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Resurfacing Cut, Lyndhurst Avenue to North Road

by Craig Martin on 2 February, 2020

The cut linking Lyndhurst Avenue to the bus stop on North Road is scheduled to be completely repaired. The work is currently scheduled to start on 4th May and expected to take 9 days to complete. I have received a number of complaints about the state of this cut and was making enquiries with the […]

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Western Relief Road Call In

by Craig Martin on 29 December, 2019

Durham County Council’s Cabinet have put forward a funding proposal so that work can begin on building a Western Relief road around Durham City. This is a project included within the County Plan predicted to cost £35 million, it will connect A691 at Sniperley Park and Ride with B6302 Broom Lane. A colleague of mine […]

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Verge Hardening, Camperdown and Rickleton Avenue

by Craig Martin on 29 December, 2019

Durham County Council will be continuing their verge hardening work to the estate. The diagram indicates the areas the work will be done. In these areas, the footpath and grass verge will be completely replaced with tarmac. The work is expected to begin at the start of January. As stated previously, the key reason this […]

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Craig Got It Fixed

by Craig Martin on 29 November, 2019

Craig has had a footpath rebuilt – long overdue maintenance between Park Place and Highfield Crescent “If the Council aren’t going to repair our footpaths, I’ll use my Neighbourhood Budget for it. I was brought up in the area and I can never remember a time when this footpath was in a good condition. I’m […]

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Cycle Path Diversion

by Craig Martin on 8 October, 2019

Highways England continue their work by Picktree LodgeWork overnight no longer required following an agreement made with Sustrans A diversion on the cycle path, that includes new footpaths, will be installed by Highways England Highways England’s work on strengthening bridges is set to begin again. Their compound located at the entrance of Picktree Lodge will […]

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Council campaign rewards travel by bike

by Craig Martin on 6 October, 2019

Visitors to customer access points, libraries and leisure centres around County Durham can pick up free cycling rewards this autumn as an incentive to get on their bikes. Durham County Council is offering anyone who cycles to one of its libraries, customer access points or leisure centres which have cycle parking facilities a free bike […]

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Colourful wildflowers return to County Durham

by Craig Martin on 29 July, 2019

A popular wildflower planting scheme is once again bringing a burst of colour to roadsides across County Durham. Various species of wildflowers and herbaceous plants have been sown on roundabouts and verges around the area as part of the Durham County Council initiative. As well as offering an eye-catching display, the flowers also provide a […]

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Action Following Tragic Road Death

by Craig Martin on 20 July, 2019

Double yellow lines will be put throughout the estate to prevent further deaths occurring due to parked vehicles. ● Drum Businesses’ repeated complaints about dangerous road conditions finally heard ● Cllr Craig Martin supports pulling together required agencies to find solution Earlier this year a biker died after colliding with a stationary lorry parked within […]

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Resurfacing Success

by Craig Martin on 20 July, 2019

Your Lib Dem Cllr Craig Martin hasn’t stopped raising the need to resurface our roads that are in a disgusting state. But more still needs to be done; areas like Tudor Road are in a terrible state. In the coming year, Durham County Council will resurface: ● Vigo Lane Roundabout ● Blind Lane ● Leander […]

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Climate Emergency Expo

by Craig Martin on 20 July, 2019

County Durham’s first Climate Emergency Exhibition took place this week. As Durham County Council plans for a carbon-neutral future, County Hall played host to its first Climate Emergency Expo to showcase projects, services and technologies from across the region that are working to tackle climate change. The council was joined by the likes of Emerald […]

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