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Zebra Crossing Required in the vicinity of the junction of Newmans lane on the A1168
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There is an urgent need for a zebra crossing to be installed somewhere in the close proximity of Newman's Lane on the A1168.


As you can see the above-mentioned road for concern is only getting worse. 

The increased traffic on Rectory Road is at its high and will only get worse. 

As a parent, I along with other parents and people cannot cross the road anywhere safely. There are bus stops on both sides which cannot be reached safely either. 

There are also secondary school students, childminders and students from the theatre school who try to cross this road daily, not to mention the elderly!


Furthermore, the park on the corner of Newman's Lane cannot be accessed easily or safely from the other side of Rectory Road and those walking to primary schools - crossing on both sides of the A1168, is near on impossible without a risk. 

With a wide catchment area around this vicinity, there are many young secondary school students walking to school independently - crossing this main busy road is just so, so dangerous.


Due to increased traffic it i also proving difficult for cars to turn in and out of Newman's Lane which causes mayhem. Cars speed down this road when they get the opportunity to do so, another danger!

This road is an accident waiting to happen and it is beyond me as to why there is no crossing where there is so much need for one, which allows young and old to cross safely.


There is such a big emphasis on teaching children the importance of road safety as well as walking more, well this road just makes it highly impossible to do both, without cause for concern.


Please don't let an accident occur before something is put into place, please help prevent this from happening.


Thank you for your support


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Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Thursday, 5 December 2019
Road Safety
This petition currently has 114 signatures in total.
Petition Signatories
114 electronic signatures
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Catherine Alexander
Adrianna Anderson
Sabrina Ashoor
Kerrie Audermatte
Joanne Bagshaw
Susan Bailey
Georgina Baldwin
Rosie Ball
Mary Barnett
Raymond Barnett
This petition has been reviewed and the following response has been offered:
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12/08/2020 09:28 Emma Tombs Response RejectedResponse Pending
10/12/2019 12:37 Jasmine Carswell  Response Awaiting Approval
06/12/2019 00:04(System Event)Petition Closed (responder emailed requesting response)Response Pending
28/11/2019 19:03Unregistered UserPetition Signed: David SouthallPetition Active
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28/11/2019 18:18Unregistered UserPetition Signed: Louise O’NeillPetition Active
26/11/2019 22:02Unregistered UserPetition Signed: Neil BartlettPetition Active
21/11/2019 00:18Unregistered UserPetition Signed: Steph MachinPetition Active
17/11/2019 00:25Unregistered UserPetition Signed: Lisa LimPetition Active
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