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09/09/2021

School Road Safety Improvements Made Following Parents' Requests

A series of road safety improvements have been made at Gelliswick VC School in Milford Haven.

Bollards and safety rails were installed over the summer following concerns about parking on pavements on the approach to the school.

Work was completed in August in time for the start of the new term in response to requests from the local County Councillor and parents.

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08/09/2021

Night-time road works start on Castle Street Cardiff

Road works have started on Castle Street, Cardiff with the aim of re-opening the road to general traffic by the end of October.

While the works take place throughout the night, Castle Street will remain open to taxis and buses to travel one-way, from Cowbridge Road and Westgate Street onto North Road. The works will only take place between 8pm and 6am so during the day Castle Street will remain open to buses and taxis in both directions.

The inbound route travelling from Boulevard de Nantes, south onto North Road, towards Castle Street, will be closed to all traffic, with the exception of the emergency services, where access will be maintained in both directions. While the works take place, the on-site contractor will manage all deliveries to shops and businesses.

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06/09/2021

Forty Vehicles Stopped in Operation to Crackdown on Motoring Offences

Gwent Police Officers checked 40 vehicles and made four arrests as part of the latest operation to crackdown on motoring offences.

Operation Utah – a multi-agency day of action – is designed to identify and tackle road users putting other motorists at risk – either by driving illegally or by driving vehicles not up to a safe standard.

The road safety operation took place at the Driver and Vehicle Standard Agency (DVSA) weighbridge and test site at Newport’s Coldra roundabout.

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01/09/2021

Written Statement: Continued Grant Funding for the First Phase 20mph Settlements

Lee Waters MS, Deputy Minister for Climate Change:

"On 17 February I updated Members on the progress with our plans to reduce the speed limit in 30mph areas to 20mph.

"Members were informed that we were trialling 20mph speed limits in eight settlements across Wales allowing us to overcome any unforeseen issues before we press forward with the national roll-out in April 2023.

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01/09/2021

Consultation on the Updated Active Travel Network Map - Flintshire

Flintshire County Council would like to thank everyone who provided feedback on how cycling and walking provision in Flintshire could be improved.

Having carefully considered the views of over 2,600 people with other relevant information and a draft Active Travel Network Map (ATNM) has been produced.

The resulting draft plan has had many more kilometres of route added when compared to the original map.

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