Council backs junction rules for Melksham

Parking restrictions at a dangerous junction in Melksham – the turning from Lavender Close onto Snowberry Lane – have been backed by the town council and will now be considered by members of Wiltshire Council.

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9:43am Fri 16 Nov 12

the optimist says...

Are we running short of news again?

This was reported on Wednesday
Are we running short of news again? This was reported on Wednesday the optimist

1:05pm Sat 17 Nov 12

bbzz says...

maybe it's become more dangerous since Wednesday :-))))
maybe it's become more dangerous since Wednesday :-)))) bbzz

5:29pm Sat 17 Nov 12

the optimist says...

Absolutely bbzz

I think the white van might have parked a few centimetres closer to the junction?
Absolutely bbzz I think the white van might have parked a few centimetres closer to the junction? the optimist

12:39pm Mon 19 Nov 12

melshamresident says...

Instead of the local councillor (who coincidently leaves nearby – if not please correct me) concentrating on the real issue of the excess speeding that takes place on Snowberry lane, he is spearheading a campaign to get the council to paint white lines at this “dangerous junction”.
At whose expense, ours of course, the tax payers. A waste of money if you ask me. Because all this is going to achieve – and you don’t need to be blessed with the gift of foresight - is move the problem further down the road. And it won’t be long before Saxifrage bank and Sweetbriar road fall under the same category – “DANGEROUS JUNCTIONS”. Unless the plan is to extend the white lines along the whole length of Snowberry lane of course.
If the local councillor is following this, could he be kind enough to comment?
Instead of the local councillor (who coincidently leaves nearby – if not please correct me) concentrating on the real issue of the excess speeding that takes place on Snowberry lane, he is spearheading a campaign to get the council to paint white lines at this “dangerous junction”. At whose expense, ours of course, the tax payers. A waste of money if you ask me. Because all this is going to achieve – and you don’t need to be blessed with the gift of foresight - is move the problem further down the road. And it won’t be long before Saxifrage bank and Sweetbriar road fall under the same category – “DANGEROUS JUNCTIONS”. Unless the plan is to extend the white lines along the whole length of Snowberry lane of course. If the local councillor is following this, could he be kind enough to comment? melshamresident

1:37pm Mon 19 Nov 12

bbzz says...

http://www.jonhubbar
d.org/

Latest Poll
Do you support the introduction of limited parking restrictions on the junction of Lavender Close and Snowberry Lane
Yes, I would like to see limited parking restrictions introduced - 18.2%
No, there is no need for any parking restrictions, it's quite safe enough now - 81.8%
http://www.jonhubbar d.org/ Latest Poll Do you support the introduction of limited parking restrictions on the junction of Lavender Close and Snowberry Lane Yes, I would like to see limited parking restrictions introduced - 18.2% No, there is no need for any parking restrictions, it's quite safe enough now - 81.8% bbzz

9:46pm Mon 19 Nov 12

marie 1975 says...

the junction aint dangerous but what they need is yellow lines all the way down the road if they got a issue with people parking i dont care about that my concern is the speed cars come down there now the new road is awfull AND YES I AM A RESIDENT WHO LIVES NEAR BY AND I WILL BE SUPPORTING THE NEIGHBOUR HOOD SPEED WATCH !!!!!1
the junction aint dangerous but what they need is yellow lines all the way down the road if they got a issue with people parking i dont care about that my concern is the speed cars come down there now the new road is awfull AND YES I AM A RESIDENT WHO LIVES NEAR BY AND I WILL BE SUPPORTING THE NEIGHBOUR HOOD SPEED WATCH !!!!!1 marie 1975

8:59am Wed 21 Nov 12

the optimist says...

marie 1975 wrote:
the junction aint dangerous but what they need is yellow lines all the way down the road if they got a issue with people parking i dont care about that my concern is the speed cars come down there now the new road is awfull AND YES I AM A RESIDENT WHO LIVES NEAR BY AND I WILL BE SUPPORTING THE NEIGHBOUR HOOD SPEED WATCH !!!!!1
The last time i used this road there was a sign that says "UNADOPTED ROAD".

Does the police or the council have any right to impose any restrictions on this road be it speed or parking?

unadopted in my book means private?
[quote][p][bold]marie 1975[/bold] wrote: the junction aint dangerous but what they need is yellow lines all the way down the road if they got a issue with people parking i dont care about that my concern is the speed cars come down there now the new road is awfull AND YES I AM A RESIDENT WHO LIVES NEAR BY AND I WILL BE SUPPORTING THE NEIGHBOUR HOOD SPEED WATCH !!!!!1[/p][/quote]The last time i used this road there was a sign that says "UNADOPTED ROAD". Does the police or the council have any right to impose any restrictions on this road be it speed or parking? unadopted in my book means private? the optimist

10:45am Wed 21 Nov 12

melshamresident says...

the optimist wrote:
marie 1975 wrote:
the junction aint dangerous but what they need is yellow lines all the way down the road if they got a issue with people parking i dont care about that my concern is the speed cars come down there now the new road is awfull AND YES I AM A RESIDENT WHO LIVES NEAR BY AND I WILL BE SUPPORTING THE NEIGHBOUR HOOD SPEED WATCH !!!!!1
The last time i used this road there was a sign that says "UNADOPTED ROAD".

Does the police or the council have any right to impose any restrictions on this road be it speed or parking?

unadopted in my book means private?
optimist, you are right, it is an unadopted road. Information available via the Wiltshire Council's meeting minutes. It seems that after they agreed to open the road to the public they now asking the question who is responsible for it?
[quote][p][bold]the optimist[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]marie 1975[/bold] wrote: the junction aint dangerous but what they need is yellow lines all the way down the road if they got a issue with people parking i dont care about that my concern is the speed cars come down there now the new road is awfull AND YES I AM A RESIDENT WHO LIVES NEAR BY AND I WILL BE SUPPORTING THE NEIGHBOUR HOOD SPEED WATCH !!!!!1[/p][/quote]The last time i used this road there was a sign that says "UNADOPTED ROAD". Does the police or the council have any right to impose any restrictions on this road be it speed or parking? unadopted in my book means private?[/p][/quote]optimist, you are right, it is an unadopted road. Information available via the Wiltshire Council's meeting minutes. It seems that after they agreed to open the road to the public they now asking the question who is responsible for it? melshamresident

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