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SamBalls commented Essex potholes will take 13 YEARS to fix

26 March 2015 - 12:51pm
Motorists in Essex are set for yet more pothole pain, as a recent report revealed it will take 13 years to fix all the potholes on roads in England and Wales.Despite the repairs anticipated to cost £12billion, the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) claims the cash spent on maintenance in the last 12 months has been "wasted".In January, Essex County Council, which pledged £17 million for road ...

Pothole Repairs To Cost '12bn And Take 13 Years'

26 March 2015 - 3:31am
Despite more being filled in, the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) claims the cash spent on repairs in the last 12 months has been "wasted". Alan Mackenzie, chairman of the AIA, said: "Essentially, the money spent on filling the 2.7 million potholes reported is wasted - it is inefficient and short term in its effectiveness. "So, while we understand that the Department for Transport is promoting ...

Britain's potholes will cost £12BILLION to fix and it will take 13 YEARS

26 March 2015 - 2:25am
It will take take 13 years and cost £12.16billion to fill in the nation’s potholes despite a record 2.38 million being mended last year. Highways bosses spent £144million fixing potholes, up from £124million in 2013.

UK's potholes will take 13 years and cost £12billion to fill

26 March 2015 - 1:49am
The Asphalt Industry Alliance said £12billion was needed to get the local road network back into 'reasonable' condition and money spent on filling 2.7 million potholes in the past year was 'wasted'.

Surrey's potholes are 'terrible, embarrassing, dangerous' - YOUR responses to our survey

25 March 2015 - 4:36pm
See replies naming terrible potholes and incidents where vehicles have been damaged

Anger at alleged 'shoddy' repair of potholes in Cranleigh

25 March 2015 - 9:06am
One resident fears it will take a "serious accident" before major work takes place on the troublesome road in Cranleigh

Potholes survey - 'absolute disgrace' of Surrey's roads

25 March 2015 - 8:36am
On World Pothole Day, we can reveal that more than 85% of respondents to a Get Surrey survey continue to believe not enough money is being spent on fixing potholes

Potholes survey - 'absolute disgrace' of Surrey's roads

25 March 2015 - 8:21am
On World Pothole Day, we can reveal that more than 85% of respondents to a Get Surrey survey continue to believe not enough money is being spent on fixing potholes

More than one hundred potholes identified by readers in survey

24 March 2015 - 3:37pm
Dozens of nightmare potholes in Surrey have been identified by hundreds of motorists in a Get Surrey questionnaire.

Why are roads still like this?

24 March 2015 - 7:31am
It’s more than six months since Lincolnshire County Council pledged to match the Government’s £5.5million funding to repair our roads.

MP slams ‘poor pothole performance’

22 March 2015 - 10:19am
Lewes MP Norman Baker is demanding a review of the operational practices East Sussex County Council is following to repair potholes across the county.

POTHOLE WATCH: Work begins on our pothole hell

20 March 2015 - 2:26pm
Work to replace badly worn-out sections of the A596 between Workington and Maryport will begin next month.

Essex Chronicle published Cancer hit war veteran, 87, told to 'mend pitted lane yourself'

20 March 2015 - 8:35am
AN 87-YEAR-OLD cancer sufferer was asked to fill in potholes himself after asking Essex County Council for help.Second World War veteran Ken Walker, who also has a degenerative back condition, has accused the authority of "negligence" over the maintenance of Ludgores Lane in Danbury.The poor quality of the road causes flooding in Mr Walker's cottage and garage, but the council says it is not ...

Essex Chronicle published Labour election hopeful highlights Chelmsford potholes using...

19 March 2015 - 12:05pm
A FACTORY worker has adopted his own "apple test" to highlight the nuisance potholes blighting his neighbourhood.Edward Massey, 27, also a Labour candidate for Chelmsford City Council's Moulsham and Central ward, started stacking Cox's apples to measure the depth of craters in Old Moulsham."They're an inconvenience and a nuisance for drivers and pedestrians," said the former Hylands School ...

County council to repair potholes

18 March 2015 - 5:03am
POTHOLES in the New Forest and near Southampton are set to be repaired.

County council to repair potholes

17 March 2015 - 12:18pm
POTHOLES in the New Forest and near Southampton are set to be repaired.

Tell us where the worst potholes in Surrey are located

16 March 2015 - 3:06pm
We're running a survey about nightmare potholes around Surrey, so have your say!

The grass will be cut, but potholes will linger?

16 March 2015 - 2:04pm
LEDBURY'S new "lengthsman" will not be asked to fix local potholes after all, but he may be asked to cut grass in some public areas.

When locked parks go from annoying to scary

15 March 2015 - 1:20am
OF ALL the hazards of cycling — potholes, getting soaked, heavy traffic — I had never considered the one that befell me last month: getting locked in a park at night with a strange man.

County hits back at attack by MP on Polegate potholes

11 March 2015 - 6:19pm
East Sussex County Council has hit back at criticism of roads in Polegate by local MP Norman Baker.

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