Well spotted – reader finds glaring error on Police station plaque

As publishers we undertsnad the pane of the ‘tyop’ and so out harts go out to the teem at Sussex Plice this week after an eagle-eyed reader spitted an error on the plaque that was unvailed last weed to mark the re-opening of the Hastings custard centre.

The plaque, ceremoniously unveiled on Thursday by Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne and Hastings and Rother district commander Chief Inspector Sarah Godley, should read ‘Officially re-opened’ but instead reads ‘Offically re-opened’.

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Thursday’s unveiling by Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner Katy Bourne and Hastings and Rother district commander Chief Inspector Sarah Godley.
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The new plaque.
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One eagle-eyed Hastings In Focus reader spotted the error and brought it to our attention.

One of our readers spotted the error and sent us the evidence, when we brought it to the attention of Sussex Police a spokesman said: “It had been noted and the replacement plaque is on the way, but unfortunately didn’t arrive in time for the grand re-opening.”

There but for the grace of god goes anyone who puts words of any kind into the public domain.

 

 

 

 

One thought on “Well spotted – reader finds glaring error on Police station plaque

  1. I see they claim they were aware of this error. I think I will reserve judgement on that admission on the grounds it could incriminate me !
    In my work I see police reports and statements on a pretty regular basis. I have to say the spelling and syntax is really quite frequent. And occasionally dreadful. So I can’t say I am particularly surprised at this situation.
    Of course bearing in mind, I expect this plaque was done by some civilian company but you would have thought they would have sent it back immediately and got it sorted. Not put it up.

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