Friday, 29 January 2010

Battle Training Ground For The Police Planned In Portishead

Avon and Somerset Police are proposing to extend their landholding yet again to include a firearms range in an old Quarry, they have recently closed off woodland they have bought adjacent to their Head Quarters.

Project Manager Sue Harvie has said 'a substantial sum of PFI money has been ringfenced for this project' Clevedon Times 27th Jan

How much ? Funding like this when the Public Finances are in the bin, is like getting the credit card out to pay the mortgage.

Why are the Police extending their property holding in Portishead, who are they training against ? The Public are too scared to defend themselves for fear of prosecution, yet the Police are spending millions on this and

Three new Custody Centres along the M5

A New Operations Centre in Bridgewater

Another accomodation facility in Bridgewater (??)

*A public exhibition about the firearms facility proposals will take place in the Methodist church hall in High Street, Portishead, from 2.30-7pm on February 8.

Members of the project team will be on hand from 5-7pm to answer questions.

More information about the project will be available online from February 3 at

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