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Wednesday, 19 September 2012

RIP: PC Fiona Bone and PC Nicola Hughes


When I posted a version of this photo of Ashworth Lane in June someone commented
What a beautiful neighbourhood.
and indeed it is, but yesterday two policewomen were murdered in cold blood just around the corner at the top of the picture.

I won't go into the details - if you haven't heard it on the news see the BBC News report for information.

Our thoughts are with the families of the women and the people of Mottram & Hattersley who are making the headlines again for all the wrong reasons.

6 comments:

  1. When the announcement was made on the news, I wondered if this was the area we had been getting to know through your photos. Makes the country smaller and events nearer.

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  2. How sad. My prayers go out to the families of those two brave policewomen.

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  3. Oh dear. Poor woman. That's terrible, and unfortunately all too common.

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    1. actually while it may be all too common in the States, it is fortunately still not too common over here.

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  4. A terrible tradgedy. i wonder why no one picked up how traumatised the killer was after the death of is son. Maybe it could all have been prevented. I guess therewill be an inquiry into all of this. How is the neighbourhood coping.

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  5. such a sad ending for two who wanted only to serve mankind!

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