is this a sign of the times?

Councils around the country are being criticised for replacing traditional boundary signs with new boards that show mission/positioning statements - at a cost of hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Some of the councils and their words of wisdom include;

"Welcome to Tower Hamlets – let's make it happen" introduced at a cost of £29,677

"Welcome to Oldham – many places one destination" (£30,000)

"Hyndburn - an excellent council" (£25,566)

I could understand if the signs were produced with private funding but can't help thinking this 'marketing opportunity' should have stayed just that. More pressing things to spend their money on me thinks.

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