Multanova location upsets Mayor

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Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn was not too pleased with a multanova that was placed next to a welcome sign for the city.
Camera IconGreater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn was not too pleased with a multanova that was placed next to a welcome sign for the city. Credit: Shane Van Styn/Facebook

An entry statement with a difference.

That is what Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn discovered yesterday when he drove past a welcome sign for the city on the North West Coastal Highway.

Next to the bright, colourful sign was a multanova, set up by police to catch speeding drivers.

Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn was not afraid to show his displeasure towards the multanova’s placement.
Camera IconGreater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn was not afraid to show his displeasure towards the multanova’s placement. Credit: Shane Van Styn/Facebook

Van Styn said the area was rebuilding its identity at as a tourist area and placing the speed camera next to a sign helping that was not “very welcoming”.

“We are trying to make people feel welcome, but here is our welcome sign with a multanova sign next to it,” he said.

“There is an entire highway where they could have put it.”

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