Council's road-sign typo taken down

Last updated 13:41 05/02/2014
Misspelt Cathedral Square sign
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GLARING ERROR: The Cathedral Square road sign featuring an extra 'R".

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A sharp-eyed reader of The Press has spotted a large-scale typo in Cathedral Square.

The Christchurch City Council "no stopping" sign went up with a glaring spelling mistake, adding an extra "r" into Cathedral.

A council spokeswoman said staff were looking into how the sign got through without anyone picking up the mistake.

The misspelt sign has been in Cathedral Square for about four weeks.

A worker was seen removing the sign this afternoon, and the council said it would be replaced as soon as possible.

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