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Road safety improvements to Gibbet Street

by jamesbaker on 4 February, 2013

Over the past months (we are getting towards a year!) Calderdale Council has been consulting with local resident for a proposed  20mph zone for the Pellon area. The consultation showed a majority of residents were in favour of introducing the 20mph zone, and the zone if set to be introduced towards the end of March […]

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SID results for Warley Town

by jamesbaker on 2 January, 2013

I have just been sent the SID (Speed Indicator Device) results for December’s readings within the ward (downloadable from the link below in PDF format) The device was deployed next to the Vandals rugby field on the 13th of December. The good news is that there wasn’t a significant detection of speeding vehicles on this stretch of road. Of […]

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Anger over 20mph zone U-Turn

by jamesbaker on 4 December, 2012

People in Warley Town are angry over a council u-turn over a planned 20mph zone in the village, and rightly so.  I had been informed in just September that this scheme was ‘weeks away from being advertised’. Yet now it transpires that the Highways Department took the decision to review the scheme without consulting  me or the […]

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Tackling Speeding around Warley ward

by jamesbaker on 20 November, 2012

Speeding traffic across Warley ward has been a persistent problem. Enforcement from the Police is only one to tackle this problem. Other solutions include traffic calming measures such as speed humps, gateways and traffic islands, or reducing speed limits. Unfortunately engineering solutions come with quite a big price tag attached, and in the current climate […]

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