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Camera van deployed

Photo: (L-R) Mr Neil Snowdon (NCC Traffic Management Officer); County Cllr. Wendy Pattison; Cllr. Robbie Burn

Camera van deployed in Powburn

Following the installation of new road signs throughout Powburn in January 2018, Cllr. Robbie Burn (Chair, Hedgeley Parish Council) was able to report that there was a camera van deployed in Powburn by the Northumbria Police Camera Enforcement Unit on 1 February 2018.

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A1 Resurfacing (March 2018)

Background

Residents will likely be aware of  recent announcements in the local press regarding Highways England’s intention to fully close part of the A1 in our region for 17 days, as from 2 March 2018. Robbie Burn (Chair: Hedgeley Parish Council) has already written to Jill Thornhill of Highways England expressing concern regarding the safety implications of increased traffic flow through Powburn and Low Hedgeley along the A697.

A1 Closure (March 2018)

A1 Closure March 2018 for 17 days

Residents may have read the recent report in the Northumberland Gazette of Highway England’s intention to close the A1 from 2 March 2018 for 17 days. This has implications for the amount of traffic that will be diverted along the A697 and pass through Powburn and Low Hedgeley.

French drain installed

French drain installed at Powburn

The following information has been forwarded by County Councillor Wendy Pattison via Cllr Robbie Burn (Chair, Hedgeley Parish Council)

Please see attached photos of the new french drain, which has been installed on the A697 today at the request of the local residents.

This should help with the runoff issue and remove ice patches in the winter months.

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