Authorities should prosecute over '˜missing cat' appeal posters

A few months ago, I '˜did battle' with the council concerning the proliferation of fly-posted articles littering the Wardgate Way shopping area at Holmehall.

Friday, 13th July 2018, 11:56 am
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 5:39 pm

With the help and efficiency of one lady in particular, the area was cleared within the week.

However, for the past few weeks the area has been swamped with laminated/plastic-pocketed fly-posters concerning a lost cat. The posters have been attached using a heavy duty tape. This morning more have appeared, this time attached by plastic ties, with the sticking-out end positioned dangerously at eye level. Over the weeks, ‘Garfield the cat’ has appeared on lamp-posts bus shelters and the cash machine.

Fly-posting is an illegal activity. The phone number is on the posters, so I say to the authorities, prosecute!

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Perhaps the council could also consider clearing the pavements in town of the many sandwich boards and halt the epidemic of chairs and tables positioned outside cafes - all blocking pavements and making a shopping spree more like an obstacle course.

Mona

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