Anna Lo said“There should be community funding to remove these eye sores. It would not cost a lot to take them down. The wind and rain have made the flags on the lamp posts torn and they look awful. There is a fund already established called ‘Re-Imaging Communities’ where the money could come from.

“A lot of local residents don’t like the flags but are too frightened to come and say anything."

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan wrote to political parties last week to ask them to agree to a poster free zone during the race from May 9 to 11. The Giro d’Italia starts from Belfast for the first time but coincides with political parties’ campaigning for votes in the council and European elections.

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