Mystery of the little green men

Olympic little green men masks.  Picture : Adrian Murray. (1208281AM1)
Olympic little green men masks. Picture : Adrian Murray. (1208281AM1)

The spongy green atheletes currently occupying several of Harrogate’s roundabouts have been sporting some odd accessories of late.

Last week, motorists circling the the Prince of Wales roundabout might have spotted a gold chain hanging from the neck of the one thrusting its arms into the air in celebration. And on Monday morning this week, two of them were showing off fetching luminous balaclavas – like freedom fighters en route to a rave (see above). The council had removed the masks by noon. If you can help to explain the mystery of these little green men, email ackrill.news@ypn.co.uk or write to the address on Page 28.