WRR in Village Hall
Haddenham Fire Station
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 Haddenham Community Library is looking to introduce simple programming activities for youngsters, based on controlling fantastic little Ozobot robots!It's all very exciting and great fun. The library will be providing more details soon, but you can catch a glimpse by clicking...https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=OXnQFxBHvZQ&fbclid=IwAR1_d7QXn6Gb3JORJ...
It was a night to remember! Haddenham Players produced yet another triumph with 'The Vicar of Dibley — Seasonal Offerings', the sequel to their 2018 production. The original scripts were again skilfully adapted by Rebecca Taylor, seamlessly adding her own material into the mix. The over results were hilarious and impressive in equal measure!As director, Rebecca selected the perfect...
Margaret Watkins attended Haddenham Youth Theatre's performance of two of the plays, 'Our Day Out' and 'The Writer', from their repertoire of three plays presented on 31st January and 1st February and has submitted this review:It seems hard to believe that the young actors of Haddenham had their first moment of glory in 2003 when they presented their debut play, directed and...