Fire crews called after car drives into Eastwood barbers

Echo: Fire crews called after car drives into Eastwood barbers Fire crews called after car drives into Eastwood barbers

A barber shop in Eastwood was damaged in the early hours of this morning after a car drove into the building.

A fire crew from Leigh station were called to the scene at Brads Barbers, Rayleigh Road, at 5am this morning.

No-one was trapped in the car and it is believed the driver has left the scene before they arrived.

The fire crew made the car and building safe, ensuring it would not collapse, before the vehicle was removed.

Police were also in attendance.

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8:40am Wed 18 Jun 14

Nowthatsworthknowing says...

Close Shave....
Close Shave.... Nowthatsworthknowing
  • Score: 18

9:12am Wed 18 Jun 14

pembury53 says...

this guy needs to flush every last drop of alcohol, before reporting that car stolen, and by the sounds of it, could take some time......
this guy needs to flush every last drop of alcohol, before reporting that car stolen, and by the sounds of it, could take some time...... pembury53
  • Score: 5

9:18am Wed 18 Jun 14

Eastwoodian says...

Nowthatsworthknowing wrote:
Close Shave....
or perhaps they were trying to take a short cut
[quote][p][bold]Nowthatsworthknowing[/bold] wrote: Close Shave....[/p][/quote]or perhaps they were trying to take a short cut Eastwoodian
  • Score: 18

9:18am Wed 18 Jun 14

lucy10 says...

Nowthatsworthknowing wrote:
Close Shave....
short cut
[quote][p][bold]Nowthatsworthknowing[/bold] wrote: Close Shave....[/p][/quote]short cut lucy10
  • Score: -3

9:25am Wed 18 Jun 14

Robin Reliant says...

Looks like they took a lot off the front and a little off the side.
Looks like they took a lot off the front and a little off the side. Robin Reliant
  • Score: 16

9:54am Wed 18 Jun 14

sosad 1 says...

"and a packet of durex please ? "
"and a packet of durex please ? " sosad 1
  • Score: -1

12:19pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Ian P says...

Will the Police record this as a hit & run or a hit & stagger?
Will the Police record this as a hit & run or a hit & stagger? Ian P
  • Score: -1

1:04pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Barry Bas says...

Looks like he might want to pop into the motor spares shop next door for some new brake pads, his obviously don't work.
Looks like he might want to pop into the motor spares shop next door for some new brake pads, his obviously don't work. Barry Bas
  • Score: 10

1:11pm Wed 18 Jun 14

pendulum says...

Saloon Hits Salon
Saloon Hits Salon pendulum
  • Score: 4

2:11pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Gridlock2 says...

I bet the driver is going to mullet over
I bet the driver is going to mullet over Gridlock2
  • Score: 7

2:21pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Mr. Pedantic says...

Were his tyres bald?
Were his tyres bald? Mr. Pedantic
  • Score: 4

2:22pm Wed 18 Jun 14

barrylabs says...

Hope there's no perm-anent damage
Hope there's no perm-anent damage barrylabs
  • Score: 4

2:27pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Mr. Pedantic says...

Don't recognise the place - is it on the fringe of Eastwood?
Don't recognise the place - is it on the fringe of Eastwood? Mr. Pedantic
  • Score: 1

2:34pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Mr. Pedantic says...

Is there a hairpin bend in Rayleigh Road?
Is there a hairpin bend in Rayleigh Road? Mr. Pedantic
  • Score: 7

2:35pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Mr. Pedantic says...

Fortunate timing? - no-one dyed.
Fortunate timing? - no-one dyed. Mr. Pedantic
  • Score: 3

2:38pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Gridlock2 says...

Lucky that the story did not have to say - The fire 'crew cut' the driver out of the car.
Lucky that the story did not have to say - The fire 'crew cut' the driver out of the car. Gridlock2
  • Score: 5

2:39pm Wed 18 Jun 14

barrylabs says...

Beehive yourself Mr.Pedantic.....too many buns, sorry puns!
Beehive yourself Mr.Pedantic.....too many buns, sorry puns! barrylabs
  • Score: 2

2:41pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Gridlock2 says...

The news item just 'highlights' the poor state of driving around these parts.
The news item just 'highlights' the poor state of driving around these parts. Gridlock2
  • Score: 6

2:42pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Mr. Pedantic says...

Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?
Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me? Mr. Pedantic
  • Score: 2

2:44pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Mr. Pedantic says...

Hopefully, despite the fact he split, ends up getting caught and is made toupee
Hopefully, despite the fact he split, ends up getting caught and is made toupee Mr. Pedantic
  • Score: 4

2:45pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Mr. Pedantic says...

Are Plod combing the area for evidence?
Are Plod combing the area for evidence? Mr. Pedantic
  • Score: 2

2:45pm Wed 18 Jun 14

barrylabs says...

Mr. Pedantic wrote:
Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?
I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe
[quote][p][bold]Mr. Pedantic[/bold] wrote: Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?[/p][/quote]I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe barrylabs
  • Score: 2

2:46pm Wed 18 Jun 14

barrylabs says...

barrylabs wrote:
Mr. Pedantic wrote: Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?
I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe
You beat me to it!!
[quote][p][bold]barrylabs[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mr. Pedantic[/bold] wrote: Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?[/p][/quote]I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe[/p][/quote]You beat me to it!! barrylabs
  • Score: 2

2:46pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Gridlock2 says...

Are the police going to comb over the site to gather evidence for a prosecution?
Are the police going to comb over the site to gather evidence for a prosecution? Gridlock2
  • Score: 0

2:48pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Mr. Pedantic says...

barrylabs wrote:
barrylabs wrote:
Mr. Pedantic wrote: Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?
I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe
You beat me to it!!
Ah, fro in the towel now then :)
[quote][p][bold]barrylabs[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]barrylabs[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mr. Pedantic[/bold] wrote: Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?[/p][/quote]I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe[/p][/quote]You beat me to it!![/p][/quote]Ah, fro in the towel now then :) Mr. Pedantic
  • Score: 1

2:50pm Wed 18 Jun 14

barrylabs says...

Mr. Pedantic wrote:
barrylabs wrote:
barrylabs wrote:
Mr. Pedantic wrote: Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?
I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe
You beat me to it!!
Ah, fro in the towel now then :)
Using another man's pun is something I dread. Locks like I'll have to admit defeat!
[quote][p][bold]Mr. Pedantic[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]barrylabs[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]barrylabs[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mr. Pedantic[/bold] wrote: Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?[/p][/quote]I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe[/p][/quote]You beat me to it!![/p][/quote]Ah, fro in the towel now then :)[/p][/quote]Using another man's pun is something I dread. Locks like I'll have to admit defeat! barrylabs
  • Score: 3

2:52pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Mr. Pedantic says...

barrylabs wrote:
Mr. Pedantic wrote:
barrylabs wrote:
barrylabs wrote:
Mr. Pedantic wrote: Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?
I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe
You beat me to it!!
Ah, fro in the towel now then :)
Using another man's pun is something I dread. Locks like I'll have to admit defeat!
I'll be sad to see you parting.
[quote][p][bold]barrylabs[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mr. Pedantic[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]barrylabs[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]barrylabs[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mr. Pedantic[/bold] wrote: Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?[/p][/quote]I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe[/p][/quote]You beat me to it!![/p][/quote]Ah, fro in the towel now then :)[/p][/quote]Using another man's pun is something I dread. Locks like I'll have to admit defeat![/p][/quote]I'll be sad to see you parting. Mr. Pedantic
  • Score: 1

2:54pm Wed 18 Jun 14

barrylabs says...

Mr. Pedantic wrote:
barrylabs wrote:
Mr. Pedantic wrote:
barrylabs wrote:
barrylabs wrote:
Mr. Pedantic wrote: Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?
I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe
You beat me to it!!
Ah, fro in the towel now then :)
Using another man's pun is something I dread. Locks like I'll have to admit defeat!
I'll be sad to see you parting.
Seeing as it was a Barber's that was hit, I doubt it will be sad for all....Just For Men
[quote][p][bold]Mr. Pedantic[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]barrylabs[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mr. Pedantic[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]barrylabs[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]barrylabs[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mr. Pedantic[/bold] wrote: Sorry Barrylabs - does that mean curtains for me?[/p][/quote]I'm not sure, when they catch the driver he'll sure have a hefty repair bill toupe[/p][/quote]You beat me to it!![/p][/quote]Ah, fro in the towel now then :)[/p][/quote]Using another man's pun is something I dread. Locks like I'll have to admit defeat![/p][/quote]I'll be sad to see you parting.[/p][/quote]Seeing as it was a Barber's that was hit, I doubt it will be sad for all....Just For Men barrylabs
  • Score: 1

3:20pm Wed 18 Jun 14

Mr. Pedantic says...

Was the driver called Bob Braid or Tim o'Tay?
Was the driver called Bob Braid or Tim o'Tay? Mr. Pedantic
  • Score: 0

3:25pm Wed 18 Jun 14

barrylabs says...

I heard a rumour it was Dan Druff, but that might just be the gossip's tongs wagging
I heard a rumour it was Dan Druff, but that might just be the gossip's tongs wagging barrylabs
  • Score: 5

3:53pm Wed 18 Jun 14

cranium says...

Blimey, he could have dyed!!.
Blimey, he could have dyed!!. cranium
  • Score: -1

8:25pm Wed 18 Jun 14

danger2013 says...

Hair on just a moment, I hair its badly damaged
Hair on just a moment, I hair its badly damaged danger2013
  • Score: 0

1:17am Thu 19 Jun 14

essexrules says...

Thankyou guys had a really bad day today...and reading this has totally lifted my spirits pmsl xx
Thankyou guys had a really bad day today...and reading this has totally lifted my spirits pmsl xx essexrules
  • Score: 5

7:55pm Sat 21 Jun 14

Gridlock2 says...

essexrules wrote:
Thankyou guys had a really bad day today...and reading this has totally lifted my spirits pmsl xx
I am surprised - I thought the puns on here were dia-follicle.
[quote][p][bold]essexrules[/bold] wrote: Thankyou guys had a really bad day today...and reading this has totally lifted my spirits pmsl xx[/p][/quote]I am surprised - I thought the puns on here were dia-follicle. Gridlock2
  • Score: 1

2:09pm Mon 23 Jun 14

Mr. Pedantic says...

Gridlock2 wrote:
essexrules wrote:
Thankyou guys had a really bad day today...and reading this has totally lifted my spirits pmsl xx
I am surprised - I thought the puns on here were dia-follicle.
Dia-follicle or not - they did razor laugh or two.
[quote][p][bold]Gridlock2[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]essexrules[/bold] wrote: Thankyou guys had a really bad day today...and reading this has totally lifted my spirits pmsl xx[/p][/quote]I am surprised - I thought the puns on here were dia-follicle.[/p][/quote]Dia-follicle or not - they did razor laugh or two. Mr. Pedantic
  • Score: 1

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