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Vicar's outrage at Salford candidate



Posted by Editor on 4th March 2010 at 04:28 PM
Vicar's outrage at Salford candidate

by Tom Rodgers and Tony Flynn

Canon Ted Crofton the vicar of Eccles Parish Church today gave his opinion on the controversial video that Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Richard Carvath has posted on YouTube.

It was filmed in Eccles Parish Church and shows him reading from the Salford Advertiser about his comments regarding Hazel Blears.

Canon Crofton said, "Richard Carvath had no permission to film in the church and if he had asked he would have been refused.

"I would not let any politician use the church as a platform for their views, and I am very upset that this has happened.

I wish to see the video removed from YouTube as quickly as possible".

This is not the first time that Richard Carvath has courted controversy.

His homophobic remarks in December on his blog (which comes with an advisory warning from Google about "Objectionable Content") about Conservative PPC, Matthew Sephton, led to a warning from GMP and led to Mr Carvath removing the comments.

His 'BrothelWatch' campaign has also caused controversy, when images of alleged workers at the Swinton address were posted on his blog. These too have since been removed.

Finally Richard Carvath was barred from posting on SalfordOnline in January this year for the persistent abuse of the community website after it was revealed that he was using various aliases to support his arguments.

Richard Carvath was contacted for comment on his position but had not replied by the time this article was published.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  10th March 2010
Its been on the site for weeks Tom and has been the subject of an official police complaint. I fully understand your wanting to state that it's not been verified by yourselves and completely respect your journalistic integrity in making that clear. I could provide you with screenshots and other information and as quite a few people have mentioned that I predicted this over a week before it broke on a couple of blogs. As everyone knows had the information had even a slightest hint of inaccuracy Dickie would have been screaming like a baby, fact is he won't even mention it and to everyone who's followed any his exploit at all that speaks volumes. Regards RB

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  10th March 2010
Fair enough but that picture has disappeared off his blog which would seem to back it up.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by TomSO ( member )  10th March 2010
For the record RB, SalfordOnline have not reported that Richard Carvath posted a picture on his website about a house linked to prostitution, that was a statement made anoynmously on this page of comments. Thanks.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  10th March 2010
Unless its a new phenomenon I've not heard of the picture of the house he posted didn't wonder off and sit in the car park did it ?? You really do have to wonder what sort of retard gets information five years out of date and still isn't man enough to apologise don't you?? What next for Carvath a picture of Peter Sucliffe's old house and a caption of "Someone bad lives here?" It makes you wonder just how inept he would be if he ever got any position of authority doesn't it, a campaign to save the dodo perhaps? No wonder he harks on about the 30s and 40s most of his information must come from then!!

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  10th March 2010
Here's Richard's latest on the posting-a-photo-of-the-wrong-people's-house cock-up >>>>>>>>>> "For the record, I am not responsible for the day-to-day operation of BrothelWatch or its activities on the internet; I am really just a figurehead, a public point of contact for the press or the police for what is a covert anti-brothel campaign undertaken by anonymous volunteers." >>>>>>> www.stevecooke.org/2009/07/02/worsley-road-brothel/comment-page-1/#comment-25035 >>>>>>>>> That's a lot of words to say "It wasn't me" and what a lousy excuse. I bet I could guess which IP address those "BrothelBane" posts came from.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  10th March 2010
Can anyone in The Salford Online Editorial team confirm if they have had any divine communication (perhaps a voice from the heavens or a talking white dove for example)that confirms Richards claim that the Almighty granted him full use of any of his houses for party political broadcasts ?? Oh and I'm in the process of printing 10'000 "Best-of-Carvath" leaflets with some of his masterpieces on and wondered if anyone wants to give me a had with distribution in about a months time ??? RB

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  9th March 2010
I think Ted Crofton would be the best person to answer Carvaths inane claims, let us face it Carvath will deny everything and please Dickie, do not pull out of the the election race and blame media bias, we want to see you humbled as we all know (apart from yourself) you will be. And you look like like your mam dressed in that latest video eating your Kit Kat, Alan Partridge pales into insignificance compared to you.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  9th March 2010
Interestingly Carvath has said it's all libel by Salford Online and evil political opponents !!!! Richard you have filmed in a church Without permission then decided that god said you could and you 100% have posted a picture of a completely innocent family on the net and claimed they where linked to prostitution when the information was FIVE YEARS out of date they are facts. In neither case have you made an apology just blamed random nameless "Evil" people. Your are a child and completely unable to take any responsibility for your own mistakes and actions. Don't blame Salford Online for printing what the PRIEST said or the family for reporting you for having their home slanderously linked to prostitution in your never ending quest for a little attention. YOU have made your bed now lie in it as you famously told the cancer victims who had more than one sexual partner in their lifetime not so long ago.... RB

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  9th March 2010
He has been very quiet for the last few days. I've not seen him post anywhere since Friday the 5th.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  9th March 2010
I think any action is more likely to legal but again it shows the measure of the man that even after such an obvious and potentially damaging mistake that is 100% completely due to his negligence in not checking his facts in his rush for publicity he hasn't even been man enough or decent enough to offer a public apology to the people involved. I honestly can't decide if Carvath is retarded or just arrogant to the point of disbelief..

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  9th March 2010
Why don't the family in the brothel mistake, take the story to the press and blow Carvath out of the water?. He should get his come uppance soon hopefully.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  8th March 2010
I think the word is "Carvathian"

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  8th March 2010
Tell it like it is Dickie? Are you going to say that to the family that this gimp put a picture of their house up and accused them of being involved in porn when his information was five years out of date???? Is he trying to have a while new word for stupid named after him ???

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  8th March 2010
The Kit Kat is a side-swipe at Hazel Blears, I understand she claimed on expenses for a Kit Kat.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  8th March 2010
Tell it like it isn't it Dickie!!.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  8th March 2010
Even better this moron Carvath has just had to pull down a picture he posted in his brothel campaign that he claimed was the residence of someone connected to the sex industry that his "A team" had got "intelligence" on. It only turns out that the people he thought lived there moved out FIVE YEARS ago and he's caused distress to a perfectly innocent young family who are distraught at his actions!!!!!!!!!!

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  8th March 2010
Saw your new video Dickie, outside the church, permission from the "Head of the Church"?. Not very convincing, and whats with the Kit Kat?. C'mon lets get the whole nine yards and have you, Ted Crofton and SalfordOnline staff on video where we can judge who is telling the truth, the gauntlet is down Mr Carvath and please do not say you would reply but you are barred, we all know you still log on. So over to you, bet you don't reply.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  8th March 2010
They could use that picture, from the top of Richard's blog, where he looks a bit like a Dick Tracy villain.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  8th March 2010
So now he has all but confirmed that God gave him permission to film so perhaps Canon Ted Crofton should be apologising to Richard and perhaps even offer to have a new stained glass window of Richard with mop in hand to celebrate the divine communication in his humble church made ??

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  7th March 2010
I can see an eerie image of Jesus over Richard's right shoulder in that still. A statue? A picture? Or maybe he was just there going "Yes, my child. You can film in my church." lol.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  6th March 2010
This justs gets better, does Ted Crofton know?, I think he should be told, unless Dickie has used his direct line to God for that purpose.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  6th March 2010
His new video's up on YouTube. He's filmed it outside the church and says about the previous video "in fact i do have permission to film from the head of the church", does a really funny look, then promptly changes the subject. He still hasn't given a name for this "head of the church". What a surprise. Perhaps his initials are J.C.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  6th March 2010
Carvath is banned from SalfordOnline for persistent abuse of the site, however he has been contacted to give his side of the story and has yet not replied, that speaks volumes to me. So he had permission from "The Head of the Church" did he, could you tell us who that is Dickie so that we can ask him and then find out who has been telling porkies. You are an absolute disgrace, just apologise to Eccles Church and make a dignified exit, if you can.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  6th March 2010
Perhaps he means the "Head of the Church" who's not of this realm. Did you noticed how he capitalised the word "Him"? People only normally do that when they're talking about God or Jesus.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  6th March 2010
I asked Carvath to supply the name of the person who gave him permission so that it could be checked out but surprisingly so far he hasn't !! If I was to guess it will be that in his mind God has given him a personal green light to use any of his churches, after all Richard has been chosen by God as he keeps telling everyone.........RB

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  6th March 2010
He's said in that same Steve Cooke comment thread: "I had permission from the Head of the Church. Ask Him if you don't believe me". He must mean that either SalfordOnline or the vicar has been doing some naughty lying.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  6th March 2010
Um, "scare" = "scared". Also, I'd guess he's not removed the video because he doesn't care what a vicar says to him when RC has a direct line to God. God talks to him you know.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  6th March 2010
He said the following on Steve Cooke's blog >>>>> "I'm doing a new video blog later today which will touch on SalfordOnline's pathetic attempted hatchet job amongst other things. That video should be up on my YouTube channel in the next 24 hours." >>>>>> www.stevecooke.org/2010/03/04/indepentent-pulls-out-of-race/#comments >>>>> bet you're scare now SalfordOnline. lol

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  6th March 2010
He's not allowed to comment on here. He's banned. Or do you mean he should do a blog entry on his own blog?

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  5th March 2010
I should imagine Carvath has read this article, so why has he not taken the video off YouTube?. His standing as a PPC is in tatters, how many people can this guy offend, or is he just plain deluded. Please Richard answer these questions, your absence of comment is surely an admission of guilt or possible embarrasement, you have had enough time, step up to the table and give us your side of the story, I can't wait.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  5th March 2010
Of course he does after all how does that old joke go ........ Q.. Whats the difference between God and Richard Carvath? .... A.. God doesn't think he's Richard Carvath

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  5th March 2010
I'm sure RC thinks he has a better idea of what God wants than any vicar. That's his narcissistic sense of entitlement coming out.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  5th March 2010
Mr Carvath is finished in Salford.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  4th March 2010
Good call

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Albert.Spiby ( member )  4th March 2010
I've decided not to comment on Richard Carvath on these pages if he can't comment back. I'll be more than happy to let him know my opinions of his candidacy on other forums or in person.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  4th March 2010
How stupid has this boy become, surely he knew that using the church as a front for his deluded rants would come on top?. Hopefully he has finally dug his own grave and we have seen the last of him. Would like too hear further comments from the church or dare we hope, Carvath himself?. Ah well the world always need industrial cleaners.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  4th March 2010
I thought the "A team" were figments of his imagination.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  4th March 2010
That was to the comment starting "He's committed an even bigger clanger"

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  4th March 2010
Oh, is that the one RB was hinting about on Mole's blog?

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  4th March 2010
He's committed an even bigger clanger that will become public knowledge soon too ....

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  4th March 2010
He's even got three stars for a video of him belting out "Amazing Grace" completely out of tune. Good grief. www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mI6P9_C7-k

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  4th March 2010
He must have sock-puppet accounts on youtube too. I notice his new video has 3 1/2 stars. Must be Roxy and Jen voting him up =)

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  4th March 2010
I thought he was talking quietly in the video out of respect for the church but maybe it was for fear of being rumbled. lol.

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