Colchester locals blast council plan to erect an elephant sculpture costing ...

'It's a shocking waste': Colchester locals blast council plan to erect an elephant sculpture costing £100,000 in the old Roman town Councillors in Colchester want to put up a £100,000 sculpture of an elephant  Locals fear it will be a huge waste of money and have voiced their concerns 25ft tall sculpture, fitted with 52 LED lights, will sit on a roundabout in the town

By Andrew Levy For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:25 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 01:26 GMT, 1 March 2019

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The first elephants to be seen in Britain must have made quite an impression as they arrived with the all-conquering Roman emperor Claudius.

But the same can’t be said of an attempt to mark that historic moment 2,000 years ago.

Councillors in Colchester

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