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Tories won't replace Southend street signs

July 12, 2017 10:48 AM
In Leigh & West Leigh Focus: July 2017

Southend Council's Tory budget-cutters have come up with the crazy idea of not replacing street name signs.

Ashley Thompson with missing road sign

Ashley Thompson - looking for missing road signs

So now an increasing number of roads have poles but no signs!

Lib Dem campaigner Ashley Thomson says "The Tories are taking cuts to absurd levels.

"Losing our street names makes the town and the Council look shabby and daft. We are a tourist area and people need to know where they are going."

This article first appeared in our Leigh & West Leigh Focus: July 2017
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