A prominent member of a group of political axe-grinders and malcontents, whom self-style as The Rabble (or Raja’s Rabble), has avoided a second spell in prison. Last Friday (17th February, 2023), Gary Leese, 59, of Kandel Place, Whitworth, a dedicated follower of a notorious unemployed, Tameside-based conspiracy theorist, Raja Miah, 49, pleaded guilty to aContinue reading “Council chamber bottle thrower spared return to prison”
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Never rains but it pours
Problems continue to pile up for a notorious, unemployed Tameside-based conspiracy theorist as all the indications are that he is currently serving bans handed down by social media giants, Facebook and YouTube. Upon whom he depends heavily for income streams. Bradford-born Raja Miah, 49, out of work since 2017 until a recent, but brief, spellContinue reading “Never rains but it pours”
Trial of council chamber bottle thrower set to open today
A man captured on film throwing a water bottle from the public gallery into Oldham Council’s civic chamber is due to face trial at Tameside Magistrates’ Court later this morning. Gary Leese, 59, of Kandel Place, Whitworth is charged with common assault. The bottle struck a senior paid officer who was observing the council meetingContinue reading “Trial of council chamber bottle thrower set to open today”
Council delay issue of more ASBI warnings to ‘protesters’
In an exclusive, and controversial, article published elsewhere on this website on 5th August, 2022 four recipients of warning letters issued by Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council were identified (read here). Each had received notice, delivered by a process server who was accompanied by officers from Greater Manchester Police, that set out a schedule of unacceptableContinue reading “Council delay issue of more ASBI warnings to ‘protesters’”
‘Public nuisance’ set to defy Council ASBI warning
News of the unedifying scenes of public disorder that marred the last two meetings of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council has, regrettably, spread far wider than the boundaries of the famous old East Lancashire mill town (read more here). The Council has, in line with a promise made by its new Leader, Cllr Amanda Chadderton (readContinue reading “‘Public nuisance’ set to defy Council ASBI warning”
Can democracy trump chaos?
Over the past month there have been unprecedented scenes of serious disorder during two meetings of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council. The first of those was an Extraordinary Meeting called in the wake of a controversial and much delayed ‘Assurance Review’ into historic child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the town. The second was a scheduled meetingContinue reading “Can democracy trump chaos?”
Bottle thrower is identified as ‘Walter Mitty’ character
Yet another convicted criminal has now been identified as part of the infamous group that self-style as The Rabble in Oldham. Over the past two years, having terrorised critics of their cult hero, unemployed Tameside conspiracy theorist, Raja Miah, with on-line ‘pile-ons’, and targeted stalking and trolling, they have more recently turned their attention toContinue reading “Bottle thrower is identified as ‘Walter Mitty’ character”
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