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During the past week I can report that teams in our localities have carried out: 


  •  Carriageway patching on the Marsh (Weobley), C1109 (Auberrow), Auberrow Lane, Alton Cross, Ram Road, Mill Road, Wooton Road, Westhope Lane, Birley Road, The Pitch, Watery Lane, Dilwyn Common Road, C1081 & C1095.  
  • Hand gritting along Portland Street Weobley.
  • Culvert cleansing on Ram Road (Pyons).
  • Drainage grip cutting  on the C1122.
  • Gully cleansing on Auberrow Lane, the A417 & on Newton Lane (Hope).
  • Road sweeping along Newton Lane (Hope).


Please see below a list of my activities since my last communication: 

  • 4.2.19  Kington A & B road inspections completed.
  • 5.2.19  Kington C and U road inspections completed.
  • 6.2.19  Kington C Link road inspections completed.  Emergency call out to mud on the road A480 – warning signage already installed ground workers to clear debris.
  • 7.2.19  Grit bin asset data collection across all wards.
  • 8.2.19  Tomorrow I intend to continue gathering H/C Grit bin asset data.

Next week I will be carrying out Weobley A ,B ,C - U , and C Link statutory inspections. 


Philip Pankhurst  | Locality Steward.  


During the past week I can report that teams in our localities have carried out: 

  • Carriageway patching on the A417, A4110, A480, C1095, C1092, C1094, Venmore Lane, C1101 the Parks, Church Road ( Weobley), B4230, Meadow Street (Weobley), B4457  & on Canon Pyon Road.
  • Grip cutting to allow water off the carriageway on C1120 from Moreton to Marden  (extensive works), on Sandpits to Alton Cross - Dilwyn & on the A480.
  • Removal of animal carcass from the A480.
  • Repair to ironworks on the A417.
  • Road sweeping on C1095 Burghill & on C1122.
  • Hand gritting along Portland Street Weobley.
  • Cleansing of verge markers on A4110 & A480 accident cluster sites.
  • Removal of hanging tree limb on the C1095.


Please see below a list of my activities since my last communication: 

  • 28.1.19  Emergency call out to Bringsty in Bromyard, Pothole logged Cat 1 B - made safe by inspector.   Emergency call out to C1124 – mud on the highway – defect raised for road sweeping Cat 2 B.  Training at Thorn Depot in the PM.
  • 29.1.19  Potholes logged on Auberrow Lane -  Wellington to A49 + passed to the asset team with a view to adding to the resurfacing programme.  Inspection along Newton Lane with Parish Cllr - road sweeping , jetting and pit rebuild logged. Meeting in Hope Under Dinmore with Parish – Subsidence already recorded, damages caused by Network rail to be chased by Parish. Further meeting with Wellington Parish Cllr to discuss signage at School.
  • 30.1.19  Potholes logged by Little Sarnesfield.  Dropped crossing inspection in Dilwyn Parish, 12 month – passed.  Inspection on C1109 Wellington potholes logged Cat 2 B. New 30 MPH roundels ordered for the Row Wellington.  Extensive grip and ditching works logged on C1109 Wellington.  Grip cutting logged by Haywood Industrial complex.
  • 31.1.19  Delivery of Hereford Transport Package leaflets to Post offices in Moreton, Marden and Canon Pyon. Potholes logged on C1095 Tillington.  Return site visit to Weobley Kington road – flooding issue resolved by jetting crews.  Site visit on Weobley Marsh at Parish request – Parish updated about historic flooding issue, possible lengthsman repair.
  • 1.2.19  Morning office based at Thorn, tomorrow afternoon I will be inspecting remaining enquiries across all wards.