Floodgates opened to poles

Lionel sent us this picture of a new outbreak of signs in Hilly Fields, which he says appear next to lamp posts every few metres.

Without wishing to sound like Nigel Farage ourselves, this is everything that is wrong with public spending. Unnecessary, unaccountable, ugly and in an age of austerity, unfathomable.

Whoever thought spending money to let us know that the footpath is for walking on may just as well have drafted a 500 word article for the Daily Mail, urging Osborne to cut deeper.