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Taxi driver’s take on Byron

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This God-hand-picked area should be more than proud of the envious number of visitors it gets. And it is just a town, with the spirit of a metropolis. Yet, the taxi rank is, I hazard to say, substandard.

However, please do not move it, just make it presentable. Make it all six spots for taxis 24/7, change signs above it, partly fence it off, paint ground in a different colour and have a ranger occasionally patrol it. For the biggest issue we all try to resolve, private cars parked on the rank. A bit of discipline would be welcomed.

This is a 21st century paradise, yet pretty chaotic at times. On behalf of myself and frustrated night drivers, happy motoring and be safe!

Rudolf Surina,
Goonengerry


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