Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: Councillors

Councillors mull anti-terror barriers for Southend

Southend, anti-terror
Legislators say the robust devices would be primarily used to better corral seafront parking and traffic; arcade operators say rubbish. In a defiant ‘you don’t know what you’re doing’ stance, Happidrome’s Martin Richardson is on the campaigning trail once again. Southend Council is looking into splurging on expensive new anti-terror defences for high-prolific events on the town’s seafront - to...

Roads around Brighton Pier up for review

Brighton aerial view roads
Councillors in Brighton are reviewing plans which could completely overhaul transportation infrastructure to and around Brighton Palace Pier. The tabled measures, which form part of an ongoing rejuvenation project of the city-centre, include a proposal to replace a notorious roundabout at the pier’s entrance with a traffic-light junction, which would sit alongside a new bike-lane and improved pedestrian walkways. With the...