Broken Road
15 Jan 2015 by

GRATEFUL Islanders have clubbed together to purchase a giant ‘thank you’ card for local tarmac-smiths ‘Island Routes.’ The themed card, measuring nearly 600 miles long by around 15 feet wide is made entirely out of top grade asphalt, embossed in motorway standard white line painted with the epithet “Thank you Island Routes for all the improvements.” The card is the brainchild of indebted local Brian Brain of Wroxall. Brain (53) commented “once the Island’s roads were in a terrible mess, but now thanks to Island Routes, the bit between Afton and about half way to Freshwater Bay, and 3 cul-de-sacs in Gunville are ...

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