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Re: [greenwichcyclists] Blackheath to be militarised?

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  • Martin Thomason
    Thanks. It was starting to bug me. There don t appear to be any signs about what they are doing. M ________________________________ From: Tom Crispin
    Message 1 of 15 , May 2, 2012
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      Thanks. It was starting to bug me. There don't appear to be any signs about what they are doing.

      M


      From: Tom Crispin <tom@...>
      To: greenwichcyclists@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wednesday, 2 May 2012, 19:38
      Subject: Re: [greenwichcyclists] Blackheath to be militarised?

       
      The fenced off area is logistical support for the games in the park -
      so I am told.

      Tom

      On Wed, 2 May 2012 19:29:01 +0100 (BST), you wrote:

      >That's interesting.  Out of interest then, does anyone know what the fenced off area is going to be for over towards Prince Charles Road?
      >
      >M
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      >________________________________
      > From: Tom Crispin <tom@...>
      >To: greenwichcyclists@yahoogroups.com
      >Sent: Wednesday, 2 May 2012, 19:14
      >Subject: Re: [greenwichcyclists] Blackheath to be militarised?
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      >The site for the missiles on Blackheath is here:
      >http://g.co/maps/rczb9
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      >There will be three vehicles: radar, missiles and a troop vehicle.
      >
      >And just to make this topical - I am sure they will not be targetting
      >Greenwich Cyclists who obstruct Addison Lee taxis in the bus lanes.
      >
      >Tom
      >
      >On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 13:59:55 +0100, you wrote:
      >
      >>The BBC reports that six sites have been selected for ground-to-air missiles during the forthcoming festival of running, jumping and splashing about. Of the six sites, two are in our own manor: "Blackheath Common" (sic) and Oxleas Wood.
      >>
      >>http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17891223
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      >>Asked whether debris would fall on residential areas if a missile were fired, "Standing Joint Commander" General Sir Nick Parker said: "I accept that this a very, very challenging situation."
      >>You don't say.
      >>
      >>A Sitting Local Resident writes...
      >>
      >>http://sedgemore.com/2012/04/a-very-very-challenging-situation/
      >>
      >>Francis
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