WRR in VH
Bernard Hall, Cuddington
By Haddenham Webteam - 11th July 2016 11:30am
Transport for Bucks has now completed the installation of the zebra crossing between the two schools on Woodways.
The whole exercise was carried out with considerable efforts made to maintain traffic and pedestrian movements through this very busy part of the village, and the contractors are to be congratulated for the way this was achieved for the vast majority of the project.
Lead campaigners for the crossing, Emma Lister and Angela Matthews, were delighted to see the zebra in place after a lengthy and sometimes frustrating campaign.
Said Angela: "This crossing will add considerably to the safety of children and parents as they make their way to the two schools, and will hopefully also force road traffic to slow down significantly through this part of the village — especially during the busiest times. Who knows, some drivers using the village as a 'rat run' might now choose to take the A418 around Haddenham instead, and so reduce overall traffic flows through the village. Let's hope so!"
We are indebted to Russ Naylor who captured dozens of photographs to document the installation work, just a few of which are featured here.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
The newly widened and surfaced Green Lane bridleway was officially opened on Sunday afternoon, 23rd September. Thankfully the heavy rain that had drenched Haddenham for the preceding 24 hours had abated and the event was bathed in glorious Autumn sunshine. Given that rainfall, it was all the more impressive that the bridleway was perfectly navigable on foot, bicycle, skateboard or even...
Haddenham Village Society hosted its second Community Fair on Saturday 22nd September, and a very wet afternoon did not deter several hundred visitors from pouring into the village hall to see the stands of over 50 local organisations, clubs, trusts and societies on display.Organisation of this logistically complex event represented several months of dedicated planning and detailed...
Looking for an outdoor activity to enjoy on these bright Autumn days?Here's an option that will appeal to folk of all ages — a village walk with an intellectual challenge!A Treasure Trail has been created by Pam Harding and Myrtle White comprising a circular route around some of the older parts of the village with observational questions that are suitable for all ages. An interesting...