Volunteers raise awareness of speeding on Ryleys Lane

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Councillor Craig Browne joined local residents and volunteers on Ryleys Lane on Thursday, 6th December, to carry out their monthly Community Speedwatch session. On this occasion, they were also joined by our PCSO, Anna Jenkinson.

Stationed near to the junction of Chorley Hall Lane, they were able to record vehicles travelling in three directions.

A total of 23 vehicles were caught speeding, 16 of which were travelling at under 40mph and 7 of which were travelling at 40mph or above. The average speed was 39mph and the top speed 47mph.

Councillor Craig Browne said "As this was our final session of 2018, I would like to thank everyone who has helped out this year and make an appeal to any other local residents who may be concerned about speeding traffic to please join our group.

"It takes four volunteers to run a session: one to hold the gun and record the speed, one to record the registration number, one to record the vehicle make and model and one to write everything down and pass the forms over to the police.

"The more volunteers we have, the more sessions we will be able to run and the safer our roads will be."

If you are able to spare an hour a month to help out, email Craig Browne.

Community Speed Watch Group