Repairs of a sort yesterday

Home » Newsroom » Latest News » Repairs of a sort yesterday
Local pothole

As reported yesterday when we announced repairs were to take pace that day on Audlem's potholes, the good news is that a team of road repairers did turn up.

The bad news is summed up by this email that went off last night to a senior Highways officer at Cheshire East from local campaigner Peter Oxley:-

"I am somewhat dismayed to note that just 4 out of the 13 faults I reported have been tackled today.

"The standard of some of the repairs is so poor as to border on the worthless, with a great variety of quality of both tarmac and finishing. The horrible surface just west of the Combermere Arms pub has not been tackled, though two holes further up have.

"And none of the faults between First Dig lane and Audlem have been addressed.

"After reading the news today of the pay-off of your council's chief executive, no one has any patience for funding-related excuses, so please do not even mention this again.

"Please come back to me ASAP as to when these issues will be addressed or we will have no option but to go to the press as our patience is now expired!

"Just get these dangerous road faults fixed urgently, as is your statutory obligation."

Let's trust that there will be an appropriate response and Cheshire East will be back in the area repairing what, in many cases, are dangerous road surfaces for car drivers, motor cyclists and cyclists.

 

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Bagley Lane footpath
Thu 10 Aug 6:09am  |  hits: 1,127

Nick Jarvis sent the following message to AudlemOnline on Wednesday 9th August at 07:09 PM: At around 2pm on Wednesday 9th August a caravan was stolen from an address on Bagley Lane near Audlem. The caravan was a Bailey Senator Arizon 2009. Direction of travel is unknown at this time. If you have any information relating to this incident please contact the police on 101 quoting incident...

Farm_made_opening_080817
Wed 09 Aug 6:09am  |  hits: 1,041

We've had a message from Hannah at Farm Made Tearooms — the new Café in the courtyard at Number 11 Cheshire Street — announcing that they will be opening this Thursday 10th August. Opening hours for Farm Made are on the right. I'm sure that we all wish Hannah and her team great success in the new...

finefoodies 3
Wed 16 Aug 6:09am  |  hits: 851

WIN an afternoon tea for two! National Afternoon Tea week, 14th-20th August is now upon us. To celebrate, Finefoodies' Deli & Cafe are delighted to give away "a fabulously fine Afternoon Tea for two" x 2. This includes their new special blend of Finefoodies' loose leaf tea. Simply go to their new Facebook Page, 'Finefoodies Deli Audlem' (click http...