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Rural Dogging Hotspot Targeted By Police

Monday August 5 2013

We Are Barnsley We Are Barnsley

A RURAL hotspot known for dogging is being targeted by police following complaints about naked gay men seen 'frolicking' in woodland.

West Bretton village councillors have asked police to step up patrols in the Green Lane area after they received reports from the public about naked men spotted in woods near the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

The problem was raised at a parish council meeting, which was chaired by Cllr Mike Hofton.

"It's an area a lot of people pass through for dog walking because there is a back entrance to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park," he said.

"It's a well-used pathway. It's quite secluded but you can get vehicles down there.

"At various times for the last three to four years people have reported there has been adult activities going off in the the woods and reports of naked men in there.

"It quietened down for a while and recently restarted again."

Cllr Hofton said the secluded area wasn't just attracting gay men but also heterosexual couples.

"Some people have said it is gay people and some have said it is couples," he said. "The police were informed and have said they're going to try and concentrate on that area, and are starting mounted patrols."

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Reply Posted by flapper on Monday August 5 2013 at 14:12
God,lerrem frollick....it,ll soon stop anyhow....winters around the next bush. Haha...mounted patrols.

Reply Posted by von on Monday August 5 2013 at 14:48
O.M.G. Haven't the police got more serious things to be getting on with, other than riding around on horses looking for naked people having a frolic in a bush. Let em get on with it, same as flapper says, winter is on the way, so if they want to run around freezing their bits off, let em. Silly buggers will grow out of it sooner or later, especially when they get arthritis in their bits n pieces. lol.

Reply Posted by maud on Monday August 5 2013 at 15:07
ye that's fine let m get on wi it but really would u like your 5 yr old to see this happening right in front of ur eyes

Reply Posted by Brain on Monday August 5 2013 at 17:22
What are 5yr olds doing in the woods at that time of night?
maud use your loaf love.

Reply Posted by maud on Tuesday August 6 2013 at 18:07
ye dunt use ur loaf do ya n ya dunt read well either VARIOUS times ov the day ya readin mr is not as gud as my spellin
a cum frum tarn thanus
but in actual fact I am very well educated but cumin frum tarn a thort tha wud prob undastand

Reply Posted by Whatever on Monday August 5 2013 at 15:18
I'm sure it's not happening at times when your 5 year old is awake... Lol

Reply Posted by maud on Tuesday August 6 2013 at 17:57
it's not my 5 year old love but ye as for the time it's going on at various times of the day

Reply Posted by PJ on Monday August 5 2013 at 15:31
I agree with you Maud - & to be honest, if I'm out walking my dog - I don't want to see it either. Get a room!!

Reply Posted by mdd on Monday August 5 2013 at 15:56
targeting the area - surely the police have their own area to wave their truncheons

Reply Posted by AG on Monday August 5 2013 at 16:28
So what would your answer be when your casually riding your horse along the bridal path and a couple emerge and scare the horse which makes the rider fall off? They were evidently having a fling in the woods and didnt help nor did they apologise, would you just say 'oh leave them to it, not harming anyone. Or they'll be gone soon' ?

Reply Posted by Brian on Monday August 5 2013 at 17:23
I would just laugh and carry on because im not a stupid leftist who stamps everything with health and safety, and oooo that might offend my eyes..

Reply Posted by nobody's buisiness but mine on Monday August 5 2013 at 16:45
Live and let live is my motto (and no, I'm not gay nor do I engage in "dogging" activities).
I do not believe for one minute that a 5yr old has been witness to this kind of activity nor that a horse has been scared by a couple emerging from a bush ............... the authors of those articles ought to start writing "fiction stories" for a living as I am sure it is just their imagination running wild - or maybe wishful thinking !

Reply Posted by MC on Monday August 5 2013 at 17:02
There appears to be some unintended humour in WAB's reference to the "back entrance" to Yorkshire Sculpture Park......................

Reply Posted by Brian on Monday August 5 2013 at 17:24
Haha we have this in cawthorne, its mainly rich swingers but you get the picture

Reply Posted by James on Monday August 5 2013 at 17:25
Bloody hell someones back entrance is big enough for a car!!

Reply Posted by Bri on Monday August 5 2013 at 19:08
How can people tell they are gay men that are running around naked? They could quite easily be heterosexual men running around naked hoping some well turned-on female will notice the size of their manhood - If they have any manhood that's sizeable enough to show off. Not all men that run around naked outside are gay! As for the actual practise that is taking place there's suddenly a huge change of opinion over there in Barnsley, isn't there? Not long ago it was reported that a man and a woman were seen bonking off in the bus station and all hell broke lose over that, everybody in the town CONDEMNED the couple. Now here we have (presumably) loads of couples and men running around stark naked and everybody is CONDONING their behaviour. OMG, there's nowt so queer as folk.

Reply Posted by Brian on Monday August 5 2013 at 19:09
in English please, peasant!

Reply Posted by Flapper on Sunday August 11 2013 at 20:01

Reply Posted by brie on Monday August 5 2013 at 19:42
whilst not condoning any of it the difference between people having sex in a crowded bus station being filmed by kids and outside in some woods. presumably attempting privacy is massive.

Reply Posted by flapper on Monday August 5 2013 at 20:04
Aww just leave it an take it for what it is....frollocking good fun. Sounds like a Benny Hill type thing. Just imagine watching from behind a bush when the bobbies turn up..what a laff. They not hurting owt. Its a waste of money upping the police patrols. If tha don't like it,keep thi nose art!!!!

Reply Posted by mustapha phag on Saturday August 10 2013 at 08:47
are you gay it sounds like it to me

Reply Posted by Jimbo on Monday August 5 2013 at 22:02
ha ha ha, walk your doggy's somewhere else and whilst you are at it (pardon the pun) take your 5 year olds with you. The fresh air will do them good. That should keep the horses from getting a freight lol :)

Reply Posted by mustapha phag on Tuesday August 6 2013 at 00:58
Are w a b making there own comedy sketch.
Police having a mounted patrol.
There is a back entrance.
What sort of talk is this

Reply Posted by Brian on Tuesday August 6 2013 at 12:19
Ahhh i thought mustapha would comment, im sure you are a regular in these sort's of places well being in the navy and all..

Reply Posted by anon on Tuesday August 6 2013 at 17:53
Some may see this as fun, but what about the disgarded used condoms that will be left lying around, not good if your kids picks one up.

Reply Posted by willy w+nker on Wednesday August 7 2013 at 12:53
They should carry doggy bags an put them in the doggypoo bins....sorry anon, its tickled me this tail......take your point there though,but surely the mounted police being involved,s taking a liberty with rate payers money..its just something that's happening in life today. If they get collared they,ll not get punished so why spend our cash on it.....maybe punishment could be litter picking?? Haha

Reply Posted by mustapha phag on Wednesday August 7 2013 at 20:03
Brian why would you imagine i frequent these places.
And why would imagine i was ex navy.
Both wrong

Reply Posted by maud on Thursday August 8 2013 at 00:00
Mustapha the man is a very rude self opinionated man he looks down on people but what he dose not realise what a fool he really is mr perfect numpty

Reply Posted by lol on Friday August 9 2013 at 17:00

Reply Posted by maud on Sunday August 11 2013 at 20:03
doing the back room shuffle turd pushers

Reply Posted by mustapha phag on Monday August 12 2013 at 00:58
The mustapha phag comment on saturday 10 th august is a a faker . the real one .
Me. has better things and places to be at 08:47 you toss pot. use your own . AKA

Reply Posted by Brian on Monday August 12 2013 at 10:19
Me and my wife swing, its no big deal and is very popular here in Cawthorne.

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