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School’s out, but why are we being kettled?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Lindsay-Smith Sep 11. 4 Replies

I have received these pictures today from a disgrunted parent of the facebook page “Parents for Healthy Streets Haringey”. …Continue

Haringey Council’s school street proposals - a closer look

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alan Stanton Jun 25. 3 Replies

Dear parents,In light of the school streets plans which have been unveiled by Haringey Council, I have taken the time to go through them and let you know my observations. (More info here: …Continue

 

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Bob Lindsay-Smith replied to Deborah W's discussion School’s out, but why are we being kettled?
"1) The dumbbell would stop lorries from cutting the corner, so does contribute to pedestrian safety. They are pretty effective - I've seen what happened elsewhere when a lorry with double axles tried to drive over one - the massive vehicle got…"
Sep 11
Clive Carter replied to Deborah W's discussion School’s out, but why are we being kettled?
"IT seems not much thought has gone into this, or not enough. Is this more evidence of the Regeneration department dominating the council? Regen were the supposed reason behind the deletion of the nearby, established Hale Road cycle lane, supposedly…"
Sep 11
Adrian Essex replied to Deborah W's discussion School’s out, but why are we being kettled?
"I'm sorry I have nothing informative or constructive to add to this debate. But here are a couple of by-the-bys based on one of the facebook pictures 1) if the enormous dumbbell circled in purple is designed to stop motorists behaving badly,…"
Sep 9
Deborah W replied to Deborah W's discussion School’s out, but why are we being kettled?
"An initial response from the council"
Sep 9
Deborah W posted a discussion

School’s out, but why are we being kettled?

I have received these pictures today from a disgrunted parent of the facebook page “Parents for Healthy Streets Haringey”. https://www.facebook.com/groups/300812003890593/Pictures from Ashley  Road, N17, where barriers have been put in place to kettle children and parents of Harris Academy Tottenham, on the pavement. As such, social distancing has become impossible. Presumably this has been done to prevent lorry related deaths.The…See More
Sep 9
Deborah W replied to Paul Soper's discussion A cycle mystery
"Hey both, I need to address this because I am sorry to say this is uninformed stuff, Clive.  The council has a contract with cycle hoop. The council gives cycle hoop locations to put hangars, the hangars are bought by the council, but cycle…"
Jun 27
Alan Stanton replied to Deborah W's discussion Haringey Council’s school street proposals - a closer look
"Can I please add to Deborah's suggestions and advice that parents - and older school students - may want to consider emailing their ward councillors; in addition to the people Deborah suggests above. Not everyone may know the names and contact…"
Jun 25
Deborah W replied to Deborah W's discussion Haringey Council’s school street proposals - a closer look
"Thank you Adrian,  The “TfL has thwarthed” line won’t be able to be used, as official DfT guidance now states that central government can and will take over roads of local authorities who colour outside the lines. This is a…"
Jun 24
Adrian Essex replied to Deborah W's discussion Haringey Council’s school street proposals - a closer look
"Deborah, thank you for this analysis. It appears that a good proportion of the bid is flummery, rather in the way that you have described. I hope you have seen my farewell to Haringey.  If the school streets bids are as you have described, it…"
Jun 24
Deborah W posted a discussion

Haringey Council’s school street proposals - a closer look

Dear parents,In light of the school streets plans which have been unveiled by Haringey Council, I have taken the time to go through them and let you know my observations. (More info here: …See More
Jun 24

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