(EXPRESS) — JOE WOODS is so exasperated by the 80 potholes ruining his street, he offered his local council a £5,000 loan to fix them.
When highways chiefs said they could not afford the £5,157 repairs, Joe said: “I’ll give you the £5,000.
“It will be interest-free until 2015. I can’t say fairer than that.”
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Yet last night his generous offer was rejected.
Council officials said “administrative costs” would make accepting the loan “disproportionately expensive.”