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carosio

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  1. Plenty on ebay, some with bigger speaker for better sound.
  2. Presume the disc is clear with no small marks. Sometimes, on elderly players the efficiency of the laser drops and small errors on discs can cause problems. Also, cleaning the lens might help.
  3. Not suggesting I can help you, but you say when the disc is "loaded" nothing happens, does it begin to spin or not, and what does the front display read (if anything) when this happens? You also say that all other discs are playing normally?
  4. I've been staying at a friends once a week for the past 12 months, they live on Clarence Road, behind the station. You wouldn't realize there was a station there except for the occasional (distant) sound of a horn from the trains. There's an Aldi at the bottom of the road, Wickes, B&Q, Toolstation, Screwfix all within walking distance and the bigger supermarkets not much further. A pleasant, flat town centre (10 mins away) and traffic free. All in all much more relaxed than Sheffield, and apart from the usual rush hours, much less congestion.
  5. I think that could be seen as legitimate access, but the blue sign confuses, not properly worded.
  6. There are two similar entry points from the main Bakewell road, this being one of them, and each one has this sign along with "ACCESS ONLY" painted on the road entrance. Both entry points lead into a network of cul-de-sacs.
  7. I found this on a pepipoo site http://forums.pepipoo.com/index.php?showtopic=50710 "I know this is an old post but my reply is for future readers... Basically, this driver has past a legal road sign ‘Motor Vehicles Prohibited - Except for Access’ Once a motor vehicle enters this zone, the driver must be a resident of the street, a delivery vehicle with proof of access in the form of a delivery note, etc, refuse collectors, road/utility maintenance or trades persons working on a residents property with written verifiable evidence clearly displayed on dashboard, etc. Ignorance of the signs or not seeing them is no mitigation in Court. These signs are placed by the local council to address parking issues in the area that causes residents inconvenience. Examples are: train users using surrounding street as daily or long term parking, shoppers saving money by not using pay and display car parks, drivers attending major events such as football matches or concerts not wishing to use car parks to save money. It is a ‘moving traffic offence’ which con stables in uniform can issue FPNs which is basically a Report for Summons to Magistrates Court is penalty not paid or driver wishes to dispute the ticket at Court. The police officer would know if the vehicle had been driven to the area as the vehicle can only have gotten there by passing the signage. There’s no point in disputing the ticket as it is a proven offence, and the court will increase the fine to take into account admin costs and police wasted time should he/she be asked to attend. |"
  8. The signs on this side street clearly prohibits vehicles except for necessary access, but the blue sign could be interpreted as "you can park as long as you don't go into town". I would think the circled sign would've been sufficient. Any comments?
  9. I seem to remember the makers saying that they ended the original series due to the prospect of Tony Blair's Labour Party getting elected.
  10. That's great, I look forward to the view on those clear winter sunny days.
  11. Under the bridge the white cycle-path line runs along the top of a slight kerb, anyone know what this is for? Not really safe if a wheel happened to catch it.
  12. On my samsung S6, model number is on the back, and if I go into apps -settings-about device, it gives details.
  13. Looks like UPS is going to pick up a parcel from me, Sunday?! Warning: https://scambusters.org/upsscam.html
  14. That's it thanks, I'd tried that one before but it didn't work because I omitted the "dashes" and so mistakenly thought that link was solely for the fully tracked service. 🙂
  15. Can anyone please post up the relevant R.M. link so as I can enter the reference number to confirm a UK package delivery?
  16. Presume it's your service drain and not a common one?
  17. I Presume there is no shut-off line valve adjacent to the cistern?
  18. Depends how much you believe in the planning regs, if there weren't any the place would end up like a shanty town. Many privately built estates have strict rules on what you can do (usually in the deed covenants) in order to keep some semblance of aesthetic order. Satellite dishes (above a certain size) used to be limited to below the gutter line, although regs might have changed, plus when mounted at height have a habit of being ripped down with the wind! Dropped kerbs- without one, you can't stop people parking in front of your "drive", so they wouldnt even be able to drive out in reverse or otherwise, and the housholder will be liable for fixing damaged pavings. Where there is also a grass verge, this tends to get churned up- nice! The garage I was referring to is, I believe, on property rented from the Council and I would be surprised if they had sanctioned it. On estate houses, it usually is not possible to get permission to erect a strucure in front of the building line (front wall of the house) apart from certain size extensions.
  19. That'll teach me to be presumptuous! Thanks for recommending the museum, I didn't know about it. I did travel with a friend down the A1 to Pride and Clark in London in his Heinkel bubble car, he was part- exing it for an AJS.
  20. A Regal was posh compared to the AC Petite (look that one up!) we bought from Highton St Motors. Mum Dad and myself (sat in the middle on the bench seat) would travel to Marnham Ferry on theTrent in it for some fishing. I would have thought that most of the houses in Lower Walkley weren't really upgradeable (some were court houses) although there were several "modern" semis amongst them that were demolished at the same time. The first area to be demolished was the Kelvin area, upon which the flats were built.
  21. Rockers rule- thanks, I will seek until I find! A friend (lived on Creswick Street) had just bought a new Norton Commando motorcycle, and he had to move onto the new Kelvin with his family. He didn't fancy the prospect of leaving his new bike overnight in the open car park far below his flat so he took it up the service lift each night and parked it in the flat's entrance hall.
  22. I knew the area well, I lived there. The Kelvin flats were built to house ("decant" in housing parlance) many of the residents who were turfed out, although they could name 3 preferred areas in Sheffield in which a council house would be offered, subject to availability. As far as I can remember (although I stand to be corrected) no financial assistance was offered to help pay for the removal.
  23. The Mormons (Church of the Latter Day Saints) might claim that Joseph Smith, who founded the religion, was God's last messenger.
  24. Never thought of that!
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