One rule for Sefton MBC and one rule for Southport shopkeepers

Over the years Southport shopkeepers have been persecuted by Sefton Council Highway Management Group over A-Boards and other obstructions left on the pavements outside their shops.

Sefton MBC’s commitment to keep the pavements clear and safe for pedestrians inSouthporthas taken a U-turn or so it seems.

Pictured above advertising flags (October 2012)

 As you can see in the photograph above its all right for Sefton Council to flout the law and advertise Southport market with advertising flags.

 

Will Southport shopkeepers now have a right to claim compensation for their loss in the past, or is it one rule for Sefton MBC and one rule for shopkeepers.

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