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    Friend's Name and Address used by Fare Dodger. Prosecuted.

    Thanks for that. My friend is living permanently in SA and very rarely visits the UK. So the hope would be that it might be possible to negotiate to make an extended stat dec somewhere in SA. The family is Scottish, which also complicates things, because the family would normally retain the...
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    Friend's Name and Address used by Fare Dodger. Prosecuted.

    Thank you very much for this. I am very grateful for your very helpful advice cuccir. I will email my friend in South Africa and advise him to consult with a South African lawyer to see if a Statutory Declaration can be done at the British Consulate. It will be a real pain for him to have to...
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    Friend's Name and Address used by Fare Dodger. Prosecuted.

    Because of the time lag in getting the case information in South Africa, that 21 day slot has been and gone. Also I have learnt that any declarations would have to be done in an English Court and he is in South Africa. That is actually more worrying. I did think that because there is an...
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    Friend's Name and Address used by Fare Dodger. Prosecuted.

    At this stage, I am given to understand that the family are uncertain of to whom they should appeal, or how they should go about framing an appeal. The family have a Scottish lawyer in Orkney and access to a lawyers in South Africa, but being in South Africa, none of the concerned parties are...
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    Friend's Name and Address used by Fare Dodger. Prosecuted.

    Dear Fellow Forum Members, A friend of mine has ended up in a real legal pickle because of the callous actions of a fare dodger in Cambridgeshire who gave my friends name and address when he was caught travelling between Cambridge and Broxbourne on a Greater Anglia train service without a...
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    Is Eurostar affected by the EU?

    Surely we would have no right to have UK customs and immigration officials on French soil and vice versa? As a non member of the EU, all reciprocal arrangements regarding Immigration and Customs would no longer be in force. Could this not mean that in turn, all passengers would be de-trained...
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    I found your old post about the Canonbury curve whilst doing some Internet research for my wife...

    I found your old post about the Canonbury curve whilst doing some Internet research for my wife regarding her 1964 Schools Cruise to Turkey on the SS Devonia! She kept a diary if her trip and and asked me if I could trace the route that her Schools Boat Train from Newcastle took across London to...

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