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Danger pole now says 'no waiting'
10:00am Tuesday 1st October 2013 in Harwich and Manningtree News
A POLE which was meant to be removed because it blocks a path now has a new sign on it.
The post obstructs the pavement in Dovercourt High Street, forcing pedestrians into the path of oncoming cars.
It had been there without a sign since March – but now carries a new “no waiting” warning to drivers.
Earlier this month, Essex Highways said they would remove the pole from outside the former Queens Hotel, which was destroyed by fire in 2011.
Councillor David Smith said: “I am furious – what planet are these people on?"
An Essex Highways spokesman said an officer would visit the site to check the position of the post.