A third and final aim of the thesis is to create an ethnography that could be useful to policy makers, outreach workers and informants. The first aim of this thesis is therefore to create an ethnography of these under- researched activities. Field appealed against the conviction twice but failed on both occasions. Applications and websites including Grindr, Cruizerz. The attitude of the police to cruising at any given location varies, according to the time of the day or night, and the level of public concern measured by the number of complaints from local residents and councillors. Sir John Gielgud , arrested for "importuning" in in Chelsea. The Manchester Gay Village is well known locally, nationally and internationally for its late night hedonistic party scene and the annual Gay pride celebration that brings thousands of tourists to the city. Field Member of Parliament arrested for persistently importuning in a public toilet in The presence of such debris leads to complaints to the police and local council on moral or environmental grounds, and an increased police presence. However cruising and business were less well known, occurring in the out of sight corners of the village and sections of towpath along the canal. Although this has been a source of lack of safety, with Russian gangs being found to be using such media to lure gay men to dangerous situations. However, persons of any gender who engage in sexual intercourse in public can find themselves charged with offences under the Public Order Act , if the police have sufficient evidence to convince a court of law that the activity was witnessed by a third party, or there was a high likelihood of the activity being witnessed by a third party. As such, these are forms of ethnographic representation and a means of collaborative intervention that can be the basis for considerations of how informants may change their lives and how their lives may be made safer. The University of Manchester; These areas exist in all parts of Britain, including isolated rural areas. This research explores the forms of mobility by which these activities took place and through which the men made sense of their interactions. Occasionally, CSO's will visit a cruising area during the early hours of the morning with the intention of advising cruisers of the risk of homophobic attacks, and any persons seen to be involved in sexual behavior will be asked to move on rather than being arrested.