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PUBLISHED: 12:17 30 March 2006 | UPDATED: 11:39 04 May 2010

LANDMARK:
The Angel.

LANDMARK: The Angel.

Yet again my mind boggled last week when we received a leaflet about the Bridge of Reeds. Some time ago, they erected the Angel of the North near Gateshead. It still stands there rusting gently away looking at the A1. Not to be outdone, we apparently wan

Yet again my mind boggled last week when we received a leaflet about the Bridge of Reeds.

Some time ago, they erected the Angel of the North near Gateshead. It still stands there rusting gently away looking at the A1.

Not to be outdone, we apparently want our own landmark in the form of another bridge over the A14 so that people can walk from Cambridge to Wicken Fen.

No, that's not quite as daft as it sounds. They are going to buy up all the land between Wicken and Cambridge and turn it into sedge fen.

And it won't cost us anything! Apart from a bit of running costs, I suppose. Just a few pence now and again, of course.

Like the £250,000 a year the Diana Memorial Fountain (concrete dyke) is costing.

Pity they can't find the cash to run the Milton Hospice properly, though, isn't it?


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