No motorway advertising on Sunday in Christian village

Two highway advertising hoardings close to the Bible Belt village of Staphorst will be switched off on Sundays, local companies have decided.

The screens will be attached to a 40-metre high telecoms mast next to the A28 and 30 local firms have set up a foundation to manage the advertising.

However, they have now decided not to use the screens on Sundays, out of respect to the staunchly Protestant local population, local broadcaster RTV Oost said.

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