Consultation- A361 Burford High Street Proposed Weight Limit Restriction

RE: CONSULTATION – A361 Burford High Street (Burford) Proposed Weight Limit Restriction

Please see following e-mail from Oxfordshire County Council:

We are writing to seek your views on the proposal to introduce a weight limit that will prohibit vehicles exceeding 7.5 tonnes travelling on the A361 High Street (including the River Windrush Bridge) in Burford, between the Burford and Fulbrook roundabouts (A40 to A424). The proposal is being put forward in conjunction with the Town council, and is aimed at promoting road safety, reducing danger & congestion, and improving the environment of the area. The proposals include the installation of advanced alternative route signage; for HGVs to use the A44 north-westwards from the A34, the A40 westwards from the A34, and the A429 from the A40 at Northleach (Gloucestershire) northwards to Stow on the Wold. In light of this, please find the following consultation documents attached:

  • Public Notice,
  • Statement of Reasons,
  • Consultation Plan,
  • Draft Traffic Regulation Order,
  • Current Traffic Regulation Order.

As detailed on the notice, any objections or other representations on the proposal should be submitted by Friday 15th September 2017.

For more details and the relevant documents please go to

https://consultations.oxfordshire.gov.uk/consult.ti/BurfordAreaWeightLimit/consultationHome

Tour of Britain passes through Shipton

The OVO Energy Tour of Britain will soon be racing through The Cotswolds on their way to the finish in Regency Cheltenham. It is due to pass through the Wychwoods on 9th September.

There will be banners welcoming the cyclists into Shipton and on Milton park you will find various events to advertise the race, such as ‘decorate your bike’, face painting and a barbeque.