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‘A120 resurfacing work set for September’ [Harwich & Manningtree Standard]

RESURFACING to a major road branded as a “total mess” is set to cover the same space as three football fields. After a meeting with Harwich councillors, Highways England has given details about upcoming work planned for the A120 between Hare Green and Ramsey. Councillors Ivan Henderson and Geoff Smith, as well as former councillor John Brown, called for the meeting after raising concerns over the state of the road. Matthew Wilson, head of service delivery at Highways England, heard the concerns and took a drive along the route to see the concerns. In a letter following his visit, he … Read more

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THINK LOCAL VOTE LABOUR 2 MAY

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THOUSANDS of residents sign petition calling on the Government to fund urgent work on the A120

The Harwich and Manningtree Standard launched a campaign last summer to put pressure on the Government to fund work to dual the trunk road from Hare Green to Harwich. There is an agreement in place for the stretch of the A120 to be dualled with funding from Hutchison Ports as part of planning permission for a container port at Bathside Bay, Harwich. But this project has been delayed for years leaving the road to deteriorate. Harwich councillor Ivan Henderson, said: “We’ve got more than 2,000 signatures for the petition, which is great. “It shows drivers really want improvements to the … Read more

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Press release – Local Labour seek residents’ support for our local library

Members of Harwich Branch Labour Party will be taking to the streets of Dovercourt Town Centre on Friday morning to encourage local residents to oppose any reduction in opening hours or available services at Dovercourt library. The Conservatives running Essex County Council are proposing cuts to local library services and these have been fiercely opposed by local Labour councillors. Following the submission of a written response by Harwich Town Council opposing the cuts proposed by Essex County Council, local Labour members will be campaigning on Friday morning to encourage local residents to take part in the ECC public consultation and … Read more

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#LabourDoorstep #Harwich 2018

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Branch Market Stall

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