Mothers and children protesting about traffic.

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Mothers and children protesting about traffic. Newport High Street. Their protest was a 'pram crocodile', during which their pushed prams and buggies down Newport High Street and across two zebra crossings. Mums chanted "Juggernauts must go!" and "We want a bypass". The marchers brought the town to a standstill. The march was led by Professor Arthur Plowman, who was the county councillor for the Newport. Pat King, mother of five, was the motivating force for the protest. Image courtesy of Newport Advertiser. 1974

Date: 1974

File number: N004106

Classification code: 19.03

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