A Pedestrian Crossing For Maulden, why won\'t the Parish Council spend just

We the undersigned urge Maulden Parish Council, our District Councillor and our County Councillor to support the Mid Beds Grant application and to do everything they can towards road safety in Maulden. Of urgent need is a safe crossing point near to the school, and also one near to the Co-Op village shop. This can be achieved by a pedestrian crossing, road narrowing, pedestrian table or pedestrian refuge. Unless the Parish Council has it\'s own funds to pay for a crossing we need the Mid Beds District Council grant. We urge the Parish Council to make a donation to this appeal. Text below is taken from the Mid Beds District Council Grant Officer\'s submission to the Grants Committee in April 2007. The application was rejected in April, and withdrawn in June 2007 due to lack of financial support from our Parish Council and incorrect information that funds would be tied up for three years as Amey could not do any work before 2010. The next Committee Meeting is in September. Corporate Objective To help create a safer, stronger, healthier and more prosperous community. The rest of the grant application text can be seen here http://members.lycos.co.uk/safermaulden/newpage.html Recommendation: That a grant of


To hopefully secure the grant we need a


If you want to make a pledge or donation please ring 0870 7771753 or email safermaulden@orange.net


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    7 years ago Name (Only your first name if under 18): Andy Carr
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    8 years ago Name (Only your first name if under 18): Steve Gray
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