The most recent information from the Community Speed Watch Team is –
We did community speed watch today Monday 26 July 2021 in your area and here is the data collected.
We did Picktree Village, 50 vehicles passed….41 were 30 mph or less..5 were between 31 and 34 mph…4 were over 35 mph. so we found no speeding today, 1 driver turned and came back to us to check who gave us permission to do it there and what were we doing, he was told politely and drove off.
We then did Blind Lane, 50 vehicles passed 35 were 30 mph or less….7 were between 31 and 34 mph…8 were over 35 mph, this we recorded as a speeding issue.
We will come back to monitor these sites.
From the Community Speed Watch Team on 30th July 2021 –
From our recent speed watch at Blind Lane, I have some data from Road Safety Team about Blind Lane. In the first 6 months of this year there were 47 speed camera deployments. The data from this is as follows 1607 were caught 0ver 30 mph..11 were sent to court..154 were give points or fine..1442 were given a speed awareness course.
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At the Annual Meeting in May 2021, Councillor Jackie Gregory stepped down from the Chair. Jackie was Chairman for two years including the very challenging period of the pandemic. Jackie continues as a Parish Councillor and as Portfolio Holder for the Council of the Crime & Community Safety, Highways and Website Portfolios.
Our new Chairman is Councillor Dennis Hall with Councillor Patrick Driscoll as Vice-Chairman. They will continue to strongly represent the interests of North Lodge within Chester-le-Street and the County.
The next meeting of North Lodge Parish Council will be held at Park View Lower School, Lombard Drive, Chester-le-Street, DH3 4BB, starting at 6.30pm on Tuesday 21st September 2021.