MORE than £108,000 was spent putting up new signs which are being slammed as “pointless”.

Brighton and Hove City Council put up 39 signs dotted around the city costing £2,772.68 each – racking up a £108,134.52 total bill.

Kemp Town resident Martin Wood was so enraged by the signs he said: “I have seen these signs popping up all over the place and they are pointless.

Reported by the Brighton Argus. You can read the full story here. 

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