This just in from Annanova.com…
The Austrian town of F***ing has erected theft-proof road signs embedded in concrete blocks.
Officials acted because they were fed up with English-speaking tourists stealing them as souvenirs.
After the last ‘Welcome to F***ing’ sign was stolen, Mayor Siegfried Hauppl ordered brand new theft-proof road signs.
They are bolted and welded to steel posts embedded in concrete in the ground and the mayor added: “It would take all night to steal one.”
F***ing always attracts a lot of attention in the summer months, with tourists driving up from nearby Salzburg to pose for pictures in front of the F***ing signs.
But Mayor Hauppl said that while the money tourists spent in the area was welcome, locals were fed up with having to replace the signs.