I have been told by 2 people independently that there has recently been a spate of bike thefts from garden sheds.Presumably these are expensive bikes that have been locked away for securityDoes…Continue
Will the person who is leaving full dog excrement bags around the Ormonds please desist.If you are a dog walker, you have the responsibility to clear up after it. Not only is it littering, it is…Continue
"It would be more democratic if they had another consultation on the amendment. Brexit had a close margin to leave and it went ahead, the borough had a close margin and that is being altered with no further discussion. Also if 30mph is…"
I have been told by 2 people independently that there has recently been a spate of bike thefts from garden sheds.Presumably these are expensive bikes that have been locked away for securityDoes anyone know more on this?See More
"I wonder if you could reach more than 20mph on many roads in the borough. What with "traffic calming" measures like speed bumps and artificial narrowing of the roads, there can't be many places left. In the evening rush, you usually…"
"This proposed plan is totally lazy politics.
Get out and decide which residential and near schools roads would actually benefit from this.
I spoke with one councillor recently who accepted that there would be widespread ignoring of this 20 mph…"
"I've lived here for four years and never seen a road accident, speed related or otherwise.
Bath and North East Somerset Council spent £871,000 bringing in the 13 new speed zones a couple of years ago and found that the rate of people…"
"Yes, agreed, Matt! Main roads should be 30 but all resi and roads close to schools etc should be 20 - I don't have a problem with this as it will save kids and old people from getting wrecked. Some people tend to break the 30 limit anyway. And…"
"I agree to an extent Matthew Smith as the benefit of lower speeds in terms of survivability at impact are well-documented. If I had a concern about this proposal is its blanket application to the whole borough.
I would love to see 20MPH on…"
"Whats wrong with driving at 20? Don't know why people have such a problem with it. It's much nicer to get around Hampton both on foot and in a car without people charging round at great speed. The problem is it's not enforced…"
"A recent report commissioned by the Department of Transport, shows no evidence that 20mph zones have any positive effect on road safety because over half of road users feel it is unenforceable and they will not get caught.
20mph report Nov 2018
"x2 Fat Bob, I live in Oak Avenue and have always respected the 20mph limit, both on my motorcycle and in my car, unfortunately the drivers following me are either unaware of the speed limit or are massively impatient as they gesticulate and swerve…"
"Just been along Oak Avenue, thanks for the warning about the speed limit, signs not too clear. I expected the humps to have been removed, as that stopped you going over 20 anyway, bit of road kill to my mind"