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Spalding councillor calls for double yellow lines around school road





A councillor is calling for traffic safety measures to be installed around a school to help protect youngsters.

Coun Manzur Hasan has asked Lincolnshire County Council’s highways to install double yellow lines near St Norbert’s School in Tollgate, Spalding, after concerns were raised by the community.

Coun Hasan said problems are being created by vehicles left at the top of the road.

Coun Manzur Hasan has asked for double yellow lines to be installed in Spalding's Tollgate
Coun Manzur Hasan has asked for double yellow lines to be installed in Spalding's Tollgate

He said: “This situation has become a source of frustration for the community, particularly due to its proximity to a nearby school and the increased traffic during school days. The location's positioning just after a bend exacerbates the problem and poses a substantial safety risk.

“Implementing a double yellow line in the small area at the top of the road could go a long way in alleviating the persistent parking issue and improving safety conditions.

“I firmly believe that this step would not only address the challenge of constant parking but also contribute significantly to the overall safety of the area, particularly for the students attending the nearby school.”

Coun Manzur Hasan at Spalding's Tollgate
Coun Manzur Hasan at Spalding's Tollgate

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The cracked and damaged surfacing on pavements in Tollgate have also been improved thanks to a request from Coun Hasan.

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