We were extremely proud to ‘officially’ open the new footpaths last week. It’s taken a lot of effort to raise the funds and get this project complete but already the paths are being well used so it seems to be worth it.
FOCP COMMITTEE – What have we been up to? It might not look like ‘The Friends’ have been doing anything major in the last few months, but rest assured we have been trying to plug away on various things behind the scenes. Back in Spring
It’s great to see that works are continuing on the new Village Parklands scheme. This new public space, on the former Ingol Golf Course will provide a fantastic new public pathway leading from the railway bridge up to Wychnor. Contractors on site will be creating
Whilst we are sure you are all delighted by the new path from Belton Hill to Walker Lane (and we would like to express our sincere thanks to LCC’s Public Rights of Way team for it), we are also aware of a few issues that
The Lancashire County Council contractors are back this week. They will hopefully complete the Belton-Hill to the Railway bridge footpath today. They will then start on the footpath running along the brook from the Railway to Walker Lane.
Works have resumed this week and the path has been relaid from the railway bridge up to the brow of the hill level with the park. Hopefully the rain will stay away and let the ground crew get a decent amount done before Xmas.
Works on the path have been halted temporarily due to the large volume of rain recently. The stone on the paths can’t be compressed when the ground is so completely sodden. Its unfortunate as we were hoping that we’d have a completed path by xmas.
You know the weather is bad when the footpaths turn into rivers!!
As promised, LCC have commenced works to the footpath. There are signs in place requesting that everyone avoids the area temporarily, especially where they have started between the ginnel and Belton Hill. Please take care whilst these works are carried out.
We have been informed that the County Council have sourced some extra funding and will commence works to address the pathway from Walker Lane through to Belton Hill starting with immediate effect. Fingers crossed and weather depending, we might have a completed pathway by the