Speed hump bid to be reviewed

Oxford Mail: Traffic calming measures are to be scrutinised after the consultation process was found to be flawed Traffic calming measures are to be scrutinised after the consultation process was found to be flawed

Controversial plans for 16 pairs of speed humps in a busy Bicester road will now be reviewed.

Oxfordshire County Council’s performance scrutiny committee has agreed to refer a decision by David Nimmo-Smith last month to approve the traffic calming measures in Middleton Stoney Road back to its cabinet.

Voting eight to two, councillors agreed the consultation process was flawed.

The hearing on Thursday at County Hall heard emails were sent to the three Bicester councillors, Michael Waine, Les Sibley and Laurie Stratford, as well as Bicester Town Council. But Mr Waine, Mr Stratford and the town council claim they did not receive the email setting out the plans.

Catherine Fulljames, who represents Chesterton and Middleton Stoney, said neither she or any of the parish councils which would be affected by the changes were consulted.

 

  • Our top stories:

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: It's Rivers of gold for Dan

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Shooter Dan Rivers said it was an amazing feeling to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal at Glasgow 2014.

What is causing a bit of a stink - Nasty whiff hangs over city and county

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

ITS VILE smell has nauseated residents and baffled officials.

Molly’s the face of our city’s fight to find cure for cancer

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

CANCER survivor Molly Crawford is today launching a new campaign to fund more scientific research in the city.

Driver and biker face bans for 100+mph speeds

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CAR driver was clocked doing 109mph and a motorcyclist caught doing 108mph on a busy road south of Oxford.

Film aims to make Banbury the town of the living dead

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A VIRUS raising the dead and triggering a worldwide apocalypse is to be unleashed in Banbury.

Drivers facing queues on the A34 due to roundabout works

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

7:38am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DRIVERS this morning will face queues again on the A34, with traffic starting to stack back south of Kennington.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree