Rhubarb Bridge

Good news on lighting and MUGA in #Walton

At the recent meeting of Full Council in the town Hall, Cllr Nick Sandford asked a question on the state of street lighting in Walton. He spoke about the Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) in Mountsteven Avenue where the lighting has only just been repaired after a year out of action! Nick also asked the cabinet member responsible what can be done about the lights on and near the Rhubarb Bridge,  many of which had been not working for over three months! Nick said: “Its amazing what asking a question at a public meeting can do. Within days I had several council officers contacting me about the problems.  The MUGA is[…]

Traffic danger in Walton

At a recent ‘ward surgery’ Local Lib Dem councillor Asif Shaheed was visited by local residents concerned about the dangerous actions of drivers and cyclists on Lincoln Road between Mountsteven Avenue and the Rhubarb Bridge roundabout. Firstly, cyclists are riding on the pavement on that stretch of road heading into town and, should someone be exiting from one of the properties situated along there, there is a real probability of serious injury. Asif said: “Could we ask all cyclists to either cycle on the road or use the designated cycle path on the other side of the dual carriageway?” Secondly, some drivers heading out of the city are actually performing[…]