Category Archives: Disabled

The Pavement – Finally Done Right

This morning I took a look at the work ERYC have recently completed at The Pavement to correct the horrendous job they did at first attempt. The dropped kerb crossing is now fit for purpose. The bollard has been removed … Continue reading

Posted in Disabled, Parking, Pocklington

The Pavement Works Have Been Done Very Well

On my way to this mornings surgery I took a look at the work ERYC are doing at The Pavement to correct the horrendous job they did at first attempt. Gateway, a group of mainly Pocklington Town Council Councillors and … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative, Disabled, Footpath, Pocklington

Pocklington Pavement – Collective Incompetence

Gateway is made up of Pocklington Town Council Councillors, ERYC Tory Councillors Mole and West and members of the public. Under the banner of Gateway a request was made to ERYC to spend £20,000 widening the Pavement footpath. In The Beginning The … Continue reading

Posted in Disabled, ERYC, Footpath, Pocklington

Pocklington Wheel Chair Access To Improve

I am pleased to announce that wheel chair access between Sainsburys and Aldi is to be improved. Currently the Aldi to Sainsburys crossing is causing problems for wheelchair users as the drop is over 30mm instead of 6mm. Yesterday I … Continue reading

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Pavement, Pocklington – Improved Disability Access

I am delighted to announce that following my meeting with Paul Bellotti, ERYC Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Service The Pavement, Pocklington will see improved disability access. My comments: The pavement on the shops side of the illustrated crossing is at … Continue reading

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ERYC Officers – Disability Training Required And Requested

The fiasco of the Pavement “improvements” in Pocklington saw dropped kerbs installed at 20mm to 30mm instead of a maximum 6mm and the siting of a bollard in the middle of a dropped kerb. The Access Audit Pocklington – New footpath … Continue reading

Posted in Disabled, Discrimination, ERYC, Footpath, Pocklington

Aldi – Sainsburys Crossing

The Aldi to Sainsburys crossing is causing problems for wheelchair users as the drop is over 30mm instead of 6mm. I have requested ERYC make the crossing user-friendly for those in wheelchairs. M – Thank you for drawing this to … Continue reading

Posted in Disabled, ERYC, Footpath, Pocklington

Burnby Lane/ New Street Sloping Footpath

The footpath at the corner of Burnby Lane and New Street is sloping to the road. This is forcing those in wheelchairs to use the road. I have requested ERYC level the footpath to ensure the safety of those in … Continue reading

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ERYC To Address Pavement Disability Issues

I am delighted to announce that as part of the “snagging” the issues I raised with regards the recent Pavement project will be addressed. These include: Removing the bollard Lowering the dropped kerbs to 6mm Revisiting the need for three … Continue reading

Posted in Disabled, ERYC, Footpath, Pocklington

Pavement Disabled Access – Update

I will meet with Paul Bellotti, ERYC Interim Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services, on Thursday to discuss the disability issues at The Pavement. Full Report The full report can be read in Access Audit Pavement Pocklington

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