Villagers call for action on 'boy racers'



A MINI summit is to be called in a bid to curb madcap speedsters who are bringing fear to Saddleworth villages.
The move comes after rising complaints over vehicles travelling too fast.
And now an Oldham and Saddleworth parish councillor is asking officials to explore slashing the speed limit to 20mph in villages and 30 mph on key A roads.
Councillor Steve Hewitt said: "Many narrow country lanes have the national speed limit, which simply encourages vehicles to increase their speed.
"In communities such as Cooper Street, drivers have turned the road into a race track. I want a... read more

 
17 July 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 32
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