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Mystery of Ashford's 'Roundabout Banksy'

By Kristina Curtis

Yet another mysterious sculpture has appeared on one of Ashford's busiest roundabouts.

The latest addition is on the Junction 9 roundabout and features a hare being teased by a carrot on a stick.

This comes after the first piece of art appeared last month on the Eureka Park roundabout of a man swimming away from three sharks.

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As of yet nobody has claimed ownership of either sculptures
As of yet nobody has claimed ownership of either sculptures

However, up close both sculptures reveal hidden messages as they both feature stickers relating to the European Union and the UK, which has led people to believe it is about Brexit.

On the Eureka park sculpture the sharks chasing the swimmer all feature an EU sticker with 'GB' in the middle of the stars.

Then the hare on Junction 9 has the UK flag stuck onto it as it looks up to the carrot, which also has an EU flag on it.

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A second mysterious art sculpture has appeared on one of Ashford's busiest roundabouts.

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As of yet nobody has claimed ownership of either sculptures A new sculpture has appeared on Junction 9 roundabout The hare sits facing the busy motorway around Junction 9 The carrot teasing the hare has a picture of the EU flag on it The UK flag stuck on the hare The first art sculpture on the Eureka Park roundabout All three of the sharks fins have an EU sticker with 'GB' in the middle on them

So far, no one has come forward to claim ownership of either of the artworks or to explain the real messages behind them.

Are you the 'Roundabout Banksy' or do you know who it is? If so get in touch by emailing kentishexpress@thekmgroup.co.uk

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