Row over running event on taxi rank

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A Sutton taxi drivers’ representative has questioned why a young people’s athletic event needed to be held on the town’s taxi rank.

Hundreds of young runners took part in Linford Christie’s Street Athletics event on Fox Street on Saturday.

But branch secretary of the Ashfield branch of the National Taxi Association, Nigel Marchant said: “Whoever at the council decided to close the taxi rank on Fox Street on one of the busiest days of the week seriously needs to take a look at themselves and the salary they draw at the end of the month.

 

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