Category Archives: Disabled

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

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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

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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

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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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Pavement Pocklington – Access Audit Report

The ERYC Director responsible for disability has now referred the Pavement Pocklington Access Audit Report to a Head of Department for consideration. Full Report Please read Access Audit Pavement Pocklington

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Avant Homes – Dropped Kerb

Many issues that either I become aware of or residents draw my attention require action. For others there is usually a good reason. These are filed under “Fools should never see a job half done” The dropped kerb at the … Continue reading

Posted in Disabled, ERYC, Stamford Bridge