Twenty’s plenty for Broadwindsor

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Campaigners are shifting up a gear in a bid to reduce the speed limit through Broadwindsor.

They are urging people to sign their petition on the 20s Plenty for Broadwindsor website, which states: ‘Our aim is for Broadwindsor Village to have a 20mph default speed limit where people live.

‘Since the closure of Beaminster Tunnel, the traffic in and around the village has increased in size and speed.

‘We would like to ensure that everyone in our lovely village is protected from traffic especially as we have few and narrow pavements.

‘We should all be able to walk to school, meet in the pub and pop to the great new community store safely without dodging speeding vehicles.

‘Why?- 95% reduction in risk to walkers and cyclists – Also more walking and cycling, less pollution, less noise, less fear and a better quality of life.’

Villager Susanna Newall, who is…

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