May 5th, 2013


True Crime?

It used to be the Park Hotel. Then it became a restaurant which never seemed to have any customers. Ailz spoke to a taxi driver who said he'd eaten there once and it was crap. It intrigued us. We used to wonder- as we drove past- whether it might be a front for something else.

Yesterday and today the building and its yard are sealed off with crime scene tape and surrounded by police vehicles- including a couple of TAU vans. A terse note in the online police bulletin informs us that a premises in the Greater Oldham area is being searched as part of an investigation into organized crime....