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    Showoffs – Rolls Royce Showoff SH10 OF – Scalini, Walton Street, Chelsea, SW3

    The No. 1 Showoff

    The most vulgar numberplate in Britain arrives in SW3   Yesterday, in Walton Street, a Rolls-Royce parked opposite Scalini restaurant. There was nothing unusual about that but it’s point of difference was its numberplate.   The owner of the car had chosen ‘SH10W OF’ and in doing so s ...   Continue reading

  • Headline News

    Training a B&B – The Old Railway Station, Petworth West Sussex, GU28 0JF, United Kingdom – £1.5 million ($1.9 million or €1.7 million) through Chesworths – Converted railway station with Pullman carriages

    Training a B&B

    Converted railway station at Petworth, West Sussex complete with carriages used as B&B accommodation for sale   Perfectly situated for providing accommodation for those vi ...   Continue reading

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    Reader Offer – An evening for good causes

    50% off tickets to a charity event at Cadogan Hall for readers of The Steeple Times   Further to our previous feature Alan and Gina Miller’s True and Fair Foundation charity ...   Continue reading

    Titanic May – Ben Emmerson QC suspended from Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), 28th September 2016 – Theresa May fails again

    Titanic May

    Yet another departure from the £100 million inquiry into historic abuse proves Theresa May’s incompetence   #DarthVader Theresa May has done it again. Already onto its four ...   Continue reading

    • Titanic May – Ben Emmerson QC suspended from Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), 28th September 2016 – Theresa May fails again

      Titanic May

      Yet another departure from the £100 million inquiry into historic abuse proves Theresa May’s incompetence   #DarthVader Theresa May has done it again. Already onto its four ...   Continue reading

    • Calamity Corbyn – “Maguire Map to Downing Street” by Kevin Maguire is nothing but nonsense – The Mirror – 26th September 2016

      Calamity Corbyn

      Kevin Maguire cites eight things Jeremy Corbyn must do to get into Downing Street; he utterly misses the point   In a column for The Mirror today, Kevin Maguire suggested eigh ...   Continue reading

    • Rod off Rob – Rob Titchener and Helen Titchener – BBC Radio 4 – The Archers

      Rod off Rob

      As justice is finally served in ‘The Archers’, Matthew Steeples suggests it is time the series returned to its roots   During the past months listeners to BBC Radio 4’s ...   Continue reading

    • Theresa May

      May there be Grammar

      Matthew Steeples suggests Theresa May is entirely right in her decision to reintroduce grammar schools   Don’t get me wrong: I loathe and detest Theresa May. She closed our ...   Continue reading

    • New Look FI2

      A New Look

      Welcome to the ‘new look’ The Steeple Times   We’ve had a somewhat enforced period of absence due to a visit from hackers connected to an especially pompous personality ...   Continue reading

    • A gutter paedo – Jailed paedophile Rolf Harris has penned a disgusting song titled ‘Gutter Girls’ to mock his victims.

      A gutter paedo

      Jailed paedophile Rolf Harris pens a disgusting song titled ‘Gutter Girls’   According to The Sun, jailed paedophile Rolf Harris hasn’t learnt his lesson and has written ...   Continue reading

    • We’re Back – The Steeple Times returns

      We’re Back

      Apologies for our absence – but despite a hacker’s visit we’re now back   A visit from a hacker is never pleasant and sadly – likely due to a few of the more controver ...   Continue reading

    • MAYbe a SHOEin – Darth Vadar’s sister Prime Minister Theresa May

      MAYbe a SHOEin

      Theresa May’s appointment as Prime Minister leaves a lot to be desired suggests Matthew Steeples – but we can thank God for small mercies also   Theresa May as Prime Minis ...   Continue reading

    • Closed for business – Cadogan, Grosvenor and South Kensington Estates – Empty shops in SW1, SW3, W1

      Closed for business

      Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster closes for business ...   Continue reading

    • A plaque to a paedo – Remove Blue Plaque to Lord Boothby from 1 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London, SW1 – Elijah Wood speaks out on Hollywood abusers

      A plaque to a paedo

      Should a blue plaque in honour of the paedophile politician Lord Boothby in Eaton Square be removed? ...   Continue reading

    • Training a B&B – The Old Railway Station, Petworth West Sussex, GU28 0JF, United Kingdom – £1.5 million ($1.9 million or €1.7 million) through Chesworths – Converted railway station with Pullman carriages

      Training a B&B

      Converted railway station at Petworth, West Sussex complete with carriages used as B&B accommodation for sale   Perfectly situated for providing accommodation for those vi ...   Continue reading

    • Showoffs – Rolls Royce Showoff SH10 OF – Scalini, Walton Street, Chelsea, SW3

      The No. 1 Showoff

      The most vulgar numberplate in Britain arrives in SW3   Yesterday, in Walton Street, a Rolls-Royce parked opposite Scalini restaurant. There was nothing unusual about that but ...   Continue reading

    • A Purist Porsche – First auction of a 2016 Porsche 911 R – Bonhams ‘The Zoute Sale’ at Knokke Le-Zoutte in Belgium on 7th October – £210,000 to £300,000 (€250,000 to €350,000 or $273,000 to $390,000)

      A Purist Porsche

      First 2016 Porsche 911 R to come to auction; it’s offered with a surprisingly reasonable estimate given the recent frenzy over Porsches   In the wake of the success of 1990s ...   Continue reading

    • Living like Clooney – Via Regina Carate Urio, Como, 22010 Italy – £6.9 million ($9 million or €8 million)

      Living like Clooney

      Stunning villa on Lake Como for sale – Perfect for anyone who wants to live like George Cloone   In London, £1,168 per square foot simply won’t buy you anything – Chels ...   Continue reading

    • Reader Offer – The Boisdale Music Awards 2016

      Reader Offer – The Boisdale Music Awards 2016

      The Steeple Times invites readers to The Boisdale Music Awards 2016   On Thursday 29th September, Jools Holland will host Boisdale of Canary Wharf’s 2016 Music Awards in ass ...   Continue reading

    • Reducing a view – Belle Vue House, 92 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London, SW10 0DQ – £17,950,000 down from £22,000,000 – Savills – For sale

      Reducing a view

      Cheyne Walk residence for sale for £4 million less than it was previously marketed for   A Chelsea house that has variously been home to Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, the ...   Continue reading

    • Topping a sale – 432 Park Avenue penthouse sells for £67.5 million ($87.7 million or €78.6 million) – New York, NY 10022 – Fawaz Al Hokair

      Topping a sale

      Highest penthouse in western hemisphere sells for £67.5 million   On Friday, the property news site 6sqft reported that a Saudi billionaire had just paid £67.5 million ($87. ...   Continue reading

    • A Royal Range Rover – Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Range Rover sells in charity auction – 14th September 2016 – Stand Down and Sun Screen IT

      A Royal Range Rover

      Range Rover that transported Prince George on his first journey sells in a charity auction   Used by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as their personal vehicle, a Range Rover ...   Continue reading

    • Raising Walton Street – 37–39 Walton Street, Chelsea, London, SW3 – Price rise from £5,025,000 to £18,500,000 – Strutt & Parker

      Raising Walton Street

      Six storey Chelsea house for sale for 268% more than it sold for in 2007   Last sold for a total of £5,025,000 million ($6,668,000 or €5,936,000) in 2007, 37–39 Walton St ...   Continue reading

    • The Power of a Porsche – 2016 RM Sotheby’s Battersea, London sale and 2016 Silverstone Auctions Salon Privé Blenheim Palace sale

      The Power of a Porsche

      Matthew Steeples suggests 1990s cars in general and Porsches in particular prove the car market is still anything but over   Early September is car auction season in London an ...   Continue reading

    • an-evening-for-good-causes-fi

      Reader Offer – An evening for good causes

      50% off tickets to a charity event at Cadogan Hall for readers of The Steeple Times   Further to our previous feature Alan and Gina Miller’s True and Fair Foundation charity ...   Continue reading

    • Twisting Trump – Despite Hillary Clinton’s sterling performance in the first presidential debate, Donald Trump claims to have won on Monday night

      Twisting Trump

      Despite Hillary Clinton’s sterling performance in the first presidential debate, Donald Trump claims to have won   Donald Trump repeatedly bombarded supporters with emails o ...   Continue reading

    • Trump’s hiding – Donald Trump loses to Hillary Clinton in the first of a series of presidential debates

      Trump’s hiding

      Hillary Clinton gives Donald Trump a hiding in the most watched television debate in history   Over 100 million people tuned in to watch Hillary Clinton give Donald Trump a bi ...   Continue reading

    • As cheap as chips – 5 bedroom property in Springfield Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 for sale for just £25,000 with Joseph Properties

      Fantastically cheap

      Cheapest 5 bedroom property in Britain for sale for just £25,000   For £25,000 you could buy a Skoda Superb estate car or in Burnley, Lancashire, you could buy an entire fiv ...   Continue reading

    • Travel with Trump – Win time with Donald Trump on his plane

      Travel with Trump

      Donald Trump offers a chance to win time with him on his plane for free   As part of his increasingly desperate attempt to raise funds to support his campaign to become Presid ...   Continue reading

    • Picture of the Week – Trump as Hitler – Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler

      Picture of the Week – Trump as Hitler

      Donald Trump portrayed as Hitler and compared to the Nazi also   Shared over 275,000 times on Facebook and published by the ‘Occupy Democrats’ group, our picture of the we ...   Continue reading

    • Reader Offer – Music, Magic and Mayhem – Charity event at Cadogan Hall in London on 3rd October 2016 organised by the True and Fair Foundation

      Reader Offer – Music, Magic and Mayhem

      An invitation to a most worthy charity evening at Cadogan Hall in London   On 3rd October, Alan and Gina Miller’s True and Fair Foundation will host a charity variety concer ...   Continue reading

    • Loving Jones – Elizabeth Jones comes last in UKIP leadership contest

      Loving Jones

      Elizabeth Jones comes last in UKIP’s leadership contest – despite admitting to have “never made love” to Nigel Farage   In UKIP’s leadership contest, which concluded ...   Continue reading

    • Doctoring abuse – Dr Ariel Lant

      Doctoring abuse

      Mayfair based doctor put on trial for historic abuse   An 80-year-old Mayfair resident has been put on trial for abusing patients as young as 14 at Chelsea and Westminster Hos ...   Continue reading

    • Berkoff on Trump – Actor, producer and writer Steven Berkoff shares his thoughts about Donald Trump

      Berkoff on Trump

      Actor, producer and writer Steven Berkoff shares his thoughts about Donald Trump   What’s wrong with the American people? How on earth can they be hoodwinked by such an obvi ...   Continue reading

    BRAINSTORM

    The comings and goings of the entrepreneurial classes

    THE WIRE

    Science, technology and gadgets

    • Thatcher’s Jaguar – Ex-Baroness Thatcher 2006 Jaguar XJ8 armoured saloon – Margaret Thatcher – Christie’s South Kensington Out of the Ordinary sale – 14th September 2016 – Also used by David Cameron

      Thatcher’s Jag

      Armoured Jaguar that served as Margaret Thatcher’s last car – and which was also used by David Cameron – sells at auction   Offered with an estimate of £15,000 to £20, ...   Continue reading

    • Bonded by Broccoli – 2008 Aston Martin DBS owned originally by James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli OBE – Graeme Hunt seek £175,000 ($232,000 or €206,000)

      Bonded by Broccoli

      Aston Martin built to personal specification of James Bond film series producer Barbara Broccoli for sale   The Aston Martin brand will forever be associated with James Bond a ...   Continue reading

    • Batmobile FI

      The #1 Batmobile

      First Batmobile for sale for £3.2 million ...   Continue reading

    • Ejector FI

      Ejector seat? You must be joking

      The sale of a gadget laden James Bond-mobile   “I never joke about my work” stated Q when James Bond enquires about the ejector seat in his new Aston Martin DB5 in Goldfin ...   Continue reading

    • Bond Base FI

      Bond’s base

      A home suitable for James Bond   The latest James Bond film Skyfall is the talk of the town and it’s received many a rave review. The fictional James Bond allegedly lived in ...   Continue reading