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Pinchbeck Parish Council calls for a speed limit reduction to be extended




A parish council which has raised issue with speeding drivers through the village is asking for a speed limit to be extended.

Pinchbeck Parish Council is asking Lincolnshire County Council’s Highways to reduce the speed limit along Fengate Lane.

The council was informed at its meeting on Monday that the county council was looking to reduce the speed limit around a development on Mill Lane from 40mph to 30mph.

Pinchbeck community hub and library, John Hayes, Marc Jones and George Scott meeting on speeding in Pinchbeck
Near Wardentree Lane junction (31710487)
Pinchbeck community hub and library, John Hayes, Marc Jones and George Scott meeting on speeding in Pinchbeck Near Wardentree Lane junction (31710487)

Speeding has been an issue in the village with apublic meeting held in March with MP Sir John Hayes and Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones to highlight the issues.

Members of the council have put put together a traffic strategy which will be placed on the agenda for the next meeting on November 23.

- The council is also looking to hold a scarecrow competition in November.

Residents will be encouraged to construct a scarecrow in their front garden and then send in pictures.

- The council is also hoping to gain approval from the Lincolnshire Association of Local Councils to borrow money in order to increase its allotment land and bring in an additional income.

- Works to add a railing onto Crossgate Bridge will be taking place earlier than expected. Anglian Water will be undertaking the work from September 28 to October 2 following complaints about youngsters on the bridge.



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