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Danger hangs from above

Maria Bradshaw

Danger hangs from above

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People are walking Swan Street, in The City, seemingly unaware of the danger above their heads.
For the past few months, the underside of an awning, overhanging the pavement outside the popular Moses Store, has left a huge piece of cardboard dangling above unsuspecting passers-by, following a partial collapse.
But that is not the only problem. The stone building, said to be more than 50 years old, has huge cracks and is in dire need of repair.
Employees at other stores in the vicinity called the situation “deadly”.
“That ceiling is going to collapse and injure some people. It has been so for months and people are just walking under there without knowing the danger above them,” said an employee of a nearby store.
Read the full story in today’s MIDWEEK NATION.