TV company Love Productions offers to change Immigration Street show name

Film company offers to change show name

Film company offers to change show name

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FILMMAKERS of a controversial television documentary revealed last night that they are considering ditching the title Immigration Street in a bid to win over angry residents.

At a private meeting last night with a handful of selected members of the St Mary’s community, producers of the sequel to Benefits Street asked how people would feel if the show was renamed Derby Road.

Possibility Creative director from Love Productions Kieron Smith raised the possibility as they work to try and ease the tensions within the community over their filming in the area.

However, their suggestion was not welcomed by some of those at the meeting who were left furious that the producers believed a simple name change was the solution to the issues raised by the programme.

One community representative who was at the meeting, but wished to remain anonymous, said: “They are not getting the message. The majority of the community do not want them filming here, no matter what the name of the programme.

“That won’t change anything. There is a real fear in the community of the repercussions this programme will have.”

The decision to hold a private meeting, in which just eight community representatives attended and five people from Love Productions, had already sparked outrage.

Newtown Residents Association decided to boycott the meeting after several leading Derby Road figures, including Southampton City Councillor Satvir Kaur were snubbed.

Vice-chairman of the association, which represents 3,000 residents in St Mary’s, Pat O’Dell said: “It wouldn’t be productive to make arrangements without the community being involved. We can’t make decisions with them being there.

“It has to be all open and above board, not behind closed doors so that there is no comeback. We have got to be open and honest. The people deserve that, it’s their lives we are talking about.”

No representative of the Southampton Council of Faiths, whose committee members represent the major faiths in St Mary’s, was able to attend.

A spokesman for Channel 4 said last night’s meeting would still go ahead at the Holiday Inn in Western Boulevard but would provide no further comment.

Backlash Filming for Immigration Street has been under way for more than a month but already there has been a backlash against the production with members of the crew getting pelted with eggs and flour in Derby Road.

Last month the residents association called a heated meeting at Maytree School where residents voiced their opposition to the documentary.

The programme will be aired next year.

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12:50pm Wed 13 Aug 14

SNUGGLES 78 says...

just scrap the propaganda rubbish , maybe bankers street might be more on the button.
just scrap the propaganda rubbish , maybe bankers street might be more on the button. SNUGGLES 78
  • Score: 9

12:51pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Kirsty666 says...

The whole thing is a bad idea from start to finish it's going to cause so much chaos throughout southampton they should drop it. I said on another forum the other day immigration wasn't a problem for people 5-10 years ago it's only in recent years since being advertised like a snack bar that it's now a problem for people and with the government highlighting it it's like they want uk born residents to be racist.
The whole thing is a bad idea from start to finish it's going to cause so much chaos throughout southampton they should drop it. I said on another forum the other day immigration wasn't a problem for people 5-10 years ago it's only in recent years since being advertised like a snack bar that it's now a problem for people and with the government highlighting it it's like they want uk born residents to be racist. Kirsty666
  • Score: 15

12:53pm Wed 13 Aug 14

sarfhamton says...

I would welcome a documentary on Southampton City Council, been a balls up for years by all parties
I would welcome a documentary on Southampton City Council, been a balls up for years by all parties sarfhamton
  • Score: 13

1:07pm Wed 13 Aug 14

vag says...

Call it 'Equality street'. Have it narrated by Ricky Gervais, I'd watch that.
Call it 'Equality street'. Have it narrated by Ricky Gervais, I'd watch that. vag
  • Score: -1

1:09pm Wed 13 Aug 14

vag says...

Call it 'Equality street'. Have it narrated by Ricky Gervais. I'd watch that.
Call it 'Equality street'. Have it narrated by Ricky Gervais. I'd watch that. vag
  • Score: -9

1:46pm Wed 13 Aug 14

sammytsang says...

sarfhamton wrote:
I would welcome a documentary on Southampton City Council, been a balls up for years by all parties
Sort of like Undercover Boss but every episode would involve following the taxpayers money, seeing where the money comes from and goes. Exploring ways to become more efficient and reduce the tax bill.

an episode idea. planting and replanting trees and hedges not too close to footpaths and roads. Select only those that grow to set height, width and length.

Reduces the need for taxpayer having to employ someone to clear falling trees, reduce the need to cut grass, hedges and overhanging trees.
[quote][p][bold]sarfhamton[/bold] wrote: I would welcome a documentary on Southampton City Council, been a balls up for years by all parties[/p][/quote]Sort of like Undercover Boss but every episode would involve following the taxpayers money, seeing where the money comes from and goes. Exploring ways to become more efficient and reduce the tax bill. an episode idea. planting and replanting trees and hedges not too close to footpaths and roads. Select only those that grow to set height, width and length. Reduces the need for taxpayer having to employ someone to clear falling trees, reduce the need to cut grass, hedges and overhanging trees. sammytsang
  • Score: -5

3:28pm Wed 13 Aug 14

excusemoi says...

Leave 'em be. I live in a nice area and i wouldn't want film crew here!
Leave 'em be. I live in a nice area and i wouldn't want film crew here! excusemoi
  • Score: 0

3:43pm Wed 13 Aug 14

THEKILLER says...

Just call it Integration Street, to show how everyone get on if that is what the residents believe
Just call it Integration Street, to show how everyone get on if that is what the residents believe THEKILLER
  • Score: 4

4:12pm Wed 13 Aug 14

elvisimo says...

bigfella777 wrote:
Why not make a series over in woolston and call it. " stinks of sh1t street".
Because that woolston ollie guy is already filming klu klux street. It would get a tad congested
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: Why not make a series over in woolston and call it. " stinks of sh1t street".[/p][/quote]Because that woolston ollie guy is already filming klu klux street. It would get a tad congested elvisimo
  • Score: 3

4:19pm Wed 13 Aug 14

sotonboy84 says...

Kirsty666 wrote:
The whole thing is a bad idea from start to finish it's going to cause so much chaos throughout southampton they should drop it. I said on another forum the other day immigration wasn't a problem for people 5-10 years ago it's only in recent years since being advertised like a snack bar that it's now a problem for people and with the government highlighting it it's like they want uk born residents to be racist.
It's been a problem since Labour had no control over it. Something they now admit to being a big mistake.
[quote][p][bold]Kirsty666[/bold] wrote: The whole thing is a bad idea from start to finish it's going to cause so much chaos throughout southampton they should drop it. I said on another forum the other day immigration wasn't a problem for people 5-10 years ago it's only in recent years since being advertised like a snack bar that it's now a problem for people and with the government highlighting it it's like they want uk born residents to be racist.[/p][/quote]It's been a problem since Labour had no control over it. Something they now admit to being a big mistake. sotonboy84
  • Score: 4

5:37pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Sotonian7979 says...

I personally think that this whole area is horrendous! I lived there for 9months and couldn't wait to get away, full of crime drugs and prostitution. And I'm sorry but a big percentage of the residents do there selves no favours by leaving huge amounts of rubbish in there front gardens awful. My grandfather was born in st marys. But got evacuated during the war. He went back shortly before he died and was very upset at the terrible state of the area. I don't think a tv documentary will do it any harm.
I personally think that this whole area is horrendous! I lived there for 9months and couldn't wait to get away, full of crime drugs and prostitution. And I'm sorry but a big percentage of the residents do there selves no favours by leaving huge amounts of rubbish in there front gardens awful. My grandfather was born in st marys. But got evacuated during the war. He went back shortly before he died and was very upset at the terrible state of the area. I don't think a tv documentary will do it any harm. Sotonian7979
  • Score: 10

5:58pm Wed 13 Aug 14

lastminmoran says...

oh DERBY ROAD! YES GREAT THINKING, its a makeover show why didN't you make that clear! as a theme tune why not use roxanne by the police!! look lets spell it out!!!YOU HAVE NO MORALS...i can already hear a spokesman on radio 4 telling us all everybody was told what the show was about!!!all these hate filled shows,about benefits gypsies,teenagers,sh
ipped to families overseas,not to mention come dine with me..with uptight powerful woman,nasty gay-man..well healed young man and dizzy blonde who care's for cats...we get the message via the leaders you- LOVE PRODUCTS, WISH TO RUB THE NOSES IN THE DOODOO OF POOR OLD BRITAIN FOR GOING ALONG WITH THE CREATION OF ITS LONG PREPARED FOR DECLINE TO HOLDING PEN FOR PEOPLE ESCAPING THE ACTIONS OF THE PEOPLE WHO BLAME US!!!!!TAKE YOUR CAMERAS TO YOUR NASTY HATE-FILLED LITTLE FUNDERS AND TELL THEM YOU HAVE ALL FOUND GOD!! AMEN .
oh DERBY ROAD! YES GREAT THINKING, its a makeover show why didN't you make that clear! as a theme tune why not use roxanne by the police!! look lets spell it out!!!YOU HAVE NO MORALS...i can already hear a spokesman on radio 4 telling us all everybody was told what the show was about!!!all these hate filled shows,about benefits gypsies,teenagers,sh ipped to families overseas,not to mention come dine with me..with uptight powerful woman,nasty gay-man..well healed young man and dizzy blonde who care's for cats...we get the message via the leaders you- LOVE PRODUCTS, WISH TO RUB THE NOSES IN THE DOODOO OF POOR OLD BRITAIN FOR GOING ALONG WITH THE CREATION OF ITS LONG PREPARED FOR DECLINE TO HOLDING PEN FOR PEOPLE ESCAPING THE ACTIONS OF THE PEOPLE WHO BLAME US!!!!!TAKE YOUR CAMERAS TO YOUR NASTY HATE-FILLED LITTLE FUNDERS AND TELL THEM YOU HAVE ALL FOUND GOD!! AMEN . lastminmoran
  • Score: -5

6:56pm Wed 13 Aug 14

Vixsen says...

I lived there for almost a year and it was horrendous! I don't think there is anything wrong with the title "Immigration Street". The road is full of immigrants, illegal immigrants as well. I lived in a shared house with a load of them, at least 3 or 4 crammed into one bedroom. The way the residents are throwing their toys out their prams makes you think they have some pride in their street. Sadly, this couldn't be further from the truth. As someone said earlier, the street is full of rubbish, old matresses in front gardens, spilled bin bags etc. The only reason for the residents not being happy about the programme is probably down to complete shame. If I lived like the majority in that street, I wouldn't want it aired on TV too either because I would be totally embarrassed to be living in such a trampy dump of a street for everyone to see!
I lived there for almost a year and it was horrendous! I don't think there is anything wrong with the title "Immigration Street". The road is full of immigrants, illegal immigrants as well. I lived in a shared house with a load of them, at least 3 or 4 crammed into one bedroom. The way the residents are throwing their toys out their prams makes you think they have some pride in their street. Sadly, this couldn't be further from the truth. As someone said earlier, the street is full of rubbish, old matresses in front gardens, spilled bin bags etc. The only reason for the residents not being happy about the programme is probably down to complete shame. If I lived like the majority in that street, I wouldn't want it aired on TV too either because I would be totally embarrassed to be living in such a trampy dump of a street for everyone to see! Vixsen
  • Score: 15

7:43pm Wed 13 Aug 14

sparkster says...

theres nothing wrong with woolston, i'd rather be there than derby road. Ive never heard such a bally fuss over a documentary, if Ricky Gervais did narrate it that would be a good enough reason for me not to watch it, you either like him or you dont and i dont
theres nothing wrong with woolston, i'd rather be there than derby road. Ive never heard such a bally fuss over a documentary, if Ricky Gervais did narrate it that would be a good enough reason for me not to watch it, you either like him or you dont and i dont sparkster
  • Score: 6

8:27pm Wed 13 Aug 14

FoysCornerBoy says...

Vixsen wrote:
I lived there for almost a year and it was horrendous! I don't think there is anything wrong with the title "Immigration Street". The road is full of immigrants, illegal immigrants as well. I lived in a shared house with a load of them, at least 3 or 4 crammed into one bedroom. The way the residents are throwing their toys out their prams makes you think they have some pride in their street. Sadly, this couldn't be further from the truth. As someone said earlier, the street is full of rubbish, old matresses in front gardens, spilled bin bags etc. The only reason for the residents not being happy about the programme is probably down to complete shame. If I lived like the majority in that street, I wouldn't want it aired on TV too either because I would be totally embarrassed to be living in such a trampy dump of a street for everyone to see!
Yeah and I lived here for a decade having inherited on a property from my great uncle Francis (a Dunkirk hero) who bought it in the late 1940s. I had no problems with any of my neighbours - who came from of all backgrounds. The biggest problems in my street (Denzil Avenue) were caused by a highly dysfunctional (white) English family who were rehoused here from Eastleigh.
[quote][p][bold]Vixsen[/bold] wrote: I lived there for almost a year and it was horrendous! I don't think there is anything wrong with the title "Immigration Street". The road is full of immigrants, illegal immigrants as well. I lived in a shared house with a load of them, at least 3 or 4 crammed into one bedroom. The way the residents are throwing their toys out their prams makes you think they have some pride in their street. Sadly, this couldn't be further from the truth. As someone said earlier, the street is full of rubbish, old matresses in front gardens, spilled bin bags etc. The only reason for the residents not being happy about the programme is probably down to complete shame. If I lived like the majority in that street, I wouldn't want it aired on TV too either because I would be totally embarrassed to be living in such a trampy dump of a street for everyone to see![/p][/quote]Yeah and I lived here for a decade having inherited on a property from my great uncle Francis (a Dunkirk hero) who bought it in the late 1940s. I had no problems with any of my neighbours - who came from of all backgrounds. The biggest problems in my street (Denzil Avenue) were caused by a highly dysfunctional (white) English family who were rehoused here from Eastleigh. FoysCornerBoy
  • Score: 1

10:05pm Wed 13 Aug 14

cowley says...

Me Not sees problemo with it init boss tank you please xxxxxx
Me Not sees problemo with it init boss tank you please xxxxxx cowley
  • Score: -1

5:55am Thu 14 Aug 14

Woolston ollie says...

bigfella777 wrote:
Why not make a series over in woolston and call it. " stinks of sh1t street".
Bigfella. Im guess you you live in a great area of Southampton you dont mention it, are you ashamed of where you live or do you not get out much. Have a pop at me all you want. but that will not detract from the fact that immigration is bring our country to its knees and the sooner you happy clappers realise this the better.
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: Why not make a series over in woolston and call it. " stinks of sh1t street".[/p][/quote]Bigfella. Im guess you you live in a great area of Southampton you dont mention it, are you ashamed of where you live or do you not get out much. Have a pop at me all you want. but that will not detract from the fact that immigration is bring our country to its knees and the sooner you happy clappers realise this the better. Woolston ollie
  • Score: 2

8:03am Thu 14 Aug 14

Hastagger says...

Why not call it 'Illegal Immigration Street' probably more of an apt title!

#saywhatyousee
Why not call it 'Illegal Immigration Street' probably more of an apt title! #saywhatyousee Hastagger
  • Score: 6

8:30am Thu 14 Aug 14

jen1 says...

Vixsen wrote:
I lived there for almost a year and it was horrendous! I don't think there is anything wrong with the title "Immigration Street". The road is full of immigrants, illegal immigrants as well. I lived in a shared house with a load of them, at least 3 or 4 crammed into one bedroom. The way the residents are throwing their toys out their prams makes you think they have some pride in their street. Sadly, this couldn't be further from the truth. As someone said earlier, the street is full of rubbish, old matresses in front gardens, spilled bin bags etc. The only reason for the residents not being happy about the programme is probably down to complete shame. If I lived like the majority in that street, I wouldn't want it aired on TV too either because I would be totally embarrassed to be living in such a trampy dump of a street for everyone to see!
The documentary should go ahead and act as a warning to everybody out there because if people don't wake up soon, we'll all be living as the poster above describes. This rampant immigration has destroyed our country, I hate it.
[quote][p][bold]Vixsen[/bold] wrote: I lived there for almost a year and it was horrendous! I don't think there is anything wrong with the title "Immigration Street". The road is full of immigrants, illegal immigrants as well. I lived in a shared house with a load of them, at least 3 or 4 crammed into one bedroom. The way the residents are throwing their toys out their prams makes you think they have some pride in their street. Sadly, this couldn't be further from the truth. As someone said earlier, the street is full of rubbish, old matresses in front gardens, spilled bin bags etc. The only reason for the residents not being happy about the programme is probably down to complete shame. If I lived like the majority in that street, I wouldn't want it aired on TV too either because I would be totally embarrassed to be living in such a trampy dump of a street for everyone to see![/p][/quote]The documentary should go ahead and act as a warning to everybody out there because if people don't wake up soon, we'll all be living as the poster above describes. This rampant immigration has destroyed our country, I hate it. jen1
  • Score: 7

12:00pm Thu 14 Aug 14

southy says...

jen1 wrote:
Vixsen wrote:
I lived there for almost a year and it was horrendous! I don't think there is anything wrong with the title "Immigration Street". The road is full of immigrants, illegal immigrants as well. I lived in a shared house with a load of them, at least 3 or 4 crammed into one bedroom. The way the residents are throwing their toys out their prams makes you think they have some pride in their street. Sadly, this couldn't be further from the truth. As someone said earlier, the street is full of rubbish, old matresses in front gardens, spilled bin bags etc. The only reason for the residents not being happy about the programme is probably down to complete shame. If I lived like the majority in that street, I wouldn't want it aired on TV too either because I would be totally embarrassed to be living in such a trampy dump of a street for everyone to see!
The documentary should go ahead and act as a warning to everybody out there because if people don't wake up soon, we'll all be living as the poster above describes. This rampant immigration has destroyed our country, I hate it.
We are all 1 race the Human race, we all have our orgins coming out of Africa, Immigration was created to control people and people brainwash into it
[quote][p][bold]jen1[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Vixsen[/bold] wrote: I lived there for almost a year and it was horrendous! I don't think there is anything wrong with the title "Immigration Street". The road is full of immigrants, illegal immigrants as well. I lived in a shared house with a load of them, at least 3 or 4 crammed into one bedroom. The way the residents are throwing their toys out their prams makes you think they have some pride in their street. Sadly, this couldn't be further from the truth. As someone said earlier, the street is full of rubbish, old matresses in front gardens, spilled bin bags etc. The only reason for the residents not being happy about the programme is probably down to complete shame. If I lived like the majority in that street, I wouldn't want it aired on TV too either because I would be totally embarrassed to be living in such a trampy dump of a street for everyone to see![/p][/quote]The documentary should go ahead and act as a warning to everybody out there because if people don't wake up soon, we'll all be living as the poster above describes. This rampant immigration has destroyed our country, I hate it.[/p][/quote]We are all 1 race the Human race, we all have our orgins coming out of Africa, Immigration was created to control people and people brainwash into it southy
  • Score: 1

12:20pm Thu 14 Aug 14

camerajuan says...

Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants.

My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way.
Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants. My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way. camerajuan
  • Score: 4

2:22pm Thu 14 Aug 14

Woolston ollie says...

camerajuan wrote:
Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants. My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way.
Still better than were they came from, and we pay for the privalidge of them living here.
[quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants. My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way.[/p][/quote]Still better than were they came from, and we pay for the privalidge of them living here. Woolston ollie
  • Score: -2

2:47pm Thu 14 Aug 14

camerajuan says...

Woolston ollie wrote:
camerajuan wrote:
Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants. My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way.
Still better than were they came from, and we pay for the privalidge of them living here.
I really disagree with that. Yes we pay tax and our taxes go towards benefits but these people aren't all on benefits. Some of them work - some of them work two jobs! And they're not stealing our jobs when they do work.

There are literally hundreds of jobs in Southampton. If you want to work you will work. I know because I've been there. JSA or find a job ASAP. I found one. It was horrible and I was on the verge of quitting and going on jSA but I stuck at it while applying elsewhere and within a month I got something better. It's not because I'm British that this happened. It's because I tried.
[quote][p][bold]Woolston ollie[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants. My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way.[/p][/quote]Still better than were they came from, and we pay for the privalidge of them living here.[/p][/quote]I really disagree with that. Yes we pay tax and our taxes go towards benefits but these people aren't all on benefits. Some of them work - some of them work two jobs! And they're not stealing our jobs when they do work. There are literally hundreds of jobs in Southampton. If you want to work you will work. I know because I've been there. JSA or find a job ASAP. I found one. It was horrible and I was on the verge of quitting and going on jSA but I stuck at it while applying elsewhere and within a month I got something better. It's not because I'm British that this happened. It's because I tried. camerajuan
  • Score: 5

3:03pm Thu 14 Aug 14

southy says...

camerajuan wrote:
Woolston ollie wrote:
camerajuan wrote:
Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants. My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way.
Still better than were they came from, and we pay for the privalidge of them living here.
I really disagree with that. Yes we pay tax and our taxes go towards benefits but these people aren't all on benefits. Some of them work - some of them work two jobs! And they're not stealing our jobs when they do work.

There are literally hundreds of jobs in Southampton. If you want to work you will work. I know because I've been there. JSA or find a job ASAP. I found one. It was horrible and I was on the verge of quitting and going on jSA but I stuck at it while applying elsewhere and within a month I got something better. It's not because I'm British that this happened. It's because I tried.
There are not hundreds of jobs, you be lucky if there is 100 jobs listed in the Job Centre, where jobs are not advertise direct to the job centre any more they go though job agencys and its the agencys that post jobs in the job centre, it is not uncommon for the same job to be advertise 10 times and more though different agencys
[quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Woolston ollie[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants. My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way.[/p][/quote]Still better than were they came from, and we pay for the privalidge of them living here.[/p][/quote]I really disagree with that. Yes we pay tax and our taxes go towards benefits but these people aren't all on benefits. Some of them work - some of them work two jobs! And they're not stealing our jobs when they do work. There are literally hundreds of jobs in Southampton. If you want to work you will work. I know because I've been there. JSA or find a job ASAP. I found one. It was horrible and I was on the verge of quitting and going on jSA but I stuck at it while applying elsewhere and within a month I got something better. It's not because I'm British that this happened. It's because I tried.[/p][/quote]There are not hundreds of jobs, you be lucky if there is 100 jobs listed in the Job Centre, where jobs are not advertise direct to the job centre any more they go though job agencys and its the agencys that post jobs in the job centre, it is not uncommon for the same job to be advertise 10 times and more though different agencys southy
  • Score: -1

4:51pm Thu 14 Aug 14

sotonboy84 says...

southy wrote:
camerajuan wrote:
Woolston ollie wrote:
camerajuan wrote:
Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants. My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way.
Still better than were they came from, and we pay for the privalidge of them living here.
I really disagree with that. Yes we pay tax and our taxes go towards benefits but these people aren't all on benefits. Some of them work - some of them work two jobs! And they're not stealing our jobs when they do work.

There are literally hundreds of jobs in Southampton. If you want to work you will work. I know because I've been there. JSA or find a job ASAP. I found one. It was horrible and I was on the verge of quitting and going on jSA but I stuck at it while applying elsewhere and within a month I got something better. It's not because I'm British that this happened. It's because I tried.
There are not hundreds of jobs, you be lucky if there is 100 jobs listed in the Job Centre, where jobs are not advertise direct to the job centre any more they go though job agencys and its the agencys that post jobs in the job centre, it is not uncommon for the same job to be advertise 10 times and more though different agencys
Complete rubbish. You only have to take a quick look on the internet and there are thousands of jobs advertised in Southampton. You really should check your facts before you make such wild statements.

The company I work for recently advertised for a new cleaner through the job centre and had 10 applications. Out of these all were offered an interview and 2 turned up.

If there are so little jobs, why weren't there more applications and what happened to the other 8?

The most likely answer is a lot of these people are lazy and don't want a job but send in a CV so they appease the Job Centre and still get paid.
[quote][p][bold]southy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Woolston ollie[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants. My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way.[/p][/quote]Still better than were they came from, and we pay for the privalidge of them living here.[/p][/quote]I really disagree with that. Yes we pay tax and our taxes go towards benefits but these people aren't all on benefits. Some of them work - some of them work two jobs! And they're not stealing our jobs when they do work. There are literally hundreds of jobs in Southampton. If you want to work you will work. I know because I've been there. JSA or find a job ASAP. I found one. It was horrible and I was on the verge of quitting and going on jSA but I stuck at it while applying elsewhere and within a month I got something better. It's not because I'm British that this happened. It's because I tried.[/p][/quote]There are not hundreds of jobs, you be lucky if there is 100 jobs listed in the Job Centre, where jobs are not advertise direct to the job centre any more they go though job agencys and its the agencys that post jobs in the job centre, it is not uncommon for the same job to be advertise 10 times and more though different agencys[/p][/quote]Complete rubbish. You only have to take a quick look on the internet and there are thousands of jobs advertised in Southampton. You really should check your facts before you make such wild statements. The company I work for recently advertised for a new cleaner through the job centre and had 10 applications. Out of these all were offered an interview and 2 turned up. If there are so little jobs, why weren't there more applications and what happened to the other 8? The most likely answer is a lot of these people are lazy and don't want a job but send in a CV so they appease the Job Centre and still get paid. sotonboy84
  • Score: -1

6:49pm Thu 14 Aug 14

Pobinr says...

The Derby road area used to be posh until the immigrants arrived 50 or 60 years ago. Cranberry terrace & Denzil Ave houses had servants quarters.
The Derby road area used to be posh until the immigrants arrived 50 or 60 years ago. Cranberry terrace & Denzil Ave houses had servants quarters. Pobinr
  • Score: 1

12:40am Fri 15 Aug 14

southy says...

Pobinr wrote:
The Derby road area used to be posh until the immigrants arrived 50 or 60 years ago. Cranberry terrace & Denzil Ave houses had servants quarters.
During the late very 30's to early 60's Derby road area was mainly Malteze Dock workers and Red light area
[quote][p][bold]Pobinr[/bold] wrote: The Derby road area used to be posh until the immigrants arrived 50 or 60 years ago. Cranberry terrace & Denzil Ave houses had servants quarters.[/p][/quote]During the late very 30's to early 60's Derby road area was mainly Malteze Dock workers and Red light area southy
  • Score: -1

5:47am Fri 15 Aug 14

Woolston ollie says...

southy wrote:
Pobinr wrote: The Derby road area used to be posh until the immigrants arrived 50 or 60 years ago. Cranberry terrace & Denzil Ave houses had servants quarters.
During the late very 30's to early 60's Derby road area was mainly Malteze Dock workers and Red light area
I bet you remember it well what was the going rate in the good old days
[quote][p][bold]southy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Pobinr[/bold] wrote: The Derby road area used to be posh until the immigrants arrived 50 or 60 years ago. Cranberry terrace & Denzil Ave houses had servants quarters.[/p][/quote]During the late very 30's to early 60's Derby road area was mainly Malteze Dock workers and Red light area[/p][/quote]I bet you remember it well what was the going rate in the good old days Woolston ollie
  • Score: 0

11:05am Fri 15 Aug 14

southy says...

sotonboy84 wrote:
southy wrote:
camerajuan wrote:
Woolston ollie wrote:
camerajuan wrote:
Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants. My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way.
Still better than were they came from, and we pay for the privalidge of them living here.
I really disagree with that. Yes we pay tax and our taxes go towards benefits but these people aren't all on benefits. Some of them work - some of them work two jobs! And they're not stealing our jobs when they do work.

There are literally hundreds of jobs in Southampton. If you want to work you will work. I know because I've been there. JSA or find a job ASAP. I found one. It was horrible and I was on the verge of quitting and going on jSA but I stuck at it while applying elsewhere and within a month I got something better. It's not because I'm British that this happened. It's because I tried.
There are not hundreds of jobs, you be lucky if there is 100 jobs listed in the Job Centre, where jobs are not advertise direct to the job centre any more they go though job agencys and its the agencys that post jobs in the job centre, it is not uncommon for the same job to be advertise 10 times and more though different agencys
Complete rubbish. You only have to take a quick look on the internet and there are thousands of jobs advertised in Southampton. You really should check your facts before you make such wild statements.

The company I work for recently advertised for a new cleaner through the job centre and had 10 applications. Out of these all were offered an interview and 2 turned up.

If there are so little jobs, why weren't there more applications and what happened to the other 8?

The most likely answer is a lot of these people are lazy and don't want a job but send in a CV so they appease the Job Centre and still get paid.
There are not thousands of jobs advertise in Southampton its the same jobs repeated over and over again with different job angencys that advertise though the job center, also most are in other parts of the country like the job in Grangemouth for a tig welder advertise here 16 times all different agency's, Job for a xmas packer 8 times and this is what its like same jobs with multiple agency's.
Your other 8 more likey lived way out side of Southampton and why the CV's and why you only got 2 turned up, also the 2 that turned up could of been short listed by personall mangerment after going though the sent in CV,s
[quote][p][bold]sotonboy84[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]southy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Woolston ollie[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]camerajuan[/bold] wrote: Not just Derby Road, that whole area is overpopulated with massive families and groups of immigrants. My old neighbours hallway looked like a holocaust exhibit with the amount of shoes by the door. It was horrendous. There was a thick yellow grease coating their front window as well. The place must've stank I have no idea how people can be completely ok with living that way.[/p][/quote]Still better than were they came from, and we pay for the privalidge of them living here.[/p][/quote]I really disagree with that. Yes we pay tax and our taxes go towards benefits but these people aren't all on benefits. Some of them work - some of them work two jobs! And they're not stealing our jobs when they do work. There are literally hundreds of jobs in Southampton. If you want to work you will work. I know because I've been there. JSA or find a job ASAP. I found one. It was horrible and I was on the verge of quitting and going on jSA but I stuck at it while applying elsewhere and within a month I got something better. It's not because I'm British that this happened. It's because I tried.[/p][/quote]There are not hundreds of jobs, you be lucky if there is 100 jobs listed in the Job Centre, where jobs are not advertise direct to the job centre any more they go though job agencys and its the agencys that post jobs in the job centre, it is not uncommon for the same job to be advertise 10 times and more though different agencys[/p][/quote]Complete rubbish. You only have to take a quick look on the internet and there are thousands of jobs advertised in Southampton. You really should check your facts before you make such wild statements. The company I work for recently advertised for a new cleaner through the job centre and had 10 applications. Out of these all were offered an interview and 2 turned up. If there are so little jobs, why weren't there more applications and what happened to the other 8? The most likely answer is a lot of these people are lazy and don't want a job but send in a CV so they appease the Job Centre and still get paid.[/p][/quote]There are not thousands of jobs advertise in Southampton its the same jobs repeated over and over again with different job angencys that advertise though the job center, also most are in other parts of the country like the job in Grangemouth for a tig welder advertise here 16 times all different agency's, Job for a xmas packer 8 times and this is what its like same jobs with multiple agency's. Your other 8 more likey lived way out side of Southampton and why the CV's and why you only got 2 turned up, also the 2 that turned up could of been short listed by personall mangerment after going though the sent in CV,s southy
  • Score: -1

11:32am Fri 15 Aug 14

am5696 says...

It's just 'Immigration City' now isn't it
It's just 'Immigration City' now isn't it am5696
  • Score: 1

9:19pm Fri 15 Aug 14

Sir Ad E Noid says...

bigfella777 wrote:
Why not make a series over in woolston and call it. " stinks of sh1t street".
I'd go for that.
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: Why not make a series over in woolston and call it. " stinks of sh1t street".[/p][/quote]I'd go for that. Sir Ad E Noid
  • Score: 0

1:32am Sun 17 Aug 14

Pobinr says...

southy wrote:
Pobinr wrote:
The Derby road area used to be posh until the immigrants arrived 50 or 60 years ago. Cranberry terrace & Denzil Ave houses had servants quarters.
During the late very 30's to early 60's Derby road area was mainly Malteze Dock workers and Red light area
Originally before then those houses had servants quarters & it was a posh area
[quote][p][bold]southy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Pobinr[/bold] wrote: The Derby road area used to be posh until the immigrants arrived 50 or 60 years ago. Cranberry terrace & Denzil Ave houses had servants quarters.[/p][/quote]During the late very 30's to early 60's Derby road area was mainly Malteze Dock workers and Red light area[/p][/quote]Originally before then those houses had servants quarters & it was a posh area Pobinr
  • Score: 2

9:38am Sun 17 Aug 14

Pobinr says...

According to Clegg - being politically married to & having open borders with this depressed dead duck experimental EU currency zone means we protect our jobs!
ha ha ha ha ha
No we just get a load of people from countries in Eastern Europe desperate for £6 per hour jobs in Costa plus working family tax credits, child benefit, NHS, subsidised housing, free translators in schools, subsidised nursery care all paid for by us.
VOTE UKIP on principle
According to Clegg - being politically married to & having open borders with this depressed dead duck experimental EU currency zone means we protect our jobs! ha ha ha ha ha No we just get a load of people from countries in Eastern Europe desperate for £6 per hour jobs in Costa plus working family tax credits, child benefit, NHS, subsidised housing, free translators in schools, subsidised nursery care all paid for by us. VOTE UKIP on principle Pobinr
  • Score: 1

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