Cambridgeshire gets nearly £2m to spend fixing potholes in our roads

15:00 28 June 2014

Pothole

Pothole

Archant

An extra £1.9million has been given to Cambridgeshire to spend on filling potholes.

Following a successful bid to Government, Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) found out on Friday that it has been awarded an extra £1,933,337 for highway repairs. This is on top of the £1,531,297 that CCC was awarded in March this year to help repair potholes following the bad winter weather.

The latest money means CCC has received in total around £3.5m on top of the £10m road maintenance grant it had been given.

County Councillor Peter Reeve, vice-chairman of the highways and community infrastructure committee, said: “This is great news and shows that Cambridgeshire County Council made a really good case to Government.

“The money will be well spent on repairing our roads and 
paths. Fixing potholes is a continuous job for the authority and is vital to keep Cambridgeshire moving.”

Which of Huntingdonshire’s roads needs the most attention? Send your views to the Hunts 
Post by emailing editor@huntspost.co.uk.

1 comment

  • If they were fixed properly in the first place there would not be so many.

    Report this comment

    Stephen Baxter

    Saturday, June 28, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

More news stories

Yesterday, 15:00
Rowan Byrne, with his roof top garden, at Greenfields, St Ives.

A St Ives man has created a wildlife garden on his garage roof to support and encourage biodiversity.

Yesterday, 12:05
Police have appealed for information

Police are hunting two men who attacked a man in Brampton on Monday (May 25) night.

Yesterday, 12:00
Huntingdon Gym Club youngsters with members of Huntingdon Rotary club.

Huntingdon Gymnastics Club is aiming high with a new challenge to raise money for the Nepal Earthquake Disaster Appeal.

Yesterday, 07:00
Herts Police are investigating the break-in at Triathlon Zone in Hatfield Road, St Albans overnight (Wednesday, May 27)

The latest in a spate of burglaries at Chapel Fields allotments in Somersham took place overnight on May 19–20.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition today E-edition