Hopefully another parking problem solved

By Mick Scrimshaw on March 11, 2015

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Durban Court is a private road off Durban Road and because the entrance to the driveway leading to the bungalows there isn't an official road as such, and is unadopted by the County Council, there has been a problem with drivers parking too close to the entrance and sometimes blocking the tight turning circle into […]

Durban Court is a private road off Durban Road and because the entrance to the driveway leading to the bungalows there isn't an official road as such, and is unadopted by the County Council, there has been a problem with drivers parking too close to the entrance and sometimes blocking the tight turning circle into it.

Although not part of the council's highways network I was able to get agreement to have a white lane painted across the entrance at no charge to residents on this occasion. This will hopefully remind drivers to leave enough room for residents to drive in and out of their road.

Mick Scrimshaw is the Leader of the Labour Group at Kettering Borough Council, the Shadow Cabinet Member for Finance at Northamptonshire County Council. He has a public record of standing up for Kettering as a County Councillor for the Northall division in Kettering, Northants and since May 2015, a Borough Councillor for the William Knibb ward. He is a keen cyclist and also runs a family business with his wife.

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