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Malling no go tomorrow

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On 6 May 2017 at 4:40pm Lockdown wrote:
Roads closed so the local councils kids can play in the road. Which they do anyway everyday....what is the point?
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On 6 May 2017 at 4:54pm Back to the 60's wrote:
What we used to do - there were so few cars then. I think they should turn off the central heating and eat stew too. I wouldn't wish the winter of '63 on them @ school with one coke stove per classroom though.
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On 6 May 2017 at 4:55pm traffic warden wrote:
everyone having a bit of fun on the streets? cheer up grumps
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On 6 May 2017 at 6:35pm Margo wrote:
I don't tend to go to the Malling area anyway, so this won't affect me.
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On 6 May 2017 at 6:39pm Horseman7 wrote:
Only a little bit of Malling. No thoroughfares involved. Access for residents maintained. Not for very long. Hardly lock down. I hope everyone (who actually wants to) has fun.
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On 6 May 2017 at 8:21pm Lassitude nine six one wrote:
No cars on the road will also help bring the pollution levels down in Malling. I'm looking forward to breathing fresh sir for a couple of hours. Statistics show that 3 Malling residents die every year from needless pollution caused by traffic.
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On 6 May 2017 at 9:47pm Info wrote:
So which roads are closed and what times.
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On 7 May 2017 at 11:42am Matt H wrote:
Hi all.
It'll be in place from 1pm-4pm. You *can* drive in the closed-off bit, but just need to be extra careful not to run over any children.
There's another one due for 4 June.
Might be a slight inconvenience I guess, but nothing too awful - certainly not as much as Virgin Media digging up our pavements all week
Here's some information from the leaflet.
"Queens Road (from the junction with Barn Road), Deanery Close and Fitzgerald Road have been given a Temporary Play Street Order. This means that during agreed limited hours the road will be closed to traffic using 'road closed' barriers and volunteer stewards in hi-viz vests. Parked cars can be left on the street and residents and visitors can drive in and out, escorted by a volunteer steward. Drivers will be fully responsible for ensuring they drive safely and carefully. Parents will be fully responsible for their own children."
Here's a link with more info:

Check it out here »
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On 8 May 2017 at 9:30am The Greek wrote:
Play Streets have existed in legislation since the 1960s.

Check it out here »


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Brian_the_Snail_Lewes 14:132
Brian_the_Snail_Lewes

Thanks for the interesting news. more
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