On Monday 20 March, Leaders from Harrogate schools and education settings came together at St Aidan’s with local Councillors Marsh, Mann and Schofield, road safety leads from the Emergency Services and campaigners Hazel Peacock, Dr Vicki Evans and Dr Jenny Marks. The group received an update from NYCC Highways and Cllr Keane Duncan, NYCC Executive Member for Highways and Transportation, on proposals for road safety and active travel in the Oatlands and Pannal Ash areas including the locations in and around the schools and education settings.
A statement on what was discussed will be issued in due course.
The following schools attended the meeting: Harrogate Grammar School, Rossett School, Western Primary, Rossett Acre Primary , Oatlands Junior School , St Aidan’s Church of England High School, Oatlands Infant School , St John Fisher’s Catholic High School, Ashville College , Harrogate FE College and Willow Tree Primary School.
The Campaign groups at the meeting would like 20mph speed limits to be enforced on the roads and they invite those in agreement to sign the petition below: