Browsing articles from "October, 2015"
Oct
19
2015

Drakes Park………….is this the end???

Special Planning Meeting Cancelled. The Applicant has withdrawn Planning Application 2015 / 1096 for the 1024 new homes by Fieldcommon ( generally known as Drakes Park), all Councillors were advised of this on Friday afternoon. Please be advised: The specially arranged meeting to determine the application was due to be held tomorrow evening ( Tuesday, 20 October) many people were expected to attend in the Public Gallery, this meeting has obviously now been cancelled.  

Oct
14
2015

Traffic Signals at High Street/Hepworth Way…..

We hope that the explanation below will assist all pedestrian and vehicle users to understand and appreciate the operation of these recently installed traffic signals. The explanation below is our interpretation of  the formal technical document provided to us. The Department for Transport anticipated that nearside signalling for pedestrians would become the standard form. The DfT published a Traffic Advisory Leaflet in March 2005 to this effect. They’re designed to encourage pedestrians to face the […]

Oct
8
2015

New Traffic Signals can now be heard………….

…..and are safer for pedestrians crossing. The traffic signals at the junction of High Street/Bridge Street/Hepworth Way/Church Street have now been modified to include an audio signal (a beeping sound). Having had a lengthy discussion with the engineer who has been working on this valuable addition to this junction crossing it is important to understand that the new signals are termed as near sided signals (where the lights to any waiting pedestrian are on the […]

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