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  1. 're mikeyboy's post at 6:52am I know I didn't have a phone with me that day, it was probably about eight years ago & in fact it might have been just before I got the only mobile phone I've ever purchased & still use, a museum piece! The kids I witnessed will be young(ish) adults now & if the importance of not littering was not got through to them (& the particularly cruel way they were doing it that day as I've said in my post) then they could well be amongst the far too many adults that are still littering. In fact they might even be already raising another generation of litt
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  2. I think that you might find that SIC employees cannot legally(?) do anything to anyone as they might not have the authority(?) to demand names and addresses, or anything else for that matter. Apparently they can hand out tickets to anyone 8 years old and over, which is the age of criminal responsibility. Only thing is, there is no mechanism to collect fines from those not yet 'adult' (whatever age that is now.....the waters have been muddied) if they don't pay up voluntarily. Which probably says more about those writing and passing the statutes we're supposed to observe than anything els
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  3. It's not just "bashing" kids but, a lesson learned at that age should be a "life lesson" so that when they are old enough to start drinking, smoking, and driving ect. they might behave a little more responsibly. Someone mentioned earlier that they do not drop litter at home so, why should they do it elsewhere.
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  4. They may not be able to legally handout fines for under 16s, but if you can fine a parent for a child not going to school, fine the parent for the child dropping litter or the school,as they’re responsible for the students during this time period. Seems like no one wants to take moral responsibility, child, parent or the school alike. As for the council lunch hour funny how if you ring up any department in the council between 12 - 2pm whoever you want to talk to is always on their lunch hour. Funny their lunch HOUR is always 2 hours long.
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