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Controversial promenade lighting column to be replaced

Wed, 21 Oct 2020

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Douglas Council insists a lighting column in the middle of a narrow pavement on the promenade is to be replaced.

The pole, which was installed on King Edward Road, sparked a number of complaints after images surfaced on social media.

A statement issued by the local authority said it was an “error on the part of the Department of Infrastructure’s ground-works contractor”.

Councillor John Skinner says it will be replaced with no cost to the ratepayer. He spoke to Local Democracy Reporter Chris Cave:



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