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Council reverses apostrophe ban

Cambridge City Council has reversed its controversial decision to ban apostrophes on road signs.

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Cambridge City Council makes apostrophe U-turn

Cambridge City Council has reversed its controversial decision to ban apostrophes on road signs.

The council said it would remove the punctuation, in line with national guidance to avoid confusing emergency services.

Educational groups complained that dropping the correct grammar could lead to more problems than it would solve.

The council says it's now reached an 'executive decision' to bring apostrophes back.

"This isn't the biggest issue in the world, as far as we're concerned, but clearly it touches a nerve," Cambridge City Council leader Cllr Tim Bick told ITV News Anglia.

"In a place like Cambridge, there are lots and lots of people who really care about this and it's really bad to send the signal out in the other direction."

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