Author Archives: andystrangeway

Stamford Bridge Church Corner Grass Salted

The photo below of the Stamford Bridge Church Corner Grass shows ruts left by the  Openreach van. More worrying is that the driver compounded his felony by throwing salt from the nearby  gritting bin into the ruts. I have request … Continue reading

Posted in Roads, Stamford Bridge

January 2018 Surgery – Wilberfoss

My January surgery will be held in the Wilberfoss Community Centre between 09.30 and 11.30 on Saturday 20 January. Wilberfoss and Pocklington Provincial residents are invited to ask questions, raise concerns or share their views.

Posted in Surgery, Wilberfoss

Jenny “Love” Crabb – Anger Issues

A £20,000 inital scheme to upgrade the Pavement was such a disaster I requested a site meeting with ERYC Engineer Jenny Crabb who designed the scheme. When it became apparent that Jenny had ‘lost the plot’, I attempted to calm her … Continue reading

Posted in Footpath, Pocklington

Wilberfoss Junction A1079 Sign Cleared

ERYC have confirmed that they have cut the vegetation back which obstructed the A1079 sign at the Wilberfoss West junction. Pre Cut Back Well done ERYC.

Posted in Signs, Wilberfoss

Works: The Balk – Kerb and Gully

“I can advise that arrangements will be made to deal with any actionable damage to the verge over-run and the request to consider kerbing has been noted should funding become available for this type of work.” Well done ERYC.

Posted in Pocklington, Roads

PTC: How Much – For What?

Following on from Pocklington Footpaths – Gritting and Snow Clearing Failure I now share more information into the failings of Pocklington Town Council (PTC). I will start with the precept charged to Pocklington residents for that which PTC spend. As we … Continue reading

Posted in Council Tax, Pocklington, Stamford Bridge

Pocklington Footpaths – Gritting and Snow Clearing Failure

Once again residents are contacting me due to the failure of Pocklington Town Council to grit and clear snow from Pocklington footpaths. Pocklington Town Council Clerk Gordon Scaife One resident typified how residents are let down: “Once again the footpaths … Continue reading

Posted in Footpath, Pocklington

Givendale Junction Pot Holes Causes Accident

On Wednesday  a young gentleman, while riding his scooter in the dark, hit a pot hole at the Givendale junction with the A166. There are indeed two pot holes. The gentleman, a Pocklington resident, was thrown from his Scooter which … Continue reading

Posted in Pocklington, Roads, Wolds Weighton

PTC: Cemetery Cycle Path Proposal Shame

I am appalled to learn that Pocklngton Town Council have proposed a cycle path through the cemetery. The cemetery is a place for quiet contemplation and for the burying of loved ones. It must never be a short cut for … Continue reading

Posted in Footpath, Pocklington

Sutton Upon Derwent Bus Stop

As the road markings for the Sutton Upon Derwent bus stop have seen better days I have requested ERYC repaint them.

Posted in Sutton Upon Derwent