Road safety grant 2014-15
Flintshire County Council has been awarded just over £300,000 from the Welsh
Government for road safety schemes and ongoing road safety awareness training.
The funding will be used for road improvements to the B5151 at Trelawnyd, the
B5441 from Queensferry to Garden City, Bagillt High Street and the B5125 Ewloe
to Hawarden costing a total of £200,000.
The remaining £103,000 will be spent on raising safety awareness including
motorcycle intervention training, young drivers pass plus and pre-driver
awareness sessions, older driver development workshops and child pedestrian
Councillor Bernie Attridge, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Environment
“I’m very pleased to announce that we have been successful in our applications
for all four road safety schemes and secured revenue funding for safety
awareness and training initiatives targeted at those high risk and vulnerable
groups of road users.
“As in previous years we will be working in partnership with our neighbouring
local authorities to deliver some of the safety awareness and training
initiatives. These measures build on our earlier successes regarding Safe
Routes in Communities and collectively make a positive contribution to road