Valley Bridge negligence - the plot thickens Following on from my three part series, North Yorkshire County Council appears to have decided that it would be a good idea to put out a Public Relations (PR) story, to assure the public that Valley Bridge is "safe". After reading the article in the Scarborough News, I was [...]
Here is an update to the recent "A Bridge Too Far-gone" article documenting the astonishing lack of maintenance to Scarborough's iconic Valley Bridge, which spans the Valley crossing the main route into Scarborough from points south. Readers who missed that story can go directly to it through this link: http://www.real-whitby.co.uk/a-bridge-too-far-gone Yorkshire Coast Radio bulletin here: http://www.yorkshirecoastradio.com/news/local-news/859455/scarborough-mp-calls-for-urgent-survey-of-bridge/+ [...]
The bridge is an historic structure, built originally in 1865, and widened in 1928, it has become an iconic part of the town and is a vital link for the town from the South.
N Yorks Coast And Whitby Landslips – what a record! With days of torrential rain forecast to sweep the country over the Christmas holiday period, John Henderson analyses the warning signs of vulnerability that Scarborough Borough Council has been struggling to brush under the carpet for thirty years. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ LANDSLIPS within the Borough of Scarborough in [...]