Shoplifting friends banned from seeing each other for a year

FRIENDS DISUNITED: Stephanie Skinner, left, and Claire McCarthy

FRIENDS DISUNITED: Stephanie Skinner, left, and Claire McCarthy

First published in News South Wales Argus: Photograph of the Author Exclusive by , Reporter

TWO friends were banned from having any contact for a year after they admitted two shoplifting sprees in Cwmbran and Abergavenny.

Claire Louise McCarthy, 31 and Stephanie Louise Skinner, 22, who stole items including confectionary, self-tanning lotion, cleaning products, CDs and hair ties after targeting seven different shops, were told they could be jailed if they are spotted together.

At Cwmbran Magistrates’ Court, prosecutor Rob Simkins said McCarthy, of Clos Bury Capel and Skinner of St David’s Road, both Abergavenny, "went on two shoplifting sprees" in the town centres.

The first was on the afternoon of August 14 when they travelled to Cwmbran and entered shops together, but acted separately.

Skinner took cosmetics and hair ties from the Pound Shop, worth £16, hair ties from Superdrug worth £2.72p, two books and a CD worth £19 from The Works and cosmetics worth £20.16 from Boots.

McCarthy took hair products worth £21 from Superdrug and five bottles of self-tanning lotion worth £110 from Boots, where they were both spotted and detained outside.

They were arrested, with Mr Simkins saying Skinner got upset, crying and saying "It’s all my fault, it’s because of what I’ve been born into".

In police interview, McCarthy vowed "after today, I’ll never steal again"- but, less than a month later, the pair set out on their second shoplifting spree.

On September 10, they entered Abergavenny and jointly took cleaning products from Tesco, stationery from the Card Factory and confectionary from B&M Bargains.

Mr Simkins said they were arrested in a car park and McCarthy said "Steph is always putting stuff in my bag, I don’t know what to do".

As this statement was read out, the two defendants turned to each other and started laughing.

McCarthy admitted five counts of theft and Skinner seven, with their defence solicitor Paul Lewis saying they are both determined to stay on a new path.

Skinner was given a 12-month community order, with 60 hours unpaid work and McCarthy a 12-month supervision order with a drug rehabilitation requirement.

They were also banned from being in each other’s company for 12 months by chairman of the bench Gary Shide, who handed them prohibition notices.

Court clerk Steve Hancock warned them: "If it is reported you are in each other's company, you could be sent to prison."

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7:47am Mon 22 Oct 12

Dai the Milk says...

Yet another story describing our dishonesty culture here in Wales. Very depressing.
Yet another story describing our dishonesty culture here in Wales. Very depressing. Dai the Milk
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8:06am Mon 22 Oct 12

rightsideup says...

I can't see this pair taking any note of prohibition orders.
They should have been sent to prison,laugh that one off!.
I can't see this pair taking any note of prohibition orders. They should have been sent to prison,laugh that one off!. rightsideup
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8:34am Mon 22 Oct 12

bobjones2011 says...

What a pair of complete wasters. I notice they took cosmetic products, I suppose from the photographs I can see why!
What a pair of complete wasters. I notice they took cosmetic products, I suppose from the photographs I can see why! bobjones2011
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9:06am Mon 22 Oct 12

spanner100 says...

Rub a Dub Scrub!!.Why not send this pair of "Scroats" to Prison.No small wonder honest Shoppers are paying over the odds for their shopping to cover losses due to Drug Addicts and the like.Wish we could ship them all off to some remote Islands and let them fester..
Rub a Dub Scrub!!.Why not send this pair of "Scroats" to Prison.No small wonder honest Shoppers are paying over the odds for their shopping to cover losses due to Drug Addicts and the like.Wish we could ship them all off to some remote Islands and let them fester.. spanner100
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9:07am Mon 22 Oct 12

rightsideup says...

'Yeah, but no, but'
'Yeah, but no, but' rightsideup
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9:23am Mon 22 Oct 12

Bobevans says...

Whats the betting that this pair of wasters are not working and living on benefits. Making them do some work might help
Whats the betting that this pair of wasters are not working and living on benefits. Making them do some work might help Bobevans
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11:42am Mon 22 Oct 12

bobjones2011 says...

Excellent idea, Bobevans...Some lessons in the traditional customs of this country wouldn't be a bad idea either, such as the attire expected of you when appearing in court!
Excellent idea, Bobevans...Some lessons in the traditional customs of this country wouldn't be a bad idea either, such as the attire expected of you when appearing in court! bobjones2011
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12:38pm Mon 22 Oct 12

rhinestine says...

Take the benefits from them, and lock them up for a few months as a lesson.

A right pair of common looking primark poachers! lol
Take the benefits from them, and lock them up for a few months as a lesson. A right pair of common looking primark poachers! lol rhinestine
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12:46pm Mon 22 Oct 12

Dolieboy says...

I reckon she stole her tracksuit, no way anyone would pay for something like that!!
I reckon she stole her tracksuit, no way anyone would pay for something like that!! Dolieboy
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12:46pm Mon 22 Oct 12

b3talover says...

Bobevans wrote:
Whats the betting that this pair of wasters are not working and living on benefits. Making them do some work might help
How do you know these people claim benefits? It's just a convenient assumption that you use to justify your right wing rants. You need to be careful associating individuals that claim benefits with thieves. Not all benefit claimants are thieves, drug dealers and the low life scum that you portray them to be. Many are well qualified individuals that have lost their jobs due to the recession. Your right wing villification of benefit claimants is very dangerous.
[quote][p][bold]Bobevans[/bold] wrote: Whats the betting that this pair of wasters are not working and living on benefits. Making them do some work might help[/p][/quote]How do you know these people claim benefits? It's just a convenient assumption that you use to justify your right wing rants. You need to be careful associating individuals that claim benefits with thieves. Not all benefit claimants are thieves, drug dealers and the low life scum that you portray them to be. Many are well qualified individuals that have lost their jobs due to the recession. Your right wing villification of benefit claimants is very dangerous. b3talover
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12:48pm Mon 22 Oct 12

b3talover says...

*vilification
*vilification b3talover
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12:55pm Mon 22 Oct 12

b3talover says...

rhinestine wrote:
Take the benefits from them, and lock them up for a few months as a lesson.

A right pair of common looking primark poachers! lol
Would the fact that they are on benefits have any impact on the type of behaviour they display? Do you sincerely believe that all benefit claimants are suddenly transformed into thieves overnight? I get the feeling that only totally insecure individuals find people on benefits an easy target for abuse. And before you jump to any conclusions, no, I don't claim benefits.
[quote][p][bold]rhinestine[/bold] wrote: Take the benefits from them, and lock them up for a few months as a lesson. A right pair of common looking primark poachers! lol[/p][/quote]Would the fact that they are on benefits have any impact on the type of behaviour they display? Do you sincerely believe that all benefit claimants are suddenly transformed into thieves overnight? I get the feeling that only totally insecure individuals find people on benefits an easy target for abuse. And before you jump to any conclusions, no, I don't claim benefits. b3talover
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1:20pm Mon 22 Oct 12

stracey-tracey-smyth says...

Sixteen items from Poundland? Clever, clever.
Sixteen items from Poundland? Clever, clever. stracey-tracey-smyth
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2:02pm Mon 22 Oct 12

rightsideup says...

b3talover wrote:
*vilification
What are your views on the two turning to each other and laughing whilst the prosecuting lawyer outlined the case against them in court?.To me it says a lot,to you?.
[quote][p][bold]b3talover[/bold] wrote: *vilification[/p][/quote]What are your views on the two turning to each other and laughing whilst the prosecuting lawyer outlined the case against them in court?.To me it says a lot,to you?. rightsideup
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2:44pm Mon 22 Oct 12

b3talover says...

rightsideup wrote:
b3talover wrote:
*vilification
What are your views on the two turning to each other and laughing whilst the prosecuting lawyer outlined the case against them in court?.To me it says a lot,to you?.
That has no bearing on whether or not they claim benefits. The case has been heard and they have been duly sentenced. The sentence might not be tough enough for some, but everybody seems to be a judge these days. Let's leave it to the professionals. It's entirely possible that some judges might have seen the laughing as contempt.
[quote][p][bold]rightsideup[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]b3talover[/bold] wrote: *vilification[/p][/quote]What are your views on the two turning to each other and laughing whilst the prosecuting lawyer outlined the case against them in court?.To me it says a lot,to you?.[/p][/quote]That has no bearing on whether or not they claim benefits. The case has been heard and they have been duly sentenced. The sentence might not be tough enough for some, but everybody seems to be a judge these days. Let's leave it to the professionals. It's entirely possible that some judges might have seen the laughing as contempt. b3talover
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3:05pm Mon 22 Oct 12

b3talover says...

rhinestine wrote:
b3talover wrote:
rhinestine wrote:
Take the benefits from them, and lock them up for a few months as a lesson.

A right pair of common looking primark poachers! lol
Would the fact that they are on benefits have any impact on the type of behaviour they display? Do you sincerely believe that all benefit claimants are suddenly transformed into thieves overnight? I get the feeling that only totally insecure individuals find people on benefits an easy target for abuse. And before you jump to any conclusions, no, I don't claim benefits.
Yes, you do clam benefits....it's obvious!! Yes, the lot of them who are on benefits are all nasty grubby little existances! London riots, this lot, the lot you see milling around newport and cwmbran doing nothing except smoking and mouthing off, yes they deserve the tag!

However, genuine people who need benefits, who are victim of circumstance, i.e. willing to work, disabled etc, are a different bunch altogether, and I am aware of these genuine people, so they do not come into the same group as the people in the story.

Most benefit claimants are man and boy claimers! They have no desire to work at all!! like these pair!
You seem to have an amazing grasp of the psychology of benefit claimers in the Newport and Cwmbran area. I'm guessing you are a clinical psychologist for the NHS or in a similar role? If this is so, maybe you can explain your insecurity regarding benefit claimants? Do they frighten you? Are they a threat to you in some way? Dad was on benefits when you were young and you promised to work hard and not be like him? Spare me the "I work hard for a living" speech on your return. Everyone works hard and pays taxes. I'm more than happy for my contributions to safeguard those in society who are less fortunate and yes, I object to people abusing the system. However, you just can't go around pointing your finger at people you perceive to be claiming benefits on looks alone. If it was any other section of society you were pointing the finger at, you'd be locked up for doing so.
[quote][p][bold]rhinestine[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]b3talover[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rhinestine[/bold] wrote: Take the benefits from them, and lock them up for a few months as a lesson. A right pair of common looking primark poachers! lol[/p][/quote]Would the fact that they are on benefits have any impact on the type of behaviour they display? Do you sincerely believe that all benefit claimants are suddenly transformed into thieves overnight? I get the feeling that only totally insecure individuals find people on benefits an easy target for abuse. And before you jump to any conclusions, no, I don't claim benefits.[/p][/quote]Yes, you do clam benefits....it's obvious!! Yes, the lot of them who are on benefits are all nasty grubby little existances! London riots, this lot, the lot you see milling around newport and cwmbran doing nothing except smoking and mouthing off, yes they deserve the tag! However, genuine people who need benefits, who are victim of circumstance, i.e. willing to work, disabled etc, are a different bunch altogether, and I am aware of these genuine people, so they do not come into the same group as the people in the story. Most benefit claimants are man and boy claimers! They have no desire to work at all!! like these pair![/p][/quote]You seem to have an amazing grasp of the psychology of benefit claimers in the Newport and Cwmbran area. I'm guessing you are a clinical psychologist for the NHS or in a similar role? If this is so, maybe you can explain your insecurity regarding benefit claimants? Do they frighten you? Are they a threat to you in some way? Dad was on benefits when you were young and you promised to work hard and not be like him? Spare me the "I work hard for a living" speech on your return. Everyone works hard and pays taxes. I'm more than happy for my contributions to safeguard those in society who are less fortunate and yes, I object to people abusing the system. However, you just can't go around pointing your finger at people you perceive to be claiming benefits on looks alone. If it was any other section of society you were pointing the finger at, you'd be locked up for doing so. b3talover
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3:12pm Mon 22 Oct 12

sherrie says...

SCUM...
SCUM... sherrie
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3:15pm Mon 22 Oct 12

bobjones2011 says...

b3talover - Why are you wasting your time with this? When all is said and done, whether certain people (myself included) have pre-conceived ideas or beliefs about a large amount of benefit claimants or not, the probable fact remains that these pair are likely to survive on benefits. You can write a sarcastic reply from your soapbox if you wish; however I wouldn't mind placing a bet that I am right. I get the impression that you are highly offended by people sharing this view, and feel as though we are tarring all claimants with the same brush, but where did anyone state that all benefit claimants shoplift from Poundland? Also you should try not to judge a book by it's cover but I'm sorry, look at the photographs they really do look like the stereotypical benefit claiming idiots you see loitering ATMs at midnight on "Payday".
b3talover - Why are you wasting your time with this? When all is said and done, whether certain people (myself included) have pre-conceived ideas or beliefs about a large amount of benefit claimants or not, the probable fact remains that these pair are likely to survive on benefits. You can write a sarcastic reply from your soapbox if you wish; however I wouldn't mind placing a bet that I am right. I get the impression that you are highly offended by people sharing this view, and feel as though we are tarring all claimants with the same brush, but where did anyone state that all benefit claimants shoplift from Poundland? Also you should try not to judge a book by it's cover but I'm sorry, look at the photographs they really do look like the stereotypical benefit claiming idiots you see loitering ATMs at midnight on "Payday". bobjones2011
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3:20pm Mon 22 Oct 12

rhinestine says...

bobjones2011 wrote:
b3talover - Why are you wasting your time with this? When all is said and done, whether certain people (myself included) have pre-conceived ideas or beliefs about a large amount of benefit claimants or not, the probable fact remains that these pair are likely to survive on benefits. You can write a sarcastic reply from your soapbox if you wish; however I wouldn't mind placing a bet that I am right. I get the impression that you are highly offended by people sharing this view, and feel as though we are tarring all claimants with the same brush, but where did anyone state that all benefit claimants shoplift from Poundland? Also you should try not to judge a book by it's cover but I'm sorry, look at the photographs they really do look like the stereotypical benefit claiming idiots you see loitering ATMs at midnight on "Payday".
Well said bob!
[quote][p][bold]bobjones2011[/bold] wrote: b3talover - Why are you wasting your time with this? When all is said and done, whether certain people (myself included) have pre-conceived ideas or beliefs about a large amount of benefit claimants or not, the probable fact remains that these pair are likely to survive on benefits. You can write a sarcastic reply from your soapbox if you wish; however I wouldn't mind placing a bet that I am right. I get the impression that you are highly offended by people sharing this view, and feel as though we are tarring all claimants with the same brush, but where did anyone state that all benefit claimants shoplift from Poundland? Also you should try not to judge a book by it's cover but I'm sorry, look at the photographs they really do look like the stereotypical benefit claiming idiots you see loitering ATMs at midnight on "Payday".[/p][/quote]Well said bob! rhinestine
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3:27pm Mon 22 Oct 12

rhinestine says...

b3talover wrote:
rhinestine wrote:
b3talover wrote:
rhinestine wrote:
Take the benefits from them, and lock them up for a few months as a lesson.

A right pair of common looking primark poachers! lol
Would the fact that they are on benefits have any impact on the type of behaviour they display? Do you sincerely believe that all benefit claimants are suddenly transformed into thieves overnight? I get the feeling that only totally insecure individuals find people on benefits an easy target for abuse. And before you jump to any conclusions, no, I don't claim benefits.
Yes, you do clam benefits....it's obvious!! Yes, the lot of them who are on benefits are all nasty grubby little existances! London riots, this lot, the lot you see milling around newport and cwmbran doing nothing except smoking and mouthing off, yes they deserve the tag!

However, genuine people who need benefits, who are victim of circumstance, i.e. willing to work, disabled etc, are a different bunch altogether, and I am aware of these genuine people, so they do not come into the same group as the people in the story.

Most benefit claimants are man and boy claimers! They have no desire to work at all!! like these pair!
You seem to have an amazing grasp of the psychology of benefit claimers in the Newport and Cwmbran area. I'm guessing you are a clinical psychologist for the NHS or in a similar role? If this is so, maybe you can explain your insecurity regarding benefit claimants? Do they frighten you? Are they a threat to you in some way? Dad was on benefits when you were young and you promised to work hard and not be like him? Spare me the "I work hard for a living" speech on your return. Everyone works hard and pays taxes. I'm more than happy for my contributions to safeguard those in society who are less fortunate and yes, I object to people abusing the system. However, you just can't go around pointing your finger at people you perceive to be claiming benefits on looks alone. If it was any other section of society you were pointing the finger at, you'd be locked up for doing so.
You have a chip on your shoulder, that much is clear.

Our country is full of these kind, and yes, I have some profiling skills! But it does not take Stephen Hawkins (A brilliant mind, in case you have not encountered the name) to identify the tracksuit wearing, tattoo sporting, fake gold wearing, lazy, common, rude, scruffy benefit reliant population!!

They do frighten me, as my tax could be used to help cancer patients, police services and pay for pensions of war hero's rather than spending it on this scruffy lot!!
[quote][p][bold]b3talover[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rhinestine[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]b3talover[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rhinestine[/bold] wrote: Take the benefits from them, and lock them up for a few months as a lesson. A right pair of common looking primark poachers! lol[/p][/quote]Would the fact that they are on benefits have any impact on the type of behaviour they display? Do you sincerely believe that all benefit claimants are suddenly transformed into thieves overnight? I get the feeling that only totally insecure individuals find people on benefits an easy target for abuse. And before you jump to any conclusions, no, I don't claim benefits.[/p][/quote]Yes, you do clam benefits....it's obvious!! Yes, the lot of them who are on benefits are all nasty grubby little existances! London riots, this lot, the lot you see milling around newport and cwmbran doing nothing except smoking and mouthing off, yes they deserve the tag! However, genuine people who need benefits, who are victim of circumstance, i.e. willing to work, disabled etc, are a different bunch altogether, and I am aware of these genuine people, so they do not come into the same group as the people in the story. Most benefit claimants are man and boy claimers! They have no desire to work at all!! like these pair![/p][/quote]You seem to have an amazing grasp of the psychology of benefit claimers in the Newport and Cwmbran area. I'm guessing you are a clinical psychologist for the NHS or in a similar role? If this is so, maybe you can explain your insecurity regarding benefit claimants? Do they frighten you? Are they a threat to you in some way? Dad was on benefits when you were young and you promised to work hard and not be like him? Spare me the "I work hard for a living" speech on your return. Everyone works hard and pays taxes. I'm more than happy for my contributions to safeguard those in society who are less fortunate and yes, I object to people abusing the system. However, you just can't go around pointing your finger at people you perceive to be claiming benefits on looks alone. If it was any other section of society you were pointing the finger at, you'd be locked up for doing so.[/p][/quote]You have a chip on your shoulder, that much is clear. Our country is full of these kind, and yes, I have some profiling skills! But it does not take Stephen Hawkins (A brilliant mind, in case you have not encountered the name) to identify the tracksuit wearing, tattoo sporting, fake gold wearing, lazy, common, rude, scruffy benefit reliant population!! They do frighten me, as my tax could be used to help cancer patients, police services and pay for pensions of war hero's rather than spending it on this scruffy lot!! rhinestine
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3:52pm Mon 22 Oct 12

b3talover says...

You're right, I have never encountered the name Stephen Hawkins.

Is this Stephen Hawkins any relation to Professor Stephen Hawking the theoretical physicist?
You're right, I have never encountered the name Stephen Hawkins. Is this Stephen Hawkins any relation to Professor Stephen Hawking the theoretical physicist? b3talover
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4:02pm Mon 22 Oct 12

b3talover says...

bobjones2011 wrote:
b3talover - Why are you wasting your time with this? When all is said and done, whether certain people (myself included) have pre-conceived ideas or beliefs about a large amount of benefit claimants or not, the probable fact remains that these pair are likely to survive on benefits. You can write a sarcastic reply from your soapbox if you wish; however I wouldn't mind placing a bet that I am right. I get the impression that you are highly offended by people sharing this view, and feel as though we are tarring all claimants with the same brush, but where did anyone state that all benefit claimants shoplift from Poundland? Also you should try not to judge a book by it's cover but I'm sorry, look at the photographs they really do look like the stereotypical benefit claiming idiots you see loitering ATMs at midnight on "Payday".
You're right. I am highly offended by this behaviour. Just as I abhor racists, homophobes and bullies. I'm just a fluffy liberal at heart.

Anyway, thanks for writing a constructive reply. You're obviously an intelligent chap. Can we agree to disagree?
[quote][p][bold]bobjones2011[/bold] wrote: b3talover - Why are you wasting your time with this? When all is said and done, whether certain people (myself included) have pre-conceived ideas or beliefs about a large amount of benefit claimants or not, the probable fact remains that these pair are likely to survive on benefits. You can write a sarcastic reply from your soapbox if you wish; however I wouldn't mind placing a bet that I am right. I get the impression that you are highly offended by people sharing this view, and feel as though we are tarring all claimants with the same brush, but where did anyone state that all benefit claimants shoplift from Poundland? Also you should try not to judge a book by it's cover but I'm sorry, look at the photographs they really do look like the stereotypical benefit claiming idiots you see loitering ATMs at midnight on "Payday".[/p][/quote]You're right. I am highly offended by this behaviour. Just as I abhor racists, homophobes and bullies. I'm just a fluffy liberal at heart. Anyway, thanks for writing a constructive reply. You're obviously an intelligent chap. Can we agree to disagree? b3talover
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4:07pm Mon 22 Oct 12

rhinestine says...

b3talover wrote:
You're right, I have never encountered the name Stephen Hawkins.

Is this Stephen Hawkins any relation to Professor Stephen Hawking the theoretical physicist?
Had a tumble off the soap box have we??
[quote][p][bold]b3talover[/bold] wrote: You're right, I have never encountered the name Stephen Hawkins. Is this Stephen Hawkins any relation to Professor Stephen Hawking the theoretical physicist?[/p][/quote]Had a tumble off the soap box have we?? rhinestine
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4:09pm Mon 22 Oct 12

bobjones2011 says...

b3talover - as I know you will be unable to change my mind, and I will be unable to change yours, I am more than happy to agree to disagree; infact it is refreshing to have a bit of healthy debate with somebody whilst retaining some mutual respect and ending it this way. All the best.
b3talover - as I know you will be unable to change my mind, and I will be unable to change yours, I am more than happy to agree to disagree; infact it is refreshing to have a bit of healthy debate with somebody whilst retaining some mutual respect and ending it this way. All the best. bobjones2011
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4:23pm Mon 22 Oct 12

rhinestine says...

bobjones2011 wrote:
b3talover - as I know you will be unable to change my mind, and I will be unable to change yours, I am more than happy to agree to disagree; infact it is refreshing to have a bit of healthy debate with somebody whilst retaining some mutual respect and ending it this way. All the best.
well said Bob, I agree.....to disagree.....:)
[quote][p][bold]bobjones2011[/bold] wrote: b3talover - as I know you will be unable to change my mind, and I will be unable to change yours, I am more than happy to agree to disagree; infact it is refreshing to have a bit of healthy debate with somebody whilst retaining some mutual respect and ending it this way. All the best.[/p][/quote]well said Bob, I agree.....to disagree.....:) rhinestine
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6:07pm Mon 22 Oct 12

Llanmartinangel says...

Oddly enough Bob didn't say all benefit claimants are thieves he said these thieves were probably benefit claimants. If that is the case then taxpayers money is being used to feed these lowlife when allowing them to starve would appeal to the rest of us. The fact is that a huge number of non contributors get benefits and healthcare. A lot, most in fact are deserving. And then there are a hardcore who aren't. And until someone tackles that problem, society will be the worse for it. I just don't see a Labour or other left wing party grasping that nettle.
Oddly enough Bob didn't say all benefit claimants are thieves he said these thieves were probably benefit claimants. If that is the case then taxpayers money is being used to feed these lowlife when allowing them to starve would appeal to the rest of us. The fact is that a huge number of non contributors get benefits and healthcare. A lot, most in fact are deserving. And then there are a hardcore who aren't. And until someone tackles that problem, society will be the worse for it. I just don't see a Labour or other left wing party grasping that nettle. Llanmartinangel
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6:08pm Mon 22 Oct 12

Dolieboy says...

Aged 31 & 22 ? Look more like 45 and 35.
Aged 31 & 22 ? Look more like 45 and 35. Dolieboy
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6:31pm Mon 22 Oct 12

Strider says...

Is this a work as they look and dress like Vicki out of Little Britain? I have never saw any Chav wearing a Pink Tracksuit, where do they get there clothes Pimps r us?
Is this a work as they look and dress like Vicki out of Little Britain? I have never saw any Chav wearing a Pink Tracksuit, where do they get there clothes Pimps r us? Strider
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8:16pm Mon 22 Oct 12

bladerunner says...

sad poundland bm bargains!!
what classy girls
laughing when getting arrested says it all really?
sad poundland bm bargains!! what classy girls laughing when getting arrested says it all really? bladerunner
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8:50pm Mon 22 Oct 12

ncfcr says...

The older of the two is a name I recognise from Argus stories in days gone by. Professional thief and full-time loser.

Case closed.
The older of the two is a name I recognise from Argus stories in days gone by. Professional thief and full-time loser. Case closed. ncfcr
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9:08pm Mon 22 Oct 12

chris227 says...

ALL STOP !! how do you lot know these two are on jsa/incap benefit they might be two high flying business ladies or 2 university lecturers or a couple of highly paid fashion models - you are all jumping the gun.
ALL STOP !! how do you lot know these two are on jsa/incap benefit they might be two high flying business ladies or 2 university lecturers or a couple of highly paid fashion models - you are all jumping the gun. chris227
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9:09pm Mon 22 Oct 12

chris227 says...

they are both dressed tip to toe in the latest fashion - pink terry towelling shell suits and council house quiffs
they are both dressed tip to toe in the latest fashion - pink terry towelling shell suits and council house quiffs chris227
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9:59pm Mon 22 Oct 12

chris227 says...

no guessing what there blokes are like black shell suits a white cap , tattoos on there hands and goes without saying they have a staffie.
no guessing what there blokes are like black shell suits a white cap , tattoos on there hands and goes without saying they have a staffie. chris227
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10:03pm Mon 22 Oct 12

Llanmartinangel says...

And a Subaru. Uninsured but with a really big exhaust.
And a Subaru. Uninsured but with a really big exhaust. Llanmartinangel
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10:40pm Mon 22 Oct 12

chris227 says...

The lady on the left might be on the phone to her stockbroker in the square mile negotiating her next big deal or maybe she calling her dave to pick up four stella from B&M bargains on the way back from the jobcentre, we will never know
The lady on the left might be on the phone to her stockbroker in the square mile negotiating her next big deal or maybe she calling her dave to pick up four stella from B&M bargains on the way back from the jobcentre, we will never know chris227
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10:40pm Mon 22 Oct 12

Major_Tom says...

chris227 wrote:
ALL STOP !! how do you lot know these two are on jsa/incap benefit they might be two high flying business ladies or 2 university lecturers or a couple of highly paid fashion models - you are all jumping the gun.
"or a couple of highly paid fashion MODELS"

LMFAO
[quote][p][bold]chris227[/bold] wrote: ALL STOP !! how do you lot know these two are on jsa/incap benefit they might be two high flying business ladies or 2 university lecturers or a couple of highly paid fashion models - you are all jumping the gun.[/p][/quote]"or a couple of highly paid fashion MODELS" LMFAO Major_Tom
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3:27am Tue 23 Oct 12

LaConArtiz says...

Nobody ever got rich being honest x
Nobody ever got rich being honest x LaConArtiz
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6:03am Tue 23 Oct 12

Mudwolf says...

b3talover wrote:
You're right, I have never encountered the name Stephen Hawkins. Is this Stephen Hawkins any relation to Professor Stephen Hawking the theoretical physicist?
ooops, terrible using someone as an example and spelling their name wrong!
[quote][p][bold]b3talover[/bold] wrote: You're right, I have never encountered the name Stephen Hawkins. Is this Stephen Hawkins any relation to Professor Stephen Hawking the theoretical physicist?[/p][/quote]ooops, terrible using someone as an example and spelling their name wrong! Mudwolf
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9:59am Tue 23 Oct 12

Cymru Am Beth says...

spanner100 wrote:
Rub a Dub Scrub!!.Why not send this pair of "Scroats" to Prison.No small wonder honest Shoppers are paying over the odds for their shopping to cover losses due to Drug Addicts and the like.Wish we could ship them all off to some remote Islands and let them fester..
What about Flatholme or Steepholme?
[quote][p][bold]spanner100[/bold] wrote: Rub a Dub Scrub!!.Why not send this pair of "Scroats" to Prison.No small wonder honest Shoppers are paying over the odds for their shopping to cover losses due to Drug Addicts and the like.Wish we could ship them all off to some remote Islands and let them fester..[/p][/quote]What about Flatholme or Steepholme? Cymru Am Beth
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10:26am Tue 23 Oct 12

Gareth says...

b3talover wrote:
You're right, I have never encountered the name Stephen Hawkins.

Is this Stephen Hawkins any relation to Professor Stephen Hawking the theoretical physicist?
Now THAT made me smile. Horribly patronising and smug, but oh so warranted.

You didn't have a hand in Obama's "horses and bayonets" riposte to Romney last night, did you b3?
[quote][p][bold]b3talover[/bold] wrote: You're right, I have never encountered the name Stephen Hawkins. Is this Stephen Hawkins any relation to Professor Stephen Hawking the theoretical physicist?[/p][/quote]Now THAT made me smile. Horribly patronising and smug, but oh so warranted. You didn't have a hand in Obama's "horses and bayonets" riposte to Romney last night, did you b3? Gareth
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11:15am Tue 23 Oct 12

Llanmartinangel says...

Oh and the phone call was to Jeremy Kyle
Oh and the phone call was to Jeremy Kyle Llanmartinangel
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7:15pm Tue 23 Oct 12

gordelpus says...

I don't give stuff particularly about being judgemental and jumping to conclusions about the social status, morals,values etc. etc. Parasitic thieving chav scum. Ahhhhh that's better
I don't give stuff particularly about being judgemental and jumping to conclusions about the social status, morals,values etc. etc. Parasitic thieving chav scum. Ahhhhh that's better gordelpus
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9:27am Wed 24 Oct 12

Welshgirl91 says...

Its a joke banned from seeing each other yea write why not give them a pat on the back send them to prison may changed them what a load of scum
Its a joke banned from seeing each other yea write why not give them a pat on the back send them to prison may changed them what a load of scum Welshgirl91
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12:28pm Wed 24 Oct 12

emlma28 says...

b3talover wrote:
Bobevans wrote:
Whats the betting that this pair of wasters are not working and living on benefits. Making them do some work might help
How do you know these people claim benefits? It's just a convenient assumption that you use to justify your right wing rants. You need to be careful associating individuals that claim benefits with thieves. Not all benefit claimants are thieves, drug dealers and the low life scum that you portray them to be. Many are well qualified individuals that have lost their jobs due to the recession. Your right wing villification of benefit claimants is very dangerous.
i know these two women...

i can confirm that they are indeed on benefits. The one in paticular hasnt worked a day in her life (im not 100% on the other).

You are right, i suppose not everyone on benefits are theives and drug takers but most drug takers and theives are on benefits which was the assumption that had been made here.

are you therefore defending people that are on benefits or are you trying to defend theives?
[quote][p][bold]b3talover[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Bobevans[/bold] wrote: Whats the betting that this pair of wasters are not working and living on benefits. Making them do some work might help[/p][/quote]How do you know these people claim benefits? It's just a convenient assumption that you use to justify your right wing rants. You need to be careful associating individuals that claim benefits with thieves. Not all benefit claimants are thieves, drug dealers and the low life scum that you portray them to be. Many are well qualified individuals that have lost their jobs due to the recession. Your right wing villification of benefit claimants is very dangerous.[/p][/quote]i know these two women... i can confirm that they are indeed on benefits. The one in paticular hasnt worked a day in her life (im not 100% on the other). You are right, i suppose not everyone on benefits are theives and drug takers but most drug takers and theives are on benefits which was the assumption that had been made here. are you therefore defending people that are on benefits or are you trying to defend theives? emlma28
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10:00pm Wed 24 Oct 12

chris227 says...

no it cannot be true that blows the theory that i had they were highly educated captain's of industry, boy oh boy hows appearances can be deceptive!!!
no it cannot be true that blows the theory that i had they were highly educated captain's of industry, boy oh boy hows appearances can be deceptive!!! chris227
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10:31pm Wed 24 Oct 12

LatteKidAberG says...

For everyones Info Both these women and i do use the term losely are on full benefits and have never done a days work in their lives. We the tax payer have paid to put large flat screen tv's etc on their walls and all the other luxuries that come with having no bills.
They are a plague that has blighted Abergavenny for many years with all their other friends. I am sure that people from other towns and areas recognise the same waste of space scoungers as the rest of us.
For everyones Info Both these women and i do use the term losely are on full benefits and have never done a days work in their lives. We the tax payer have paid to put large flat screen tv's etc on their walls and all the other luxuries that come with having no bills. They are a plague that has blighted Abergavenny for many years with all their other friends. I am sure that people from other towns and areas recognise the same waste of space scoungers as the rest of us. LatteKidAberG
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12:11pm Thu 25 Oct 12

Llanmartinangel says...

LatteKidAberG wrote:
For everyones Info Both these women and i do use the term losely are on full benefits and have never done a days work in their lives. We the tax payer have paid to put large flat screen tv's etc on their walls and all the other luxuries that come with having no bills.
They are a plague that has blighted Abergavenny for many years with all their other friends. I am sure that people from other towns and areas recognise the same waste of space scoungers as the rest of us.
Well said. Odd that no 'fluffy Liberals' are coming to their support now. And don't feel bad about laughing at them and their height of fashion appearance, they've been laughing at the rest of us all their lives.
[quote][p][bold]LatteKidAberG[/bold] wrote: For everyones Info Both these women and i do use the term losely are on full benefits and have never done a days work in their lives. We the tax payer have paid to put large flat screen tv's etc on their walls and all the other luxuries that come with having no bills. They are a plague that has blighted Abergavenny for many years with all their other friends. I am sure that people from other towns and areas recognise the same waste of space scoungers as the rest of us.[/p][/quote]Well said. Odd that no 'fluffy Liberals' are coming to their support now. And don't feel bad about laughing at them and their height of fashion appearance, they've been laughing at the rest of us all their lives. Llanmartinangel
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12:32pm Thu 25 Oct 12

Dai the Milk says...

So when will things change? We had a Prime Minister 20 odd years ago who did her best to sort these types out until the fluffy brigade took over. Do we really want fairness in this country or a climate where the lazy, dishonest, tasteless parasites thrive?
So when will things change? We had a Prime Minister 20 odd years ago who did her best to sort these types out until the fluffy brigade took over. Do we really want fairness in this country or a climate where the lazy, dishonest, tasteless parasites thrive? Dai the Milk
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10:21pm Thu 25 Oct 12

Bobevans says...

Llanmartinangel wrote:
Oh and the phone call was to Jeremy Kyle
aH I new I had seen them somewhere
[quote][p][bold]Llanmartinangel[/bold] wrote: Oh and the phone call was to Jeremy Kyle[/p][/quote]aH I new I had seen them somewhere Bobevans
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10:24pm Thu 25 Oct 12

Bobevans says...

LatteKidAberG wrote:
For everyones Info Both these women and i do use the term losely are on full benefits and have never done a days work in their lives. We the tax payer have paid to put large flat screen tv's etc on their walls and all the other luxuries that come with having no bills.
They are a plague that has blighted Abergavenny for many years with all their other friends. I am sure that people from other towns and areas recognise the same waste of space scoungers as the rest of us.
I was about 95% certain that would be the case. I am afraid it is not just Abergavenny that is blighted by these types. Unfortunatly no real action or punishment is ever handed out.

Getting this pair up at 7am and doing a days work would come as a terrible shock to them. I doubt it will ever happen though with our daft legal system which is more interested in punishing the victims of crime rather than the criminals
[quote][p][bold]LatteKidAberG[/bold] wrote: For everyones Info Both these women and i do use the term losely are on full benefits and have never done a days work in their lives. We the tax payer have paid to put large flat screen tv's etc on their walls and all the other luxuries that come with having no bills. They are a plague that has blighted Abergavenny for many years with all their other friends. I am sure that people from other towns and areas recognise the same waste of space scoungers as the rest of us.[/p][/quote]I was about 95% certain that would be the case. I am afraid it is not just Abergavenny that is blighted by these types. Unfortunatly no real action or punishment is ever handed out. Getting this pair up at 7am and doing a days work would come as a terrible shock to them. I doubt it will ever happen though with our daft legal system which is more interested in punishing the victims of crime rather than the criminals Bobevans
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11:09pm Thu 25 Oct 12

chris227 says...

cameron and co are trying to sort out these types but the damage done under labour will take years to turn around. it is unfortunate that labour knew anyone in the main that were on benefits/disability nonsense and anyone that worked/attended the public sector would vote for them.
cameron and co are trying to sort out these types but the damage done under labour will take years to turn around. it is unfortunate that labour knew anyone in the main that were on benefits/disability nonsense and anyone that worked/attended the public sector would vote for them. chris227
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8:26am Fri 26 Oct 12

Llanmartinangel says...

It is odd that, after the London riots people were (rightly) banged up for stealing a bottle of water but this pair can ruin the lives of hard-working shopkeepers and the rest of us that pay more for goods to cover theft, and be supported by the tax payer and keep it up for years. A strange legal system indeed.
It is odd that, after the London riots people were (rightly) banged up for stealing a bottle of water but this pair can ruin the lives of hard-working shopkeepers and the rest of us that pay more for goods to cover theft, and be supported by the tax payer and keep it up for years. A strange legal system indeed. Llanmartinangel
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11:15am Fri 26 Oct 12

jameshargreaves says...

TAKE THEIR BENEFITS OFF THEM ... FAIR.
STOP THEM SEEING EACH OTHER... CONTROL
TAKE THEIR BENEFITS OFF THEM ... FAIR. STOP THEM SEEING EACH OTHER... CONTROL jameshargreaves
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12:41pm Fri 26 Oct 12

Llanmartinangel says...

jameshargreaves wrote:
TAKE THEIR BENEFITS OFF THEM ... FAIR.
STOP THEM SEEING EACH OTHER... CONTROL
And we care about them being controlled because???
[quote][p][bold]jameshargreaves[/bold] wrote: TAKE THEIR BENEFITS OFF THEM ... FAIR. STOP THEM SEEING EACH OTHER... CONTROL[/p][/quote]And we care about them being controlled because??? Llanmartinangel
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