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Tidy-up blitz on Eccleshall's grass verges

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: March 21, 2014

By Alison Thomas

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ECCLESHALL is getting spruced up for spring with a blitz on untidy and muddy grass verges that have been churned up by vehicles during the wet winter.

Oak posts are to be installed on Kerry Lane to prevent vehicles parking on the grass verges and leaving ruts, a meeting of Eccleshall parish council was told.

Meanwhile the white plastic posts protecting verges in Castle Street are to be replaced with oak posts more in keeping with the conservation area.

In his report to the parish council, borough and county councillor Frank Chapman, said he was also looking at whether plastic mesh could be inserted into the grass bordering Church Street to protect it from damage.

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He said he was also seeking highways funding to resurface Castle Street and Stafford Street, as a long-term solution to problems with potholes.

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