Two giant marmot are set to provoke fury after they were installed this Christmas

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Pictured: Hugo Kendall-Heally, 8, stands in awe of Marmite, one of the marmots on display at the top of Alton High Street.<br />
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A council which infuriated residents of an affluent market town by replacing the traditional Christmas tree with a giant skiing marmot is set to provoke fury again - by installing TWO of them this year.<br />
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The most controversial festive illumination of 2019 is poised to cause double trouble this time as the two 16 foot models are lit up by thousands of LEDs.<br />
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Last December the installation of a single 'embarrassing' marmot in Alton, Hants sparked arguments, with many locals angry at the council's decision.  SEE OUR COPY FOR FULL DETAILS.<br />
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