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Potholes and street lighting repairs #1057132
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Both are coming under the Council's control again. They were previously 'looked after' by some private company at £6 million a year, but this contract is coming to an end.

I wonder if we will now see an improvement?

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These contracts should have been monitored better, same as trees and others. It’s going to take time to catch up with the backlog.


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If you go onto the Councils website, they are lending £4.6 million interest free to a firm to come and fit new LED streetlamps, going to take three years they hope to save £700,0000 by then, got thousands to replace/renew. Yet they have already spent £3 million two/three years back. lets hope the money lent is repaid.
As for the potholes were're wait and see, our roads are in a shocking state? filling holes isn't going to make them better.


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