Let’s Slow Down The Traffic In Freemantle

As local councillors for Freemantle Ward, speeding traffic is one of the top issues raised with me and my colleague Brian Parnell, by local people.Being close to the city centre many of the roads are used as rat runs to get into town and to the station and they can get very busy indeed.Also the local schools have grown enormously. When I first became a school governor at Freemantle school it was a small infant school. Today it is a primary with 500 children. Similarly …

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20 Is Plenty In Freemantle

20 Is Plenty In Freemantle

I am calling on the City Council to look at introducing a citywide strategy to reduce speed limits in Southampton.This comes of the back of new guidelines recently published by the government to make this easier to implement without the need for expensive traffic calming measures in those roads where traffic speeds tend to be slower anyway.Residents in many residential streets would like to see speeds officially reduced from 30mph to 20mph and this would both reassure local people and reduce accidents.

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