Someone has set up a Twitter account for the Fishergate bollard

Posted on - 25th August, 2016 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Preston City Centre, Preston News, Roads, Transport
How did they not see that!? Pic: David Lawson

A bad day for the bollard Pic: David Lawson

A Twitter account for the controversial Fishergate bollard has been set up.


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.

Read more: Fishergate plinth claims another victim

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.

The bollard’s Twitter bio also makes it clear it is not in any way a roundabout.

Read more: Church Stret closures as Fishergate scheme extends

We’re not sure which reincarnation of the bollard the Twitter account represents, as there have been several.

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