Phone boxes could be for the chop
Dozens of public phone kiosks in the Scarborough area are set to be removed or closed down by British Telecom. Some 11 have been earmarked in Scarborough town with many others in the rest of the borough, especially the villages.
In total nearly 60 have been highlighted for closure by BT, mainly because of lack of use. Fifteen of the street kiosks have not had even one caller using them in the past year, reveals BT.
A spokesman said BT had 67,000 kiosks through Britain and were used often by people on low incomes or who had no phone or mobile phone at home.
But the money BT had received from... read more
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