SCUNTHORPE, England — The North Lincolnshire Council refused planning permission to a proposed hand carwash, according to Scunthorpetelegraph.co.uk.

Ako Mohammed Mahmoud sought a change of use for the site to open the business, noted the article. The council denied permission because of traffic safety concerns on a major roadway.

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Mahmoud proposed operating hours would be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days per week, stated the article. He has the option of appealing to the government with the possibility of an overturned decision.

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