no-go area


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no-go area

a district in a town that is barricaded off, usually by a paramilitary organization, within which the police, army, etc., can only enter by force
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She said: "The town square is a no-go area. If it is not a car revving up or young people jumping out on you, it is kids on bikes causing chaos.
Guy Uttley tweeted: "Huddersfield town centre is a no-go area for me and my family these days.
"I hope that Glasgow can solve this matter, otherwise flagship parts of our city may become no-go areas."
It said: "The applicant was not able to provide evidence and was therefore unable to demonstrate that the granting of a SEV of this type would not lead to the locality becoming a no-go area for families, church goers, concert goers and women generally."
Residents said it was now a no-go area for children.
Channel 4 made a much-trumpeted documentary on the area and renamed it Immigration Street, so I was glued to the telly on Tuesday night to see what had become of the notorious, rosy lamp, red nylon curtain bedecked no-go area.
He further said that wherever there was "writ of any other person except the government" that was a no-go area.
With this in mind you have to ask why the city council has made the city centre a no-go area for vehicles.
No-go area may not only adversely affect ongoing steel projects, but also impact future investment in the steel sector due to the shadow of uncertainty looming over availability of critical raw material, said the ministry in its comment on Cabinet note.
The Queen's University team will visit the no-go area that divides Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus.
Oaks no-go area for Lush Lush Lashes has won brilliantly, but current prices for the Oaks are a no-go area.
The Coast Guard, Transportation Security Administration and local law enforcement officials police the no-go area, and violators face prison terms or up to $250,000 in fines.