Postmen refuse to deliver letters to Blackburn street

Postmen refuse to deliver letters to Blackburn street

Postmen refuse to deliver letters to Blackburn street

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ROYAL Mail has suspended deliveries to a second Blackburn street after another alleged incident involving a dog.

Residents in Surrey Road, Whitebirk, said they felt ‘unfairly punished’ having gone without post for almost six weeks.

The move comes after deliveries to nearby Worcester Road were cancelled when a postman was bitten in February.

Lancashire police confirmed that the most recent incident took place in Surrey Road on July 7, and Royal Mail issued letters to dozens of homes shortly after to confirm it was stopping deliveries indefinitely.

Shop worker Tracey Wilcock, 40, said it was difficult for her and her partner, Mark Crear, to collect mail from the Blackburn Delivery Office, in Canterbury Street, because of their shift patterns.

She said: “We’ve had two parcels in six weeks but they’ve both been from private couriers. We’re waiting on bills and appointments and it’s difficult to know what to expect.

“We’ve rang Royal Mail and they tell you there’s a certain amount waiting for you but then it’s not there. We feel like we’ve been punished. We don’t even have a dog, why can’t they deliver here?”

Andy McMurray, who also lives in Surrey Road, said Royal Mail vans had been parking on the street despite not delivering letters to homes there.

He said: “If they can park here, why can’t they deliver? It doesn’t make any sense.”

The owner of the dog at the centre of the alleged incident said she felt sorry for her neighbours.

The woman said: “If I have done something wrong I will accept responsiblity for that but I don’t think it’s fair to stop delivering to everyone.”

A Royal Mail spokesperson said: “We have temporarily suspended deliveries to a number of addresses in Surrey Road in Blackburn following the most recent in a number of attacks by the same dog.

“We have written to customers to advise of temporary collection arrangements for their mail at Royal Mail’s office on Canterbury Street. Police and the local housing trust have also been notified.

“We apologise to customers for the inconvenience caused by the disruption to our service. The safety and welfare of our staff is paramount and we only suspend deliveries if the safety of our postmen and women is at risk and as a last resort.”

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1:11pm Sat 16 Aug 14

mudshark says...

bit wuff on non dog owners
bit wuff on non dog owners mudshark
  • Score: 18

1:21pm Sat 16 Aug 14

DoggydogNo1 says...

suggest you get onto the neighbor who has the dog and tell her to get shut of it!
suggest you get onto the neighbor who has the dog and tell her to get shut of it! DoggydogNo1
  • Score: 40

1:36pm Sat 16 Aug 14

noddy57 says...

The poor dogs always get the blame for their irresponsible owners.
The poor dogs always get the blame for their irresponsible owners. noddy57
  • Score: 23

2:09pm Sat 16 Aug 14

j007brooks says...

Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.
Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory. j007brooks
  • Score: -107

2:13pm Sat 16 Aug 14

lcjfm03 says...

j007brooks wrote:
Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.
Plonker!
[quote][p][bold]j007brooks[/bold] wrote: Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.[/p][/quote]Plonker! lcjfm03
  • Score: 54

2:36pm Sat 16 Aug 14

steve18gls says...

j007brooks wrote:
Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.
Moron !
[quote][p][bold]j007brooks[/bold] wrote: Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.[/p][/quote]Moron ! steve18gls
  • Score: 47

2:53pm Sat 16 Aug 14

rover4life says...

j007brooks wrote:
Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.
I am not a postman but if I were would expect my employer to ensure to the best of their ability that the job is safe to do, This is what they are doing
If I call at any house I take it as standard that I will not be bitten by an out of control animal.
I am a dog lover but think there should be a mandatory system of rising fines for irresponsible owners, 1 warning then automatic £250 fine further offences double the fine I think these owners would soon get their act together.
The comment from j007 is pathetic.
[quote][p][bold]j007brooks[/bold] wrote: Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.[/p][/quote]I am not a postman but if I were would expect my employer to ensure to the best of their ability that the job is safe to do, This is what they are doing If I call at any house I take it as standard that I will not be bitten by an out of control animal. I am a dog lover but think there should be a mandatory system of rising fines for irresponsible owners, 1 warning then automatic £250 fine further offences double the fine I think these owners would soon get their act together. The comment from j007 is pathetic. rover4life
  • Score: 62

2:58pm Sat 16 Aug 14

T.J. Newton says...

j007brooks wrote:
Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.
I'll take the "prosecuted and jailed" comment with a pinch of salt, but I agree with your sentiment entirely, as you say at least 1 in 5 residential homes keep dogs and have done so way longer than the the royal mail have existed, so postmen should all be trained qualified to deal with nuisance dogs and accept that its part of the job.
[quote][p][bold]j007brooks[/bold] wrote: Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.[/p][/quote]I'll take the "prosecuted and jailed" comment with a pinch of salt, but I agree with your sentiment entirely, as you say at least 1 in 5 residential homes keep dogs and have done so way longer than the the royal mail have existed, so postmen should all be trained qualified to deal with nuisance dogs and accept that its part of the job. T.J. Newton
  • Score: -34

3:47pm Sat 16 Aug 14

M.DANNY says...

j007brooks wrote:
Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.
No if you have a dog loose and out of control then no postman or newspaper boys should deliver in your home or your street.
People are responsible for their dog if it's out of control.The dog should be taken away and the owner of the dog should be punished if the dog has bitten a person.If you assault someone you will be charged with gbh it is a serious offence you could be sent to prison.
Postmen works six days a week to more than 29 million address in uk and it is reported that 2,400 postmen and women were attacked by dogs across UK, and over 2,000 are assaulted by people every year.
Make sure your dogs are locked in house while the postmen arrives with your unemployment benefits and other letters.
Let your dog out ten minutes later when the postman is gone to attack any wood be burglar.
I would destroy the dog who attacked a postmen and punish the dog owner with heavy fines or send them to prison for up to four weeks.
[quote][p][bold]j007brooks[/bold] wrote: Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.[/p][/quote]No if you have a dog loose and out of control then no postman or newspaper boys should deliver in your home or your street. People are responsible for their dog if it's out of control.The dog should be taken away and the owner of the dog should be punished if the dog has bitten a person.If you assault someone you will be charged with gbh it is a serious offence you could be sent to prison. Postmen works six days a week to more than 29 million address in uk and it is reported that 2,400 postmen and women were attacked by dogs across UK, and over 2,000 are assaulted by people every year. Make sure your dogs are locked in house while the postmen arrives with your unemployment benefits and other letters. Let your dog out ten minutes later when the postman is gone to attack any wood be burglar. I would destroy the dog who attacked a postmen and punish the dog owner with heavy fines or send them to prison for up to four weeks. M.DANNY
  • Score: 18

3:53pm Sat 16 Aug 14

rover4life says...

"The latest in a number of attacks by the same dog" gives the clue that the dog owner is not really making an effort to stop these attacks,
Perhaps they too should be given the experience of being set upon by a vicious uncontrolled dog it is not nice.
"The latest in a number of attacks by the same dog" gives the clue that the dog owner is not really making an effort to stop these attacks, Perhaps they too should be given the experience of being set upon by a vicious uncontrolled dog it is not nice. rover4life
  • Score: 45

4:06pm Sat 16 Aug 14

kirkby says...

This dog in question did NOT bite the postman. And the dog in question has been passed by the Police and Dog Warden As NOT DANGEROUS. And what you all seem to be missing is the postman parks his van on the two street were he want deliver the mail so why park there van on the streets I have photos as so do other people of different vans
This dog in question did NOT bite the postman. And the dog in question has been passed by the Police and Dog Warden As NOT DANGEROUS. And what you all seem to be missing is the postman parks his van on the two street were he want deliver the mail so why park there van on the streets I have photos as so do other people of different vans kirkby
  • Score: -30

4:16pm Sat 16 Aug 14

kirkby says...

It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get
It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get kirkby
  • Score: -13

4:35pm Sat 16 Aug 14

burner says...

We didn't like it much when the Nazi's employed collective punishment in occupied Europe, did we ?
We didn't like it much when the Nazi's employed collective punishment in occupied Europe, did we ? burner
  • Score: -14

4:50pm Sat 16 Aug 14

madari says...

Madari the snake charmer says:

You wont find this problem on Whalley range !! who says immigration has no benefits.........its a dogs life being a postman.

Reinstate STUART CADDY !!
Madari the snake charmer says: You wont find this problem on Whalley range !! who says immigration has no benefits.........its a dogs life being a postman. Reinstate STUART CADDY !! madari
  • Score: -7

5:19pm Sat 16 Aug 14

mardybum79 says...

madari wrote:
Madari the snake charmer says:

You wont find this problem on Whalley range !! who says immigration has no benefits.........its a dogs life being a postman.

Reinstate STUART CADDY !!
I can take great pleasure in informing madari the snake charmer that Stuart Caddy has been reinstated!! Solidarity brother's & sisters!
[quote][p][bold]madari[/bold] wrote: Madari the snake charmer says: You wont find this problem on Whalley range !! who says immigration has no benefits.........its a dogs life being a postman. Reinstate STUART CADDY !![/p][/quote]I can take great pleasure in informing madari the snake charmer that Stuart Caddy has been reinstated!! Solidarity brother's & sisters! mardybum79
  • Score: 2

5:24pm Sat 16 Aug 14

RK says...

madari wrote:
Madari the snake charmer says:

You wont find this problem on Whalley range !! who says immigration has no benefits.........its a dogs life being a postman.

Reinstate STUART CADDY !!
True, all of the dogs there are smacked out of their skulls!
[quote][p][bold]madari[/bold] wrote: Madari the snake charmer says: You wont find this problem on Whalley range !! who says immigration has no benefits.........its a dogs life being a postman. Reinstate STUART CADDY !![/p][/quote]True, all of the dogs there are smacked out of their skulls! RK
  • Score: -5

5:45pm Sat 16 Aug 14

madmurphy says...

Could Royal Mail not have at least arranged for post to be collected at the local post office until the issue is sorted?
People and company's have paid for the mail to be delivered. Not everyone can get to Canterbury street that easily. I have the elderly and infirm in mind here.
A little sensible compromise perhaps?
Could Royal Mail not have at least arranged for post to be collected at the local post office until the issue is sorted? People and company's have paid for the mail to be delivered. Not everyone can get to Canterbury street that easily. I have the elderly and infirm in mind here. A little sensible compromise perhaps? madmurphy
  • Score: 21

6:08pm Sat 16 Aug 14

sen c b l says...

Have you noticed how the those who have one foot in the grave and dog owners are those who are separated and left their loved ones unable to love anyone and anybody and resort to living with dogs to past their time and share their life's riches with animals rather than humans. Is it any wonder when questioned in surveys the majority 'pensioners' would prefer to spend their remaining boring life with a non human.
Sad if you really think about it.

P.S. I will begin with casting a thumbs down for my very own post, and to be honest who gives a s::t.
Have you noticed how the those who have one foot in the grave and dog owners are those who are separated and left their loved ones unable to love anyone and anybody and resort to living with dogs to past their time and share their life's riches with animals rather than humans. Is it any wonder when questioned in surveys the majority 'pensioners' would prefer to spend their remaining boring life with a non human. Sad if you really think about it. P.S. I will begin with casting a thumbs down for my very own post, and to be honest who gives a s::t. sen c b l
  • Score: -1

6:28pm Sat 16 Aug 14

CorkyMac says...

madmurphy wrote:
Could Royal Mail not have at least arranged for post to be collected at the local post office until the issue is sorted?
People and company's have paid for the mail to be delivered. Not everyone can get to Canterbury street that easily. I have the elderly and infirm in mind here.
A little sensible compromise perhaps?
Totally agree with you. I live In Canada and Canada Post leave mail at the Post Office for you to collect. Apart from the big cities, this Is common practice, although they are now cutting back and trying to even get big cities to collect mail from their Post Office's too. To punish all residents because of one dog Is ridiculous but having said that, people really need to be more responsible when owning a dog Instead of letting It run free to do what It wants, It's the owners not the dog. Being a conspiracy theorist, I wonder If we don't get more stories like this up and down the UK about deliveries being stopped by postal workers to certain streets because of dogs or something else stopping them, so eventually everyone will have a collection point. Makes sense now that Royal Mail Is privatised, so before every Postman thinks the company are looking after them by withdrawing a street or road, maybe you are giving them the ammunition to eventually achieve this, after all this Is now about cost cutting and being more competitive for It's shareholders. As for the dog owner, sort your dog out one way or another and learn by this, to be singled out to your neighbourhood, Is punishment in Itself, but reassurance to the Royal Mail that you have now come up with something to reassure this won't happen again will determine whether Royal Mail values It's customers or not, or whether this Is a long term plan to rid all households of deliveries eventually. Food for thought, or maybe complete nonsense, but I like to stir the pot and make people think that sometimes It ain't always black and white.
[quote][p][bold]madmurphy[/bold] wrote: Could Royal Mail not have at least arranged for post to be collected at the local post office until the issue is sorted? People and company's have paid for the mail to be delivered. Not everyone can get to Canterbury street that easily. I have the elderly and infirm in mind here. A little sensible compromise perhaps?[/p][/quote]Totally agree with you. I live In Canada and Canada Post leave mail at the Post Office for you to collect. Apart from the big cities, this Is common practice, although they are now cutting back and trying to even get big cities to collect mail from their Post Office's too. To punish all residents because of one dog Is ridiculous but having said that, people really need to be more responsible when owning a dog Instead of letting It run free to do what It wants, It's the owners not the dog. Being a conspiracy theorist, I wonder If we don't get more stories like this up and down the UK about deliveries being stopped by postal workers to certain streets because of dogs or something else stopping them, so eventually everyone will have a collection point. Makes sense now that Royal Mail Is privatised, so before every Postman thinks the company are looking after them by withdrawing a street or road, maybe you are giving them the ammunition to eventually achieve this, after all this Is now about cost cutting and being more competitive for It's shareholders. As for the dog owner, sort your dog out one way or another and learn by this, to be singled out to your neighbourhood, Is punishment in Itself, but reassurance to the Royal Mail that you have now come up with something to reassure this won't happen again will determine whether Royal Mail values It's customers or not, or whether this Is a long term plan to rid all households of deliveries eventually. Food for thought, or maybe complete nonsense, but I like to stir the pot and make people think that sometimes It ain't always black and white. CorkyMac
  • Score: 14

9:49pm Sat 16 Aug 14

The Seagull has landed says...

j007brooks wrote:
Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.
Does being a total bellend come naturally to you or have you been on a special "how to be a bellend" training course?

Explain to everyone just exactly how it is theft then Sherlock?
[quote][p][bold]j007brooks[/bold] wrote: Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.[/p][/quote]Does being a total bellend come naturally to you or have you been on a special "how to be a bellend" training course? Explain to everyone just exactly how it is theft then Sherlock? The Seagull has landed
  • Score: 2

9:54pm Sat 16 Aug 14

The Seagull has landed says...

sen c b l wrote:
Have you noticed how the those who have one foot in the grave and dog owners are those who are separated and left their loved ones unable to love anyone and anybody and resort to living with dogs to past their time and share their life's riches with animals rather than humans. Is it any wonder when questioned in surveys the majority 'pensioners' would prefer to spend their remaining boring life with a non human.
Sad if you really think about it.

P.S. I will begin with casting a thumbs down for my very own post, and to be honest who gives a s::t.
I'm sure I'm not the only one Sen who has a problem deciphering just exactly what the F**k you are talking about whenever you post.
[quote][p][bold]sen c b l[/bold] wrote: Have you noticed how the those who have one foot in the grave and dog owners are those who are separated and left their loved ones unable to love anyone and anybody and resort to living with dogs to past their time and share their life's riches with animals rather than humans. Is it any wonder when questioned in surveys the majority 'pensioners' would prefer to spend their remaining boring life with a non human. Sad if you really think about it. P.S. I will begin with casting a thumbs down for my very own post, and to be honest who gives a s::t.[/p][/quote]I'm sure I'm not the only one Sen who has a problem deciphering just exactly what the F**k you are talking about whenever you post. The Seagull has landed
  • Score: -2

1:53am Sun 17 Aug 14

Stone Island: says...

kirkby wrote:
It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get
If you do get mail, who reads it to you?
[quote][p][bold]kirkby[/bold] wrote: It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get[/p][/quote]If you do get mail, who reads it to you? Stone Island:
  • Score: -3

2:50am Sun 17 Aug 14

khakkij says...

Everyone has the right to be safe at work., how pathetic some people are., just sort the dog out, its only protecting the property but workers shouldnt feel at risk., and if they dont., they dont get their mail....its as simple as that
Everyone has the right to be safe at work., how pathetic some people are., just sort the dog out, its only protecting the property but workers shouldnt feel at risk., and if they dont., they dont get their mail....its as simple as that khakkij
  • Score: 7

3:06am Sun 17 Aug 14

denbo69 says...

I am an ex postie who has delivered post on the estate in question around 10 years ago and even then postmen used to hate being put on that delivery route just because of the danger of dogs attacking them, myself came face to face with a large dog on the street (Worcester road again) that was snarling at me so I just put the mail for the street back into my bag and carried on with the rest of the delivery, I wasn't prepared to risk myself being attacked, yet you get the owners saying don't worry it won't bite it might not bite them but I have heard that before and the next minute it was biting my pant leg until I give it a swift kick with my other foot
I am an ex postie who has delivered post on the estate in question around 10 years ago and even then postmen used to hate being put on that delivery route just because of the danger of dogs attacking them, myself came face to face with a large dog on the street (Worcester road again) that was snarling at me so I just put the mail for the street back into my bag and carried on with the rest of the delivery, I wasn't prepared to risk myself being attacked, yet you get the owners saying don't worry it won't bite it might not bite them but I have heard that before and the next minute it was biting my pant leg until I give it a swift kick with my other foot denbo69
  • Score: 25

10:50am Sun 17 Aug 14

salvadore says...

I've had similar experiences when working as an education welfare officer in accrington Haslingden. When you go to homes to check why children aren't at school, the first thing you worry about is the dog pouncing at you. I had many incidents where dogs come from no where and attacked you when knocking on doors. Even if I left a card saying we wanted the owner to get in touch we had to make sure we did it in a manner without leaving your fingers anywhere near the letter box as a dog could be on the other side wanting to snap at your fingers. I sympathise with the postal workers no one should be endangered in their work.
What you will find is that the owners of out of control dogs are themselves living in a dysfunctional life. They should never be allowed to have dogs in the first place. I'm sure there are many responsible dog owners which look after, train and control their dogs properly. It's the minority that needs to be stopped from owning dogs.
I've had similar experiences when working as an education welfare officer in accrington Haslingden. When you go to homes to check why children aren't at school, the first thing you worry about is the dog pouncing at you. I had many incidents where dogs come from no where and attacked you when knocking on doors. Even if I left a card saying we wanted the owner to get in touch we had to make sure we did it in a manner without leaving your fingers anywhere near the letter box as a dog could be on the other side wanting to snap at your fingers. I sympathise with the postal workers no one should be endangered in their work. What you will find is that the owners of out of control dogs are themselves living in a dysfunctional life. They should never be allowed to have dogs in the first place. I'm sure there are many responsible dog owners which look after, train and control their dogs properly. It's the minority that needs to be stopped from owning dogs. salvadore
  • Score: 18

1:17pm Sun 17 Aug 14

sen c b l says...

The Seagull has landed wrote:
sen c b l wrote:
Have you noticed how the those who have one foot in the grave and dog owners are those who are separated and left their loved ones unable to love anyone and anybody and resort to living with dogs to past their time and share their life's riches with animals rather than humans. Is it any wonder when questioned in surveys the majority 'pensioners' would prefer to spend their remaining boring life with a non human.
Sad if you really think about it.

P.S. I will begin with casting a thumbs down for my very own post, and to be honest who gives a s::t.
I'm sure I'm not the only one Sen who has a problem deciphering just exactly what the F**k you are talking about whenever you post.
There you go again, troll, go 4boff .
[quote][p][bold]The Seagull has landed[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]sen c b l[/bold] wrote: Have you noticed how the those who have one foot in the grave and dog owners are those who are separated and left their loved ones unable to love anyone and anybody and resort to living with dogs to past their time and share their life's riches with animals rather than humans. Is it any wonder when questioned in surveys the majority 'pensioners' would prefer to spend their remaining boring life with a non human. Sad if you really think about it. P.S. I will begin with casting a thumbs down for my very own post, and to be honest who gives a s::t.[/p][/quote]I'm sure I'm not the only one Sen who has a problem deciphering just exactly what the F**k you are talking about whenever you post.[/p][/quote]There you go again, troll, go 4boff . sen c b l
  • Score: -6

4:32pm Sun 17 Aug 14

25103243 says...

kirkby wrote:
It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get
Can't you tell this has been wrote by some one from whiteberk ha. """ or8 m8 wat ya doin g8day.... People on income support should not be aloud dogs , simple. They can't afford to look after them selfs let alone a animal , half of them down there are animals them selfs . How the hell do you expect the animal to be when it's raised by a retard . Idiot owner , idiot dog , simple . Breed does not matter good owner good dog, I mean come on seriously , the social skills some of them in breeds lack , what the hell good is going to come from them having a dog , you might as well give them guns they probably could not work out how to use it...... You no you will only give me a thumb down if your from whiteberk but you might struggle as reading is not a given round there ........
[quote][p][bold]kirkby[/bold] wrote: It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get[/p][/quote]Can't you tell this has been wrote by some one from whiteberk ha. """ or8 m8 wat ya doin g8day.... People on income support should not be aloud dogs , simple. They can't afford to look after them selfs let alone a animal , half of them down there are animals them selfs . How the hell do you expect the animal to be when it's raised by a retard . Idiot owner , idiot dog , simple . Breed does not matter good owner good dog, I mean come on seriously , the social skills some of them in breeds lack , what the hell good is going to come from them having a dog , you might as well give them guns they probably could not work out how to use it...... You no you will only give me a thumb down if your from whiteberk but you might struggle as reading is not a given round there ........ 25103243
  • Score: 4

5:17pm Sun 17 Aug 14

EYESINTHESKY says...

j007brooks wrote:
Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.
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Get around a bit don't you, son. STFU.
[quote][p][bold]j007brooks[/bold] wrote: Postal workers who refuse to deliver the mail should be sacked, prosecuted and jailed - it is theft of property. When someone decides to be a postman, they are aware that many households will have dogs (about 1 in 5). So it is no surprise to them. If they didn't want to come into contact with dogs in their job, they shouldn't be postmen. It is a natural instinct for a dog to bark to alert their pack that someone is approaching their territory.[/p][/quote]http://www.newsshopp er.co.uk/news/bexley /11044915.Bexley_gra phic_designer_wears_ a_different_t_shirt_ everyday_of_the_year /?ref=rss Get around a bit don't you, son. STFU. EYESINTHESKY
  • Score: -3

5:31pm Sun 17 Aug 14

EYESINTHESKY says...

25103243 wrote:
kirkby wrote: It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get
Can't you tell this has been wrote by some one from whiteberk ha. """ or8 m8 wat ya doin g8day.... People on income support should not be aloud dogs , simple. They can't afford to look after them selfs let alone a animal , half of them down there are animals them selfs . How the hell do you expect the animal to be when it's raised by a retard . Idiot owner , idiot dog , simple . Breed does not matter good owner good dog, I mean come on seriously , the social skills some of them in breeds lack , what the hell good is going to come from them having a dog , you might as well give them guns they probably could not work out how to use it...... You no you will only give me a thumb down if your from whiteberk but you might struggle as reading is not a given round there ........
It's Whitebirk. Is your illiteracy an accident or by design? Calling the other person a 'retard'. Or did you write both? Seems so. Lol

As for corkymac. Please stay in Canada. Do you have a good mental health service? If so, please present yourself ASAP.

As for seagull. I like my fish battered. After being hooked.
[quote][p][bold]25103243[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kirkby[/bold] wrote: It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get[/p][/quote]Can't you tell this has been wrote by some one from whiteberk ha. """ or8 m8 wat ya doin g8day.... People on income support should not be aloud dogs , simple. They can't afford to look after them selfs let alone a animal , half of them down there are animals them selfs . How the hell do you expect the animal to be when it's raised by a retard . Idiot owner , idiot dog , simple . Breed does not matter good owner good dog, I mean come on seriously , the social skills some of them in breeds lack , what the hell good is going to come from them having a dog , you might as well give them guns they probably could not work out how to use it...... You no you will only give me a thumb down if your from whiteberk but you might struggle as reading is not a given round there ........[/p][/quote]It's Whitebirk. Is your illiteracy an accident or by design? Calling the other person a 'retard'. Or did you write both? Seems so. Lol As for corkymac. Please stay in Canada. Do you have a good mental health service? If so, please present yourself ASAP. As for seagull. I like my fish battered. After being hooked. EYESINTHESKY
  • Score: -4

6:19pm Sun 17 Aug 14

Jerzei Balowski says...

25103243 wrote:
kirkby wrote:
It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get
Can't you tell this has been wrote by some one from whiteberk ha. """ or8 m8 wat ya doin g8day.... People on income support should not be aloud dogs , simple. They can't afford to look after them selfs let alone a animal , half of them down there are animals them selfs . How the hell do you expect the animal to be when it's raised by a retard . Idiot owner , idiot dog , simple . Breed does not matter good owner good dog, I mean come on seriously , the social skills some of them in breeds lack , what the hell good is going to come from them having a dog , you might as well give them guns they probably could not work out how to use it...... You no you will only give me a thumb down if your from whiteberk but you might struggle as reading is not a given round there ........
Glass houses and stones spring to mind.
[quote][p][bold]25103243[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kirkby[/bold] wrote: It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get[/p][/quote]Can't you tell this has been wrote by some one from whiteberk ha. """ or8 m8 wat ya doin g8day.... People on income support should not be aloud dogs , simple. They can't afford to look after them selfs let alone a animal , half of them down there are animals them selfs . How the hell do you expect the animal to be when it's raised by a retard . Idiot owner , idiot dog , simple . Breed does not matter good owner good dog, I mean come on seriously , the social skills some of them in breeds lack , what the hell good is going to come from them having a dog , you might as well give them guns they probably could not work out how to use it...... You no you will only give me a thumb down if your from whiteberk but you might struggle as reading is not a given round there ........[/p][/quote]Glass houses and stones spring to mind. Jerzei Balowski
  • Score: 2

6:51pm Sun 17 Aug 14

The Seagull has landed says...

sen c b l wrote:
The Seagull has landed wrote:
sen c b l wrote:
Have you noticed how the those who have one foot in the grave and dog owners are those who are separated and left their loved ones unable to love anyone and anybody and resort to living with dogs to past their time and share their life's riches with animals rather than humans. Is it any wonder when questioned in surveys the majority 'pensioners' would prefer to spend their remaining boring life with a non human.
Sad if you really think about it.

P.S. I will begin with casting a thumbs down for my very own post, and to be honest who gives a s::t.
I'm sure I'm not the only one Sen who has a problem deciphering just exactly what the F**k you are talking about whenever you post.
There you go again, troll, go 4boff .
Sen, it's a straight question, I don't understand what you say most of the time.
[quote][p][bold]sen c b l[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Seagull has landed[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]sen c b l[/bold] wrote: Have you noticed how the those who have one foot in the grave and dog owners are those who are separated and left their loved ones unable to love anyone and anybody and resort to living with dogs to past their time and share their life's riches with animals rather than humans. Is it any wonder when questioned in surveys the majority 'pensioners' would prefer to spend their remaining boring life with a non human. Sad if you really think about it. P.S. I will begin with casting a thumbs down for my very own post, and to be honest who gives a s::t.[/p][/quote]I'm sure I'm not the only one Sen who has a problem deciphering just exactly what the F**k you are talking about whenever you post.[/p][/quote]There you go again, troll, go 4boff .[/p][/quote]Sen, it's a straight question, I don't understand what you say most of the time. The Seagull has landed
  • Score: 3

7:12pm Sun 17 Aug 14

Stop talking rubbish says...

It would be nice for someone ( preferably a retired person ) who lives on a street very close to this one, to get in touch with Royal Mail and see if they will deliver the streets post there. At least then people can just pick up their letters without major hassle.

They shouldn't have to though. Bit unprofessional for RM in my opinion but I guess they don't want their staff getting bitten and taking time of/claiming against them.
Fine the owner, or just avoid that house? Does this dog attack everyone on the whole street who walks past too? I hope not lol. this is just encouraging people to target the women and her dog. I'm not sympathizing with her I just think her dog might magically die very soon...
It would be nice for someone ( preferably a retired person ) who lives on a street very close to this one, to get in touch with Royal Mail and see if they will deliver the streets post there. At least then people can just pick up their letters without major hassle. They shouldn't have to though. Bit unprofessional for RM in my opinion but I guess they don't want their staff getting bitten and taking time of/claiming against them. Fine the owner, or just avoid that house? Does this dog attack everyone on the whole street who walks past too? I hope not lol. this is just encouraging people to target the women and her dog. I'm not sympathizing with her I just think her dog might magically die very soon... Stop talking rubbish
  • Score: 2

11:04pm Sun 17 Aug 14

Graham Hartley says...

Oh, dog's odd gob of Hong Kong's gold orb! Oxbow, London fog? No, Ossy of old bog. God's doggy or old born of dog's bonk. So hold!
Oh, dog's odd gob of Hong Kong's gold orb! Oxbow, London fog? No, Ossy of old bog. God's doggy or old born of dog's bonk. So hold! Graham Hartley
  • Score: -4

12:03am Mon 18 Aug 14

ImperfectMuslimah says...

I dont understand how hard it can be for the woman in question to keep her dog in control until the postmans been and gone! Why should the Whole street suffer? Stop over complicating things and Find a simple solution to end this once and for all!
I dont understand how hard it can be for the woman in question to keep her dog in control until the postmans been and gone! Why should the Whole street suffer? Stop over complicating things and Find a simple solution to end this once and for all! ImperfectMuslimah
  • Score: 4

3:44am Mon 18 Aug 14

kirkby says...

Stone Island: wrote:
kirkby wrote:
It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get
If you do get mail, who reads it to you?
Who are u talking to
[quote][p][bold]Stone Island:[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kirkby[/bold] wrote: It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get[/p][/quote]If you do get mail, who reads it to you?[/p][/quote]Who are u talking to kirkby
  • Score: -3

3:57am Mon 18 Aug 14

kirkby says...

Who are u talking to
Who are u talking to kirkby
  • Score: -4

4:01am Mon 18 Aug 14

kirkby says...

Stone Island: wrote:
kirkby wrote:
It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get
If you do get mail, who reads it to you?
I read my own mail have you got a problem with that
[quote][p][bold]Stone Island:[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kirkby[/bold] wrote: It is amazing this dog has not biten any1 apart from apparently the postman in February I agree as a dog own that ur dog shoild be in doors while ur mail gets delivered but we dont have a delivery time the postman can come any time up to 3pm so as a dog own I find understand when my mail has on it unable to deliver as my dog was out but as there are disabled people on the street what help do thay get[/p][/quote]If you do get mail, who reads it to you?[/p][/quote]I read my own mail have you got a problem with that kirkby
  • Score: -3

4:14am Mon 18 Aug 14

kirkby says...

Don't comment on my post unless you have some thing intelligent to sayto me. I don't live on that street not that it has anything to do with you. And my dog is well looked after
Don't comment on my post unless you have some thing intelligent to sayto me. I don't live on that street not that it has anything to do with you. And my dog is well looked after kirkby
  • Score: -4

1:34pm Mon 18 Aug 14

sniper16 says...

Chav area, chav dogs.
Chav area, chav dogs. sniper16
  • Score: 7

3:49pm Fri 22 Aug 14

amanda69 says...

not being funny as as a dog owner myself certain measures need to be put into place i have a cage behind my letter box not just to stop my dog munching the post but also to prevent the post man getting harmed my letterbox is near the floor but also the postmen have to be realistic i know sum1 who has a very small dog that cannot reach the letterbox but barks and she had a letter deeming her dog dangerous even tho the dog neva bit any1 if the postman has problem posting they should knock on the door like some postmen a mutual agreement shud be in place signs put up saying theres a dog
not being funny as as a dog owner myself certain measures need to be put into place i have a cage behind my letter box not just to stop my dog munching the post but also to prevent the post man getting harmed my letterbox is near the floor but also the postmen have to be realistic i know sum1 who has a very small dog that cannot reach the letterbox but barks and she had a letter deeming her dog dangerous even tho the dog neva bit any1 if the postman has problem posting they should knock on the door like some postmen a mutual agreement shud be in place signs put up saying theres a dog amanda69
  • Score: 0

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