February 13th, 2013

Who Blew Up Eastleigh Speed Camera?

Shocking scenes in Eastleigh back in 2009 as police hunted a “terrorist” who blew up a speed camera with a bomb:

spee“A LOUD explosion shocked a sleeping Hampshire neighbourhood when a speed camera was blown up in the middle of the night. Weary-eyed residents in Eastleigh rushed to their windows at 2.30 a.m. to find the camera in Bishopstoke Road surrounded by a cloud of smoke Police and firefighters raced to the scene fearing that the explosion had come from the nearby Jet petrol station, but on arrival they found the fixed camera had been blown to pieces.”

As far as Guido can tell cops never caught the culprit. Here is one clue though: the speed camera in question was on the very same road as the house belonging to a certain criminal MP with the motivation…


50 Comments

  1. 1
    Paniagua says:

    ‘certain criminal MP’

    Come on Guido you are going to have to give us a better clue than that !!

  2. 2
    Chris Huhne says:

    Guilty.

  3. 3
    STuN says:

    Huhnetastic!

  4. 4
    V Pryce says:

    The b’stard made me do it.

  5. 5
    The Third Way doesn't work either says:

    He was making penance for his sins by performing a service to the community.

  6. 6
    Chris Huhne says:

    Ha, ha, ha,he, he,he.

  7. 7
    V1le Labour ruined my Country says:

    Agreed there’s 650 to chose from that all have criminal tendencies but maybe there’s only one who lives on the same road!

  8. 8
    Paniagua says:

    McShame in that case :)

  9. 9
    V1le Labour ruined my Country says:

    I’m laughing because of the megabucks job waiting for me in the eu, a troughing I will go, a troughing I will go.

  10. 10
    (I don't need no doctor) says:

    Emily Thornberry is on the Daily Politics. She really is a pompous up her own arse hypocrite. She is probably the most odious labour female MP, even including Harman.

  11. 11
    Raving Loon says:

    C’mon Guido, next you’ll be telling us Jeremy Clarkson is running.

  12. 12
    A certain MP says:

    Don’t you know who I am ?

  13. 13
    Chris Bryant says:

    I love blowing up thingies

  14. 14
    Tachybaptus says:

    Look at the man, he hasn’t even broken into a trot in the past twenty years.

  15. 15
    tallbloke says:

    Might be someone who had a directorship of a scamera supply company? :)

  16. 16
    Sarah says:

    Wind turbines & speed camera’s are both there to steal money from the productive side of the economy.

    State theft. Organised crime.

    It is right & proper for the little people to fight back against political tyranny.

    Destroying speed camera’s & wind turbines is a patriotic act & I applaud the political resistance undertaking such magnificent acts.

  17. 17
    Rightallalong says:

    Speed cameras are usually yellow coloured. Interesting that this one is orange – another clue perhaps ?

  18. 18
    Mike Handycock MP, a bloke who knows a bloke, says:

    Let us just say that there are many individuals in the nearby city of Portsmouth who are capable of pulling this off, and for a good and valuable consideration, would do so. Introductions may have been made by certain persons to other persons of still more other persons. What happened afterwards, only those individuals can say. Boaz.

  19. 19
    Chris Hnuhe says:

    My campaign will continue, I shall not be held back by a minor legal problem

  20. 20
    Mervyn says:

    “Destroying speed camera’s & wind turbines is a patriotic act & I applaud the political resistance undertaking such magnificent acts.”

    Could we not incorporate this into the new academic baccalaureate. It could well be the most significant thing in democratic education since the abolition of free milk,

  21. 21
    Peter you-can't-flush-me Mandelson says:

    I have.

  22. 22
    Frederick Gideon Threepwood says:

    Strangely enough exactly the same happened to a camera on the Epsom Road in Guildford a few weeks ago. Just around the corner from Spad ‘the flamboyant Sheridan Westlake’ and the very stretch where Anne (the Man) Milton goes jogging. There are rumours that it was an act of mercy as it had previously photographed Ms Milton in her pink track suit and with her new spiky, jet black Goth hairstyle.

  23. 23
    albacore says:

    Careful there, you’ll reawake Fawkes’s vow
    To blow up the Westminster sacred cow
    Forensics on fragments of such a cull
    Would prove it was all just a load of bull

  24. 24
    Millibands Dads KGB Handler says:

    You mean that there was 650 of them blowing up the camera

  25. 25
    Glyn H says:

    That’s some competition!

  26. 26
    Tom Catesby says:

    It was probably coerced into self distruct mode.

  27. 27
    Winston Smith says:

    If a certain former MP is trying to win sympathy by instigating a campaign against these spy boxes, it’s a good start.

  28. 28
    Winston Smith says:

    Include CCTV and you got a deal!

  29. 29

    An investigation has begun after a paramedic allegedly posted abusive comments online about the Stafford hospital campaigner Julie Bailey.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-21428238

  30. 30
    Vicky Pryce, the next Pope? says:

    Well it fucking wasn’t me!

  31. 31
    left wing, right wing, it's all the same bird! says:

    Well said Sarah, i wonder how many agree with this sentiment.

    I’m hoping you/others here might be able to answer a question i have? probably just in part, because i fear the ramifications of this idea would be very wide reaching.

    Is this a bad idea? (below)

    With possibly no more that 5% of the worlds “money” being HARD CASH the rest being 1’s and zeros in computers, what i might propose is a National
    “Show me MY money day”

    if enough people went to the bank to withdraw their surplus cash (leave only enough for the DD’s Standing orders etc to cover commitments/bills) even the dormant accounts with say £2.67 in, it would not be long before people were walking away empty handed!

    Imagine then they handed over to the teller a letter something like this…

    To the Manager of __________ Bank.

    Today __/__/2013 i was unable to withdraw
    £_.__ of MY MONEY.

    I am writing to inform you that i am charging
    ________ Bank .5% over base rate per day
    until such time as MY MONEY is available.

    You will also be charged £35 for this letter to
    be combined with £_.__ mentioned above.
    (£_.__ + £35 = £3_.__ X .5% per day)

    Yours sincerely

    __________ ____________

    __/__/2013

    (they regularly write to me to INFORM me that their T&C’s have changed and that i have no choice but to accept them)

    EVERYTHING counts in large amounts, even those £2.67’s and .5%’s
    only then maybe will our lords and rulers, dictators and oppressors, realise they can NOT eat 1’s and zeros in computers, it could be very leveling.

    I don’t imagine the effects of this to be pretty, but i could see something like this bringing the current financial regime to it’s knees, i don’t foresee “the powers that be” taking too well to this and it would get messy,
    but when we inoculate/treat we sometimes make things worse before they get better.

    My gut feeling is that it would be a bad idea.

    I would appreciated peoples thoughts.

  32. 32
    keredybretsa says:

    Naice one. Criminal MP? Criminal ex-MP? Or are most MP’s criminal without being caught?

  33. 33
    Chris Hnuhe says:

    I know and I dint force you not to do it.

  34. 34
    Chris Hnuhe says:

    dunno but I’ve got a criminal member

  35. 35
    Tory voter says:

    You may wish to remove one of the tags before you get sued … ;-)

  36. 36
    Matilda says:

    Blimey – she must have been running very fast!

  37. 37
    ?..? says:

    Are you trying to start a bank run? We already have quite enough problems with the banksters without you setting off a world wide panic! By all means go to the bank and get all your money out, but then what? How is your salary paid? If you crash the banking system, how will your DDs be settled? You have not really thought this through have you?

    Better to stick to toppling windmills and breaking speed cameras.

  38. 38
    ?..? says:

    More to the point has this one been fixed/replaced and if so why is it STILL working?

  39. 39
    The savant 10.4 highway patrol says:

    It wasn’t Jeremy Thorpe. Was it. Greed ???

  40. 40
    Tea Cup says:

    Lol. plus add a few ex-MPs and their wives, mistresses and many ex-partners.

  41. 41
    Tea Cup says:

    Put Jeremy Heywood on the case to investigate and inspect the CCTV footage.

    Rest assured, Heywood will get to the bottom of this in no time at all.

  42. 42
    About to apply for a polish licence says:

    I think we can safely assume that the culprit was British because it is only UK licence holders that can be endorsed with three penalty points. Foreign drivers are rarely pursued and if they are then their licences are NOT legally able to be endorsed.

  43. 43

    Didn’t his wife cop for this one too?

  44. 44
    left wing, right wing, it's all the same bird! says:

    maybe i am…… i have no little consumers, no mortgage (death-grip) no faith in the current system.
    I’ve served my country and i think it’s broken!
    i’m guessing you have lots of 1’s & zeros in computer but if that disappeared where would you be? i know i’d be ok ;)

    read my question again i didn’t say take ALL my money out, but anyway i asked the question to see what response it would get that’s all.

    i am thinking of the long game, something the powers that be do too, but the long game of enriching themselves at the expense of all of us,
    i’d rather rough it, to see a better system in place in 20 years time, than watch the continuance of this rotten system for the benefit of rotten people (maybe you are whom i speak of, maybe you aren’t)

    guaranteeing the unborn debt, holding most of the land/property/wealth
    in their nepotistic little groups.
    denying basic things that they all enjoy/enjoyed (free higher education, access to credit, affordable housing) basic rights

    quite frankly i’m all for anything that sticks it to the “i’m all right Jack generation(s)”
    is that you by any chance?

  45. 45
    Elf Ann Safety says:

    Is there a list of where they live? I would like to avoid travelling such roads – it’s a matter of Elf Ann Safety!

  46. 46
    Chris Huhne says:

    I suggest , guido may be hoping everyone who visits this site has no idea of the road he speaks of .
    No MP would live on that its full of plebs , which is what the cameras are supposed to catch

  47. 47
    POTUS says:

    This was obviously due to an extreme weather event caused by global warming.

  48. 48
    javamann says:

    Get the 9/11 Commision on the job!

  49. 49
    Bloke says:

    Well said that man. Or woman (who by the way, are an infinitely superior species in every way).

  50. 50
    Bloke says:

    left wing etc. – I like the cut of your jib.


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