A news item in the Midsomer Norton & Radstock area local rag suggests that our worries that the Five Arches Greenway and the Norton-Radstock Greenway extension to Tescos at Old Mills might have become casualties of the Tory cuts program just might be ill-founded. Good to hear. No work on the Five Arches Greenway has been done since the initial clearance last Spring; and the then project plan showed completion about now. I'd also heard that that delay was because the DfT were insisting that the light controlled road crossings at each end of the Greenway had to be horse friendly as well as people and bicycle friendly, which doubles their cost.
Here's hoping that the proposed Norton-Radstock Greenway extension beyond Tesco to Farrington Gurney gets a boost from this, too.
Read the news item here
An item about the Five Arches plan can be found (yes, amazingly no 404 error for a change) on the Bath & North East Somerset web site here
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