Lympstone speed cut plea

07:00 08 September 2012

car driving fast into forest.

car driving fast into forest.

Archant

Villagers in Lympstone concerned about speeding vehicles have been told to lobby the county council in a bid to make their voices heard.

Lympstone residents calling for village speed limits to be cut have been told to vote with their feet to score success.

The parish council this week urged residents concerned about speeding vehicles to use their vote at the ballot box to ensure councillors listen to their fears.

Members of the public speaking at the meeting believe a fatality will occur before their calls for a 20mph speed limit are taken seriously.

Many residents fear for the safety of the 180 children attending Lympstone Primary School who, they claim, dice with death during their walk to and from school because vehicles often mounted pavements.

Lympstone Parish Council said it had ‘pushed hard’ to force the county council to listen to the village and change the speed limit.

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 14:38

Work on the long-awaited cycle track across The Green in Budleigh Salterton is finally set to get under way later this year.

Read more
Thu, 11:13
Kirk Westaway, who has reached the international grand final of the San Pellegrino Young Chef competition.

An Exmouth chef, who now plies his trade in Singapore, is to take on the world’s best in a prestigious competition.

Read more
Thu, 08:47
Labour candidate Steve Race

Charity campaigner and former Red Cross worker Steve Race has been picked by Labour to contest the East Devon seat in May’s General Election.

Read more
Thu, 08:44
Councillor Claire Wright

The pre-election war of words has begun after independent candidate Claire Wright accused incumbent Tory MP Hugo Swire of ‘not standing up’ for East Devon.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 5°C

Most Read News

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition



Exmouth's trusted business finder