The council says it is having to spend thousands of pounds removing yellow ribbons from trees around Southend.What!?
Who are they employing to remove them, then? Supermodels?
Mark Flewitt, cabinet member for planning and transport said: “What these campaigners are doing is no better then graffiti around this town.”It might be, but for the fact that you can't remove graffiti with a snip of a pair of scissors, you cretin...
Mind you, if anyone knows about wasting money, it's Mark Flewitt!
“It has been getting worse over the past few weeks and it is a waste of time and money.Oh, let me guess. You're going to pluck one out of
“I do not have an exact figure but...”
“...it is costing thousands of pounds of extra work for our parks team who should be looking after our parks and not doing this.”I fail to see how it's causing 'extra' work. Just issue all your staff with scissors and, when they are on their usual walking around work (that is what they do, isn't it?) they can remove any they see. Job done!
“At the moment it is not affecting how the parks are being looked after, but if it carries on then it will.”Oh, really? Why? What will change?
Nothing, I suspect. Comments, as ever, are illuminating...