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twoccing

, twocking
Brit slang the act of breaking into a motor vehicle and driving it away
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He started making unique documentaries in 1987, moving into narrative fiction 1996 with Twockers while teaching documentary and narrative film directing at the National Film School.
DAVE CONNOR, Linthorpe Some action before accidents, please SOME years ago the playing fields in Beechwood were plagued with "twockers" driving cars on to them and often torching them.
On this basis, it's a good enough effort in the gritty tradition of Pawel Pawlikowski's Twockers and Penny Woolcock's Tina Goes Shopping - unflinching West Yorkshire wonders, about real life on our estates.
'I also put her in touch with some people from Yorkshire I'd met when I made Twockers (about teenage car thieves in which real people dramatised their lives on a grim estate) and she went out on a hen night with them.
The delay means that there is now a gap sufficient for a car/ wagon to get through and dump even more fly-tipping there, and for "twockers" to have a field day there - the very reason why the bollards were installed in the first place.
There used to be a lot of twockers and car break-ins as well as burglaries.
If we look back approximately eight years, we had cars torched most nights in many parts of the town, twockers out every night, shopping trolleys littering many open spaces, and fly-tipping was literally in your face on open green spaces and hedgerows.
Tougher action needs to be taken against trolley twockers, says leading Middlesbrough councillors.
Early last year I requested fencing bordering the playing fields in Beechwood/ Marton Road to be extended to prevent "twockers" coming in off Marton Road and driving their vehicles around before torching them.
Another resident added: "You get twockers all the time, they run wild around the estate."