Monday, 21 March 2011

‘Farce’ as councillors’ cones are confiscated

RESIDENTS were delighted when councillors paid for 20 traffic cones to stop football fans parking across their drives.

But in a skit worthy of a comedy sketch, the cones were confiscated from Leeson Road the following week... by a “super-diligent” council parking official.

A Bournemouth Council spokesperson said the officer had mistakenly thought that the cones had been placed in the wrong road and borrowed them to use in Littledown Avenue.

He was said to be unaware that they had been bought for Leeson Road residents by ward councillors.

My comment: Typical officious parking official.

Read the full story from the source Daily Echo

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