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Brighton butcher stages delivery protest
12:00pm Friday 23rd November 2012 in News
Buy this photo Traders and residents help butcher Graham Maides unload stock as a protest at the lack of a loading bay outside his shop in London Road, Brighton
Traders and residents gave a butcher a helping hand to get his goods across the road.
The human chain of helpers for M & B Meats yesterday (November 22) were protesting against restrictions preventing the Brighton butcher from unloading outside his London Road shop.
Butcher Graham Maides said: “If I stopped outside my shop for just a few minutes to unload I wouldn’t cause disruption because the road is wide enough but I’m not allowed to.
"But if I park where I can get away with it, I hold up traffic because it’s only one lane. We can only hope the council will listen.”
A Brighton and Hove City Council spokeswoman said the restrictions were in place to prevent delays and that there were places nearby where Mr Maides could unload goods.
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