Government Adds to Pothole Pot

It’s hoped Ruddington’s roads might benefit from a central Government boost to local maintenance funds to speed up much needed pothole repairs. Nottinghamshire County Council has announced it has been awarded £8.28million specifically for fixing road craters in Nottinghamshire as part of the Department for Transport’s £2.5billion ‘Pothole Fund’. This is in addition to an existing allocation of £22.57million for general highway maintenance across the county. Cllr John Cottee, Chairman of the council’s Communities and Place Committee, says: “We welcome this investment from the Department of Transport. We know that potholes are a large…

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Ruddington Resurfacing To Resume

Residents and businesses along Camelot Street, Woodhouse Gardens, Marl Close and the Brookside Road estate can breathe a sigh of relief at the news their sole access road will only be left ‘in limbo’ for a couple of weeks – after resurfacing work was suddenly and rather dramatically suspended last Saturday. Just hours into the long awaited scheme on Camelot Street, all road workers were pulled off the site “until further notice” with Shaun​ Faulkner of contractors Tarmac Highway Services, blaming a “lack of cooperation and abusive comments from the residents on…

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Ruddington Resurfacing Suspended After Workers ‘Abused’

Just hours after the long awaited resurfacing work began on Camelot Street this morning, contractors called a halt and went home – citing dangerous behaviour and abuse from some motorists. This bizarre turn of events follows the widely welcomed decision by Nottinghamshire County Council in July to finally proceed with a complete overhaul of the badly potholed stretch of road which had been put on hold until after the building of the Lace Gardens development was complete. As we’ve previously reported, preparatory work began at the start of September. Shortly afterwards,…

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Camelot Commences!

After many years of waiting, the sole access route to properties along Camelot Street and the Brookside Road estate is FINALLY being resurfaced.* For residents and businesses who, for around a decade, have had to endure bone-shaking journeys over the potholes and patching along one of Ruddington’s worst roads, it’s not a minute too soon! A full highway resurface has been agreed for all of Camelot Street – also extending into Shelton Gardens, Camelot Crescent, Swanson Court, Woodhouse Gardens and Brookside Road – which will tie in with previous resurfacing work carried…

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Waiting for Camelot!

Residents who, for years, have had to endure bone-shaking journeys up and down one of Ruddington’s worst roads finally have some good news! A full highway resurface has been agreed for all of Camelot Street – also extending into Shelton Gardens, Camelot Crescent, Swanson Court, Woodhouse Gardens and Brookside Road – which will tie in with previous resurfacing work carried out on the rest of the estate over two years’ ago. Team Manager Design (Maintenance) at Via East Midlands, Peter Topliss, explains: “The works were delayed for a couple of reasons. The scheme…

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