Jonny Walker Publicly Questions Purple Flag Preparation in Liverpool

Buskers told ‘pack up or we’ll arrest you’
Liverpool Confidential
As he did in York, UK busker and advocate for busker street culture rights Jonny Walker, made a point in Liverpool during a ruling class type evaluation for a government certification known as the Purple Flag. This badge of distiction is bestowed on fortunate communities by the Association of Town Centre Managers (ATCM). This is a consortium of property development concerns under the direction of their government partners.
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BUSKERS in Liverpool were threatened with arrest by police as top town-centre award judges made a flying visit during Light Night, it has been claimed.

Daniel Taylor’s insight:
Jonny Walker pushes buttons in Liverpool

11 Year old needs votes; #Cambridge #Busking #Festival

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