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No picnic for the RUC as tables stolen

By AIM - 6 May 2009 6

As I arrived at work today I noticed that the beer garden outside the ACT Rugby Union Club on Blackall Street in Barton looked a bit bare.  Last night thieves stole two of the RUC’s solid wood picnic tables kindly leaving an empty space where they once belonged.  

The tables stolen are made from heavy wood, so it was obviously a planned theft by a number of individuals and a truck.

It seems sad that people are drawn to steal basic facilities at a Club that provides a great place to relax and unwind during a busy working week.

If anyone has any information regarding the disappearance of the tables, I’m sure the RUC would greatly appreciate it. 

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6 Responses to
No picnic for the RUC as tables stolen
Beserk Keyboard Warr 2:32 pm 07 May 09

That’s a lot of effort and risk to steal something that isn’t worth that much. There’s no shortage of dead$hits out there.

hellspice 12:37 pm 07 May 09

must be the work of smokers 😉

Davo111 11:35 pm 06 May 09

lol chubb are useless.

burkes08 11:58 am 06 May 09

Chubb security patrol a lot of the Govt buildings in that area. Maybe management should contact them?

AIM 11:53 am 06 May 09

The management have moved the remaining tables so there are three on each side now (usually four on each side). Unfortunately tables remain missing…

neanderthalsis 11:49 am 06 May 09

Just had a coffee there and there was the usual number of tables. They were however being painted at the time. So either they got them back or had a couple of spares.

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