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Eaton Bray Village Shop - Is it safe to still shop there?

October 4, 2009 by Christine E in forum Eaton Bray Parish Council

#63 Christine E, 4 October 2009, 15:11

I saw an article posted on this site about the Eaton Bray village store employing someone who is a known drunk, viloent abuser of women. As a pensioner i find the walk to the next village a strain and would like to know if i can return to buying and supporting my local store without fear of being attacked or abused on my way home. I do not know the persons name they employ but i have encountered him numerous times while he is walking his dog, drunk, being abusive and acting in a way that makes me feel i am under threat. the people who own the shop appear decent enough over all these years i have lived here. I am wondering if they know what type of person they are employing, and i ask that people like myself or even the yonger women in this lovely village be aware of shopping there while this person is still about. The person is very well known to the Police but i feel let down by my local store believing it's still OK to allow this to happen to us decent residents of this village. I am not a vindictive person but are scared for not only myself but my friends in this village too and again assume i will have to keep walking to Edlesborough where i get treated with respect.

Please email me when it's safe to enter my local store again.


#64 Helen - High Street, 4 October 2009, 17:01

Deer Christine

thx for posting this i also have been threatened buy the person you mention. dus he walk a german sheperd? time this scum was taken out of the area. will now by stuff in another shop and not in EB

#68 John H, 5 October 2009, 15:51

Christine, Helen

Please if you feel so strongly about this can you make youselves known to PC Viv Dady who is involved in this case and give a statement as to the problems you have experienced with this individual? I have no interest as to where you wish to shop...that is your choice but i have 3 days in court next month with regards to my own experience with said person and his partner. Writing broad sweeping comments as above do not assist us in getting this matter resolved. I, for the record have no issue with the Proprietors of said shop but would like to see a stop to the above being made public as it helps no one.

If you are not willing to give a statement to the police then contact me at the email address below and i can put you in contact with a non-police person who can bring your experiences up in court while your anonymity is guaranteed.

I hope this is an end to postings in a public forum such as this.

Look forward to you advising PC Dady or myself as to the instances you have had to endure with this indivdual and there are better ways to air grievances’ other than this site which will not bennefit any one.

Thank you


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#113 Basil B, 2 January 2010, 13:29

As a resident of the area for many years now, I have seen stories like this come and go numerous times. It's always the same ones causing the trouble, isn't it.?

Most folk believe in giving people a chance, sometimes two or three, and that is, I'm sure most would agree, fair.

However, our nation's history was built on community stability, community cohesion (however tenuous at times) and a sense of universal justice.

This common sense of justice is long gone; replaced, it seems, by an obsession with uber-liberalism and politcal correctness that achieves nothing.

I, for one, will be voting BNP at every opportunity.

Bring back the birch and the ducking stool and let's get down to business with those who think nothing of souring and poisoning our communities.

Fifty good, hardy lashes would make the rabble think twice about swaggering about, causing nuisance.

When I was a lad, the local Bobby used to thrash us over a cider-stool, and we were glad of it in the long run.

It is certainly true to say that we respected the authorities then. Look at the state of things now.

If my late Father could see the state of the nation now, he'd turn in his Regimental grave.

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