PETERBOROUGH’S LACK OF PARKING SAFETY RESOURCES

Parking around all Schools in Peterborough is very limited and unfortunately; due to the lack of parking it has presented a large problem for many years. However; a significant issue is arising due to people parking not only illegally but irresponsibly…meanwhile putting Children’s lives at risks. If you follow my FACEBOOK page or blog you may have seen my many posts regarding the issues that are appearing and being reported in the Gunthorpe Ward.  When these issues started arising I noticed these brilliant banners at a different Primary School. I enquired about them and asked for them to be issued to Three Local Primary Schools. Including; Gunthorpe Primary School, Norwood[…]

NEW road collisions website shows nearly 1 fatal accident each month + 3 casualties every day on Peterborough Roads!

A new website launched by the Department for Transport detailing collisions presented at local authority level compared against residential population, road safety spend and traffic volumes between 2005 and 2011 – shows that for Peterborough and since 2005: * An average of 3 casualties on Peterborough roads, occur each day! * There are 11 fatalities each year. * 110 serious casualties each month! * In 2005, Peterborough City Council spent £465, 000 on Road Safety ……. in 2011, that more than doubled to £1,056,000 Check out even more details and figures for the Peterborough area by simply clicking here! Commenting, Liberal Democrat city councillor, Darren Fower said: “With the present Tory[…]