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Offline Burt

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Shipham hall shaft
« on: April 19, 2017, 09:01:51 pm »
Whilst walking the pooch around Shipham village hall, I noticed that the lock on the hall shaft is missing. The entrance, if you don't know, is rght on a public footpath covered with a stainless steel hatch  and low stone wall - so not exactly hidden.

I've got a spare CSCC padlock  - any objections if I put it on? The shaft needs to be locked by something.
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Re: Shipham hall shaft
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2017, 05:45:57 am »
The shaft has a bolted down grill, so nobody can fall in. If it's locked it's more likely to get broken into.

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Re: Shipham hall shaft
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2017, 08:46:31 am »
Just down the hill is Star Mine Shaft. That's padlocked. Has it been broken in to?

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Re: Shipham hall shaft
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2017, 11:14:29 am »
I should have known better than to ask a simple question on here.

I'm going to put a nut and bolt on it and do it up tight, so kids can't get in but we can.
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Re: Shipham hall shaft
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2017, 06:51:15 pm »
Good idea - also stops dog walkers dropping their bags down there (a CSCC lock wouldn't fit anyway)

Star Shaft has not been left open.

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Re: Shipham hall shaft
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2017, 09:43:21 pm »
A couple of us cleared about a dozen dog poo bags from Star Shaft a few weeks ago. A couple of them had been washed down to the top of the second pitch.  :furious:

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