Ancient tribunal to consider why lights on Southampton bridge are blue

02 October 2023 10:38
Fans of Southampton FC are using court leet to try to get Itchen Bridge lights switched from rivals’ coloursIn medieval times the court leet in Hampshire dealt with matters such as wrangles over water supply, the grazing of stock and what a proper measure of beer looked like.On Tuesday, the age-old tribunal in Southampton will consider a modern controversy: why the lights on one of the city’s bridges beam out blue. Fans of Southampton Football Club are using the court process, which may date back 1,000 years, to try to get the Itchen Bridge lights switched from the colours of their fierce rivals Portsmouth FC. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian