COI.

Used to go right around the Church but not any more. Up to the war memorial now.

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« Reply #486 on: November 19, 2018, 07:35:18 PM »
I think this is brilliant. Shows how far we've come. Wasn't all that long ago that staff in Short Bros in Belfast went on strike because they were told to remove flags etc from the workplace. They simply don't have that level of power anymore and let's make sure it stays that way
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Re: Flags & Culture.....
« Reply #487 on: November 19, 2018, 08:15:44 PM »
Funny why this was removed yet councils every year pay to have bunting for the twelfth, and union flags flies all year round in town centres, and not a word about it.
They don't actually that was outlawed some time ago.

Someone better tell Ards and North Down then as they pay out for "festival" bunting in their annual accounts every year.

Who pays for this bunting if it isn't the councils?

Iíve seen plenty of towns in bunting for the twelfth. And the union flag flying all year in centre of town.
The bunting is put up by organised community groups, probably loyalist paramilitary influenced. I would say they get community grants as a way around the council actually doing the work.

If thatís the case, would they not need a permit to erect this bunting?

Each summer there are loads of examples of erecting flags in neutral areas, especially at road junctions or motorway/dual carriageway exits. They are never removed, nor are given approval in the first place. Just another example of putting those pesky taigs in their place.
Every year theres a row in Lurgan as the bring the bunting down the town to the nationalist end allegedly to the COI.

Used to go right around the Church but not any more. Up to the war memorial now.
Craigavon Protestant boys flute band if I remember correctly, they sneak out in the early hours of the morning to do it in their cherry pickers. Interesting how much longer they keep it up in Lurgan compared to towns with larger loyalist populations like banbridge and Lisburn. To annoy the taigs, obviously. Maybe next year theyíll keep it to their own end and leave the town centre neutral

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« Reply #488 on: November 19, 2018, 08:26:21 PM »
Great advertisement for 'are kulture' on BBC4 now😳

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« Reply #489 on: November 19, 2018, 08:37:34 PM »
This should have been put in the WTF thread along with anything Nolan or Bryson says. Do intelligent people listen or watch Nolan?
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« Reply #490 on: November 19, 2018, 08:58:24 PM »
Great advertisement for 'are kulture' on BBC4 now😳

Aye..touch of class...burning pallets/tyres, drinking,  bricking the cops @ Twaddell on the way home. Orangefest culture, in a nutshell - beer, bricking, burning.

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Re: Flags & Culture.....
« Reply #491 on: November 19, 2018, 11:39:45 PM »
This should have been put in the WTF thread along with anything Nolan or Bryson says. Do intelligent people listen or watch Nolan?

It was considered