£70,741 has been spent on pothole repairs

£70,741 has been spent on pothole repairs

£70,741 has been spent on pothole repairs

First published in News

BURY Council has confirmed that 37 per cent of Government funding for potholes has been spent.

The council was granted £192,770 from a weather repair fund in March, and was granted a further £244,561 after applying to the Government’s national fund.

At last Wednesday’s full council it was revealed that £70,741 has so far been spent, which is 37 per cent of the original weather repair fund.

Cllr Tony Isherwood said: “This money only goes a fraction of the way to making up for the savage cuts that the Government has previously made to our highways funding, and so it is clear that the blame for potholes on our roads lies firmly at their door.”

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8:46pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Babbar Divino says...

Cllr Tony Isherwood said: “This money only goes a fraction of the way to making up for the savage cuts that the Government has previously made to our highways funding, and so it is clear that the blame for potholes on our roads lies firmly at their door.”

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Cllr Tony Isherwood said: “This money only goes a fraction of the way to making up for the savage cuts that the Government has previously made to our highways funding, and so it is clear that the blame for potholes on our roads lies firmly at their door.” Yawn Babbar Divino
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11:39am Thu 24 Jul 14

Mr. Marcus says...

Tony Isherwood: you know that there is more Government money available to improve our roads, so do the right thing and spend the money and make our roads safe.
Incidently, "Government money" is OUR money as it comes from our taxes.
The people deserve decent, safe, road surfaces, so to the right thing and repair our roads.
Tony Isherwood: you know that there is more Government money available to improve our roads, so do the right thing and spend the money and make our roads safe. Incidently, "Government money" is OUR money as it comes from our taxes. The people deserve decent, safe, road surfaces, so to the right thing and repair our roads. Mr. Marcus
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