Action needed to curb parking near traffic lights in Hawkinge

Contributed by editor on Feb 14, 2009 - 12:00 AM

The congestion caused by vehicles parked near to the traffic lights
in Uphill, Hawkinge at the junction with Canterbury Road was raised by a
member of the public at the February meeting of Hawkinge Parish Council.

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Chairman, David Callahan said the matter will be
reported to Kent Highways department.

He commented that buses often found it difficult to turn into uphill and
that vehicles would sometimes need to back up some distance to let a bus

He went on to blame villagers for parking their vehicles there.