Health fears after cellphone tower built next to school – despite objections

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A cellphone tower, erected next door to a school despite the objections of staff and parents about fears of radiation health risks, is raising concerns in Newton Park.

Newton Park Pre-Primary, which has operated on the property on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Shirley Street for more than 50 years, objected when the tower was mooted in February 2016, arguing that high levels of radio frequency waves from the structure could trigger long-term illness in its pupils...

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