General Chat

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

The British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive

Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?

Start searching

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

How despicable can you get?

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 16 Nov 2012 19:05

Two thousand pounds stolen from the RBL Hq in Gloucester overnight Weds/Thurs. All in coins plus some cheques, part of the poppy collection.

What absolute scum. I hope they catch them fingers crossed CCTV helps.

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 16 Nov 2012 19:27

This ties in with something I wrote about this morning, Ann.

I mentioned metal theft, a Fiesta backing into a Cardiff Co-op to steal cigarettes and stealing credit card details on the internet and also at cash points.

I think it is scum trying to get cash for Christmas. Justifying their actions by7 saying that their children would suffer if they did not steal. It is all petty amounts stolen by petty scum who have no respect for anybody or anything. :-( :-(

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 16 Nov 2012 19:47

Sorry but what is RBL?

J* Near M3.Jct4

J* Near M3.Jct4 Report 16 Nov 2012 19:58

Royal British Legion.

Dreadful news.

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 16 Nov 2012 20:03

PP Royal British Legion.


John it's not just happening before Christmas..it happens 365 days of the year.

In the shops I go in in a small town the donation tins are chained down to a metal ring under the counter.

On a tv programme today (morning) 3 lads took the HELP FOR HEROES tin from a cafe and they actually dropped it cos they were getting chased by the customers.
All the 3 lads were 12 years old and the police got together a meeting with the cafe owner the 3 lads and their parents to try and put them on the straight and narrow.

So as you can see this is happening alll the time.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 16 Nov 2012 20:23

scumbags

Phyll

Phyll Report 16 Nov 2012 20:29

Two RBL tins were stolen in Brighton last week. Police have a CCtv pic of him.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 16 Nov 2012 20:44

This lot broke in through the roof and also did a lot of damage