Action plan to stop theft of flags from Keighley Street

Councillor Jan Smithies

Councillor Jan Smithies

First published in News

Action will be taken to stop stone flags being stolen from an unadopted Keighley street.

A number of flags have been taken from Nashville Terrace, which is off Fell Lane, in recent months.

Police plan to show residents how to security-mark their flags in order to stop more being stolen. The visit will be during a clean-up planned this month by Bradford Council.

A council officer will talk with householders about options for filling the holes left by the missing flags.

Councillor Jan Smithies (Lab, Keighley West) said: “This is an unadopted road and terrace and is the responsibility of residents not the council.

“We will try to help residents collectively find a cost-effective way of dealing with the gaps if they are willing to pool funds, though I realise in these cash-strapped times it may not be everyone’s priority.”

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