A Twitter account for the controversial Fishergate bollard has been set up.Advertisement
The plinth at the end of Preston’s main shopping street is now spouting pithy remarks.
And he’s been an instant hit with Preston’s Twitterati who are enjoying what is fast becoming of of the city’s main landmarks.
Drivers have been regularly striking the plinth which was introduced as part of the new road layout in early 2014.
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Using hashtags such as #bollardwoes and tweeting pictures of hi-vis jackets the bollard may be investing in are just some of the highlights so far.
I’m toying with ideas to become more noticeable. Any suggestions? pic.twitter.com/s1lqUUZpDW
— Fishergate Bollard (@FishergateBllrd) August 24, 2016
The bollard’s Twitter bio also makes it clear it is not in any way a roundabout.
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We’re not sure which reincarnation of the bollard the Twitter account represents, as there have been several.