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Last Updated: Friday, 28 May, 2004, 10:57 GMT 11:57 UK
Plans to stop roadside memorials
Flowers
Placing flowers at the site of a crash is normal practice
Relatives of those killed in road accidents in North Yorkshire may be told they cannot place permanent memorials at the roadside.

A report by the county council suggests some memorials may be a hazard in themselves and distract motorists.

It says memorials may be placed on nearby fences or stone walls with permission, but only if they are small.

Councillors are being asked to place a permanent memorial at Ripon Cathedral and to approve the move on Friday.




SEE ALSO:
Memorials for accident victims
31 Aug 03  |  England
Call for roadside memorials
16 Jul 03  |  West Yorkshire
Group will help victim's families
27 Oct 03  |  Lincolnshire


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